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Vedda

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Pronunciation: /ˈvɛdə
 
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Definition of Vedda in English:

noun (plural same or Veddas)

A member of an aboriginal people inhabiting the forests of Sri Lanka.
Example sentences
  • Even Tamil-speaking east coastal Veddas are having their views heard in Colombo for the first time ever.
  • With the new laws it has became very difficult to trace the descent of many of the Vedda people.
  • Even during British times rehabilitation and resettlements of Veddas had been considered.

Origin

from Sinhalese vaddā 'hunter'.

Words that rhyme with Vedda

bedder, cheddar, Edda, Enzedder, header, Kedah, shedder, shredder, spreader, tedder, threader, treader

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