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Tamil fonts

Postby TeneReef » 2011-08-16, 21:11

Hi, here we can discuss Tamil fonts (typography).

Latha is the default Windows font:
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It's nice, large, and therefore, easy to read.

But, there are more beautiful fonts, like Maduram:
the foundry is giving it for free: http://www.kamban.com.au/fonts/maduram.ttf

Monotype fonts:
http://www.monotypefonts.com/Library/No ... &lan=tamil

As for commercial fonts, there is Kohinoor Tamil:
http://www.indiantypefoundry.com/fonts/kohinoor-tamil/

I like this font, but I don't know its name (the one used on this map), its more than beautiful :doggy: :
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/c ... eakers.png

A more detailed analysis of Tamil fonts:
http://www.leonidas.org/rdg/matd/disser ... tation.pdf
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Re: Tamil fonts

Postby Meera » 2011-08-17, 4:19

Thanks, Teenreef!
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Re: Tamil fonts

Postby TeneReef » 2011-08-20, 6:46

this one is superb, from one book:

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Re: Tamil fonts

Postby Meera » 2011-08-21, 6:21

its pretty
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Re: Tamil fonts

Postby Michael » 2011-08-21, 7:47

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Re: Tamil fonts

Postby TeneReef » 2011-12-03, 19:55

A nice free font is available from a Norwegian site (there are 10 000 Sri Lanka Tamils living in Oslo, and 10 000 more in the rest of Norway):

http://decentius.hit.uib.no/lexin/fonts/Kalaiva.ttf

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