OpenType Info

W2G Fonts

At the moment there are five distinct categories of OpenType fonts: OpenType Std, OpenType Pro, OpenType Com, OpenType W1G, and OpenType W2G.

W2G OpenType fonts have an extended character set for international communication. W2G fonts support many languages based on the Latin and the Cyrillic alphabet. In addition, W2G fonts support monotonic Greek and Hebrew.
The following character set table shows all characters of a W2G font.



With more than 890 characters, this standard guarantees that at least 93 languages can be supported by every W2G font:

Latin: Afrikaans, Albanian, Alsatian, Arumanian, Asturian, Azerbaijanian, Basque, Bosnian, Breton, Catalan, Cebuano, Chichewa, Cornish, Corsican, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Faroese, Filipino, Finnish, French, Frisian, Friulian, Gaelic, Gagauz (Latin), Galician, German, Greenlandic, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Karelian, Kazakh, Ladin, Latin (Lingua Latina), Latvian, Lithuanian, Luba, Maltese, Moldavian (Latin), Norwegian, Occitan, Polish, Portuguese, Rheto-Romance, Romanian, Sámi (Lule), Sámi (Northern), Sámi (Southern), Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Sorbian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Turk-ish, Turkmen (Latin), Vepsian, Vietnamese, Welsh, Wolof, Zulu.
Cyrillic: Agul, Aserbaijan, Avar, Balkar, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Chechen, Erzya, Gagauz, Ingush, Karachay, Kazakh, Khvarshi, Komi, Komi-Permyak, Lezgian, Macedonian, Moldavian, Nenets Tundra, Ossetian, Russian, Rutul, Serbian, Ukrainian.
Greek.
Hebrew.
These fonts may also include further languages and typeface specific typographical character variants.

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Here is a list of all languages supported by W1G fonts (PDF file English/German, 1 mb).