cherokee – A font for the Cherokee script
The Cherokee script was designed in 1821 by Segwoya.
The alphabet is essentially syllabic, only 6 characters (a e i o s u) correspond to Roman letters: the font encodes these to the corresponding roman letter. The remaining 79 characters have been arbitrarily encoded in the range 38–122; the cherokee package provides commands that map each such syllable to the appropriate character; for example, Segwoya himself would be represented \Cse\Cgwo\Cya.
The font is distributed as METAFONT source; it works very poorly in modern environments, and could do with expert attention (if you are interested, please contact the CTAN team for details).
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|Copyright||1994 Alan Stanier
|Contained in||TeX Live as cherokee|
|MiKTeX as cherokee|
fonts distributed as METAFONT source
fonts for "other" non-Roman scripts
Download the contents of this package in one zip archive (5.0k).
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