Tai Tham Unicode Block
The Unicode Tai Tham block is a specific range of Unicode characters designed to represent the Tai Tham script, which is used for writing various languages spoken by Tai ethnic groups in Southeast Asia, particularly in regions of Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, and China. The Tai Tham script is an abugida, meaning that each character represents a consonant with an inherent vowel sound that can be modified with diacritics to indicate different vowel sounds. The Tai Tham block in Unicode provides a comprehensive set of characters necessary for writing Tai languages, including consonants, vowels, diacritics, tone marks, numerals, and other essential symbols. It enables the digital representation of Tai Tham texts and facilitates the preservation of these languages and their cultural heritage in digital media, such as documents, websites, and electronic communication. Unicode's inclusion of the Tai Tham script demonstrates its commitment to preserving and promoting linguistic diversity by providing a standardized encoding for scripts from various cultures and languages around the world. This encoding allows for the development of fonts and software that support the Tai Tham script, making it easier for Tai-speaking communities to use their traditional writing system in the digital age.
View a range of fonts that support the Tai Tham block.
Below you will find all the characters that are in the Tai Tham unicode block. Currently there are 127 characters in this block.