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Alternate names
Chedi, Cheli, Chung, Khae, Leisu, Leshuoopa, Lesuo, Li, Li-Hsaw, Li-Shaw, Lip’a, Lisaw, Lishu, Liso, Lissu, Loisu, Lu-Tzu, Lusu, Yao Yen, Yaw Yin, Yaw-Yen, Yeh-Jen, Central Lisu, Southern Lisu, Yeh-Jeh
Bai Lisu, Dechang Lisu, Hei Lisu, Hua Lisu, Lu Shi Lisu, Ninglang Lisu, Northern Lisu, Nujiang Lisu, Shibacha Lisu, Western Lisu, Black Lisu, Hwa Lisu (Black Lisu, Flowery Lisu, White Lisu)
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Information from ISO 639-3 and the  Ethnologue. Only a limited amount is shown here. For more detail consult the  Ethnologue entry for Lisu.

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Keyboard - Lisu with Lisu Script Fonts & Keyboards


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Ethnologue entry for Lisu - Ethnologue web page
Glottolog entry for Lisu - Glottolog/Langdoc web page
ISO 639-3 page for Lisu - ISO 639-3 web page
Lisu character picker - Ishida apps web page
MultiTree entry for Lisu - MultiTree: A Digital Library of Language Relationships web page
OLAC resources for Lisu - Open Language Archives Community web page
SIL Archive for Lisu - SIL Language and Culture Archives web page


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