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I am not aware that I can add anything more to the few hints which I have now given to the European student; and if they should in any way prove serviceable to him I shall be amply compensated for my trouble.


ABAYAGIRI, the temple of, xxxvii. Amawatura, a Prose work, clvii.
Abbreviation of sounds, 8.

Ambiguity, 78.
Ablative case, 35; terminations of, 35, Ambiloquy, 80.

36; Syntax of, 36 ; Examples of, 94. Amphibrach, 75.
Abraham de Saram, 2d. Maha Modliar, An’arut Samas, see compounds.
a poet, ccxlvii.

Anapast, 75.
Accusative case, 28 ; terminations of, ib; | Ancient differs from the modern Singha-

Syntax of the, ib. et seq.; Examples lese, xxxiv.
and terminations of, 92.

Anderson's, (Sir George,) Minute on the
Acrostics, rare in the Singhalese lan- native languages, 197.
guage, cij.

Andimàle, a Poem, Ixxiii.
Active voice, 54.

Antibacchic, 75.
Adarasòkamale, a poem, Ixxiii.

Anuragamàle, a Poem, lxxiii, ccxvi.
Addison's Critique on Paradise Lost, Anurudhashataka, 224.

Anushwàra, o, an immutable conso-
Addenda, contains translation of Vibat Dant, lviii,
Maldama, 91 et seq.

Apabbransa, or the jargon dialect, li.
Adelung, referred to, ix.

-, a dialect of the Sanscrit,
Adjectives, no degrees of comparison, al. clxxxviii,
Adverbs, 22 ; definition of, 23.

Apartment of appropriation, a place set
Agam, 5.

apart for the Priests, cxlviii.
Age of imitation, ccxxxv.

Aphæresis, n. $ 9.
Aggregation, nouns of, n. 10.

Apocope, n. $ 9.
Agoisthamba, an obsolete science of the | Appellatives, 10.
Singhalese, clxviii.

Appendix A., the text of the Sidathi
Alagiawanna Mohottàla, author of the

Sangara, 107. et seq.
Kusajataka &c:, Ixxiii, ccvii.

B., the text of Vibath Malda-
Alensukatawa translated into Singha-

ma, 128. et seq.
lese, lxxvi.

C., notes on the text by the
Alliteration in Milton's Paradise Lost, translator, 133, et seq.

Tsxvii; in the Latin, ciii; in Sing- Aramana, king of, solicited by Wijaya.
halese Prose, cciii.

bahu II. to depute pious and
Alphabet, Pali, found in the north of learned Budhist Priests to Ceylon,
Java, Ivii.

Alphabet, Sioghalese, the existence of Aristotle, quoted, 84, 85,

Pali and Sanscrit characters in, Armour's translation of an Inscription
xlix ; the formation of the letters noticed, xxxviii.
in, lviii ; two vowels in, unnoticed | Article, the, 25, 26.
in the Grammar, lis; the different | Arts and sciences koown to the Singha-
powers of the letters in, 142 ; the lese, clxviii.
impracticability of adapting the Ro- Aruthkiria or verbal appellatives, 11,59.
man Alphabet to, 135; Sanscrit and Aruth pala or perspicuity, 187.
Pali characters in, Ixi, et seq. ; con- Asadrisajàtake, a Poem, by diàjàdi Raja-
tains seven Sanscrit vowels, lsii; siphia, ccxxxi.
the Pali and Sanscrit consonants in, Asakda, poem called, 2, 181.
lxiii ; resembles the ancient Kar- Asoka, identical with Darmásoka, cxli;
nataka, lvii.

accession of, 319 B. C., cxlii.
Alphabet, Singhalese, 2.

Aspirate characters in Sanscrit, lv.
Aluwihara, a subterraneous or Rock A'imana pàda, or reflective voice, ali.
Temple near Matella, calv.

Attanagaluwanse, a prose work, clxxxv.
Amalgamation of Singhalese with San- Attributives, 10,51 et seq.

scrit and Magadhi characters, Iv. Atullakatawa, a poem, lixiv.
Amara Còsha, referred to, cv, 225. Atuwàs or Commentaries on the Pita-
Amarasinha, see Amaracosha.

kas, cxlv.


Augmentatio, n. $ 11.

Budugunàlankdre, a poem, xcii.
Auxiliary case, 30; definition of, n. ib. Budu-res,(Boodhoo-rays) a phenomenon

et seq. ; terminations of, 32, 93; occasionally seen in the heavens in
syntax of, 33.

the interior, faintly resembling the
Aviasamas, see compounds.

northern lights, ci, cxiv.
Aviduman, an accident of Grammar, 9. Bujangagati, a species of Rhymes,
Avyayebhawa Samas, n. 44.


Burman Alphabet bears affinity to the
Bacchic, a prosodial foot, 75.

Singhalese, lvii.

Burnout referred to, ix.
Bahuvrihi compounds, n. 44, 48.
Balapprabodane, 198, 210.

Butler quoted, clxv.
Bàlawatàra cited, n. (1) 26, 71.
Balawattala Mahatmayo, a female wri- Callaway's, (the Rev.,) Dictionary,
ter, ccxvi.

cclxxiii, 153.
Ballads, specimen of Singhalese, xcix. Campbell, Dr. quoted from, 78, 155.
Bamara'gee, a species of blank verse, Carey, a Sanscrit Grammarian, ccliii,

Bana, or divinity, including the three Cases, see Declension ; terminations of,
Pitakas, clxix.

see under the head of each case ;
Baranama-gabasaka, a diagram, by Ka- syntax of, ib. ; examples of, n. 43.

ratotte Terunapse, cvii; plate of Caste, opinion of king Sree Sangabò
the same, cviji.

regarding, clxxxvii.
Barana-Ganitayà, a Singhalese Poet, Cattivàna, a Hindu Pandit referred to, ir.

Catullus quoted, xcv.
Barbauld, Mrs. quoted, 1xxx, Ixxxi. Causal verb, 60; formation of, ib. ; in-
Batuwantudàwe, Don Andris de Silva, flexions of, ib.; governing doubleac-
a native Pandit, xc.

cusative, ib.
Bawudhashatake, extract from the Intro- Causal mood, 59, 106.
duction to, lxvii, 225.

Celestial River, a fabulous river, c.
Belasantakatawa, a poem, lxxvi.

Cerebrals, 144, 147.
Benedictive mood, 59, 61, 105.

Ceylon, inhabited before the arrival of
Betel, properties of, ccv, 204, 207.

Wijaya, 543 B. C., sii; derived from
Bhodisat, his forgiving temper, clxi.

* Elu,' xxii.
Blackstone's Commentaries quoted, 139. Champu, the Sanscrit designation for a
Blank verse, xcvii, cxxxi.

mixed style, lxxi.
Bombastic style, Ixviii.

Chandas, Prosody, clxix.
Books, Singhalese, language employed Chandragupta, identical with Sandrocot-
in, not identical with that usually

tus, cxli.
spoken, xlviii.

Charity or Hospitality, a paragraph
Bopp, Professor, quoted, xxxii, xl, xli,

xlii, xlvii, xlviii, lxi, lxiii; 19, 190, Chater's Grammar noticed, cclxiii, 213.
Brabmins from India, masters of Sing- Chatus Sattiya, four articles of belief in

halese language, xx; introduced the Budhism, cxii.
Sanscrit into Ceylon, cxlvi.

Chittra, drawing, clxix.
Brougham, Lord, quotation from, cxc. Chòramàle, a poem, lxxiii.
Budha, appellations of, cviii; died at Christian instruction imparted to the

the age of 80, cx; attributes of, Veddas, xviii.
cviii, et seq.

Churnica, another name for Culuca;
Budhadasha, son of Jetti-tisso, a great which see.
proficient in medicine, clxii.

Classification of letters, 144.
Budhagadja, 224.

Clough's, (Rev. B.) Dictionary, 227 ;
Budha-Ghosha, a very learned and re- quotations from, xv, xxvii, xxviii,
nowned Priest, cli, clxxi.

Ix, lxiv.
Budbism, doctrines of, propounded by Code of laws compiled by Dapula II.

Mihindu, 306. B. C. XX; four articles A. D. 895, clxii.
of belief in, cxii; introduction of, Colebrooke quoted, xlis, 1, lxvii, lavi,
into Ceylon, 307 B. C., cxl; text lxxi.
books of, committed to writing by College-see Medical.
500 Priests, 92 B. C., cxlv.

Colombo, kolamba means “barbour,” 4.
Budhistical Scriptures, burnt by Wihara- Combination or Compounds, 3.
tissa, A. D. 209, cxlvi.

Comparison. 51.82.

on, cciv.

guage, xix.

Compounds, 44.

Denamatumala, a poem, lxxiii.
Aviasamas, ib.

Dental sounds, 144, 147.
Vibat Samas, ib., 45.

Derivative pouns, 11.
Wesesun Samas, ib. 47. Derivatives, 65, 70.
An’aruth Samas, ib. 48. Description of the city of Kusawath, clxx.
D'aruth Samas, ib. 49. Descriptive nouns, 12 n.
compared with the like in Deva Nagara, introduced by the Sinha
Sanscrit, n. ib.

conquerors, lvi.
Copulative, 49.

Dèwadarmajataka, a Poem, ccxxxvii.
Concord, 51, et seq.

Dèwadùtha Sutra Sanna, quoted, lxx.
Conditional mood, 59, 62.

Dèwdath' warna, a poem, lxxvi.
Conjugation, principles of, 55, 100, 191. Diagram, No. 1, xciv; No. 2, cvii.
Conjugational inflexions, 55, 101.

of 8 classes of letters, cxxvi;
Conjunctions, see Indeclinable particles. of well meant words, cxxvii.
Consonants twenty, 2.

Dialogue between a pandit and a Yak-
Construction of sentences in the Sing- kinni, (a she-demon) wv; dialogue,
balese, 52, et seq.

a species of style, 85.
Correspondence between the Singhalese Disorder in composition, 79.
and Indian kings in the Pali Jan- Disquisition on cold water, clxxiii,

Dissanayaka, a linguist, ccxxviii; extracts
Countenance of a Yakkinoior she-demon, from his works, ib.

Distribution of syllabic instants into
Course of Reading in the Singhalese, 222. blank verse, cxxxi; into Rhymes,
Courts of Justice-see Justice.

Cretic, a prosodial foot, 75.

Divine characters, 77.
Crombie quoted, 24, 50.

Doctrines of Budhism propounded by
Culuca, the Sanscrit designation for ele. Mahindu, 306 B. C., XX.
gant Prose, Ixvii.

Don Abraham de Saram, 2d Maha Mod-

Jiar, ccxlvii.

Don Thomasz Modliar, Native Pandit,
Dactyl, a prosodial foot, 75.

Dahamgeuta, a Singhalese Poem, lxv; Double-entendre verses in Singhalese,
extract from, clxxxv.

Jxv, cxvi, cclxxix, et seq.
Dakunutòhalgee, a species of blank

Du-agagee, aspecies of blank verse, cxxxi.
verse, cxxxi.

Dunuville Gajanayaka Nillame, xciv,
Daladakatàwa, ccvii.

xcvi; a Singhalese Poet, ccxxxi.
Daladàwanse, a prose work, clxxxiü;

Hatane, a poem, ccxxxii.
extract from, ib.

Durandara, a celebrated writer, clxxv.
Dambadeniasne, a prose work, clxxxv.

Dwandwa Compounds, n, 44.
Dampiyàwa, translated from Pali, one
of the books named in Sir George Dysentry, six kinds of, ccxxiv.

Dwigu Compounds, n. 44.
Anderson's Minute 202 ; extract

from, 199.
Danakal, energy in composition, 188.
Dandialankara, a Sanscrit work on Rhe- EASTERN Monachism, work by Rev. S.
toric, 184.

Hardy. poticed, cxlviii.
Danub'bèdha, archery, clxix.

Edifices, Budhistical, to be found in the
Darmakirti, a celebrated writer, clxiii. vicinity of the Gunduck river, lvii.
Dashakumara charita, a Sadscrit prose Education, female, ccxv.
work, 184.

Elements of Grammar, twenty, 1.
Dative case, 33; terminations of, 34; Elision, 5.

Syntax of, 35; examples of, 94. Elongation of letters, 8.
David de Saram, a celebrated native Elu, no other than the Singhalese, xvii ;
chieftain and Poet, ccxxxvii.

the meaning of the term, xxii;
Davy, Dr. quoted, cxiv.

notion that it is the colloquial dia-
Debas, or dialogues, cxvii.

lect confuted, sxxi; ancient lan-
Declension, definition of, 3.

guage of the Singhalese, xxxviii;
Declensions of pouns, 25; 96 et seq.

Prosody, xcviii.
-pronouns, 99.

Akáradia, a dictionary, sxviii.
Definite article, n. 25.

Sanscrit style introduced into the
Degrees of comparison, n. 51.

island, xlix, clxvii.
Demon or Yakho worship, xiii.

Epenthesis, n 5.

an, 212.

Era, Budhistical, antedated by Malia- | Gurulugòmi, author of the Pradeepikara

nàma, the same adjusted, cxl, cxlii. selection from, xxv, clx.
Established usage, 9, 155.

Gutteral sounds, 144, 147.
Evil characters, cxxvi, et seq. 77. Guttilla, a celebrated poem, cxis; extract
Examples of ancient and modern Singha- from, cxcviii,

lese, XXXV, Xxxvi.
Exercise in parsing, 210.
Exercise for the student, a specimen of Halath nouns which, 25.

Hardy, Rev. Spence, quoted, xxiv, xxvii,
Expletives, 170.

Harich'chandrakatawa translated into

Singhalese, Ixxiv.
Feet Prosodial, 75.

Heeralumále, a Poem, Ixxiii.
Female Education, ccxv.

Helenákatàwa translated into Singhalese,
writers amongst the Singhalese, Ixxvi.

Heresy, the Wytulian, cxlvi.
Fever, eight kinds of, ccxxvi.

Hettigoda, a Poet, ccxlv.
Florentinakatawa, a poem, lxxvi. Heylin, Dr. quoted, clxiv.
Forbes' (Major) Eleven years in Ceylon, Hindu Pantheon, author of, quoted, xliv.

extracts from, xiii, xvii, lvi, cxxxix. Histories published by the School Com-
Forbes, (Dr.) author of a Persian Gram- mission, 198.
mar quoted, cclxvi.

History of the Singhalese language di-
Francis quoted, xcv.

vided into five periods, cxxxix.
Fuller, Thomas, referred to, clxxxviii. Hitopadèse, a portion of, translated into
Future tense, 57, 104.

Singhalese, 204, extract from, ccr,
Hòdia, affinity between the Tamil and

Singhalese, lvii; Singhalese, lsii;

definition of, ib.
GALETTAMBA a Singhalese Poet, ccxxxi.
Gajaman, a Poetess, extracts from the

Holy Scriptures, translation of the,

Isxxiv; the Cotta version compara-
writings of, ccxvi.
Ganadewihèlla, 223.

tively incorrect, lxxxv.

Hooker, quoted, 140.
Gàndarwa, dancing, music, &c., clxix.
Gangaròhana, a poem, quotation from,

Horace quoted, xcv.
xxxi. ccxxxvii.

Horoe Tooke's Diversions on Purley, 10.
Gascon, a Poet, ccxii; bis poetry, ccxiv. Hospitality or charity, a paragraph on,

Gee, a species of blank verse, cxxxi.
Gender, definition of, 3 ; masculine and

Human characters, 77.
feminine, 19; comparative notice of, Humboldt, referred, xlviji.
ib.; of nouns derived from Pali, &c., 60, the use of, 12, et seq.
n. 20; peculiarities in fixing, in the Hymn to Holy Trinity, 134.

Singhalese, n. 21.
Genitive case, 37; terminations of, 37,

38, 95 ; syntax of, 40; inflexions of, Idioms between the English and Sin-

ghalese languages, xlii.
Ghosts playing at cricket with empty Imperative mood, 59, 105.
skulls, a tale, lxxv.

Indeclinable Particles, 9, 22, 23, 168.
Gilchrist's (Dr.) system of spelling. 135. | Indicative inood, 55.
Gnya, an obsolete science of the Sing- Inflectional terminations of nouns, see
halese, clxix.

each case.
Gogerly, the Rev D. J., ccxlviii.

Inflexion, principles of, 179.
Goldsmith, Dr. quoted, Ixix, lxxxii. Toflexion, 4 ; of the nominative case 26 ;
Government of cases, 73.

of the accusative, 28 ; of the instru-
Government Ordinances, the translated, mental, 29; of the auxiliary, 31 ; of

the dative, 33; of the ablative, 35;
Gowtama and the ascetic, clviii.

of the genitive, 37, 178; of the loca-
Guna, a modification of vowels, 149.

tive, 40; of the vocative, 41; sy-
Gunduck river, Budhistical editices to nopsis of, 179.

be found in the vicinity of, six, lvii. Ingirisihatane, a poem, ccxxxvii.
Guru, definition of, csx; marks proper Inscriptions on rocks at Mihintala, cxlvii;
for, cxxxiii,

near Dambul letters approximating
Gurulu, a sabulous animal, 183.

to the ancient Singhalese, cxlv.

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