Sinhala dictionary
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Freelang Sinhala-English dictionary

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Sinhala, or Sinhalese or Singhalese, is the official language of Sri Lanka, along with Tamil. It is spoken by about 19 million people. Sinhala has its own writing system, which evolved from the Brahmi script. It is an Indo-Aryan language.

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Download our free dictionary (for Windows or Android) and browse both the Sinhala-English and the English-Sinhala lists. Look up a word, add or modify an entry, and learn words at your own rhythm from a personal learning list. Click here to learn more about the features or scroll down to download the program. An online version is also available, so you can browse the dictionary without downloading it.

Features of this dictionary

Download our free dictionary for Android! Browse the wordlists, look up words and practice your vocabulary at your own rhythm. An online version is also available, so you can browse the dictionary without downloading it.


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Word list information

This dictionary was made by Renato B. Figueiredo.

List status: © Renato B. Figueiredo

Sinhala > English: 950 words
English > Sinhala: 827 words

Last update: March 21, 2014
First upload: September 8, 2008

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Sinhala on the web

Do you want to learn Sinhala or get closer to the culture? You could start with Let's speak Sinhala, to learn spoken Sinhala. The lessons consist of grammar structures, functional language and vocabulary introduced in a clear context through a dialogue. The site uses sound files so you can hear the pronunciation of words. Omniglot also has a page describing the origin and features of the Sinhala alphabet.

The Sinhala language page is a directory of websites related to Sinhala language and culture. For online Sinhalese newspapers and media, you can browse the Daily Divaina and BBC Sinhala, the latest BBC World News in Sinhala.