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English translation: The most common word used is :සීයා (Seeya).ආතා(Aatha) & මුත්තා (Muththa) is also used.

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11:50 Nov 14, 2008
Sinhala (Sinhalese) to English translations [Non-PRO]
Genealogy
Sinhala (Sinhalese) term or phrase: grandfather
Mother or father's father
Christopher Tracey
English translation:The most common word used is :සීයා (Seeya).ආතා(Aatha) & මුත්තා (Muththa) is also used.
Explanation:
As mentioned above "seeya" is the most common phrase for grandfather.But "aatha" and "muththa" is also used.( I think its a reigional thing).

I was in Sri Lanka for 14 years (Very Fluent in sinhalese).
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5 +2The most common word used is :සීයා (Seeya).ආතා(Aatha) & මුත්තා (Muththa) is also used.flash47


  

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The most common word used is :සීයා (Seeya).ආතා(Aatha) & මුත්තා (Muththa) is also used.


Explanation:
As mentioned above "seeya" is the most common phrase for grandfather.But "aatha" and "muththa" is also used.( I think its a reigional thing).

I was in Sri Lanka for 14 years (Very Fluent in sinhalese).

flash47
Native speaker of: Native in Sinhala (Sinhalese)Sinhala (Sinhalese)
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