Commit a39652b4 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii

Improve support of the Tai-Viet script

* lisp/language/tai-viet.el ("TaiViet"): Update the doc
string.  Suggested by Jim Brase <>.

* etc/HELLO: Add a Tai Viet entry.
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......@@ -79,7 +79,9 @@ Spanish (espa</x-charset><x-charset><param>latin-iso8859-1</param>ñol) ¡Hola!
Swedish (svenska) Hej / Goddag / Hallå
</x-charset><x-charset><param>mule-unicode-0100-24ff</param>Tamil (தமிழ்) வணக்கம்
Telugu (తెలుగు) నమస్కారం
</x-charset><x-charset><param>thai-tis620</param>Thai (ภาษาไทย) สวัสดีครับ / สวัสดีค่ะ
</x-charset>TaiViet (ꪁꪫꪱꪣ ꪼꪕ) ꪅꪰꪙꫂ ꪨꪮꫂ ꪁꪫꪱ / ꪅꪽ ꪨꪷ ꪁꪫꪱ
<x-charset><param>thai-tis620</param>Thai (ภาษาไทย) สวัสดีครับ / สวัสดีค่ะ
</x-charset><x-charset><param>tibetan</param>Tibetan (བོད་སྐད་) བཀྲ་ཤིས་བདེ་ལེགས༎
</x-charset><x-charset><param>mule-unicode-0100-24ff</param>Tigrigna (ትግርኛ) ሰላማት
</x-charset><x-charset><param>latin-iso8859-9</param>Turkish (Türkçe) Merhaba
......@@ -39,21 +39,20 @@
(input-method . "tai-sonla")
(sample-text . "TaiViet (ꪁꪫꪱꪣ ꪼꪕ)\t\tꪅꪰꪙꫂ ꪨꪮꫂ ꪁꪫꪱ / ꪅꪽ ꪨꪷ ꪁꪫꪱ")
(documentation . "\
TaiViet refers to the Tai language used by Tai people in
Vietnam, and also refers to the script used for this language.
Both the script and language have the same origin as that of Thai
TaiViet refers to the Tai script, which is used to write several
Tai languages of northwestern Vietnam and surrounding areas. These
languages are Tai Dam (also known as Black Tai or Tai Noir),
Tai Dón (also known as White Tai or Tai Blanc), Tày Tac,
Tai Daeng (also known as Red Tai or Tai Rouge),
and Thai Song (also known as Lao Song). However, some people
consider Tai Dam, Tai Dón and Tai Daeng to be dialects of the
same language, and call them collectively \"Tai Viet\".
Both the script and languages have the same origin as that of Thai
language/script used in Thailand, but now they differ from each
other in a significant way (especially the scripts are).
The language name is spelled as \"ꪁꪫꪱꪣ ꪼꪕ\", and the script name is
spelled as \"ꪎ ꪼꪕ\" in the modern form, \"ꪎꪳ ꪼꪕ\" in the traditional
As the proposal for TaiViet script to the Unicode is still on
the progress, we use the Private Use Area for TaiViet
characters (U+F000..U+F07E). A TaiViet font encoded accordingly
is available at this web page:
spelled as \"ꪎꪳ ꪼꪕ\".")))
(provide 'tai-viet)
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