Sinhala Transliteration Scheme

Transliteration Scheme

21 thoughts on “Sinhala Transliteration Scheme”

  1. good effort. I have down loaded it to my Android phone. but I tried different way. I need it English to Sinhala. it wasn’t work. then I tried Sinhala to English also not work. I need your help.

  2. Wajira says:

    Hi Sachith,
    The Buddhist Publication Society, Kandy uses a transliteration scheme for the Pali alphabet. It is consistent and easy to remember. If it can be extended to include the additional characters of the Sinhala alphabet, it could become a standard for the Sinhala alphabet.

    I vaguely remember that Uni of Colombo led the effort to standardise the Ascii set for Sinhala characters. They could be interested in supporting you in this regard.

    Another suggestion: if a Sinhala keyboard could be displayed for Sinhala input, it could be invaluable too.

    Gratefully appreciate your work!
    All the best!

  3. Udaya Jayasinghe says:

    Hi Sachith,

    This is very usefull software for android phones.

    Thank you very much.
    Udaya. 🙂

    1. Sachith says:

      Many thanks for your feedback Udaya..

  4. jagath wasantha de silva says:

    sinhala is good

  5. jagath wasantha de silva says:

    good scheem

  6. Asanga says:

    godak vatina deyak. bohoma sthuthi !

  7. Pradeep says:

    Dear Sachith,

    This is very useful for us. Well done good job & thank you very much

  8. Shehan Shanaka says:

    Dear Sachith,
    You’re dictionary is very important and useful for me.I think actually you done a great job.Ill wish you all the best.

    1. Sachith says:

      Thanks very much Shehan for the feedback.

  9. Hashantha John says:

    Dear Sachith
    thank you very much for your wonderful work.
    I am using it everyday.
    there is a small bug to type Ansaya.
    Y is not showing Ansaya, but Ya is correct.
    anyhow thanks a lot for wonderful software.

    1. Sachith says:

      Hi Hashantha,

      Thanks very much for the feedback. Please let me know the word you want to type (or any other examples) and I’ll look into it. (You can enable Sinhala diacritics on settings if you have problems typing any Sinhala characters)

      Kind Regards

  10. Podibanda Kuruppu says:


    Great job and it is very, very useful.

    As I mentioned to you via FB, I have a collection of words (large) which I’d love to wire up to your application, by building a database. I’m not sure whether that is possible?

    Anyway, thank you!

  11. Lalith Arambewela says:

    Really good work done by you.It is very helpfully.

    Lalith Arambewela.

  12. Lalith Arambewela says:

    Really good work done by you.It is very helpfully.

    Lalith Arambewela.

  13. J Jayasinghe says:

    Hi Sachin,
    Is there any as free version of sinhala dictionary.I mean paid version .
    Best regards for your work.
    J Jayasinghe .

  14. san says:

    We need ur dic apps windows8 phone.plz.. This apps very useful

  15. Tharindu Dhananjaya says:

    I use this app everyday.It’s a great app as any word can be found easily & fastly.Thank you very much for dictionary.

  16. supun priyanga manathunga says:

    සුපිරිම තමා ඔයාගේ වැඩේ…… පට්ට පට පට…..
    තව මොනාද තියෙන්නෙ අලුත් වැඩ… .?
    මම සුභ පතනවා ඔයාට පට්ටම පට්ට අනාගතයකට.
    ජය වේවා……..

  17. thusi says:

    Patta thama

  18. hasini ramesha says:

    There are different ‘na’ & ‘la’ & ‘ra’ in can we type them?

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