Font Syllabary

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Font Specifications and Notes

Source: Developed by the GIST group at CDAC (Mumbai) and available for free download from Technology Development for Indian Languages (TDIL).
Stats: Version 2.0 has 666 glyphs and no kerning pairs.
Devanagari and Latin.
OpenType Layout Tables: Devanagari.

Special Notes: [from the TDIL site:] "The special features of the Devanagari script, namely the ‘reph’, ‘rakar’, ‘akhands’ (conjuncts), ‘nukta’, reordering and repositioning of characters, below-base forms, half forms are implemented in this font."

Text Sample

The opening page of Premchand's "Tale of Two Bulls," taken from The Premchand Reader, edited by Norman Zide (Honolulu, HI: East-West Center Press, 1965); p.1.

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