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|Time period||c. An abugida ( from Ge‘ez አቡጊዳ ’äbugida or Amharic አቡጊዳ ’abugida is a segmental Writing system which The Northern Thai language or Kham Mueang (คำเมือง or Lanna is the language of the Thai Yuan people of Lannathai, Thailand. 1300–present|
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|Note: This page may contain IPA phonetic symbols in Unicode. The Proto-Canaanite alphabet is a consonantal alphabet of twenty-two acrophonic glyphs found in Levantine texts of the Late Bronze Age (from ca The Phoenician alphabet is a continuation of the Proto-Canaanite alphabet, by convention taken to originate around 1050 BC The Aramaic alphabet is an Abjad, a Consonantal Alphabet, used for writing Aramaic. Brāhmī script refers to the oldest members of the Brahmic family of alphabets. Vatteluttu () or "rounded writing" is an Abugida Writing system originating from the Dravidian peoples of Southern India and The Khmer script (អក្ខរក្រមខេមរភាសា âkkhârâkrâm khémârâ phéasa informally aksar Khmer អក្សរខ្មែរ is used to write the ISO 15924, Codes for the representation of names of scripts, defines two sets of codes for a number of Writing systems (scripts In Computing, Unicode is an Industry standard allowing Computers to consistently represent and manipulate text expressed in most of the world's|
The Lanna script is used for three living languages: Northern Thai (that is, Kam Mu’ang), Tai Lü and Khün. Tai Lü (or Tai Lue, Tai Le tai51 lɯ11 Xishuangbanna Dai Chinese 傣仂语 Dǎilèyǔ Vietnamese Lự or Lữ is a language spoken by In addition, the Lanna script is also used for Lao Tham (or old Lao) and other dialect variants in Buddhist palm leaves and notebooks. The script is also known as Tham or Yuan script.
The Northern Thai language is a close relative of Thai and member of the Chiang Saeng language family. The Northern Thai language or Kham Mueang (คำเมือง or Lanna is the language of the Thai Yuan people of Lannathai, Thailand. Thai (th ภาษาไทย, transcription: phasa thai, transliteration:; pʰāːsǎːtʰāj is the national and It is spoken by nearly 6,000,000 people in Northern Thailand and several thousand in Laos of whom few are literate in Lanna script, although there is some resurgent interest in the script among the young. Northern Thailand, one of the 5 regional groups of Thailand, usually describes the area covered by 17 provinces Laos (ˈlɑːoʊs or /ˈlaʊs/ officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic, is a Landlocked country in Southeast Asia, bordered by Burma Northern Thai is now written with the Thai alphabet. The Thai Alphabet (อักษรไทย àksŏn thai) is used to write the Thai language and other minority languages in Thailand
There are 670,000 speakers of Tai Lü of whom those born before 1950 are literate in Lanna script. The script has also continued to be taught in the monasteries. There are 120,000 speakers of Khün for which Lanna is the only script.