A collection of useful phrases in Sinhala,
an Indo-Aryan language spoken mainly in Sri Lanka.
There is no particular word for 'hello' in Sinhala and
people often greet each other with a smile. The phrase
which means "may you live long", accompanied by a small
bow and the hands clasped together is used for greetings
You can see these phrases in many other languages by
clicking on the English versions.