Sin:හක්මණ – Tam:ஹக்மண hakmaṇa

‘Conch or Jaw Path’  SP,  Sri Lanka

From Sin: hak, ‘conch shell’ or hakka, ‘jaw’; and Sin: man, ‘road, way, path’.

This may be connected with shell processing and transport, or with the shape of the road junction, or with the outline of the Knuckles mountain range in the distance.

For related place names see Sri Lanka Place names.


Hakmana road sign

Hakmana road sign         Hakmana Srilanka