Maldivians in Sri Lanka
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|Dhivehi, English, Sinhalese|
|Related ethnic groups|
Sinhalese people, as well as Bengali people and Oriya people have connections to Mahl people due to long-lasting contact through trade and travel. Local oral tradition says that when Mahls went to the Maldivies the Tivarun who first settled in the islands have migrated to Sri Lanka.
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