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Sinhala language and culture

Wickramasinghe, Martin

Sinhala language and culture

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Published by Tisara Prakasakayo in Dehiwala .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka
    • Subjects:
    • Sinhalese language,
    • Sri Lanka -- Civilization

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Martin Wickramasinghe.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPK2808 .W52
      The Physical Object
      Pagination155 p. ;
      Number of Pages155
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4865464M
      LC Control Number75905566

      Sinhala is the native language of the Sinhalese people, who constitute approximately 70 percent of Sri Lanka’s population, which equals approximately 13 million people. Sinhala is also spoken among other ethnic groups on the island as a second language, making it the most widely spoken language in .


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