Writing System

Lao written with Lao scriptlo

Subject areas for this writing system

StatusCurrently in use
LanguageLao [lao]
ScriptLao [Laoo]
CLDR Locale  lo [Lao]

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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
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 writing system

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Title Type
ALA-LC Romanization Tables - Library of Congress web page
Developing OpenType Fonts for Lao Script - Microsoft Typography web page
Language-Specific Style Guides from Microsoft web page
Lao character picker - Ishida apps web page
Lao script notes - Ishida notes web page
Script features by language - web page
Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Lao - Unicode - UDHR web page


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