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Language Features

Alternate names
Eastern Thai, Lao Kao, Lao Wiang, Lao-Lum, Lao-Noi, Lao-Tai, Laotian, Laotian Tai, Lum Lao, Phou Lao, Rong Kong, Tai Lao
Lao-Kao, Lao-Khrang, Luang Prabang, Pakse, Savannakhet, Vientiane (Wiang Jan)
OpenType tag

Information from ISO 639-3 and the  Ethnologue. Only a limited amount is shown here. For more detail consult the  Ethnologue entry for Lao.

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Writing systems for this language


Entries for this language

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Title Subject Area
DejaVu Fonts Fonts & Keyboards
Freelang Font Directory Fonts & Keyboards
Jason Glavy's Asian Font Page Fonts & Keyboards
Keyboard for Windows installation Fonts & Keyboards
Keyman Desktop keyboards for Lao Fonts & Keyboards
KeymanWeb keyboard for Lao Fonts & Keyboards
LSWin Lao Font Fonts & Keyboards
MX-series Font Pack Fonts & Keyboards
Names of Months and Days in Lao Use & History
Saysettha MX - Lao font for Macs Fonts & Keyboards
Saysettha OT font for Windows Fonts & Keyboards
SEAsite Fonts Fonts & Keyboards
The Alo System of Lao Fonts Fonts & Keyboards
Xenotype Unicode Language Kits Fonts & Keyboards


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Sources for this language

Sources are references to books, web pages, articles and other materials. Click on the source title to see full details.

Title Type
ALA-LC Romanization Tables - Library of Congress web page
Developing OpenType Fonts for Lao Script - Microsoft Typography web page
Ethnologue entry for Lao - Ethnologue web page
Glottolog entry for Lao - Glottolog/Langdoc web page
ISO 639-3 page for Lao - ISO 639-3 web page
Language-Specific Style Guides from Microsoft web page
Lao character picker - Ishida apps web page
Lao script notes - Ishida notes web page
MultiTree entry for Lao - MultiTree: A Digital Library of Language Relationships web page
OLAC resources for Lao - Open Language Archives Community web page
Script features by language - web page
SIL Archive for Lao - SIL Language and Culture Archives web page
Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Lao - Unicode - UDHR web page


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