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Baybayin Modern Print Font by Nordenx Baybayin Modern Print Font by Nordenx
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 Style

This font is stylized to look like Japanese Katakana. Very clean and simplified for legibility.

The Font

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.

You can now download it here in DA:…

More info about Baybayin Modern Fonts here:

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 (link above) or my DA page.


© 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.3.01 - font file updated, replace .tff if you downloaded prior to July 12, 2011
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herroakosiho Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015
how come when i type "A" it doesn't show?
christiandrew Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
i absolutely love your fonts... :D i've been self-studying baybayin and really wish that it was not phased out as our medium of writing. :w00t:
Nordenx Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2010  Professional General Artist
Thank you.

Keep studying, one day it may come back. ;)
oraciondaryl Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2013
can you translate this (oracion) please. . just send it to my email
Nordenx Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2013  Professional General Artist
Transliteration would be:

ᜂ ᜍ ᜐ᜔ ᜌᜓ ᜈ᜔

O R S+ Yo N+
espadanglangit Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2007
uhmmmm... how'd do install it? :sherlock:
Nordenx Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2007  Professional General Artist
Instructions available here: [link]

PockyMafia Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2006
Awesome. I'm gettin the whole set. I have been looking for a really tribal or runic type set to play with. I have a cool marrowind one, but it seems so cliche for the kinda stuff I want to do. I will definately send you a link if i do somthing!
Nordenx Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2006  Professional General Artist
Thanks! I'm glad you like them.
seadogz Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2006  Professional Traditional Artist
this was a great idea to make :D
Nordenx Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2006  Professional General Artist
Thank you very much! :)
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September 27, 2006
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