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Characters contained in Linux Libertine

Linux Libertine contains all characters of the CWA 13873:2000 – Multilingual European Subset No. 1 (MES-1, 335 characters), all of MES-2 (and of WGL-4) except of BOX DRAWING and BLOCK ELEMENTS (and some of the GEOMETRIC SHAPES) characters. This includes IPA, (polytonic) Greek, Cyrillic, Hebrew characters and more (much more than 2000 in total).

Covered languages

Virtually all languages which use Latin scripts are supported (all MES-2 latin characters; complete Unicode 4.1), including Vietnamese, Pinyin, African and Aborigional characters. Almost all characters of Greek and a large part of Cyrillic/Coptic and Hebrew are supported.

The following list of supported languages is taken from the annex of the Multilingual European Subset standard and only covers European languages.

It is believed to cover the following ISO 8859 charsets:


Afrikaans, Albanian, Basque, Breton, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, Frensh, Frisian, Galician, German, Greenlandic, Hungarian, Icelandic, Irish Gaelic (new orthography), Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Luxemburgish, Maltese, Manx Gaelic, Moldavian (with restrictions), Northern Sámi, Norwegian, Occitan, Polish, Portuguese, Rhaeto-Romanic, Romanian (with restrictions), Scottish Gaelic, Slovak, Slovenian, Lower Sorbian, Upper Sorbian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Welsh (with restrictions).


All supported by MES-1 plus the following languages:

Latin script: Arumanian, Asturian, Azerbaijani (new orthography), Cornish, Friulian, Inari Sámi, Irish Gaelic (old and new orthographies), Istro-Romanian, Karelian, Kashubian, Ladin, Latin, Lule Sámi, Megleno-Romanian, Northern Sámi, Romani, Romanian, Skolt Sámi, Southern Sámi, Vepsian, Votic, Welsh.

Greek script: Greek.

Cyrillic script: Abaza, Abkhaz, Adyge, Altai, Avar, Azerbaijani (old orthography), Balkar, Bashkir, Belarussian, Bulgarian, Buryat, Chechen, Chukchi, Chuvash, Crimean Tatar, Dargwa, Dungan, Even, Evenki, Gagauz, Hill Mari, Ingush, Kabardian, Kalmuk, Kalmyk, Karaim, Karakalpak, Kazakh, Khakas, Khanty, Komi, Komi-Permyak, Koryak, Kumyk, Kyrgyz, Lak, Lezgian, Mansi, Meadow Mari, Moksha, Moldavian (old orthography), Nanai, Nenets, Nogai, Ossetian, Romani, Russian, Rutul, Serbian, Siberian Yupik, Slavic Macedonian, Tabasaran, Tajik, Tatar, Tati, Türkmen, Tuva, Udmurt, Uighur, Ukrainian, Uzbek, Yakut.

Test cases for the font

If Linux Liberty is installed and set as default font in your browser, you can test it on the following pages: