Top 20 Translated Phrases in Sinhalese Language

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English Sinhalese
Welcome සාදරයෙන් පිලිගන්නවා (sadarayen piligannawa)
Hello (General greeting) ආයුඛෝවන් (āyubūvan)

හලෝ (halō)

How are you? කොහොමද?


කොහොමද සැප සනිප?

(kohomadha saepa sanīpa?)

සැප සනීප කොහොමද?

(saepa sanīpa kohomadha?)

Reply to ‘How are you?’ හොඳින් ඉන්නවා

(hondhin innavā)

ඉස්තුති මම හොදින් ඉන්නව

(istuti mama hodin innava)

Long time no see හුග කාලෙකින් දක්කෙ (huga kālekin dakke)
What’s your name? ඔයාගේ නම මොකක්ද (oyāgē nama mokakda?)
My name is … මගේ නම … (magē nama …)
Where are you from? ඔබ කොහෙන්ද? (oba kohendha?)
I’m from … මම … වෙන්/යෙන් (mama … ven/yen)
Pleased to meet you ඔබ දැනගන්න ලැබිම සතුටක්

(oba dhanagana lakēma sathutak)

Good morning
(Morning greeting)
සුභ උදෑසනක් (subha udhāsanak)
Good afternoon
(Afternoon greeting)
සුභ දවාලක් (subha dhavalak)
Good evening
(Evening greeting)
සුභ සැන්දෑවක් (subha sandhavak)
Good night සුභ රාත්‍රියක් (subha rāhthriyak)
(Parting phrases)
ගිහිල්ලා එන්නම් (gihillā ennam) – when leaving

හරි, ගිහින් එන්න (hari, gihin enna) – reply to above

මම යනවා (mama yanawā) = ‘I’m going’

හා (hā) – reply to above

Good luck! සභ ගමන්! (sabha gaman)

වාසනා වේවා! (vāsanā vēvvā!)

mama obata suba pathami

Cheers! Good Health!
(Toasts used when drinking)
වාසනාවන්! (vāsatāvan) ඡය වේවා! (jaya vevā!)
Have a nice day සුභ දවසක් (subha davasak)
Bon appetit /
Have a nice meal
විනොදෙන් කන්න (vinoden kanna)
Bon voyage /
Have a good journey
සුභ ගමනක් වෙවා (subha gamanak vēvā)


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