Actually though installing Sinhala (and Tamil?) fonts requires 'rooting' your android (which has to be using the new Froyo - 2.2 OS), there's a way to view Sinhala and Tamil webpages (albeit with some unresolved issues) in the Opera browser using the config setting described in this ( and several other threads (search for opera config for Tamil unicode or something).

Please read Kalinga's note in red in case you want to try rooting your android:

Ruvan Weerasinghe
University of Colombo School of Computing
Colombo 00700,
Sri Lanka.

Phone:  +94112158953; Fax:    +94112587239

From: "Harshula" <>
To: "Eranga Jayalatharachchi" <>
Cc: "group Sinhala-Technical" <>
Sent: Monday, November 22, 2010 5:01:45 PM
Subject: Re: [sinhala-technical] Sinhala on Android

On Thu, 2010-11-18 at 09:16 +0530, Eranga Jayalatharachchi wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there Sinhala rendering support in Android OS?

Probably not:

Might be an interesting project if you have the time.


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