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The pre-Buddhist people of Lanka may have been even Kirats-Yakkas, or other unknown groups. This centralized list and maps would make it convenient for Sinhala writers, artists, scientists, engineers, politicians - anyone- to use the Sinhala names when ever this is appropriate, in an entirely voluntary manner, thus helping to maintain and revive the cultural heritage of the country. Brahmi and Sinhala scripts, click below Early Brahmi: 3rd cen BCE to 1st cent CE/ Later Brahmi: 2nd cent BCE to 4th cent CE/ Transitional Brahmi: 5th cent to 7th cent/ Medieval Sinhala: 8th cent to 13th cent/ Modern Sinhala: 14th cent and after The existence of place names in both languages attests to the easy co-existence and close cultural affinity of these two communities which lived in peace.Asokan Brahmi (Sinhala Prakrit) script has been found in the 3rd century BCE stone inscriptions of Sri Lanka. This can be true of the whole country, even today, when ethnically biased programs and racist politics are defeated."Eliya" implies an "open place", a "cleared place", or a region held as a "common". hist: Ancient Buddhist shrine and Dagoba, referred to by de Queyroz Map map Achchuveli, Achuvely (Yapanaya) ATHURUVAELLA ⚓name The etymology of this place-name is similar to that given in preceding discussions. This name is often found in southern maritime areas in SL.This is a location of ancient Buddhist ruins; de Queyroz, discussing the fall of Jaffna says "It remained under the Portugezen sway for upwards of 40 years, wrested from the Emperor by Philippo d'Olivero when he defeated the Cingalezen forces near Achiavelli (Achuvely) by the great pagoda". In Tamil, Ala, Alaru Alakkar, Ceru etc., are used for mud.
It should be noted that race or ethnicity , as understood today was of little consequence in ancient times, when it was the caste that was most important. Velu Pillai in Yalpana Vaibhava Kaumudi devotes a whole chapter to Sinhala place names in Jaffna.Note that the old names "Rama bridge" (irāma;-cētu; இராமசேது in Tamil consistent with the Tolkkappiam rules), or Ramasethu රාමසේතුව , was replaced by "Adam's bridge" in 1804 by the British surveyor James Rennel.He was the first Surveyor General of British India.Even the word "Dameda", or "Damila" (Dravidian) probably signified a geographic location (southern), i.e., south of the Vindyah mountains, as viewed by the northern Sanskrit writers.
The Tamil or Sinhala ethnic identity probably did not evolve until the early sangam period (this view seems to be held by I. The existence of place-names like Nagarjuna konda (i,e., kanda, කන්ද, hill) in South India, and Sinhala-prakrit artifacts imply that there was considerable cultural exchange across the Palk straits (Seth-Samudra yaaya මූදු යාව see discussion under Palk Strait).Pamban-India bridge The place name Adampan may have been inspired by "Adam's bridge" (Irama cetu, or Rama cetu, Hindu name of the ridge of rocks crossing the Palk's Straits (Gajaba mooduyaava, මූදු යාව see discussion under Palk ...) and connecting Dhanuskodi (India) to Talaimannar (Lanka).