By Abraham Mendis Gunasekara

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HE absence of a finished Grammar of the Sinhalese Language suited for the necessities of English readers prompt to me a few years in the past the desirability of getting ready any such paintings.
The manuscript used to be accomplished in June, 1885. In 1888 sanction was once bought for its being published on the Govern ment Press. considering then quite a few explanations have behind schedule its factor.
Whatever rest i've been capable, as a central authority legit, to commit to literary paintings, has now not been spared in a conscientious endeavour to render the e-book valuable of its item. I humbly belief that my efforts haven't been altogether unsuccessful.
In the guidance of the current Grammar i've got availed myself of a number of works on Sinhalese Grammar, by way of either historical and sleek authors. it's been written in a kind top tailored to fit those who find themselves accustomed to ecu Grammars. due to the multiplicity of ex amples and reasons, and the creation of a few topic now not probably strictly appertaining to the province of a Grammar, yet more likely to be of use, its scope has passed the limits initially meditated.
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