Bisu is a member of the Loloish branch of the Tibeto-Burman language family spoken in Yunnan in the south west of China by about 6,000 people. Most Bisu speakers are found in Pu'er Prefecture, and neighboring parts of Xishuangbanna. There are also about 1,000 Bisu speakers in Thailand in Phan District of Phayao Province, and in Mae Suai District of Chiang Rai Province.

Bisu alphabet and pronunciation

Bisu alphabet and pronunciation

Information compiled by Michael Peter Füstumum


Information about Bisu

Tibeto-Burman languages

Achang, Arakanese, Balti, Bisu, Drung, Hajong, Hani, Hmar, Jingpho, Lepcha, Lhomi, Lisu, Magar, Manipuri, Mro, Naxi, Newar, Nusu, Pahari, Tangkhul Naga, Tujia, Yolmo

Languages written with the Thai script

Bisu, Isan, Kuy, Northern Khmer, Northern Pwo, Nyah Kur, Pāli, Sanskrit, Thai, Thai Song

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