New Tai Lue script ᦟᦲᧅᦷᦎᦺᦑᦟᦹᧉ (Xishuangbanna Dai)

The New Tai Lue script was developed in China during the 1950s. It is based on the Old (Traditional) Tai Lue script, which had been in use since about 1200 AD. Between 1950 and the early 1980s the Chinese government promoted the new script as a replacement for the old script. However since the 1980s the Tai Lue in China have been allowed to choose to teach either the new or the old script. The new script is used exclusively in Jinghong, so could be called the New Jinghong Tai Lue script, and is used for shop and street signs. Few people can read it.

The traditional Tai Lue script, which is very similar to the Lanna alphabet, is still used in Burma, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam. It is also also known as Xishuangbanna Dai (ᦟᦲᧅᦷᦎᦺᦑᦟᦹᧉ) or Simplified Tai Lue.

Notable features

New Tai Lue script for Tai Lue

New Tai Lue script

Download an alphabet chart for New Tai Lue (Excel)

Sample text

Tai Lue sample text

Information about Tai Lue | New Tai Lue script | Numbers

Links

Information about the Tai Lue script
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Tai_Lue_alphabet
http://www.seasite.niu.edu/tai/TaiLue/
http://www.skyknowledge.com/tailue.htm
https://r12a.github.io/scripts/newtailue/

New Tai Lue fonts
https://fontlabcom.github.io/getgo-fonts/zotosans-newtailue/
http://scripts.sil.org/DaiBannaSIL
https://fontzone.net/font-details/microsoft-new-tai-lue

Abugidas / Syllabic alphabets

Ahom, Aima, Arleng, Badagu, Badlit, Balinese, Balti-A, Balti-B, Batak, Baybayin, Bengali, Bhaiksuki, Bhujimol, Bilang-bilang, Bima, Blackfoot, Brahmi, Buhid, Burmese, Carrier, Chakma, Cham, Cree, Dehong Dai, Devanagari, Dham Lipi, Dhankari / Sirmauri, Ditema, Dives Akuru, Dogra, Ethiopic, Evēla Akuru, Fraser, Gond, Goykanadi, Grantha, Gujarati, Gunjala Gondi, Gupta, Gurmukhi, Halbi Lipi, Hanifi, Hanuno'o, Hočąk, Ibalnan, Inuktitut, Jaunsari Takri, Javanese, Kaithi, Kadamba, Kamarupi, Kannada, Kawi, Kerinci, Kharosthi, Khema, Khe Prih, Khmer, Khojki, Khudabadi, Kirat Rai, Kōchi, Kulitan, Kurukh Banna, Lampung, Lanna, Lao, Lepcha, Limbu, Lontara/Makasar, Lota Ende, Magar Akkha, Mahajani, Malayalam, Manpuri, Meroïtic, Masarm Gondi, Modi, Mon, Mongolian Horizontal Square Script, Multani, Nandinagari, Newa, New Tai Lue, Ojibwe, Odia, Pahawh Hmong, Pallava, Phags-pa, Purva Licchavi, Qiang / Rma, Ranjana, Rejang (Kaganga), Sasak, Savara, Satera Jontal, Shan, Sharda, Siddham, Sinhala, Sorang Sompeng, Sourashtra, Soyombo, Sukhothai, Sundanese, Syloti Nagri, Tagbanwa, Takri, Tamil, Tanchangya (Ka-Pat), Tani, Thaana, Telugu, Thai, Tibetan, Tigalari, Tikamuli, Tocharian, Tolong Siki, Vatteluttu, Warang Citi

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