Singhalese


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Sing·ha·lese

 (sĭng′gə-lēz′, -lēs′)
n. & adj.
A variant of Sinhalese.
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Singhalese

(ˌsɪŋəˈliːz)
n, adjpl -leses or -lese
1. (Peoples) a variant spelling of Sinhalese
2. (Languages) a variant spelling of Sinhalese
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Sin•ha•lese

(ˌsɪn həˈliz, -ˈlis)

n., pl. -lese.
adj. n.
1. a member of an Indo-Aryan-speaking, chiefly Buddhist people comprising the majority of the inhabitants of Sri Lanka.
2. the Indo-Aryan language of the Sinhalese.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to Sinhalese.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Singhalese - a native or inhabitant of Sri LankaSinghalese - a native or inhabitant of Sri Lanka
Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, Ceylon - a republic on the island of Ceylon; became independent of the United Kingdom in 1948
Asian, Asiatic - a native or inhabitant of Asia
2.Singhalese - the Indic language spoken by the people of Sri Lanka
Sanskrit, Sanskritic language - (Hinduism) an ancient language of India (the language of the Vedas and of Hinduism); an official language of India although it is now used only for religious purposes
Adj.1.Singhalese - of or relating to the Sinhalese languages; "the Sinhalese versions of the Ramayana"
2.Singhalese - of or relating to the Sinhalese people; "Sinhalese rebels fighting the Tamils"
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Translations

Singhalese

[ˌsɪŋgəˈliːz]
A. ADJcingalés
B. N
1. (= person) → cingalés/esa m/f
2. (Ling) → cingalés m
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Singhalese

adjsinghalesisch; he is Singhaleseer ist Singhalese
n
Singhalese m, → Singhalesin f
(Ling) → Singhalesisch nt
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Hussain's injury, sustained while fielding on the opening day of this final Test at the Singhalese Sports Club forced him to use Michael Atherton as a runner yesterday, which he will also have to do if he is needed to bat in the second innings.
And England, gasping for air in Colombo's sticky, sapping 100-degree heat, can feel mildly chuffed with their resilient performance over the first two days at the Singhalese Sports Club.
He then told Vibhuticandra to go to him and obtain some teachings: later Vibhuticandra also erected a Samvara statue at Srin po ri as an additional expiatory act.(40) While the account of 'Jig rten mgon po as a reincarnation of Nagarjuna, a notion that had been related to his brother Buddhacandra by the Singhalese arhat prior to his departure for Tibet, is prefigured in Bsod (p.
Bushranger, a 100,000gns yearling buy, is out of an unraced daughter of Efisio (also damsire of Delegator, Illustrious Blue and Singhalese), is a half-brother to three minor winners, and hails from the family of high-class middle-distance/staying performers Port Helene and Helen Of Spain.
Good Friday Service, Today 6 am to 8 am (Malayalam); 9 am to 10.45 am (Konkani); 8am to 9.45 am (Tamil); 9 am to 10.30 am (Urdu); 10.30 am to 12.15 pm (Singhalese); 11.30 am to 1.30 pm (Tagalog); 3pm (English); 6 pm (English); 8.30 pm (Arabic) Easter Sunday (April 12) 5.30 am; 7 am; 9 am; 10.30 am (parents and children); 12 noon 3pm; 4.30 pm; 6pm; 7.30pm; 9 pm (Arabic)
England's Michael Vaughan cuts the ball away during the second day of the third Test at the Singhalese Sports ClubPicture/ALLSPORT
And today's decisive battle at the Singhalese Sports Club, a Colombo steam bath where staying cool is for wishful thinkers only, will test Jayasuriya's good intentions.
This comfort could offer him some extra hopes for his political future and he certainly looks for fatal mistakes and wrong moves by the Sirisena government so that Singhalese could leave the trust zone created by president Sirisena, opting for him once again.
"She's going to Jim Cassidy and we've had more success with fillies than colts via the like of April Pride, Ticker Tape and Singhalese.
And today's decisive battle at the Singhalese Sports Club, a Colombo steam bath, will test Jayasuriya's good intentions.
The heavy rain which washed out the seocnd Test in Galle on Sunday has continued and officials believe play today at the Singhalese Sports Club grounds is unlikely to begin on time.
Yet, in addressing the nation on keeping Mahinda Rajapaksa out of power, President Sirisena has talked still only about the Sinhala polity and society - possibly to ensure the votes of Singhalese majority.