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) (wa) (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

(ⁿga) (ⁿḍa) (ⁿda) (ᵐba)
ⁿg ⁿḍ ⁿd ᵐb

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) (ⁿja) fප (fpa)
ś ch jh ñ gn f ⁿj 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) (r̥̄) (l̥̄)
ai au r̥̄ l̥̄

DiacriticEdit

() () () () () ()
ai au r̥̄ l̥̄

Non-vocalic diacriticsEdit

PunctuationEdit

  • (.) . (obsolete)