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Appropriate fonts for Bambara, Jula (and other Manding languages)

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Noto Sans ka ɲi ani Nunito ma ɲi dɛ! The internet is international, but not the case of all fonts.footnote [With the advent of digital typography, "font" is frequently synonymous with "typeface". Each style is in a separate "font file"—for instance, the typeface "Bulmer" may include the fonts "Bulmer roman", "Bulmer", "Bulmer bold" and "Bulmer extended"—but the term "font" might be applied either to one of these alone or to the whole typeface.

Web fonts for Mande languages

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List of all (Google) web fonts that are usable with Mande languages.[1] Table 1. Complete list of (Google) Web fonts for Mande languages. Noto Sans Istok Web![1] Source Sans Pro.[1] Noto Serif Fira Sans Fira Sans Condensed Fira Sans Extra Condensed Arimo

Website update!

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Well, the more it changes, the more it stays the same! I have migrated my website from the antora SSG to Hugo. These two technologies are both SSG’s ( Static site generators). Otherwise the excellent 'Antora' was mostly to experiment with its functionality. Antora is the very best solution for managing documentation. I did also fully realize that this was not the best solution to force on a blog.

Font Test

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Regular Cɛ dɔ tun bɛ dugu dɔ la, o cɛ tɔgɔ tun kiyanin kojugu. A tolo don na masacɛ dɔ ya nafolotigiya la. A ka a fɔ a muso ɲana ko a ye a torolasanu d’a ma. Bold A facɛ fana sa la ka so kelen to a bolo. A ka fɔ a a muso ɲana ko a bɛ taga masacɛ fɛ ka taga a ya masaya bɔsi a la.

Font sanity check for Bambara, Jula (and other manding languages)

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The internet is international, but not all fonts can display characters from Afrian languages. Here is a page where you can check out how a font looks and if it will display the necessary characters used in Manding languages.