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8 Language and Script Support

Last update: Sep 23/21


A book can be written in a variety of languages in Pressbooks including those that use a non-Latin alphabet. Font support is currently offered for the following languages:

  • Adlam
  • Ancient Greek
  • Arabic
  • Armenian
  • Bengali
  • Biblical Hebrew
  • Canadian indigenous syllabics (for the Chipewyan, Inuktitut, Plains Cree, Cree, Moose Cree, Slave, Northern Cree, Naskapi, Swampy Cree, Southern East Cree, and Ojibwa languages)
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • Chinese (Traditional)
  • Coptic
  • Devanagari (Hindi and Sanskrit)
  • Gujarati
  • Japanese
  • Kannada
  • Korean
  • Malayalam
  • Musical Notation (uses the Bravura Text typeface)
  • N’Ko
  • Odia
  • Pujabi (Gurmukhi)
  • Syriac
  • Tamil
  • Telugu
  • Tibetan
  • Turkish
"" For more information, see Languages in the Pressbooks User Guide.


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