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Encyclopaedia of Sinhala Language and Culture
Author J.B.Disanayaka
ISBN 9789550335879
Publisher Sumitha Publishers
Pages 774
Size 150mm X 220mm
Weight 1150
Our Price Rs. 1,500.00
This is a book of an unusual kind. It is essentially a book of knowledge. In another sense, there are three books in one a grammar, a dictionary and an encyclopaedia, all pertaining to Sinhala, the island language of the Sinhalese. Consisting of 25 essays arranged thematically and divided into encyclopaedic entries of equal lenght, it is also a chronicle that narrates the sage of the Sinhalese whose mathematical ingenuity and linguistic creativity made them produce one of the greatest civilizations of the Ancient World, on par with China, India, Egypt, Babylonia, Mesopotamia, Greece and Rome.

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