Sidath Sangarawa

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This is a Gogerly translation of the Sidath Sangarawa - a grammar of the Sinhalese language. Handwritten by Gogerly, in Colombo, Sri Lanka (Ceylon); date unknown. Blue paper, brown ink. The manuscript consists of 20 loose sheets, and includes text in English and Sinhalese. The Sidath Sangarawa was written in the 13th century to describe and analyse the grammar of the Sinhalese language. This book is one of the most important one on the subject, and has been taught in the monasteries in Sri Lanka for centuries. 21.3cmX17cm.

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