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Noun: Singhalese  ,sing-gu'leez
  1. A native or inhabitant of Sri Lanka
    - Sinhalese
     
  2. The Indic language spoken by the people of Sri Lanka
    - Sinhalese, Sinhala
Adjective: Singhalese  ,sing-gu'leez
  1. Of or relating to the Sinhalese languages
    "the Singhalese versions of the Ramayana";
    - Sinhala, Sinhalese
     
  2. Of or relating to the Sinhalese people
    "The Singhalese are the main ethnic group of Sri Lanka";
    - Sinhalese

Derived forms: Singhaleses

Type of: Asian, Asiatic, Sanskrit, Sanskritic language

Part of: Ceylon [archaic], Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka

Encyclopedia: Singhalese