Tai Le Typeface Tai Le
Language Kit
$19 USD

 

Our previous support for this script was called the Dehong Dai Language Kit but we’ve changed the name of our kit to reflect actual usage. The underlying language goes by lots of different names depending on a speaker’s location (Laos, Thailand, China, Myanmar) but “Tai Le” is the native designation while “Dehong Dai” is the Chinese language term. Since there are also several different typestyles used and the one supported here is used predominantly in China and Thailand, we use the native designation in the current version: Tai Le Language Kit.

Tai Le Font Sample Text
Tai Le Font Sample

The Tai Le script doesn't require any fancy typographic features so it’s compatible with just about any application that recognizes Unicode input. It does however have two orthographic versions — an older one that uses ‘combining’ diacritics for tone marks (even though they don’t always ‘combine’) and the modern one which uses spacing tone characters or letters. The graphics above illustrate the latter version but our kit supports both through the use of font features that can be accessed via the Typography palette available to most applications.

The Tai Le Language Kit from XenoType Technologies includes both font variants shown above and one keyboard layout. We are not aware of any Tai Le keyboarding standards so our keyboard driver is based on a phonetic method.

Announcements

April 15, 2010

Google Checkout Tips

February 1, 2010

Drepung Upgrade Released
Limbu Update
Lepcha Update

January 31, 2010

Cham Language Support

December 29, 2009

Microsoft Word 2008 Support?!

November 3, 2009

Tibetan Font Upgrade: Drepung

November 1, 2009

Lepcha Kit Upgrade

October 21, 2009

New: Google Checkout

October 2, 2009

Snow Leopard, what have you done?

July 10, 2009

Continuing Khmer Enhancements

May 16, 2009

Adobe InDesign Support: Is it possible?

February 28, 2009

Unicode Syriac Support Added

December 31, 2008

New Khmer Muul Font Released

November 24, 2008

Support for Adobe InDesign Added to Drepung Font

September 20, 2008

New Tibetan Unicode Font: Drepung

August 15, 2008

Support for Mon (Unicode) added

July 19, 2008

Support for Shan (Unicode) added

July 16, 2008

Support for Sgaw Karen (Unicode) added

July 9, 2008

Support for Unicode Burmese 5.1

March 16, 2008

Special Offer for Current Tibetan Language Kit Owners

January 6, 2008

New Tibetan (Unicode) Font: Horyig