14 posts

need a font with a specific glyph

Aug 04, 2012 at 12:07

Please help.

I am looking for a specific font (not the TITUS, that means not a Times New Roman based font) containing the latin letter E/e with ring above.

Thanks a lot!

Aug 04, 2012 at 13:32

ering? What language is that? Or do you mean Edot and edot, Ė ė? See

Edited 3 times. Last edit on Aug 04, 2012 at 15:14 by koeiekat

Aug 04, 2012 at 18:44

I don't know any language that uses an Ering. I need it as a kind phonetic symbol

Aug 04, 2012 at 19:37

The only occurrence I found is in Cheyenne language : (sorry, link in French only)

Didn't we have a similar thread recently ?

Aug 04, 2012 at 20:08

Aug 04, 2012 at 20:21

That is edot, not ering.

Aug 04, 2012 at 20:31

drf_ said  
Didn't we have a similar thread recently ?

That was Cherokee.

Aug 04, 2012 at 20:36

koeiekat said  
That was Cherokee.

You're right, I found it in the meantime, I must have mixed indian tribes in my mind

Aug 04, 2012 at 20:43

koeiekat said  
That is edot, not ering.

No ering in Unicode.

Aug 04, 2012 at 20:55

Nope. Found one font with Cheyenne characters, but also that one uses the edot.

Aug 04, 2012 at 21:59

Ulv said  
I don't know any language that uses an Ering. I need it as a kind phonetic symbol

Have not found an ering in any font for phonetics. edot, yes. So I suggest you take the edot or forget it.

Aug 04, 2012 at 22:09

How about this ? Many seem to have that "ering" made out of a ring misplaced over an "e", but for some it seems to be ok.

Aug 04, 2012 at 22:49

Only two or three show the ring above the 'e' in a somewhat correct position. None does it with the 'E'. So the ring is handled as a deadkey and can only be placed at a fixed position. No good. I checked those with a more or less correct position over the 'e' and, indeed, the character is not there. As Claude already said : "No ering in Unicode".
One could of course in a unicode font change the ė (e with dotaccent) with an e with a ring but that would make the font unusable for any use where the ė is needed.

Aug 05, 2012 at 18:25

Thanks to all!

It's the sans-serif Andika -
Another font, that looks... ah, quite elegant, is Gentium Plus -

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