Tamil is also the first language the majority of Moors and the Indian Tamils - according to the 2012 census 98% of Moors could speak Tamil but only 59% could speak Sinhala.
Dinagaran Navartnasingam April 8, 2013 am (Pacific time)people please try to understand the message that is trying to be shared to people around the world...
I hope world leaders would unite against Sri Lanka and isolate the country from the rest of the world.kathir March 19, 2013 am (Pacific time)Now thanks to channel 4, the new evidence of the killing of prabakaran's son is thrown to light, now the whole world should know what the ****ing srilankan army and its administration has done to the innocent tamils who once lived in peace, in srilanka, but now they are not alive.
The Indian Govt should act and vote against the Srilankan bastards and favour the UN resolution in bringing down those blood thirsty murderers forever.
Many of the Burghers speak Sri Lankan Indo-Portuguese although its use has declined and the majority now speak Sinhala.
The Veddahs speak Vedda, a Creole language closely based on Sinhala.