(also Singhalese, Sinhala /sɪnˈhɑːlə/)
noun (plural same)
1a member of a people originally from northern India, now forming the majority of the population of Sri Lanka. 2 [mass noun] an Indic language spoken by the Sinhalese, descended from Sanskrit. It has about 13 million speakers.
relating to the Sinhalese or their language.