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SariF Zoran Alphabet Font
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Published: May 26, 2009
© 2009 - 2019 Sarinilli
April 08 2017: Almost three years since my last update. Polished a few things up that I've learned better over the years; it's not a mandatory upgrade, but if you've had any issues at all with this installing or working properly, please try out this new version and let me know how it goes! Thanks, and enjoy!


July 08 2014: Here we go again with fixes and updates... sorry guys, I keep doing this to you! I went and fixed some issues in ALL my fonts. Enjoy!


Jan 06 2012
: I realized after a long long time that there was some naming in the font that was left over from the template! Oops... I fixed this error and updated some internal issues that may have kept the font from working on some machines. Sorry to anyone who may or may not have had issues with this font working properly in the past!






What better way to represent the language of a watery folk, but with rounded characters. the concept of water and bubbles was my inspiration for this alphabet.
It's a bummer you never really see the Zoran text in Majora's Mask, so I didn't get anything but my crazy ideas to help this alphabet into creation. This is a fan alphabet, and the only Zoran alphabet there is!

The zip file contains the .ttf and a pdf mapping chart for the letters. If anything isn't clear, please let me know.




Note:
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This font is free for personal use. If you plan to use this alphabet in fanart, fan-fiction, tell your friends about it, use it in print work, you get the point... I expect credit.
If you're unsure whether or not I would allow for any specific reason, please contact me beforehand.

Please do not host this font on any site without my direct permission!
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Phantomares's avatar
PhantomaresHobbyist Digital Artist
problem! nothing shows up when I type Q o:
Sarinilli's avatar
SarinilliProfessional General Artist
That's odd; can you tell me a bit about your system and how you installed the font? 
Phantomares's avatar
PhantomaresHobbyist Digital Artist
I use Mac and installed it straight into Font Book! <: It's seems im not the only one as others have compiled a chart with the associated letters for this font and left out the Q.
Sarinilli's avatar
SarinilliProfessional General Artist
Have you tried typing q anyway, even if it's not showing up in the chart?

Since the alphabet doesn't "really" have q, it has no glyph of it's own in the font's internals- It is however mapped to the same glyph as k.
See if it works for me? If that's what's going on... what about x? Is it showing up in the chart? 
Nintendofan400's avatar
Nintendofan400Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wait, so how can I use this?
Sarinilli's avatar
SarinilliProfessional General Artist
What do you mean? 
Nintendofan400's avatar
Nintendofan400Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well there's a download. How exactly do I use the font?
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SarinilliProfessional General Artist
Oh! New to fonts, hmm? Sorry, I didn't realize that's what you meant.

If you have any imaging, graphics or text program that lets you pick which font; once you unzip and install the font file, it will appear in the drop list of those programs and you can use it to write with. :3
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Nintendofan400Hobbyist Digital Artist
OOOH. Okey. Thank you ^^
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SarinilliProfessional General Artist
Of course! ^_^
Nintendofan400's avatar
Nintendofan400Hobbyist Digital Artist
I've downloaded all of your fonts and I love them all! Might I use them for a fanfiction I'm writing? (And I will give credit)
Sarinilli's avatar
SarinilliProfessional General Artist
Of course! Glad you love them so much! ^_^
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dontknowakekoa's avatar
Hey, I have to create a language for my end of semester project in a linguistics course I'm taking this semester and I was going to make a Zoran-Hylian Creole based on what I've read by different fan produced takes on the Hylian language and my own imagination of the water tribe. Would you mind if I used your font (giving due credit of course)? Also, I was wondering if you had any thoughts on possibly some Zora specific grammar they might have given their culture? 
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SarinilliProfessional General Artist
As long as you give credit like you said, feel free to use my Zoran Alphabet! I would be honored! :3
I haven't really thought much about language related stuff past the alphabets except for my take on Hylian, and a bit of Sheikah related work... though I always figured a Zoran language to sound a bit like French but with more o's I suppose? It's hard to explain since I've never really worked on any vocabulary or grammar. Sorry! But I would love to hear your ideas when you've gotten your project done. :3
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Skaterboy100Student Writer
Would you be able to show us what each character was by itself  like you did with the ancient hylian and modern hylian alphabets?
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SarinilliProfessional General Artist
There's actually a pdf with the font that has a mapping table to show you what's what in the font. :3

Or do you mean you'd like something like the wallpapers as well?
Skaterboy100's avatar
Skaterboy100Student Writer
Thank you for telling me this!! A wallpaper would be nice but I don't want you wasting your time on something like that
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SarinilliProfessional General Artist
Haha well, I can always put it on the list of things to make when I have time. :3
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Skaterboy100Student Writer
Ok. Cool 😊
EloctaofFEWA's avatar
Hey, I have a question-

Would you possibly be able to create a font for an alphabet of mine? I know it's asking a lot, but I have the drawings for each character, and I really wanted to use it for use in a story of mine.
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SarinilliProfessional General Artist
Sent you a message about it privately. :3
EloctaofFEWA's avatar
Alright, that's totally fine. I figured that would be the case.
But anyway, thanks for the reply :)
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SarinilliProfessional General Artist
Of course~ I hope my suggestion works out for you. :3
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LadyRWidowHobbyist General Artist
Hi! I'm writing/drawing a fan mer comic and I was wondering if I could use this to do referencing and such for the characters along with random texts that would eventually appear?
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