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Realm of Twili Font
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Just a "little" something I had been working on in the past but hesitated to submit since I could not convert it to a font. I still have not found any free program that can convert this to a .ttf font, so if anyone is interested in doing so please contact me.

Anyways, I personally felt it was time that a uniform style of lettering for the inhabitants of the Realm of Twilight was made. Most of the characters are based off of architecture seen on the Palace in TP, while the rest are still based on the radial style of the designs.

The Twili alphabet contains 37 letters, 26 of them Primaries, 6 modifiers, and 5 emotional attachments. The letters are not based off the English alphabet verbatim, since Twili letters have completely different meanings (for example, Ooit is not literally the letter A, it's simply attached to the letter A when translating). Also, in the Twili language emotion is not literally expressed, but rather an attachment is added at the end of verbs to convey the emotion. For instance in English we would say "I angrily bash the peahat to death," where's in Twili it would come to a literal translation of "I beat the peahat to death" since the emotion is reflected in the attachment to the word 'beat'.

I also figured the Twili would write in a radial manner, starting their words from the center, moving up, and then placing the characters in a clockwise manner until the word is finished. However, I also figured to make things easier they'd have a standard left-to right form of writing.

The sounds of Twili letters are also based on Midna's vocalization in TP, since she most often announced the sounds "oo" "eet" "zuh" and "and eek." (Yes, I'm well aware her verbal lines were just reversed Japanese).

I can't think of anything else to say, so I guess I'll just answer the confusion in comments...
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Rejuv1n8edChr0nic9l's avatar
Rejuv1n8edChr0nic9l|Hobbyist General Artist
Id like to see the download files for this font style, so I may install it into my fonts gallery.
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glitchalbarn|Hobbyist Artist
it says its a font? would ya mind linking me to the download?
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Memefos's avatar
Memefos|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Is this still canon?
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wingsofmight's avatar
How did dances become Uka?
Thanks
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blue74chica's avatar
blue74chica|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wow like=P (Razz) Hug 
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Alibeats's avatar
Brilliant.
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ChibiCatFruit|Hobbyist General Artist
So gonna try to learn Twili now
thanks for doing this omg <3
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PebblesInMyPockets's avatar
You ever think about turning it into a downloadable font??? 
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UndyingNephalim's avatar
I have, but I've yet to be able to find free software that can save this work as a .ttf
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PebblesInMyPockets's avatar
Aww super sad face. I'd use the hell out of it. I'll see if I can find any for you! 
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PebblesInMyPockets's avatar
Best one I've found thus far. Pretty simple and straightforward.

www.myscriptfont.com/
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Mofoplier|Student Digital Artist
THIS IS SO FUCKING COOL! THANK YOU SO MUCH!
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aureola-tutore's avatar
I... I can't.... brb dying... I love it! I found this when I was doing up my schoolbooks and I drew on each of them, and there were two for each of the fandoms I was in. Each one had my name written on the inside cover in their native language but I realised that I couldn't re-use the Hylian runes from the Link book for the Midna book because Midna wouldn't write in Hylian. So I went to the age-old method of cheating xD- Google, and this came up, and it's freaking fantastic. Plus it will be a challenge to learn, due to all the separate components and the way it's not just based on English, unlike the HTTYD runes and the Gnommish runes which were easy as pie~ Thank you for making my day and giving me the January-February Rune Challenge for this year~
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n3zu5h1|Hobbyist Digital Artist
if its not based off english, what language is it based off of ?
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Fethearon's avatar
Glitch from Starbound ?
Just kidding, Glitches tell their emotions before speaking though, that's why I thought of them.
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Debochira's avatar
Debochira|Hobbyist Digital Artist
I've used your font for this commission I had someone do: Midna - The End of All Things
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UndyingNephalim's avatar
Thank you very much. She actually goes surprisingly well with the Fierce Deity's armor. 
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Debochira's avatar
Debochira|Hobbyist Digital Artist
I agree. I don't personally believe TFD is really her ancestor, I just wanted to justify her wearing it because Rule of Cool.
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UndyingNephalim's avatar
Rule of Cool definitely trumps canon and lore in this case. :nod:
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xXLadySapphireXx|Hobbyist General Artist
I've used it in an OC drawing, if that's okay. Here
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UndyingNephalim's avatar
That is ok, thank you for the credit. :nod:
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xXLadySapphireXx|Hobbyist General Artist
No problem and thanks for letting us use :3
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ManlyMcBeefington's avatar
It must take forever to write an entire structure for a language. I commend you, and all of your work with 'Hyrule: Total War', sir.

There is an obscure but excellent fanfic writer named Kasuto. He invented a whole Hyrule language with font files.
For those who are curious. it is here: tinyurl.com/amjv8
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CrazyLadyII|Hobbyist General Artist
This is so /freaking/ awesome!
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