Arial Unicode MS (arialuni.ttf)

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Font Specifications and Notes

Source: Developed by Microsoft Corporation and supplied with the latest versions of Microsoft Office (2000, XP, and 2003). Arial Unicode MS is also available with Microsoft's FrontPage 2000 and Publisher 20002. Version 1.00 has 50,377 glyphs and no kerning pairs.
Support: This large Unicode font includes support for the following languages: Arabic script (Arabic including some dialect-specific letters, Balochi, Persian, Punjabi Shahmukhi, Urdu), Armenian, Cyrillic (all or most of range), Devanagari, Georgian (Mkhedruli & Asomtavruli), Greek (including polytonic and Coptic characters), Gurmukhi, Hebrew, IPA, Japanese (Hiragana, Katakana, Kanji/Han Ideographs), Kannada, Korean (Hangul only), Latin, Tamil, Thai, Vietnamese.
OpenType Layout Tables: Arabic (default, Farsi, Urdu), Devanagari, Gujarati, Gurmukhi, Han Ideographic (default, Japanese, Chinese simplified, Chinese traditional), Kana (default, Japanese), Kannada, Korean, Tamil.

Note: Though it comes with MS Office, Arial Unicode MS is not automatically installed onto your PC, but must be optionally installed as a part of the "International Support" features. See Microsoft support for more details on how to install this particular font.

Text Sample

The opening of the Pukara Kantam of the Silappatikaram of Ilango Atikal, taken from the on-line Unicode text available at Project Madurai.

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