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cingalese


cingalese


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cingalese  \Cin`ga*lese"\,  n.  sing.  &  pl  [Cf.  F.  Cingalais.] 
  A  native  or  natives  of  Ceylon  descended  from  its  primitive 
  inhabitants;  also  (sing.),  the  language  of  the  Cingalese.  -- 
  a.  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  Cingalese.  [Written  also 
  {Singhalese}.] 
 
  Note:  Ceylonese  is  applied  to  the  inhabitants  of  the  island 
  in  general.