Lateef (LateefRegOT.ttf)

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Font Specifications and Notes

Source: Designed by SIL International, © 1994-2005. Free download from SIL International's Arabic script Unicode font page.
Stats: Version 1.0rc1 build 117/117 has 1,147 glyphs and no kerning pairs.
Unicode Support: Arabic script (Arabic including dialect-specific letters, Azeri, Balochi, Berber, Brahui, Hausa Ajami, Kashmiri, Kazakh, Kirghiz Kurdish, Lahnda, Malaysian Jawi, Ottoman Turkish, Parkari, Pashto, Persian, Punjabi Shahmukhi, Sindhi, Uighur, Urdu, Uzbek; Also includes the letters in the "Arabic Supplement" block), Latin.
Note: Also supports Arabic letters with Unicode usage notes of "Adighe" (Adyghe), "Dargwa", "Ingush", and "Turkic".
OpenType Layout Tables: Arabic (default, Kurdish, Sindhi, Urdu), Latin.

Description: (From the font file) "Lateef, an extended Arabic font, is named after Shah Abdul Lateef Bhitai, the famous Sindhi mystic and poet. It is intended to be an appropriate style for use in Sindhi and other languages of the South Asian region."

Text Sample

Shah jo Risalo, "Sur Ramkali", III (1)-(6), from the compilation edited by Kalyan Advani, published on-line by Abdul-Majid Bhurgri (

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