81 Sinhala Words To Know On A Sri Lankan Beach – Part 1

Free thinker. Shameless photo poser. Obnoxious douchebag


Please excuse that guy in the picture, for he knows not what he does…

Which is why he asks his wife to take pics of him posing like an A-grade A-hole.

Bless her for having the serenity to accept the things about her husband that she cannot change, the courage to change the things she can, and the patience to put up with all his vain nonsense.

(All these references… Does it show that I went to an all-boys Catholic school?)

Alright, enough. Let’s focus on the main reason you’re here:

To learn how to show off your Sinhala to locals when you’re on a Sri Lankan beach >>>

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Things You See In The Sky In Sinhala

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Right about now, most of you are vacationing somewhere for the summer, right?

(PS. Thanks to everyone who took the time off their holidays to say hi and share their holiday photos with me. Have fun!).

So if you find yourself lying on some beach or on the grass in a park and you look up at the sky, I want you to now be able to name what you see in Sinhala.

So let’s begin this “deceptively” light blog post… >>>

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The Verb “Go” | Sinhala Verb Basics

Sinhala Verb Go


“Go” can mean so many things, including (believe it or not) “using the bathroom”. But in this post, this is what I’ll mean when I say “Go”:


“Go” (verb):

Either to move or travel from one place to another (e.g. “I’m going to Sri Lanka”); or

To leave or depart from some place (e.g. “It’s late, I have to go”).


Now here’s how we’re going to learn the present, past, and future tense of “Go” in Sinhala >>>

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The Verb “Take” | Sinhala Verb Basics

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So here’s what I mean by “Take” in this post:


“Take” (verb):

Either to grasp something (e.g. “Take my hand”); or

To remove something or someone from a particular location (e.g. “Take the money from my wallet”); or

To consume something (e.g. “Take medicine”).


Now here’s how we’re going to learn the present, past, and future tense of “take” in Sinhala >>>

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30 Things In A Classroom In Sinhala – And How I Got My Ass Whooped… Literally

My 12-year school reunion where we decided to dress up in the old uniform. Just FYI, during actual school days, I didn’t look like a hairy overgrown freak.


I consider myself an old school guy. And I mean that kind of literally.

You see, I went to an old and very strict all-boys school in Colombo during an era where teachers were free to give you a beating to remember.

And despite poor little Dilshan being a good student, even he has got his ass whooped. Again, I mean that kind of literally.

So before we get into the Sinhala learning part, I thought I’d do something weirdly cathartic and share my favorite memory of one of those beatings >>>

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What To Say In Sinhala When Your Spouse Takes FOREVER To Get Ready

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7th February.

That was the deadline I had set for myself for my latest premium product: my Sinhala Verb Book.

Let me glance at the calendar… yep, that would be today.

And no, I’m not ready.

Far from it.

But how the hell did this inspire me to write my first short screenplay?

And why it based on a hypothetical wife who keeps her hypothetical husband waiting for ages while she puts on her hypothetical make-up?

Well, the answer lies with a certain Mr. Charlie Kaufman … > > >

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