Catrinity

A free Sans-Serif OpenType Unicode Font

Characters

Unicode Blocks

Currently Catrinity contains characters in the following Unicode blocks:

  • Basic Latin
  • Latin-1 Supplement
  • Latin Extended-A
  • Latin Extended-B
  • IPA Extensions
  • Spacing Modifier Letters
  • Combining Diacritical Marks
  • Greek and Coptic
  • Cyrillic
  • Cyrillic Supplement
  • Armenian
  • Hebrew
  • Arabic
  • Arabic Supplement
  • Arabic Extended-B
  • Arabic Extended-A
  • Thai (Baht sign only)
  • Tibetan (symbols only)
  • Georgian
  • Cherokee
  • Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics
  • Ogham
  • Runic
  • Tagalog
  • Hanunoo
  • Buhid
  • Tagbanwa
  • Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics Extended
  • Combining Diacritical Marks Extended
  • Cyrillic Extended-C
  • Georgian Extended
  • Phonetic Extensions
  • Phonetic Extensions Supplement
  • Combining Diacritical Marks Supplement
  • Latin Extended Additional
  • Greek Extended
  • General Punctuation
  • Superscripts and Subscripts
  • Currency Symbols
  • Combining Diacritical Marks for Symbols
  • Letterlike Symbols
  • Number Forms
  • Arrows
  • Mathematical Operators
  • Miscellaneous Technical
  • Control Pictures
  • Enclosed Alphanumerics
  • Box Drawing
  • Block Elements
  • Geometric Shapes
  • Miscellaneous Symbols
  • Dingbats
  • Miscellaneous Mathematical Symbols-A
  • Supplemental Arrows-A
  • Braille Patterns
  • Supplemental Arrows-B
  • Miscellaneous Mathematical Symbols-B
  • Supplemental Mathematical Operators
  • Miscellaneous Symbols and Arrows
  • Latin Extended-C
  • Coptic
  • Georgian Supplement
  • Tifinagh
  • Cyrillic Extended-A
  • Supplemental Punctuation
  • Enclosed CJK Letters and Months (circled numbers only)
  • Yijing Hexagram Symbols
  • Lisu
  • Cyrillic Extended-B
  • Latin Extended-D
  • Latin Extended-E
  • Cherokee Supplement
  • Alphabetic Presentation Forms
  • Arabic Presentation Forms-A
  • Variation Selectors
  • Small Form Variants
  • Arabic Presentation Forms-B
  • Halfwidth and Fullwidth Forms
  • Specials
  • Ancient Greek Numbers
  • Ancient Symbols
  • Lycian
  • Carian
  • Old Italic
  • Gothic
  • Osage
  • Latin Extended-F
  • Hatran
  • Phoenician
  • Lydian
  • Old South Arabian
  • Old North Arabian
  • Old Turkic
  • Old Hungarian
  • Yezidi
  • Elymaic
  • Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics Extended-A
  • Pau Cin Hau
  • Lisu Supplement
  • Ancient Greek Musical Notation
  • Tai Xuan Jing Symbols
  • Counting Rod Numerals
  • Mathematical Alphanumeric Symbols
  • Latin Extended-G
  • Arabic Mathematical Alphabetic Symbols
  • Mahjong Tiles
  • Domino Tiles
  • Playing Cards
  • Enclosed Alphanumeric Supplement
  • Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs
  • Emoticons
  • Transport And Map Symbols
  • Geometric Shapes Extended
  • Supplemental Arrows-C
  • Supplemental Symbols and Pictographs
  • Chess Symbols
  • Symbols and Pictographs Extended-A
  • Tags

Please note that not all of these blocks are completed. For a more detailed overview, please see the PDF documents on the right side under “Download”.

There are also some characters in other blocks, namely a handful of CJK characters. They are currently only a proof of concept and included to test the metrics, but are not sufficient for writing actual texts.

Private Use Area

Catrinity contains non-standard characters in the Unicode blocks Private Use Area, Supplementary Private Use Area-A and Supplementary Private Use Area-B. For further details, please refer to the Private Use Area documentation (PDF).

The currently implemented non-standard blocks are:

  • Tengwar
  • Cirth
  • Biblos Compatibility
  • Phonetic Extensions Appendix
  • MUFI Compatibility-A
  • Alphanumeric Supplement
  • Gargoyle
  • Unifon Extended
  • Unifon
  • Latin Extended Appendix-A
  • Alphabetic Presentation Forms Appendix
  • MUFI-CYFI Compatibility
  • Latin Extended Appendix-B
  • MUFI-SIL Compatibility
  • Kodo Symbols
  • Mathematical Operators Appendix
  • Geomantic Figures
  • Various Symbols
  • Geometric Shapes and Technical Symbols Appendix
  • Kreative Compatibility
  • Apple Compatibility
  • Technical Symbols Appendix
  • Klingon
  • Control Pictures Appendix-A
  • Number Forms Appendix
  • Enclosed Alphanumerics Appendix
  • Partially Enclosed Alphanumerics
  • Shidinn
  • Domino Tiles Appendix
  • Hanafuda
  • Kabufuda
  • Playing Cards Appendix
  • Chess Symbols Appendix
  • Miscellaneous Game Symbols
  • Vexillological Symbols
  • Laundry Symbols
  • Safety Symbols
  • Regional Flags
  • GMail Emoji Compatibility
  • Pictographs Appendix
  • Divine Symbols
  • Control Pictures Appendix-B
  • Arabic Presentation Forms Appendix

There also is a roadmap for future assignments.

Instructed letters, localized variants etc.

Some characters can be changed in their appearance using OpenType features. Please see OpenType features (PDF) for more details.

Credits

Most characters are own designs and built from scratch, often inspired by looking at several different other fonts to get a feeling for acceptable variations. Some however are based on freely available vector graphics: