Vindhya Anuruddhika Weerawardhane
Vindhya Anuruddhika WeerawardhaneLecturer
Vindhya Weerawardhana is a Lecturer in Linguistics at the department of Linguistics. She is a graduate of the University of Kelaniya and obtained her Master of Philosophy and Master of Arts in Linguistics from the University of Kelaniya. Currently she is reading for her Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics. Her research interests include Comparative and Historical Linguistics, Morphology and Logical Semantics.

Contact:

Department of Linguistics
(Room Number) K2 113/4
Department of Linguistics
University of Kelaniya
Sri Lanka

Tel:      +94-112 908786
E-mail: vindhya.weerawardhana@yahoo.com




Academic Qualifications

  • PhD in Linguistics (Reading)
  • M.Phil in Linguistics
  • MA in Linguistics
  • B.A (Hons) in Linguistics

Specialized Field

Comparative and Historical Linguistics, Morphology and Logical Semantics

Publications

2012: M.Phil Dissertion (Unpublished) A linguistic Analysis of Sinhala verb System.  (With reference to “Buthsaranaa”)
2001 :B.A. Disseration (Unpublished) A stylistic analysis of Mahagamasekara’s free verses. (With reference to “Prabuddha”)

Books

  • Buthsaranehi kriya:pada pilibanda vimarshanayak; 2017, Vidyalankara Pirivena, Peliyagoda. ISBN 978-955-0838-05-9
  • Buthsaranehi kriya:pada su:chiya. 2017, Vidyalankara Pirivena, Peliyagoda. ISBN 978-955-0838-06-6
  • Tharkanaya ha: bha:shava. 2017, Vidyalankara Pirivena, Peliyagoda. ISBN 978-955-0838-07-3
Articles
  • Madyakālīna Sinhalaye thrikalika kriya-'ANVE:SHANA':      -The Journal of Post Graduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies-University of Kelaniya-Sri lanka.Vol. viii, 2017, Editors:Senior Lecturer,Ven Dr Wadinagala pagngnaloka Thero & Senior Lecturer Dr. Ashoka Welitota; Published by the  Post Graduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies-University of Kelaniya-Sri lanka  pp 128-137 ISSN 1391-5649
  • Perani Indu Arya Viyanjana Sanyuiktha Sinhala Bhashawata Vikasanaya Vu: A:karaya.-'SAMPREKSHANA'-vol.5 -The Journal published by the Department of Linguistics,University of Kelaniya Reviewers : Senior Professor R M W Rajapakshe, Prof A C Premarathne, Senior Professor W M Wijerathne, Professor Janaki Wijesekara & othersEditor: K K Ganushka Randula Published by: Linguistics Association, Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya Pp.100-106,  ISSN 2536-8818
  • Sinhala bha:sha:ve bha:vitha krudantha pada pilibanda vimasumak- "POOJAANJALEE"Vol II-2017 Editor: Lecturer Ranjani Malavipathirana; Published by Thusitha Pirivena, Urubokka. pp.52-59 ISSN: 2357-2892

  • Dharma Pradeepikawa, amawathura saha sarana grantha thrithvaye gadya rithiya ha bhashathmaka lakshana pilibanda vimarshanayak-'PABHASSARA' Ven Marapana Wijitha thero Felicitation Volume -2016 Editors: Ven Devagoda Piyarathana Thero, Prof. W S Karunathilaka, Professor R M W Rajapakshe, Prof. Lakshman Senevirathne, Senior Lecturer Sudath Senarath, Dr. R K Karunathilaka Published by Va:gvidya Parshadaya, Department of Linguistics University of Kelaniya. pp.255 264, ISBN 978-955-30-4491-4

  • Kriyadhathu padima shabdhima gana valata bedeema-'WA:GI:SHA' – Professor Asoka Premarathne Felicitation Volume 2017 Chief Editor: Senior Prof. W M Wijerathne Editors: Rev Dr. Anandakiththi thero, Prof. G J S Wijesekara, Prof. S J Yogarajah, Dr. C D H M Premarathe, Senior Lecturer Sudath Senarath & others; Published by the Department of Linguistics,University of Kelaniya. pp. 142-150        ISBN-978-955-704-033-2

  • Madhyakaalena Sinhala bhashave yedena kriya pa:da, kriya samaasa saha prachchana kriya-'WA:GI:SHA' – Professor R.M.W.Rajapaksha Felicitation Volume 2017 Chief Editor: Senior Prof. W M Wijerathne Editors: Rev Dr. Anandakiththi thero, Prof. G J S Wijesekara, Prof. S J Yogarajah, Dr. C D H M Premarathe, Senior Lecturer Sudath Senarath & others. Published by the Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya. Pp. 67-85 ISBN-978-955-704-034-9

  • Minis Bhashawe Manomaya Pasubima-'SANKALPANA'- Prof. Susantha Mahaulpatha Felicitation Volume 2017 Chief Editor: Prof. Emeritus Kulathilaka Kumarasinghe Editors: Gihan Madusanka Hettiarachchi, Eranga Kaushalya Godakandaarachchi Published by S. Godage and Brothers, Maradana pp 221-225 ISBN 978-955-30-7800-1
  • Weerawardhana V.A. 2013, Linguistics and Stylistics (In Sinhala)”Pasadika” – Essays honor of prof Keerithi Naranpanawa. pp 213-216.
  • Weerawardhana V.A.,2013, Significance of the Free Verse style of Mahagamasekara (In Sinhala) “Shasthri”-Essays in honor of Ven. Hiripitiye Pagngnakiththi Thero, P.P.114-119.
  • E-papers

  • Tamil borrowings in Sinhala-2015, Research Forum- e-proceedings/ Staff Development Unit, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya. http://units.kln.ac.lk/SDU/index.php/publications.html ISSN 24489743
  • Theories on Child language acquistion-2017- http://newsofkelaniya.com/?p=1646 NOK, Students' e newspaper, University of Kelaniya
Conference Papers
  • A Lingustic Study on the Sinhalese Verb System in Middle Sinhalese Era( 8 C AD – 13C AD) with Reference to Classical Sinhalese Literary Text ' Buthsarana' – International Postgraduate Research Conference 2015 ( IPRC) 10th Dec 2015, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya. page no -48
  • A Comparative Study on the Structure of Natural Languages and Logical Arguments – International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka 2015 (ICLSL) 6th August 2015 – Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniyam page no: 11
  • Lexical Differences between Sri Lankan Tamil and Muslim Tamil Dialects – International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches 2015 ( ICMA)- 11th of September 2015, Faculty of Graduarte Studies, University of Sri Jayawardenapura. page no: 76
  • A Case Study of a Child Acquiring Sinhalese as the First Language- Second– International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka 2016 (ICLSL) 25th August 2016 – Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya page no: 98
  • A Study on Micro – Verb Phrases, Quasi –Verbs and Compound Verbs in Middle Sinhalese Language Era with reference to the Classical Sinhalese Literary Text Buthsarana - International Conference on Humanities 2016 (ICH) ,6th October 2016, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelnaiya. page no: 59
  • Rekhima vicaraya – 'KARUNA' Senior Chair Professor W.S.Karunatillake felicitation volume – 2017 Editors: Senior Chair Professor R.M.W. Rajapakshe, Prof. G.J.S.Wijesekara. Published by S.Godage & Bros., Maradana.
  • Lingustic Features in Child Language Acqusition: A casw Study of a Child Acquiring Sinhalese as the First Language. International Postgraduate Research Conference 2016 (IPRC) 10th Dec 2016, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya. page no: 60
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