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Even some more basic Sinhala
I'm hungry = mata badaginiy
I'm thirsthy = mata thibahai
Thankyou (very much) = (bohoma) sthuthi
I don't want it = mata epa
Come (quickly) = (ikmanata) enna
Go (away) = (arahe) yanna
Doesn't matter = kamak naa
No problem (at all) = (kisima) prashnayak naa / awulak naa
I have no money (to give you) = (oyata denna) mata salli naa
I expect (you will come to meet me) = mama balaaporoththu wenava (mama hamba wenna oya enava) kiyalaWho's is this wallet? = wallet eka kaageda?
What on earth are you doing! = oya monava karanavada manda!
Give (me) a loaf of bread = (mata) paan gediyak denna [mata is optional]
Give (me) five coconuts = (mata) pol gedi pahak denna [mata is optional]
I don't know English / I can't speak English = mata ingrisi baa
I don't know (How to speak English) = mama (ingris walin katha karanna) danne naa
Sarala Sms ekak liyanna podi Sinhala Vakya keepayak
(Some small Sinhala sentences to write a simple sms)
(1) Kohomada. (2) Mama hodin (innava). (3) oya(la)wa nethuva mata godak paalui. (4) oyage paula kattiya hodin innavada? (5) mama asai oya(la) ayith hamba wenna. c u.
(1) How are you?
(2) I am fine (innawa gives the sense of now, but to make a sms short best to drop it).
(3) I really miss you (oyalawa = you plural, more than one person). Lit: With you I am really despairing.
(4) Are your family members well?
(5) I like to meet you (oyala = you plural) again.
some more stuff
sound's good = niyamai wage, maru wageI didn't get that = mata eka therune naha.(= I didn't understand that)obviously = aththenma/nisakawamaplease = karunaakaralasorry = samaawenna.Please excuse me = Karunakarala mata samaawennna.give me a minute = mata winaadiyak dennaleave me alone = mata paaduwe inna denna/mata thaniyama inna dennaI like that. = mama ekata kamathiyI want that/I need that = mata eka onaa/mata eka awashyayijust in time = welaawatama awaaex:You came here just in time-Oba(in spoken-oyaa) welaawatama methanata awaa.I hope so = mama hithanawa ehemai kiyalais that so = aa ehemadaCorrect me if i made any mistake in English. But I hope I did it well.
Good morning! = suba udaesanak wewa Good evening! = suba sandyawak wewa Good night! = suba raathriyak wewa Nice to meet you! = oba munagesima sathutak Happy birthday!= suba upandinak wewa Happy new year! = suba aluth auruddak wewa Merry Christmas! = suba naththalak wewa Congratulations! = suba pathum
Good luck = wasanawantha wewaI Don't Understand!= mata therenne naha / wetahenne naa / "therunaaa" I Don't Know!= mama danne ne
No idea! = ane mandaWhat Is This? = me mokakda Don't worry! = karadara wenna eoaReally! = aththada?
See you later = gihin ennam
come off it! = boru kiyanna epa
cool! = ela
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