- 1 How do you say thank you in Sri Lanka?
- 2 What does ayubowan mean?
- 3 How do you say I miss you in Sri Lanka?
- 4 Can I drink the water in Sri Lanka?
- 5 What language is mostly spoken in Sri Lanka?
- 6 What is the most famous food in Sri Lanka?
- 7 What is the religion of Sri Lanka?
- 8 What is on the flag of Sri Lanka?
- 9 What means miss you?
- 10 How long does it take to learn Sinhala?
How do you say thank you in Sri Lanka?
Thank you very much – “Bohoma Istuti” Bo-hoh-mah Iss-too- tee. The next phrase in showing manners and respect is “Thank you very much.” This can be a great ending to an interaction that will allow for future pleasantries with locals. It is always nice to say thank you in the home language of those around you.
What does ayubowan mean?
The traditional greeting is often accompanied with the phrase ‘vannakkam’ (in Tamil) or ‘ayubowan’ (in Sinhalese), which means ” may you be blessed with a long life “.
How do you say I miss you in Sri Lanka?
Spoken phonetically: (I) mah-hah (you) o-bah (miss) paah-lu-wah dha-ne-nah-vaah.
Can I drink the water in Sri Lanka?
Avoid drinking tap water in Sri Lanka. Although it’s generally chlorinated and safe to drink, the unfamiliar micro-organisms it contains (compared with what you’re used to at home) can easily precipitate a stomach upset. Also avoid ice, unless you’re sure that it’s been made with boiled or purified water.
What language is mostly spoken in Sri Lanka?
Sinhala and Tamil are the official languages of Sri Lanka. Sinhala is widely spoken in the southern, western and central parts of the island, while Tamil is almost exclusively spoken in northern and eastern parts of the island.
What is the most famous food in Sri Lanka?
12 foods you should try in Sri Lanka — from sour fish curry to coconut relish
- Fish ambul thiyal (sour fish curry)
- Kottu (also, kottu roti)
- Kukul mas curry (chicken curry)
- Parippu (dhal curry)
- Hoppers (appa or appam)
- Polos (green jackfruit curry)
- Wambatu moju (eggplant/brinjals pickle)
What is the religion of Sri Lanka?
Buddhism is the largest religion of Sri Lanka with 70.2% of the population practicing the religion; then, there are Hindus with 12.6%; Muslims with 9.7% and Christians with 7.4%. The census indicates that most Muslims are Sunni while the Christians are mainly Roman Catholic.
What is on the flag of Sri Lanka?
What means miss you?
An expression of sorrow or sadness from the absence of a family member, close friend, lover or spouse.
How long does it take to learn Sinhala?
After just 3 hours of learning you will be able to engage in simple conversations, and after 50 hours of learning time you will have reached fluency in Sinhala.