LG Aboriginal Serif fonts

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Aboriginal Serif North American Native font

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[edit] Description

Aboriginal Serif is a very large font containing all of the letters necessary to type in any North American Native language, and contains comprehensive OpenType tables. It is in the “Times” style, and is suitable for print publication. It includes regular, bold, italic, and bold-italic versions.

It was created by Christopher Harvey.

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[edit] Characteristics

Homepage Format & features License Review reference Koji page pkgdb page
Languagegeek TTF with OpenType tables GPLv3 with font exception
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Style Faces Scripts
Sans Serif Other R B I BI Other Latin Greek Cyrillic Other
Variable Monospace Variable Monospace
Cher, Cans

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  5. There are many good fonts on upstream's web page. If you package this one, consider packaging the others too.
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