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I don't support terrorism and never have. As a Sri Lankan that fled war and bombings, my music is the voice of the civilian refugee.
M.I.A.

Meaning of "Sri Lankan" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SRI LANKAN

Sri Lankan  [ˌsriː ˈlæŋkən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SRI LANKAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sri Lankan can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SRI LANKAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Sri Lankan in the English dictionary

The definition of Sri Lankan in the dictionary is of or relating to Sri Lanka or its inhabitants. Other definition of Sri Lankan is a native or inhabitant of Sri Lanka.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SRI LANKAN


African
ˈæfrɪkən
American
əˈmɛrɪkən
broken
ˈbrəʊkən
Dominican
dəˈmɪnɪkən
drucken
ˈdrʌkən
drunken
ˈdrʌŋkən
Duncan
ˈdʌŋkən
flanken
ˈflæŋkən
hurricane
ˈhʌrɪkən
Incan
ˈɪŋkən
Lincoln
ˈlɪŋkən
Mencken
ˈmɛŋkən
Mexican
ˈmɛksɪkən
pinken
ˈpɪŋkən
preshrunken
priːˈʃrʌŋkən
shrunken
ˈʃrʌŋkən
silicon
ˈsɪlɪkən
spoken
ˈspəʊkən
sunken
ˈsʌŋkən
taken
ˈteɪkən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SRI LANKAN

Sra
SRB
Srbija
SRC
Sri
Sri Lanka
Srinagar
SRN
SRO
Srta
SS
SS.
SSA
SSB
SSC
SSD
SSE
SSHA
SSL
SSM

WORDS THAT END LIKE SRI LANKAN

Abakan
achkan
Akan
Alaskan
Arawakan
Athabaskan
Athapaskan
Balkan
barkan
Durkan
ikan
Kamchatkan
Leninakan
Millikan
Nebraskan
pekan
ryokan
Sandakan
Shotokan
Tanganyikan

Synonyms and antonyms of Sri Lankan in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Sri Lankan» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SRI LANKAN

Find out the translation of Sri Lankan to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Sri Lankan from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Sri Lankan» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

斯里兰卡
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Sri Lanka
570 millions of speakers

English

Sri Lankan
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

श्रीलंका
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سري لانكا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Шри-Ланки
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Sri Lanka
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শ্রীলংকা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Sri Lanka
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sri Lanka
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Sri Lanka
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

スリランカの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

스리랑카
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sri Lanka
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Sri Lanka
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இலங்கை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

श्रीलंकन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Sri Lanka
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dello Sri Lanka
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Sri Lanki
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Шрі - Ланки
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Sri Lanka
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Σρι Λάνκα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Sri Lanka
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Sri Lankas
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Sri Lankas
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Sri Lankan

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SRI LANKAN»

The term «Sri Lankan» is very widely used and occupies the 14.793 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of Sri Lankan
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SRI LANKAN» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Sri Lankan» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Sri Lankan» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Sri Lankan

EXAMPLES

QUOTES WITH «SRI LANKAN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Sri Lankan.
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M.I.A.
I don't support terrorism and never have. As a Sri Lankan that fled war and bombings, my music is the voice of the civilian refugee.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SRI LANKAN»

Discover the use of Sri Lankan in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Sri Lankan and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Serendip: My Sri Lankan Kitchen
Acclaimed chef Peter Kuruvita has reached deep into kitchen experiences with his grandmother and aunties, and has travelled the markets and stalls of the lush green island, to bring us this comprehensive collection of Sri Lankan recipes and ...
Peter Kuruvita, 2009
2
Sri Lankan Tamil Nationalism: Its Origins and Development in ...
This historical, social and political analysis of Sri Lankan Tamil nationalism provides an insider's account of the principal events in Sri Lanka's recent political history.
A. Jeyaratnam Wilson, 2000
3
Sri Lankan Flavours
Sri Lanka also has a strong tradition of hawker-style food, little bites of flavour eaten on the run. A stunning mix of travelogue and food, Sri Lankan Flavours celebrates the food and traditions of this exotic island.
Channa Dassanayaka, 2010
4
The Sri Lankan Loxodrome
A volume of surrealist works by a Whiting Fellowship recipient follows a theme about the nature of an unwavering path and describes the voyage of a Sri Lankan sailor who beheads sea snakes on the Indian Ocean and encounters various African ...
Will Alexander, 2009
5
Buying and Believing: Sri Lankan Advertising and Consumers ...
In this book Steven Kemper looks at a parallel trend, arguing that advertising firms in Nairobi, Caracas, and Colombo also domesticate the imagination, insinuating images into people's minds of the traditional as well as the modern, the ...
Steven Kemper, 2001
6
Scarred Minds: The Psychological Impact of War on Sri Lankan ...
After Providing A Brief Account Of The Background To The Civil Strife In Sri Lanka, This Book Presents A Theoretical And Clinical Study Of The Psychological Causes And Effects Of Continous Violence And The Wide Spread Use Of Teeror.
Daya Somasundaram, 1998
7
Sri Lankan Housemaids in Lebanon: A Case of 'symbolic ...
'No, I didn't hit her, it's the Sri Lankan who hit her. She's like her and she hit her, it's not me who hit her'. You know... they always put on somebody else. But you are paying this girl to hit the maids who are coming and working. Some of them [ Sri ...
Nayla Moukarbel, 2009
8
Dynamics of Tamil Nadu Politics in Sri Lankan Ethnicity
The correspondence between India and Sri Lanka following the visit of the Sri Lankan Premier, indicated the differing stand points of India and Sri Lanka.3 India found in the Sri Lankan draft for citizenship, some clauses vague and more liable ...
Ganapathy Palanithurai, K. Mohanasundaram, 1993
9
Glimpses Of Sri Lankan Buddhism
Contributed articles.
D. C. Ahir, 2000
10
Bradt Sri Lankan Wildlife: A Visitor's Guide
A Visitor's Guide Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne. HOW TO USE THIS BOOK Sri Lanka has a bewildering variety of wildlife and a book of this size cannot hope to do justice to it all. Instead, it offers a balanced and colourful overview of the island's ...
Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SRI LANKAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Sri Lankan is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Kerry Wraps Up Historic Sri Lanka Visit
John Kerry wrapped up the first visit to Sri Lanka by a U.S. Secretary of State in 43 ... Kerry met Saturday with Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime ... «Voice of America, May 15»
2
Sri Lanka plans domestic inquiry into war crimes but refuses UN probe
Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena plans to set up a domestic inquiry into alleged crimes committed during the country's civil war, including abuses said to ... «Al Jazeera America, Mar 15»
3
New Zealand open their Cricket World Cup in style against Sri Lanka
The Sri Lankans, in temperature that had dipped suddenly, lacked spark or zeal in the field. Both at the start of the innings and at the end Lasith Malinga and ... «The Guardian, Feb 15»
4
Sri Lankan President Concedes Defeat After Startling Upset
NEW DELHI — After a startling upset in Sri Lanka's presidential election, President Mahinda Rajapaksa conceded defeat on Friday morning, bringing an abrupt ... «New York Times, Jan 15»
5
Sri Lanka election set to be closest and most significant in decades
Voters in Sri Lanka will go to the polls on Thursday in one of the tightest and ... the continuing heavy presence of the Sri Lankan army in northern areas run by ... «The Guardian, Jan 15»
6
Record stand gives New Zealand shot at victory over Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka, who boasted a 135-run first innings lead, were left to rue three dropped ... Sri Lankan openers Dimuth Karunaratne and Kaushal Silva endured some ... «The Guardian, Jan 15»
7
Sri Lanka, the tsunami and the evolution of disaster response
The tsunami took a dramatic toll on unsuspecting Sri Lankans - 35,322 were killed, half a million were displaced, and more than 100,000 houses were destroyed ... «IRINnews.org, Dec 14»
8
Letter from a Sri Lankan to an Indian cricket fan
The ICC World T20 title may change the tumultuous situation in Sri Lankan cricket. Abhishek Mukherjee places himself in a Sri Lankan fan's shoes. Dear Indian ... «Cricket Country, Apr 14»
9
Sri Lankan war inquiry commission opens amid criticism
A commission set up to examine the last years of Sri Lanka's civil war has held its first sitting amid international claims that it lacks credibility. Human rights ... «BBC News, Aug 10»
10
Sri Lanka war zone hospital 'hit'
Sri Lankan government forces have shelled a hospital inside the conflict zone killing at least 49 people, Tamil Tiger rebel and hospital sources say. The rebels ... «BBC News, May 09»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Sri Lankan [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sri-lankan>. Jun 2021 ».
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