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Baybayin Modern Divine Font



The Script

Baybayin script is an ancient form of writing by native islanders and tribes in the South East Asian archipelago we now know as the Philippines.

The Font

Download it here in DA:…

I created true type fonts (TTF) I called "Baybayin Modern" to use in modern art. The fonts are stylized modern composite of many examples from the past but the style is based primarily on my calligraphy work and handwriting. These fonts should not be considered as historically accurate examples of the Baybayin. The font is calligraphic & artistic representations and the characters’ shapes, sizes and weights have been made uniform in order to present a neat and elegant printed appearance.

The zip file contains the TTF file and documentation on how to use it. If used in your artwork, please include a credit and/or link back to either the blog ( or my DA page.

The Style (Divine) 

Inspired by several old Brahmic scripts like Devanāgarī and Ranjana, with hints of Hebrew and wild west boldness. ;)

The Sample

The script rendered on the faux brass background in baybayin divine font reads: 

"Ang tunay na pag-ibig sa bayan ay nasa pawis ng gawa. Onofre" 

"Genuine patriotism is in the sweat of action."  (This quote is attributed to Filipino educator Onofre Pagsanghan.)

For more info on the new features included in this font set, please read the rich text format (.rtf) file that is included in the zip.


© All of Nordenx Baybayin Modern Fonts are for personal and non-commercial use only. Please contact me at for any inquiries about commercial use and licensing for branding, printing, publications, and/or other electronic applications.

UPDATE: V.1.01 - font file minor changes, replace .tff if you downloaded prior to Jan 2, 2010.

UPDATE: V.1.02 - font file updated, replace .tff if you downloaded prior to July 12, 2011
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DASMangahan's avatar

"Payis?" "WTF is Payis?"

*reads description*

"Ohh... pawis"

*rereads image*

"F*cking serif"