Tāprabane

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Taprabane is rīce and īegland be Indealandes sūðernum strande in þǣm Indiscan Gārsecge. Sēo īeg hæfþ tweontig þūsend þūsenda manna.

Tāprabane and his Byrige

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Tāprabane hæfþ in missenlicum gereordum mænige namen. Ealdcrēcas nemdon hīe Taprobane[1] (and Ælfred cyning geaf hire þone naman Tāpraban and Dēprobane. Þām Arabum wæs hēo Serendib[2]. Tō Marco Polo wæs hēo cūþ swā Seilan, and Ceilão wæs se nama gegifan be Portugalwarum þā hīe cōmon to Tāprabane in þǣm 1505. gēare[3]. On NĪwum Englisce wæs þæs īeglandes nama Ceylon[4].

In þǣm 1972. gēare wæs þæs rīces ambihtlīc nama awended tō "Sri Lanka" (in Sinhalisce ශ්‍රී ලංකාව śrī laṃkā, IPA: [ˌʃɾiːˈlaŋkaː]. Þæs īeglandes āgnan nama is in Sinhalisce ලංකාව Laṃkāva, IPA: [laŋˈkaːʋə], and in Tamilisce இலங்கை ilaṅkai, iˈlaŋgai). "Sri Lanka" is of Sanskrit worde laṃkā, þe is "boldwelena land"[5], þe wæs ēac his nama in ealdre Indiscre sægene þæs "Mahabharata" and þæs "Ramayana". Sri is Sanskritisc titul of āre.

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