Sinhala keyboard

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Wijesekara Keyboard (also known as Sinhala Keyboard) is the only standard typewriter keyboard for sinhala script. This typewriter was first created and approved by the government of Sri Lanka in 1964.

Windows Sinhala layout
Wijesekara layout

In 2004, this was given the SLS standards as the Sri Lanka Sinhala Character Code for Information Interchange, SLS 1134 : 2004.[1]


The first standards compliant Sinhala Keyboard for Apple iOS was created by Bhagya Silva. This implementation featured a copyrighted custom layout that was based on SLS 1134:2004 optimised for mobile keyboards.[2]


  1. ^ "SLS 1134 : 2004 (Sinhala ICT standard)". 
  2. ^ "Sinhala for iOS - Apple AppStore". Retrieved 2015-09-02.