In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- None of this is helped by the continuing ethnic conflict between the Sinhalese and the Tamils on the island.
- Afterward, Tamils accused the government of holding up emergency shipments to western areas that they control.
- Sri Lanka's Tamils have fought for decades to establish a homeland.
- The use of the emergency laws will not be confined to Tamils.
- Like many Tamils in northern Sri Lanka, his health was seriously affected by the country's protracted civil war.
- The conflict in Sri Lanka today is not between the Sinhalese and the Tamils, but between the Government and a rebel group.
- In a country which has strong ties with India, these Tamils constitute the strongest link.
- The majority of Tamils live peacefully with other ethnic groups.
- The Tamils live amid the continuous destruction caused by the war.
- The province is populated by the Sinhalese, Tamils and Muslims in roughly equal proportions.
- Many Tamils in Sri Lanka identify with this homeland, which runs along the shores of the Bay of Bengal in India.
- A few Tamils, living and working in different Arab countries, shared their views through the web.
- I accept of course that the appellant and her family like many Tamils in the north of Sri Lanka have been affected by the conflict in Sri Lanka.
- People have also complained of discrimination against Muslims and Tamils in Sri Lanka's eastern provinces.
- Meanwhile young Tamils were flocking to join the militant groups which were soon to benefit from military training in India on a massive scale.
- A special feature of the campaign was to expose the discrimination against Tamils in Sri Lanka.
- The Sinhalese are mainly Buddhists while the Tamils are mostly Hindus.
- Funds were raised for his defence not only in India but also by the Tamils in South Africa.
- He also berated the government for failing to prevent clashes last month between Tamils and Muslims in the country's east.
- They have a very different language, and while the Sinhalas are mainly Buddhist, most Tamils come from a Hindu or Muslim background.
- He abolished his predecessor's discrimination against the Tamils, for example by introducing Tamil as an official language next to Sinhalese.
- In fact, one understands the literary value of Tamil only by learning more languages.
- Apart from his mother tongue, Tamil, he is able to understand and speak English.
- We can speak and prepare documents in the local languages - Sinhala and Tamil.
- Children come to learn the languages of their ancestry - Telegu, Kannada, Tamil, Hindi and Sanskrit.
- For him the agreement comes at an ideal moment as he is handling dual language movies in Tamil and Hindi.
- However, most of the concerts are performed in languages other than Tamil.
- Most Hindus in Malaysia speak Tamil, even if they are Gujarati or Telegu.
- The actor says he is now able to speak in broken Tamil.
- The software is available in Hindi and regional languages including Tamil.
- Seeing that I was an Indian she took it for granted that I spoke Tamil.
- Immigrants from the states of southern India speak regional languages like Tamil, Telegu, or Malayalam.
- The thriller is also slated for release in at least two other languages - Tamil and Telugu.
- Though he is not familiar with Tamil language, he loves speaking in Tamil.
- The country's official languages are Sinhala and Tamil, but English is also spoken throughout Sri Lanka.
- He is not a racialist, he can speak Tamil, and he knows the village scene and its characters well, and was not afraid to show his emotions.
- She speaks French, Spanish, Italian, English, Tamil, Telegu and Malayalam.
- Radio stations rebroadcasted his Internet talks, and newspapers published his messages translated into Tamil.
- ‘But spoken Tamil and written Tamil are almost like two different languages,’ she laughs.
- While its history is shrouded, it set the stage for an outpouring of medieval poetry in Tamil, a Dravidian language.
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