Subject areas for this language


Language Features

Alternate names
Cingalese, Singhala, Singhalese, Sinhalese, Chingalese
OpenType tag

Information from ISO 639-3 and the  Ethnologue. Only a limited amount is shown here. For more detail consult the  Ethnologue entry for Sinhala.

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Other countries where this language is used

Writing systems for this language


Entries for this language

Entries can contain text, graphics, media, files and software. Click on the entry title to see full details.

Title Subject Area
20 Rupee Note with Sinhala text Use & History
Font Options Fonts & Keyboards
Fonts for Indian Languages Fonts & Keyboards
INDOLIPI for Indian Scripts Fonts & Keyboards
Keyboard for Windows installation Fonts & Keyboards
Keyman Desktop keyboards for Sinhala Fonts & Keyboards
KeymanWeb keyboard for Sinhala Fonts & Keyboards
Names of Months and Days in Sinhala Use & History
Sinhala TeX Font Fonts & Keyboards
Xenotype Unicode Language Kits Fonts & Keyboards


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Sources for this language

Sources are references to books, web pages, articles and other materials. Click on the source title to see full details.

Title Type
ALA-LC Romanization Tables - Library of Congress web page
Creating and Supporting OpenType Fonts for Sinhala Script - Microsoft Typography web page
Ethnologue entry for Sinhala - Ethnologue web page
Glottolog entry for Sinhala - Glottolog/Langdoc web page
ISO 639-3 page for Sinhala - ISO 639-3 web page
Language-Specific Style Guides from Microsoft web page
MultiTree entry for Sinhala - MultiTree: A Digital Library of Language Relationships web page
OLAC resources for Sinhala - Open Language Archives Community web page
Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Sinhala - Unicode - UDHR web page


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