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The Kandyan Sinhalese
The Population of Ceylon
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affinity Amunumulle Appuhami aristocratic Baddegama binna bride brothers Buddhist ceremony Ceylon chena claims connections cross-cousin cross-cousin marriage cultivation daughter deega descent devale dowry Dry Zone dwelling endogamous exogamous father formal Galpitiya gedara girl Goyigama groom hamlet Helagama high caste highlands household husband hypergamy important inheritance Kandyan villages Karava Kataragama kin group kindred Kinegolle kinship kinsmen kudi labor landlord live low castes Low Country Makulle Watta mama Man's nf marriage married massina matrilocal mother Muslims names Nissanka nuclear family obligations paddy field paddy land pale Panama parents patrilineal pattern pavula persons polyandry population Radala rank relations relationship rice lands ritual status separate sexual share shopkeepers siblings Sinhalese sisters social son-in-law son's nf South India structure Tamil temple terminology Terutenne tion Tom-Tom Beaters Udamulla unilineal unilineal descent unions Vilawa Village Headman wamsa Washermen wealth Wekumbura Wellassa wife woman women