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Many fonts have been created for Toki Pona and its original writing systems, with varying feature sets. For the purpose of this article, only SFNT fonts are considered (fonts that have a file that is installable on modern computers—such as TTF, OTF—or a file that can be embedded on a website—including WOFF, WOFF2).[1]

Key[edit | edit source]

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Key Description
Fonts with glyphs in the UCSUR sitelen pona range
Fonts that allow for cartouches to fully wrap around a name
Fonts that allow for ASCII transcription: typing Toki Pona words in the Latin alphabet results in the words getting converted into standalone symbols through OpenType ligatures
Fonts that are monospaced, in which each character's width (including margins) takes up the same amount of space
Fonts that allow a variation of pi to extend its horizontal line below multiple succeeding glyphs
Fonts that allow characters other than pi to stretch with extension lines

sitelen pona fonts[edit | edit source]

5x5 sitelen pona[edit | edit source]

5x5 sitelen pona
Supported characters All pu glyphs, several ku glyphs
Start of sitelen pona block U+110
Style Pixelated
Writing system sitelen pona
Author jan Sewaka, jan Weko
License CC BY-SA 3.0
Features
Codepoints only
First publication 21 August 2020

5x5 sitelen pona is a minimalist pixelated font created by jan Sewaka and jan Weko. Due to the limitations of the font-making program Fontstruct, the sitelen pona glyphs take on space in the Unicode blocks designated Latin characters, sharing codepoints with some other Fontstruct fonts.[a]

As the name suggests, any sitelen pona character is made out of blocks that fit into a box of 5 times 5 blocks. To do so, it sometimes relies on alternate versions of the glyphs. Of all computer-installable pixel fonts, it achieves the lowest amount of blocks

AJN Sitelen Pona[edit | edit source]

AJN Sitelen Pona
Alternate names sitelen
Supported characters incomplete
Start of sitelen pona block U+E000
Style Pixelated
Writing system sitelen pona
Author AidenFont
License Fontstruct ND NC
First publication 2023-05-25

As of December 2023, this font is missing glyphs for ona, open, pakala, pali, palisa, pan, pana, pi, pilin, but otherwise supports all other pu glyphs. It also supports all non-pu UCSUR glyphs except epiku, ku, lanpan, meso, n, soko.

Before August 2023, it was known simply as sitelen.

CraftyPE[edit | edit source]

CraftyPE
Supported characters All of UCSUR
Start of sitelen pona block U+F1900
Style Uniform line weight
Writing system sitelen pona
Author Erek Butcher (soweli Eweke)
License OFL 1.1
Features

CraftyPE is an unpixelated adaptation of Mojangles, the pixel default font in videogame Minecraft, created by Erek Butcher (soweli Eweke) during 2022–2023.[2] It is inspired by fonts by ArtsyOmni, Omni Jacala of Curiomatic, and Curioglyphic.[3] The font is intended for a resource pack to modify Minecraft with the mod Caxton.[4]

Fairfax fonts[edit | edit source]

Fairfax
Supported characters All of UCSUR and extensively more (completionist)
Start of sitelen pona block U+F1900
Style Pixelated
Writing system sitelen pona
Author jan Lepeka
License OFL
Features
Fairfax Pona
Supported characters All of UCSUR and extensively more (completionist)
Start of sitelen pona block U+F1900
Style Pixelated
Writing system sitelen pona
Author jan Lepeka
License OFL
Features
Fairfax HD
Supported characters All of UCSUR (completionist)
Start of sitelen pona block U+F1900
Style Uniform line weight
Writing system sitelen pona
Author jan Lepeka
License OFL
Features
Fairfax Pona HD
Supported characters All of UCSUR (completionist)
Start of sitelen pona block U+F1900
Style Uniform line weight
Writing system sitelen pona
Author jan Lepeka
License OFL
Features

Fairfax is a font family comprising 11 individual fonts, which are designed to cover all the script in the UCSUR.[5] It was created and maintained by Rebecca Bettencourt (jan Lepeka), who is also in charge of UCSUR. sitelen pona was added to UCSUR in 26 August 2021.

The main series (without an ending) consits of 6x12 pixelated fonts. The "HD" series refers to a vector font. HD supercedes the "SD" series of pixel fonts, however, those are still maintained. Finally, the "Pona" series refers to those fonts that allow Toki Pona words to be converted from ASCII to sitelen pona through OpenType ligatures.

As of November 2023, the following fonts have support for sitelen pona:

  • Fairfax
  • Fairfax Serif
  • Fairfax Pona
  • Fairfax Hax
  • Fairfax Serif Hax
  • Fairfax HD
  • Fairfax Pona HD
  • Fairfax Hax HD

insa pi supa lape[edit | edit source]

insa pi supa lape basic
Supported characters All UCSUR characters
Start of sitelen pona block U+F1900
Style pixel-based, uniform line weight
Writing system sitelen pona
Author jan Lentan
License CC0
Features
First publication 16 February 2022
insa pi supa lape
Supported characters All UCSUR characters
Start of sitelen pona block U+F1900
Style Pixel-based, uniform line weight
Writing system sitelen pona
Author jan Lentan
License CC0
Features
First publication 28 May 2020

insa pi supa lape is a pixel-based font in which the blocks got smoothed out, similar to the font "Bedstead" by ~bjh21, which the insa pi supa lape is based on. It uses 5x9 pixel blocks as a basis for the characters. Like many other pixel based fonts, it uses some alternate drawings for some of the words. Alongside light and bold versions, the font is available as a standard version with ligatures and a "basic" version without ligatures.

leko lili 15x15[edit | edit source]

leko lili 15x15
Supported characters All ku suli words
Start of sitelen pona block U+F1900
Style Pixelated
Writing system sitelen pona
Author jan Osi
License CC0
Features

2 character charts of pixelated sitelen pona were made: a version where each glyph takes up 7x7 pixel blocks and one where they take up 15x15 blocks. The latter was made into a font.

Note that each word needs a space following after to get transformed into sitelen pona.

leko majuna[edit | edit source]

leko majuna
kijetesantakalu, typed out letter by letter in the font leko majuna
Supported characters Extensive
Start of sitelen pona block U+F1900
Style Pixelated (7x7)
Writing system sitelen pona
Author waso Keli
License OFL
Features
Animated steps when typing words in ASCII
First publication 21 February 2023

leko majuna is a pixelated font created by waso Keli in 2022.[6] It was originally created to implement sitelen pona in a translation of Zelda.[7]

When typing out words in Latin characters, the font exploits the OpenType ligature feature to show intermediate animated steps of a glpyh and in-between drawings for names that start the same.

linja Sipiki[edit | edit source]

linja Sipiki
Supported characters All UCSUR characters
Start of sitelen pona block U+F1900
Style Pixelated
Writing system sitelen pona
Author jan Sikipi
License OFL
Features
First publication 14 October 2023[8]

linja Sipiki is a 6x6 pixel font, created and named after jan Sikipi, with help from jan Ke Tami. It was developed through 2023[9] and published in 14 October 2023.[8]

The cartouches are filled out instead of having lines around the glyphs, and the glyphs inside are inverted to be invisible (i.e. with a black font color and a white background, regular characters are black on white, but a cartouche would be one big black spot and the characters inside the cartouche are white on black).

linja ante[edit | edit source]

linja ante
Supported characters Most ku lili words
Start of sitelen pona block U+E001
Style Sans-serif
Writing system sitelen pona
Author jan Melon
License CC0
Features
First publication 7 June 2021

This font is based on the font sitelen luka tu tu and bases some of the glyphs off linja sike, the style takes inspiration from aspects of the Rimmel logo and the Revlon logo.

linja Enki[edit | edit source]

linja Enki
Supported characters All UCSUR words + kiki and linluwi
Style Handwritten, glyphs are scanned handwriting
Writing system sitelen pona
Author kije Enki
License OFL 1.1
Features
First publication 8 January 2024

linja Enki is a handwritten font by kije Enki in 2024. It features the ku glyph variant with the full Toki Pona emblem inside.

linja insa[edit | edit source]

linja insa
Supported characters Incomplete (in development)
Style Sans-serif
Writing system sitelen pona
Author akesi Jan
License OFL 1.1
Features
First publication In development

linja insa is a sans-serif font currently in development by akesi Jan. It was designed for use in the lipu kule zine, and is inspired by the Latin typeface Inter.

linja leko[edit | edit source]

linja leko
Alternate names lili pona
Supported characters All pu words
Start of sitelen pona block U+E001
Style Pixelated
Writing system sitelen pona
Author Jervik Hsien Serrano
License CC BY 4.0
Features

This is a 5x6 pixel font.

linja leko pi luka tu[edit | edit source]

linja leko pi luka tu
Supported characters ku suli + pre-pu words
Start of sitelen pona block U+E000
Style Pixelated
Writing system sitelen pona
Author AgentMuffin
License CC BY-NC-SA 3.0
Features
First publication 1 October 2021[10]

linja leko pi luka tu is a 7x7 pixelated font by AgentMuffin, published on 1 October 2021.[10]

linja lipamanka[edit | edit source]

linja lipamanka
Alternate names linjamanka
Supported characters All UCSUR glyphs, adopts an increasing amount of extra glyphs and personal name glyphs
Start of sitelen pona block U+F1900
Style Uniform line weight
Writing system sitelen pona
Author lipamanka
License OFL
Features
First publication 19 January 2023[11]

linja lipamanka is a sucessor font to linja sike, both created by lipamanka, meant to add and improve on it. As its development progresses, community-suggested words, popular features and custom name glyphs get integrated into the font.[12]

linja luka[edit | edit source]

linja luka
Supported characters All ku suli words and more
Start of sitelen pona block U+E001
Style Handwritten
Writing system sitelen pona
Author jan Pensamin, jan Melon
License OFL
Features

linja luka is a calligraphic font derived from jan Pensamin's handwriting and coded by jan Melon. Some useful tips when writing:

  • Single letter words can be typed by doubling the letter, adding a space after or adding an exclamation mark after
  • The glyph for pi can be extended to one or two units long with pi+ and pi++

linja namako[edit | edit source]

linja namako
Supported characters All UCSUR characters
Start of sitelen pona block U+F1900
Style Sans-serif
Writing system sitelen pona
Author jan Sikusi
License OFL
Features
First publication 7 November 2023

This font presents the glyphs re-imagined in a serif style, both adding serifs and using alternating line weight. The style is based on the font Linux Libertine and took some shapes directly from Linux Libertine.

linja pi pu lukin[edit | edit source]

linja pi pu lukin
Alternate names PuLukin
Supported characters All ku lili words and more
Start of sitelen pona block U+E000
Style handdrawn
Writing system sitelen pona
Author jan Sa
License None specified
Features
First publication 30 January 2021

The glyphs in this font are supposed to be in a handdrawn style similar to the drawings in Toki Pona: The Language of Good. Its initial goal was to have a glyph for all words in the nimi ale pona word list.

This font allows for Latin words by either adding 1 after single-letter words or by adding hyphens (which the font doesn't render) inside longer words.

linja pi tomo lipu[edit | edit source]

linja pi tomo lipu
Supported characters All ku suli words and more
Start of sitelen pona block U+E000
Style uniform line weight
Writing system sitelen pona
Author Pascal Guimier, Christophe Bouteiller
License OFL
Features
First publication 31 December 2019

In 2014, Christophe Bouteiller made a website in toki pona (tomolipu.net) with all texts exclusively in sitelen pona. Because fonts were still in their infancy or didn't exist at all, each individual character was included in the page as an SVG element. In 2019, Pascal Guimier used these SVGs to create a font. At that point, the website was already offline and it took until May 2022 to refind and properly credit the original author of the glyphs.

While the original website used the monospaced glyhps, using an equally-wide space as punctuation, the font is not monospaced, doesn't provide any spaces and adds Latin punctuation. The original website displayed names in Latin, the font added cartouches

Single-letter words need to be doubled, have a space after or an exclamation word after. An underscore is needed in front of each character to close the cartouche. misikeke is misspelled as "misekeke".

This font was the first to implement the nimi panke.

linja pimeja fonts[edit | edit source]

linja pimeja
Supported characters All pu glyphs
Start of sitelen pona block U+E001
Style Handwritten
Writing system sitelen pona
Author increpare (jan Inkepa)
License CC0
Features
First publication 12 December 2019[13]
linja pimeja pona
Supported characters All pu glyphs, plus kijetesantakalu, kin, namako, oko, and tonsi.
Start of sitelen pona block U+EE00
Style Handwritten
Writing system sitelen pona
Author jan Ke Tami, increpare (jan Inkepa)
License OFL
Features
Any unrecognised word will automatically be turned into a cartouche with Latin characters
First publication 5 November 2021[14]

linja pimeja is a handwritten-style font similar to a thick marker pen created by increpare (jan Inkepa) in 2019. In 2021, jan Ke Tami created an expansion on it, while also merging features with sitelen pona pona, resulting in unrecognised characters to be automatically converted into a cartouche with Latin characters. Five nimi ku suli glyphs were also added:

  • The glyph for kijetesantakalu is taken from one of the kijetesantakalu o! comics.
  • The glyph for oko is an edit of suli, lukin and ijo
  • The glyph for kin is an edit of a and lete
  • The glyph for namako is an edit of sin
  • The glyph for tonsi is an edit of jan and sin

linja pona[edit | edit source]

linja pona
"linja pona" written in the linja pona font
Supported characters ku suli, plus 3 ku lili
Start of sitelen pona block U+E600
Style Uniform line weight
Writing system sitelen pona
Author David A. Roberts, jan Same
License OFL
Features

linja pona is a relatively early and influential font, created by James Flear (jan Same) and expanded on by David A. Roberts. The pi extension can go up to three characters wide.

linja sike[edit | edit source]

linja sike
Supported characters All nimi ku and extensively more
Start of sitelen pona block U+E600
Style Uniform line weight
Writing system sitelen pona
Author lipamanka
License OFL
Features
Provides clean combinations for all character permutations.
First publication 2021[citation needed]

linja sike is a uniform line weight font created by lipamanka. It was based on linja pona, however it has a way rounder look (hence the name). This font used to be very popular, but because of its datedness, its usage is becoming increasingly smaller. The glyph repertoire includes all nimi ku, some name glyphs, and a lot of other experimental features, such as diacritical particles.

linja suwi[edit | edit source]

linja suwi
Glyph repertoire of linja suwi
Supported characters All nimi ku
Style Uniform line weight
Writing system sitelen pona
Author jan Ana
License OFL 1.1
Features

linja suwi is a uniform line weight font created by Anna Kudriavtsev (jan Ana).[15][16] It was featured in the Toki Pona Dictionary and has influenced many fonts, including linja sike.[citation needed]

linja waso[edit | edit source]

linja waso
Supported characters All UCSUR glyphs
Start of sitelen pona block U+F1900
Style Alternating line weight
Writing system sitelen pona
Author jan Maku (ItMarki)
License OFL
Features

This font is a derivative of the font 霞鹜文楷 (LXGW Wenkai) that adds sitelen pona.

linja wawa[edit | edit source]

linja wawa
Supported characters All UCSUR words and more
Start of sitelen pona block U+E001
Style Uniform line weight
Writing system sitelen pona
Author jan Elemenopi, jan Melon
License OFL
Features
First publication 26 November 2021

linja wawa is a uniform line weight font designed by jan Elemenopi, which features the pu and coded by jan Melon. The original glyph overview was monospaced, however, the font did not become monospaced.

Single-letter words need to be doubled or need a space after them. Cartouches require an underscore before each character to close. Character extensions work with the "greater than" sign > or the "plus" sign + and require double underscore under each character for the underline.

nasin Koko[edit | edit source]

nasin leko suwi[edit | edit source]

nasin leko suwi lili[edit | edit source]

nasin luka[edit | edit source]

nasin luka
Supported characters All ku suli and lots more
Start of sitelen pona block U+F1900
Style Handdrawn
Writing system sitelen pona
Author nanpa Tonpite (trollbreeder)
License OFL
Features

nasin luka is a handwritten font by nanpa Tonpite (trollbreeder). This font additionally supports tuki tiki characters.

nasin nanpa[edit | edit source]

nasin nanpa
Alternate names nasin sitelen tan anpa nanpa
Supported characters All of UCSUR + various additions
Style Uniform line weight
Writing system sitelen pona
Author jan Itan
License MIT
Features
First publication 2022-02-18

nasin nanpa is a monospaced sitelen pona typeface created by jan Itan. It was realesed on 16 February 2022. Notably, this font is found in the text for su.

nasin sitelen pu mono[edit | edit source]

nasin sitelen pu mono
Supported characters ku suli
Start of sitelen pona block U+F1900
Style Handwritten
Writing system sitelen pona
Author jan Ke Tami, kili pan Juli
License CC0
Features
First publication 6 April 2022[17]

nasin sitelen pu mono is a handwritten font created by jan Ke Tami and kili pan Juli in 2022. It features all pu glyphs, derived from the vectorized drawings from Toki Pona: The Language of Good and traced drawings from the Esperanto edition of the same book (thinned to make them more consistent with the preceding drawings).

Neoletters[edit | edit source]

Neoletters
Supported characters Incomplete: all pu words except walo
Start of sitelen pona block U+EB40
Style Pixelated
Writing system sitelen pona
Author Oren Watson
License CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
Features

Neoletters is a font with origins in the early 2000's for video games. All characters are monospaced. Sometime between 2019 and 2020, it added sitelen pona, adding all pu glyphs and cartouche brackets, but notably missing walo.

Nishiki-teki[edit | edit source]

Nishiki-teki
Supported characters All UCSUR characters
Start of sitelen pona block U+F1900
Style Uniform line weight
Writing system sitelen pona
Author jan Umijotalu
License OFL
Features
Provides clean combinations for all character permutations.
First publication 1 April 2009
Nishiki-teki lili
Supported characters All UCSUR characters
Start of sitelen pona block U+F1900
Style Uniform line weight
Writing system sitelen pona
Author jan Ke Tami
License OFL
Features
Provides clean combinations for all character permutations.

Nishiki-teki (Japanese: にしき的フォント; Hepburn: Nishiki-teki fonto) is a massive Unicode-compliant font with additional glyphs for a very wide range of purposes, created by jan Umijotalu (Japanese: うみほたる; Hepburn: Umihotaru). It is a shell of a font named "Nishiki" by Ukagaka, with the shell appearing many times as glyphs in the font.[18]

On 1 November 2022, sitelen pona glyphs were added, according to UCSUR, allowing for over 31 thousand possible character combinations.[19][20]

Nishiki-teki lili is a derivation of Nishiki-teki created by jan Ke Tami to reduce file size, only including the sitelen pona glyphs. On April 2023, ligatures were added to the font.

Sevenish[edit | edit source]

Sevenish
Supported characters UCSUR
Style Pixelated
Writing system sitelen pona
Author jan Niko
License OFL 1.1
Features
Sevenish SP
Supported characters UCSUR
Style Pixelated
Writing system sitelen pona
Author jan Niko
License OFL 1.1
Features

Sevenish is pixelated font by jan Niko (also known as jan Sosi or SauceDLX).[21]

sike en linja[edit | edit source]

sike en linja
Supported characters All ku suli glyphs
Start of sitelen pona block N/A
Style Alternating line width
Writing system sitelen pona
Author jan Silani
License OFL
Features
First publication 2022-06-08
Previous names for this font were linja pi tomo sona during initial design and linja pi tenpo kama during development.[22]

sitelen Kotopon[edit | edit source]

sitelen Kotopon
Supported characters All ku lili words + extensively more
Start of sitelen pona block U+F1900
Style Pixelated
Writing system sitelen pona
Author kala Asi
License OFL
Features
Non-pu words do not conform to UCSUR
First publication 6 January 2022

This font is a fork of Unifont. Since it was created around the time that UCSUR first got formulated for sietlen pona, the codepoints for characters that aren't the pu words reflect an older draft.

sitelen Sans[edit | edit source]

sitelen Sans
Supported characters All pu words and 8 ku suli words
Start of sitelen pona block N/A
Style alternating line weight
Writing system sitelen pona
Author u/bluemon_
License All rights reserved
Features
First publication 25 December 2020

To use an extended pi glyph in this font, add as many pluses after pi as it should underline upcoming characters.

sitelen luka tu tu[edit | edit source]

sitelen luka tu tu
Alternate names toki pona PixelFonts
Supported characters All pu words
Start of sitelen pona block U+E001
Style Pixelated
Writing system sitelen pona
Author jan Inkepa
License CC0
Features

This is a 9x9 pixel font.

sitelen pi jan Soja[edit | edit source]

sitelen pi linja ko[edit | edit source]

sitelen pona 7x7[edit | edit source]

sitelen pona PMD sky font[edit | edit source]

sitelen pona kiwen[edit | edit source]

sitelen pona kiwen nanpa tu[edit | edit source]

sitelen pona pi palisa mute[edit | edit source]

sitelen pona pi palisa mute
Supported characters All pu glyphs
Start of sitelen pona block U+110
Style Segment display
Writing system sitelen pona
Author WMCook
License Fontstruct ND NC[23]
Features
First publication 9 March 2021

sitelen pona pi palisa mute is a font adaption of sitelen pona into a 16-segment display, created by WMCook.[24] Due to the technical limitations of the font-making program Fontstruct, the sitelen pona glyphs take on space in the Unicode blocks designated for Latin characters, sharing codepoints with some other Fontstruct fonts.[a]

sitelen seli kiwen fonts[edit | edit source]

sitelen seli kiwen atuki



Writing system titi pula
Author jan Lepeka
Features
can be monospaced or not
sitelen seli kiwen asuki
Supported characters All of UCSUR and extensively more (completionist)
Start of sitelen pona block U+F1900
Style Handwritten
Writing system sitelen pona
Author jan Lepeka
License OFL
Features
sitelen seli kiwen juniko
Supported characters All of UCSUR and extensively more (completionist)
Start of sitelen pona block U+F1900
Style Handwritten
Writing system sitelen pona
Author jan Lepeka
License OFL
Features

sitelen seli kiwen (sitelen+seli+kiwen) is handwritten font family created and maintained by jan Lepeka (Rebecca Bettencourt), consisting of six fonts.[25] The name is inspired by another handwritten font by the same creator, named Fluorine,[26] and the translation of the element Fluorine by jan Melon.[27]

Toki Pona Bubble fonts[edit | edit source]

Toki Pona Bubble
Supported characters All of ku suli
Start of sitelen pona block U+F0B4
Style Outlines
Writing system sitelen pona
Author Jordan W. Martin
License Personal use only
Features
First publication 3 February 2022[28]
Toki Pona Bubble (color)
Supported characters All of ku suli
Start of sitelen pona block U+F0B4
Style Outlines
Writing system sitelen pona
Author Jordan W. Martin
License Personal use only
Features
First publication 3 February 2022[28]

Toki Pona Bubble is a pair of fonts created by Jordan W. Martin in 2022.[28] They feature characters outlines with patterns inside as a lineart version and the the color font has all the characters colored in red, blue, green, or yellow, with the outline and the pattern in a darker shade. The words meaning the main colors are also colored respectively.

The colored version serves as a basis for a downloadable poster which shows all supported sitelen pona characters on one sheet. Colored fonts are not supported everywhere. If the color feature is not supported, the font tends to get displayed as black (or whatever the default color is set to) anywhere there is color. As a result, they may look like bold black characters, which should not hinder legibility.

toki pona OTF[edit | edit source]

toki pona OTF


Start of sitelen pona block U+E600
Style Uniform line weight
Writing system sitelen pona
Author jan Wesi
License All rights reserved
Features
First publication 20 July 2014

toki pona OTF is a uniform line weight font and the first sitelen pona font ever made. It was first published only 2 months after the publication of Toki Pona: The Language of Good, in July 2004. Its ASCII transcription has some oddities that users might want to be aware of:

  • ken (U+E618) and kepeken (U+E619) only exist as Private Area Use codepoints and are unaccessible by typing them out in the Latin alphabet.
  • a, e and o only get converted into sitelen pona if an x is added after, to distinguish them from their Latin counterparts.
  • Any word also gets converted into sitelen pona if the first letter is capitalized
  • The string zz serves as a separator between glyphs. However, unlike modern fonts, it is only a zero-width space instead of an ideographic space.
  • The string tokipona gets converted into the Toki Pona symbol.

Unifont CSUR[edit | edit source]

Unifont CSUR
Supported characters All UCSUR characters
Start of sitelen pona block U+F1900
Style Pixelated
Writing system sitelen pona
Author Roman Czyborra, Paul Hardy
License OFL/GPL
Features
codepoints only

Unifont CSUR is a companion font to GNU Unifont and is part of the GNU Project. GNU Unifont got started in 1998 and today the project covers over 2 million codepoints. It can be found in most free operating systems. The base font has glyphs in Unicode Plane 0, Plane 2 and Plane 3. Unifont CSUR has glyphs in Plane 0 and Plane 15.

In the 17 April 2022 release (Unifont 14.0.03), Paul Hardy added sitelen pona, along side some other UCSUR scripts (Xaîni, Ophidian, Niji, Shidinn). As of 4 November 2023, all UCSUR characters have been encoded, but the format codepoints exist as solid characters instead of serving their formatting functions, leading character combinations, character extensions and cartouches to be broken. This kind of limitation is generally the case wth GNU Unifont and companion fonts, and it is meant as a font of "last resort".[29]

sitelen pona-inspired fonts[edit | edit source]

sitelen Antowi[edit | edit source]

sitelen Antowi (Android)
Supported characters ku suli
Start of sitelen pona block U+F1900
Style Material design
Writing system sitelenponido
Author jan Jeli / UkiyoMoji Fonts
License Custom license
Features
Any capitalised word is automatically turned into a cartouche with Latin characters
First publication 19 May 2022[30]

sitelen Antowi (Android) is a reimagining of sitelen pona characters as if they were material design UI icons (as used, for example, for apps or setting pictograms on mobile operating systems). As a result, most glyphs are altered in some shape or form, and even taking inspiration from alternate forms of a glyph instead of the standard glyph. Below are some useful tips for typing:

  • Capitalized words will get autocartouched
  • Non-latin cartouches need an underscore as a separator after each word
  • Extended pi requires a + after pi and +pi as a new word after each word underlined by the pi extension line
  • Alternate forms of glyphs can be reached by adding - after the word

sitelen lili[edit | edit source]

sitelen pona lili[edit | edit source]

sitelen pona pi lasin lukin[edit | edit source]

sitelen pona pona[edit | edit source]

sitelen pona pona
"jan li pana e moku tawa sina" written in sitelen pona pona
Supported characters pu glyphs, plus apeja, kijetesantakalu, kin, kipisi, leko, monsuta, namako, oko, pake, tonsi
Start of sitelen pona block U+EE00
Style uniform line weight
Writing system Sitelenponido
Author Jack Humbert
License OFL
Features
Any unrecognised word will automatically be turned into a cartouche with Latin characters
First publication 9 March 2020

sitelen pona pona is a writing system and font, designed to be a simplified version of sitelen pona. The font uses codepoints from a Private Use Area of Unicode, just like UCSUR, but because it was made long before sitelen pona was added to the UCSUR standard, the two are not compatible.

sitelen telo Momo[edit | edit source]

sitelen sitelen fonts[edit | edit source]

Other writing systems[edit | edit source]

Alphabets[edit | edit source]

linja lape suwi[edit | edit source]

linja pi kama wan[edit | edit source]

linja pi kute mute[edit | edit source]

linja pi kute mute tu[edit | edit source]

linja sike pi kute mute[edit | edit source]

sitelen Komalin[edit | edit source]

sitelen leko kiki[edit | edit source]

sitelen leko ko[edit | edit source]

sitelenlili[edit | edit source]

sitelen palisa sewi[edit | edit source]

sitelen suwi ko[edit | edit source]

sitelen uta[edit | edit source]

seta sans[edit | edit source]

TokiTengwar[edit | edit source]

TokiTengwar
Supported characters Toki Pona alphabet, plus punctuation


Writing system Tengwar
Author Bryant J. Knight (jan Pije)
License All rights reserved


TokiTengwar is an adaptation of the Tengwar alphabet from J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings universe, to allow typing toki pona words. Below are some useful tips for typing:

  • A puts the vowel marker "a" further to the left, which is useful to put it over consonant glyphs
  • q serves as a stem for vowels without a preceding consonant
  • syllable-final "-n" can be typed with either N or M
  • ` adds a paragraph marker
  • , adds an interpunct

sitelen nasin luka[edit | edit source]

sitelen telo[edit | edit source]

Sitelen Ko[edit | edit source]

tuki tiki fonts[edit | edit source]

tuki tiki is a tokiponido that has a writing system partly from sitelen pona, named titi pula. In addition to this list of fonts, nasin luka (see above) also supports the tuki tiki glyphs, however, they only exist as codepoints.

kiku upi ala[edit | edit source]

kiku upi ala
Supported characters All tuki tiki words
Style Pixelated
Writing system titi pula
Author waso Keli
License OFL
Features
First publication 28 December 2022[1]

kiku upi ala is a pixelated font created by waso Keli.[31]

lika lili ala[edit | edit source]

lika lili ala
Supported characters All tuki tiki words
Start of sitelen pona block U+E000
Style Uniform line weight
Writing system titi pula
Author kije Enki (ka Aki)
License OFL
Features
A few ligatures
First publication 24 December 2023[32]

lika lili ala (meaning “big line”) is a uniform line weight font created by kije Enki. Its lines are very thick, hence the name. It also has a few ligatures for a a, a a a, and timi a.[33][32]

tama ka Tumu[edit | edit source]

tama ka Tumu
Supported characters All tuki tiki words, except lapi, plus liti
Style Handwritten
Writing system titi pula
Author ka Tumu, jan Ke Tami, waso Keli
License OFL
Features
First publication 13 January 2023

tama ka Tumu (meaning "the likeness of ka Tumu") is a titi pula font, with characters written by ka Tumu and vectorized by jan Ke Tami. When it was made, the word liti had been made, which was later replaced by lapi. This replacement is yet to be reflected in the font.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 5x5 sitelen pona, sitelen pona kiwen nanpa tu, sitelen pona pi palisa mute, and sitelen pona 7x7 share codepoints with jan Weko's sitelen pona kiwen. Google spreadsheet of codepoints - for some of the fonts, it might be necessary to offset codepoints by 100(hex)

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "nimi Linku". Google Sheets. Retrieved 24 December 2023.
  2. "CraftyPE". Modrinth. Retrieved 20 December 2023.
  3. "Fonts". Curioglyphic. Retrieved 20 December 2023.
  4. "Caxton". Modrinth. Retrieved 20 December 2023.
  5. jan Lepeka. "Fairfax". KreativeKorp. Retrieved 10 November 2023.
  6. waso Keli. "leko majuna". kelseyhigham.github.io. Retrieved 4 January 2024.
  7. waso Keli. (15 November 2022). "ante toki pi musi Seta | toki lili pi mun #2" (in Toki Pona). Ma Toki Pona VR [@TokiPonaVR]. YouTube. Retrieved 4 January 2024.
  8. 8.0 8.1 jan Sipiki [janSipiki]. "linja-Sipiki". GitHub. Retrieved 14 January 2024.
  9. jan Sipiki [@jan_sipiki_kipisi]. (12 October 2023). [Message posted in the #pali-musi channel in the ma pona pi toki pona Discord server]. Discord. Retrieved 14 January 2024.
  10. 10.0 10.1 AgentMuffin. (1 October 2021). "linja leko pi luka tu". Fontstruct. Retrieved 14 January 2024.
  11. lipamanka [@lipamanka]. (19 January 2023). [Message posted in the #linja lipamanka thread in the #toki-suli channel in the ma pona pi toki pona Discord server]. Discord. Retrieved 4 November 2023.
  12. lipamanka. linja lipamanka. lipamanka's website. Retrieved 5 November 2023.
  13. increpare [u/sitelen_ike]. (21 December 2023). "linja pimeja li nasin sitelen sin pi sitelen pona (new font for sitelen pona called linja pimeja)". Reddit. Retrieved 10 November 2023.
  14. jan Ke Tami [u/janKeTami]. (5 November 2021). "linja pimeja pona". Reddit. Retrieved 10 November 2023.
  15. jan Ana. "linja suwi la lipu ale" (in Toki Pona). linjasuwi.ap5.dev. Retrieved 18 January 2024.
  16. jan Ana [anna328p]. "linja suwi". GitHub. Retrieved 18 January 2024.
  17. kili pan Juli. (6 April 2022). [Message posted in the #font-help channel in the ma pi nasin sitelen Discord server]. Discord. Retrieved 4 November 2023.
  18. "にしき的フォント TVPVS LITTERARVM NISICIAE". umihotaru.work. Retrieved 19 December 2023.
  19. Umihotaru. "nasin kepeken pi(sitelen) pi(nasin-sitelen [nimi .. sitelen .. kiwen .. telo .. kili ..])" (PDF) (in Esperanto). umihotaru.work. Retrieved 19 December 2023.
  20. Umihotaru [@Umihotarus] (1 November 2022). "にしき的フォントをトキポナの表語文字 sitelen pona に対応させました。#tokipona #sitelenpona […]". Twitter. Retrieved 5 November 2023.
  21. jan Niko. "Sevenish". saucedlx.neocities.org. Retrieved 3 February 2024.
  22. https://twitter.com/Szlanty/status/1534367584044433408
  23. "End User License Agreement for “sitelen pona pi palisa mute”". Fontstruct. Retrieved 10 November 2023.
  24. WMCook. "sitelen pona pi palisa mute". Fontstruct. Retrieved 10 November 2023.
  25. jan Lepeka. "sitelen seli kiwen". KreativeKorp. Retrieved 12 December 2023.
  26. jan Lepeka. "Relay Fonts". KreativeKorp. Retrieved 12 December 2023.
  27. jan Melon [u/just-a-melon]. (17 December 2021). "nimi pi wan ijo - periodic table in toki pona (sitelen pona) according to their etymology". Reddit. Retrieved 12 December 2023.
  28. 28.0 28.1 28.2 Jordan W. Martin [u/Jordanwmartinart]. (3 February 2022). "toki pona poster and font available!". Reddit. Retrieved 10 February 2023.
  29. "Unifont Limitations". GNU Unifont Glyphs. Unifoundry.com.
  30. u/salsarosada (19 May 2022). "sitelen Antowi (Material Design style Sitelen Pona font)". Reddit. Retrieved 5 November 2023.
  31. waso Keli [@KelseyHigham]. "kelseyhigham.github.io". GitHub. Retrieved 24 December 2023.
  32. 32.0 32.1 kije Enki [@mikijeenki]. (24 December 2023). [Message posted in the #lipu channel in the ma pona pi toki pona Discord server]. Discord. Retrieved 24 December 2023.
  33. "enky's stuff". enky's stuff. Retrieved 24 December 2023.

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