noun, plural Sin·ha·lese for 2.
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Words nearby Sinhalese
Example sentences from the Web for Sinhalese
Prabhakaran had come to personify the movement, and his end, so wretched, became the emblem of Tamil defeat and Sinhalese triumph.
“Our country is a Sinhalese one and we are its unofficial police,” one monk announced.
There are many Sinhalese Buddhists who are mortified by the turn their country has taken under the Rajapaksas.
The Hindus stood round the tiger, and the Sinhalese traced mysterious signs on its forehead.From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan|Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky
Parker notes that in another Sinhalese form of this story both persons institute law-suits.Filipino Popular Tales|Dean S. Fansler
The Sinhalese introduced from the mainland a comparatively high type of civilization, notably agriculture.
Some of these are on a small scale; but altogether several thousands of Sinhalese find a precarious existence in digging for gems.
For thirty years from this date the Sinhalese kings of Ceylon were tributary to China.