Definitions for sri lankan

This page provides all 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"


  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.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The Maldives foreign ministry:

    Investigations reveals some Maldivians paid the Sri Lankan to carry out the operation.

  2. Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein:

    The levels of mistrust in state authorities and institutions by broad segments of Sri Lankan society should not be underestimated.

  3. 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.

  4. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe:

    We have to expect declining commodity prices that have an impact on the Sri Lankan economy and there'll be reduced flows to emerging capital markets.

  5. Dimantha Mathew:

    The market is falling way too fast with the continued foreign selling and talk of big foreign funds selling Sri Lankan shares due to global volatility.


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