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Are there any English words that originated in sinhalese?

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The English word anaconda comes from the Sinhela words 'hena' + 'kandhaya' - hena for 'large', kandha meaning 'body' and ya referring to a being (similar to 'man' in 'postman' or 'superman', but not limited to humans)
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