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Wiktionary:Sinhalese transliteration

These are the rules concerning transliteration in Sinhalese entries.

ConsonantsEdit

śuddha setEdit

(ka) (ṭa) (ta) (pa) (ga) (ḍa) (da) (ba) (sa) (ca) (ma) (la) (va) (ṇa) (ha) (ja) (na) (ra) (ya) (ḷa)
k t p g d b s c m l v h j n r y

Prenasalized consonantsEdit

(n̆ga) (n̆ḍa) (n̆da) (m̆ba)
n̆g n̆ḍ n̆d m̆b

miśra setEdit

(kha) (gha) (ṭha) (ḍha) (tha) (dha) (pha) (bha)
kh gh ṭh ḍh th dh ph bh

Additional miśra setEdit

(śa) (ṣa) (cha) (jha) (ña) (gna) (ṅa) (fa) (n̆ja) fප (fpa)
ś ch jh ñ gn f n̆j f

VowelsEdit

Independent shortEdit

(a) (e) (i) (o) (u) (æ)
a e i o u æ

Independent longEdit

(ā) (ē) (ī) (ō) (ū) (ǣ)
ā ē ī ō ū ǣ

Diacritic shortEdit

inherent () () () () ()
a e i o u æ

Diacritic longEdit

() () () () () ()
ā ē ī ō ū ǣ

Additional vowelsEdit

IndependentEdit

(ai) () () (au) () ()
ai au

DiacriticEdit

() () () () () ()
ai au

Non-vocalic diacriticsEdit

PunctuationEdit

  • (.) . (obsolete)