For a woman, the only way to find out about this is to wait until good people tell.
This comprised Singhalese, 2,041,000; Tamils, 724,000; Moormen, 197,000; other native races, 13,000; Burghers, 21,000; Europeans, 5000.
Both Sinhala and Tamil are official languages.
On most occasions, very close family members, and friends come to a person's house and we celebrate with cake and some sweets.
From independence, the Tamil minority has been uneasy with the country's unitary form of government and apprehensive that the Sinhalese majority would abuse Tamil rights.
Sri Lanka is a small tropical island off the southern tip of India.
The present-day Väddas, who live in remote areas of Sri Lanka and use a simple technology, are apparently descended from these early inhabitants mixed with the later arriving Tamils and Sinhalas, who were both well established on the island by the third century B.
Residential buildings vary widely according to the socioeconomic status of their inhabitants.