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An etymological glossary of the Sinhalese language

by Wilhelm Geiger

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Published by Asian Educational Services in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sinhalese language -- Etymology -- Dictionaries,
  • Sinhalese language -- Dictionaries -- English

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilhelm Geiger.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPK2831 .G4 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 196 p. ;
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL505482M
    ISBN 108120612442
    LC Control Number98902752

    Fundamental» All languages» English» Terms by etymology» Terms derived from other languages» Indo-European languages» Indo-Iranian languages» Indo-Aryan languages» Sinhalese. Terms in English that originate from the Sinhalese language.   This is a good, solid VERY BASIC dictionary. In the English-Sinhala part, it gives the listing in English, the part of speech, the word in Sinhala script, and the transliteration. All Sinhala is transliterated. No example sentences are provided. The Sinhala-English side starts with the transliteration, then script, then the English s: 1.

    Romani Phomemes and Glossary; Lovara Romani-Deutsch Wörterbuch; Romany Language Books and Other Resources; For related Romany language resources see: Romany grammars, news, and fonts. Sinhalese Dictionaries. Learn Sinhala; Sinhala Alphabet; English-Sinhalese Translation; Sinhalese Phrasebook; Useful Phrases in Sinhala; Sinhalese Language. Fundamental» All languages» Norwegian Bokmål» Terms by etymology» Borrowed terms» Sinhalese. Terms in Norwegian Bokmål that were borrowed from the Sinhalese language. Pages in category "Norwegian Bokmål terms borrowed from Sinhalese" This category contains only the following page. B. beriberi;.

    The Sinhalese language was brought to Sri Lanka by a migration from Northeast India in the fifth century BCE (the 's Bc). It was a time when most of India was Buddhist and the Sinhalese migrants were Buddhists. The table below illustrates the relationship of Sinhalese to Sanskrit and through Sanskrit to Greek and Latin. By that time Latin, Old Norse (the language of the Viking invaders), and especially the Anglo-Norman French of the dominant class after the Norman Conquest in had begun to have a substantial impact on the lexicon, and the well-developed inflectional system that typifies the grammar of Old English had begun to break down.


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Sinhala (/ ˈ s ɪ n h ə l ə, ˈ s ɪ ŋ ə l ə / SIN-hə-lə, SING-ə-lə; සිංහල, siṁhala, [ˈsiŋɦələ]), also known as Sinhalese, is an Indo-Aryan language primarily spoken by the Sinhalese people of Sri Lanka, who make up the largest ethnic group on the island, numbering about 16 million.

Sinhala is also spoken as the first language by other ethnic groups in Sri Lanka Ethnicity: Sinhalese people. Sri Lankan place name etymology is characterized by the linguistic and ethnic diversity of the island of Sri Lanka through the ages and the position of the country in the centre of ancient and medieval sea trade typical Sri Lankan placenames of Sinhalese origin vastly dominate, toponyms which stem from Tamil, Dutch, English, Portuguese and Arabic also exist.

→Sinhala keyboard to type a text with the Sinhala characters • Sinhala basic course, Foreign service institute () • Topics in Sinhala syntax by Deepthi Henadeerage, thesis () • Sinhalese self-taught by Martino de Zilva Wickremasinghe () • Comprehensive grammar of the Sinhalese language by Abraham Mendis Gunasékara () • English and Sinhalese lesson book, with.

The online etymology dictionary is the internet's go-to source for quick and reliable accounts of the origin and history of English words, phrases, and idioms. It is professional enough to satisfy academic standards, but accessible enough to be used by anyone.

The site has become a favorite resource of teachers of reading, spelling, and English as a second language. Etymology. Monier-Williams Dictionary gives the meaning of the root verb śrī as "to cook, boil, to burn, diffuse light", but as a feminine abstract noun, it has received a general meaning of "grace, splendour, beauty; wealth, affluence, prosperity".

The word śrī may also be used as an adjective in Sanskrit, which is the origin of the modern use of shri as a title. Title: English Sinhalese and Sinhalese English Dictionary Author Name: T.

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Moscrop. Maldivian is an Indo-Aryan language of the Sinhalese-Maldivian subfamily. It developed in relative isolation from other languages until the 12th century.

Since the 16th century, Maldivian has been written in a unique script called Thaana which is written from right to left, like those of Aramaic and Arabic (with which it shares several common. Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary.

Jump to navigation Jump to search. There is a Glossary of terms used in Wiktionary. See also Wiktionary's Category:Glossaries by language. Sinhalese: Books by Language. Created on. November 6 Jeff Kaplan Archivist. VIEWS — About the New Statistics Total Views 0.

DISCONTINUED VIEWS. Total Views 0. ITEMS. Total Items TOP REGIONS (LAST 30 DAYS) (data not available). Fundamental» All languages» Sinhalese» Terms by etymology. Sinhalese terms categorized by their etymologies. Category:Sinhalese borrowed terms: Sinhalese terms that are loanwords, i.e. words that were directly incorporated from another language.

Category:Sinhalese compound words: Sinhalese words composed of two or more stems. Texts with language specifed as Sinhalese. A collection of articles published by L. Mettananda, "Mettananda was the first educationist who proposed to the Official Languages Commission that every Sri Lankan child should be given the opportunity of becoming proficient in all three languages – Sinhala, Tamil and English.

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A definition of the term is needed: Elu is a term introduced around the 11th century CE to signify the style of Sinhala that does not use Sanskrit borrowings on which the so-called mixed Sinhala heavily depends. I have never heard any serious scholar connecting Elu to Vijaya.

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Books shelved as sinhala-translations: আরণ্যক by Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay, අපූගේ ලෝකය by Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay, Pather Panchali: Song of the R. Sinhalese definition, of or relating to Sri Lanka, its native people, or their language.

See more. Ironically, Julius de Lanerolle, who wrote the prefatory note to the edition of Geiger's Etymological Glossary of the Sinhalese Language, observes that "I have also added a list of Abbreviations indicating the languages referred to in the book.

The other ordinary abbreviations used by the author were considered to be too well known to need.The Vedda (Sinhala: වැද්දා [ˈvædːaː], Tamil: வேடர் Vēdar) or Wanniyalaeto are a minority indigenous group of people in Sri Lanka who, among other sub-communities such as Coast Veddas, Anuradhapura Veddas and Bintenne Veddas, are accorded indigenous status.

The Vedda minority in Sri Lanka is in threat of becoming completely assimilated.Title: Sinhalese English Grammar and Exercise Book Author Name: Anon Categories: India, Languages, Edition: Reprint Publisher: Ahmedabad, India, Asian Educational Services: ISBN: ISBN Binding: Hardcover Book Condition: New Jacket Condition: New Size: 15 x 22 Cm Seller ID: Keywords: Sinhalese English Grammar and Exercise Book Anon.