Definición de Sinhalese en inglés:


Saltos de línea: Sin¦hal|ese
Pronunciación: /ˌsɪnhəˈliːz
, ˌsɪnə-/
(also Singhalese, Sinhala /sɪnˈhɑːlə/)

sustantivo (plural igual)

  • 1A member of a people originally from northern India, now forming the majority of the population of Sri Lanka.
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    • I went to school with Tamils, Sinhalese and members of the Burgher community.
    • I am sure the working class of Sri Lanka, Tamils and Sinhalese alike, will reject this perspective.
    • The population of Trincomalee is divided into roughly equal numbers of Sinhalese and Tamils with a significant Muslim population.
  • 2 [mass noun] An Indic language spoken by the Sinhalese, descended from Sanskrit. It has about 13 million speakers.
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    • It is not reasonable to ask him to go there because he has no family, friends, work, source of income or shelter in Colombo and does not speak the dominant language, Sinhalese.
    • He was arrested on January 27 and was tortured and forced to sign a statement in Sinhalese, a language he does not understand.
    • The only evidence against them are confessions extracted under torture and written in Sinhalese - a language none of them read or write.


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  • Relating to the Sinhalese or their language.
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    • As a registered party, the SEP was allocated 15 minutes on state-run television and radio to present its program in the Tamil and Sinhala languages.
    • The principal medium of activity in the Vihara is the Sinhala language.
    • He displayed a copy of the Sinhala language publication of the World Socialist Web Site.


from Sanskrit Siṅhala 'Sri Lanka' + -ese.

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