Sinhala Pronouns

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Sinhala Pronouns

Learning the Sinhala Pronouns is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Sinhala language. But first we need to know what the role of Pronouns is in the structure of the grammar in Sinhala.

Sinhala pronouns include personal pronouns (refer to the persons speaking, the persons spoken to, or the persons or things spoken about), indefinite pronouns, relative pronouns (connect parts of sentences) and reciprocal or reflexive pronouns (in which the object of a verb is being acted on by verb's subject). Here are some examples:

English PronounsSinhala Pronouns
Pronounssarvanāma - සර්වනාම
Imama - මම
youoba - ඔබ
heohū - ඔහු
sheæya - ඇය
weapi - අපි
theyovūhū - ඔවුහු
memaṭa - මට
youobaṭa - ඔබට
himohūṭa - ඔහුට
heræyaṭa - ඇයට
usapaṭa - අපට
themovūnṭa - ඔවුන්ට
mymagē - මගේ
yourobē - ඔබේ
hisohūgē - ඔහුගේ
herægē - ඇගේ
ourapē - අපේ
theirovūngē - ඔවුන්ගේ
minemagē - මගේ
yoursobē - ඔබේ
hisohūgē - ඔහුගේ
hersægē - ඇගේ
oursapē - අපේ
theirsovūngē - ඔවුන්ගේ

Notice the structure of the Pronouns in Sinhala.

List of Pronouns in Sinhala

Below is a list of the Personal pronouns, indefinite pronouns, relative pronouns, reciprocal or reflexive pronouns in Sinhala placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Sinhala vocabulary.

English PronounsSinhala Pronouns
I speakmama katā karami - මම කතා කරමි
you speakoba katā karannehi - ඔබ කතා කරන්නෙහි
he speaksohū katā karayi - ඔහු කතා කරයි
she speaksæya katā karayi - ඇය කතා කරයි
we speakapi katā karamū - අපි කතා කරමු
they speakovūhū katā karati - ඔවුහු කතා කරති
give memaṭa denna - මට දෙන්න
obaṭa denna - ඔබට දෙන්න
give himohūṭa denna - ඔහුට දෙන්න
give heræyaṭa denna - ඇයට දෙන්න
give usapiṭa denna - අපිට දෙන්න
give themovūnṭa denna - ඔවුන්ට දෙන්න
my bookmagē pota - මගේ පොත
your bookobē pota - ඔබේ පොත
his bookohūgē pota - ඔහුගේ පොත
her bookægē pota - ඇගේ පොත
our bookapē pota - අපේ පොත
their bookovūngē pota - ඔවුන්ගේ පොත

Personal pronouns, indefinite pronouns, relative pronouns, reciprocal or reflexive pronouns have a very important role in Sinhala. Once you're done with the Sinhanlese Pronouns, you might want to check the rest of our Sinhala lessons here: Learn Sinhala. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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