What does sri lankan mean?

Definitions for sri lankan

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sri lankan.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Sri Lankan(adj)

    a native or inhabitant of Sri Lanka

  2. Sri Lankan, Ceylonese(adj)

    of or relating to Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) or its people or culture

    "Sri Lankan beaches"; "Sri Lankan forces fighting the Sinhalese rebels"

Wiktionary

  1. Sri Lankan(Noun)

    A person from Sri Lanka or of Sri Lankan descent.

  2. Sri Lankan(Adjective)

    Of, from, or pertaining to Sri Lanka, the Sri Lankan people or the Sri Lankan language.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sri lankan in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sri lankan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rukshan Fernando:

    We all have Sri Lankan backgrounds and as we were growing up, we heard many stories from our parents about their childhoods in Sri Lanka.

  2. De Silva:

    The government of Sri Lanka is very happy to announce that the appeal for clemency on the sentence was successful and the Sri Lankan national will have to serve a reduced term in prison.

  3. Sinderpal Singh:

    Some people say the (Sri Lankan) government had put too many eggs in the China basket, it's a symbol to say 'we would like to recalibrate our policy to one equidistant between India and China'.

  4. Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake:

    We are also asking for development aid (from the IMF), we are asking as a new government that has come in. We want to try and reduce the gap because our debt amortization is roughly about 1.3 trillion Sri Lankan rupees ($9.8 billion) a year.

  5. Sonya Sceats:

    The UN human rights chief has rightly concluded that Sri Lanka's domestic courts are ill-equipped to prosecute the heinous international crimes exposed by the UN investigation, sri Lankan torture survivors in treatment with us are adamant that they cannot trust a purely domestic process and will take comfort from the High Commissioner's warning that there must not be a replay of past broken promises.

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