Pronunciation: (sin"hu-lēz', -lēs'), [key]
—adj., n., pl. -lese for 2.
of or pertaining to Sri Lanka, its native people, or their language.
1. a member of the Sinhalese people.
2. an Indic language that is the language of the majority of the population of Sri Lanka, including Colombo. Also,Singhalese.
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