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Sinhala phrasebook

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Sinhala (සිංහල) is the main language of Sri Lanka.

Pronunciation guide

Vowels

Consonants

Common diphthongs

Phrase list

Basics

Hello. 
. ( )
Hello. (informal
. ( )
How are you? 
 ? ( ?)
Fine, thank you. 
. ( )
What is your name? 
 ? ( ?)
My name is ______ . 
______ . ( _____ .)
Nice to meet you. 
. ( )
Please. 
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Thank you. 
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You're welcome. 
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Yes. 
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No. 
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Excuse me. (getting attention
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Excuse me. (begging pardon
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I'm sorry. 
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Goodbye 
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Goodbye (informal
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I can't speak name of language [well]. 
[ ]. ( [ ])
Do you speak English? 
 ? ( ?)
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
 ? ( ?)
Help! 
 ! ( !)
Look out! 
 ! ( !)
Good morning. 
. ( )
Good evening. 
. ( )
Good night. 
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Good night (to sleep
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I don't understand. 
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Where is the toilet? 
 ? ( ?)

Problems

Numbers

eka (එක)
deka(දෙක)
tuna(තුන)
hathara(හතර)
paha(පහ)
haya(හය)
hatha(හත)
ata(අට)
navaya(නවය)
10 
dahaya(දහය)

Time

Clock time

Duration

Days

Months

Writing time and date

Colors

Transportation

Bus and train

Directions

Taxi

Lodging

Money

Eating

Bars

Shopping

Driving

Authority

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