Palitura

Palitura is a display typeface designed to translate Cyrillic flavor into the Latin script. Palitura means lacquered book cover in Old Ukrainian. The design of letter shapes is inspired by Early Cyrillic handwritten letters and Ukrainian patterns that are conveyed through the sharpness of form, vertical strokes that are narrower at the bottom, stylized oblique hooks at the top, and triangular accents.

The promo images used photo of Tima Miroshnichenko from Pexels.

Tech Details

Specimen: Palitura.pdf

Styles: Thin, Extra Light, Light, Regular, Medium, Semi Bold, Bold, Extra Bold, Black

Scripts: Latin, Greek, Cyrillic

Languages: 190

Glyphs: 1224

Kerning: 1334 class pairs

Hinting: Manual PostScript

Format: OTF – OpenType with PostScript outlines

Version: 1.000

Published: 2022

Features

Localized Forms: 47 character substitutions for Azeri, Bulgarian, Catalan, Dutch, German, Kazakh, Moldavian, Polish, Romanian, Tatar, Turkish.

Glyph Composition/Decomposition (Diacritics): Full Latin and based Vietnamese set of diacritics (561 characters). Precomposed.

Lining Figures: 0123456789. Figures are the same height as uppercase letters (cap height). Proportional, used by default.

Oldstyle Figures: 0123456789 #%‰. Designed to match with lowercase letters. Proportional.

Ordinals: adehnorst.

Superscript, Subscript, Numerator, Denominator: 0123456789.

Fractions: ¼½¾⅐⅑⅒⅓⅔⅕⅖⅗⅘⅙⅚⅛⅜⅝⅞⅟ (precomposed). Any other fractions (even those typed through a slash) will also be displayed correctly, with the automatic replacement to Numerator + fraction + Denominator.

Slashed Zero: All 0 figures, including Lining, Oldstyle, Superscript, Subscript, Numerator, Denominator.

Contextual Alternates: ΆΈΉΊΌΎΏ. Greek uppercase accented characters lose their tonos accent and retain only dieresis in All Caps mode. Turned on by default. If you need tonos accents in All Caps then turn off Contextual Alternates (calt) feature.

Stylistic Alternates: BEFGIJORTefmt.

Languages

Afar, Afrikaans (Latin), Aghem, Akan, Albanian, Asturian, Asu, Azerbaijani (Latin, Cyrillic), Bafia, Basaa, Basque, Belarusian, Bemba, Bena, Bislama, Bosnian, Breton, Bulgarian, Buryat, Catalan, Chamorro, Chechen, Chewa (Latin), Chiga, Colognian, Cornish, Corsican, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dinka, Duala, Dutch, Dungan, Embu, English, Erzya, Esperanto, Estonian, Ewe, Ewondo, Faroese, Filipino, Finnish, French, Friulian, Frisian, Fula, Galician, Ganda, German, Greek, Greenlandic (Kalaallisut), Guarani, Gusii (Latin), Hausa (Latin), Hawaiian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Igbo (Latin), Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Jola, Kabuverdianu, Kabyle (Latin), Kako, Kalenjin, Kalmyk (Cyrillic), Kamba, Karachay (Cyrillic), Karelian, Kashubian, Kazakh, Kikuyu, Kinyarwanda (Ruanda), Khalkha (Cyrillic), Kirundi (Rundi), Koyra Chiini, Koyraboro Senni, Kumyk, Kurdish, Kwasio, Kyrgyz (Cyrillic), Ladin, Lakota, Langi, Latvian, Lingala, Lithuanian, Low German, Luba-Katanga, Luo, Luxembourgish, Luyia, Maasai, Macedonian, Machame, Makhuwa-Meetto, Makonde, Malagasy (Latin), Malay (Latin), Maltese, Manx, Maori, Marshallese, Mauritian Creole (Morisyen), Meru, Meta' (Latin), Moksha, Moldovan, Mongolian (Cyrillic), Montenegrin (Cyrillic), Mundang, Nama, Ngiemboon, Ngomba, North Ndebele, Norwegian (Bokmål, Nynorsk), Nuer, Nyankole, Occitan, Oromo, Ossetian (Cyrillic), Papiamentu, Polish, Portuguese, Prussian, Quechua, Romani, Romanian, Romansh, Rombo, Russian, Rusyn, Rwa, Sakha, Samburu, Sami (Inari, Northern), Samoan, Sango, Sangu, Sardinian, Scottish Gaelic, Sena, Serbian, Shambala, Shona, Slovak, Slovene, Soga, Somali, Sorbian, Sotho, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Swiss German, Tachelhit (Latin), Tagalog, Taita, Tajik (Cyrillic), Tasawaq, Tatar (Cyrillic, Latin), Teso, Tongan, Tsonga, Tswana, Turkish, Turkmen (Latin, Cyrillic), Tuvan, Ukrainian, Ulithian, Uyghur (Cyrillic), Uzbek (Latin, Cyrillic), Vai, Venda, Vietnamese, Volapük, Vunjo, Walloon, Walser, Welsh, Wolof (Latin), Xhosa, Yangben, Yapese, Yoruba (Latin), Zarma, Zulu.

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