ScriptSource

Script

Ethiopic (Geʻez)Ethi

Subject areas for this script

3

Needs related to this script

These are unmet needs for fonts, keyboards, other software and script information. Scroll down to see the need on this page or click on the need title to see full details.

Description Category Status
Addition of Bold and Italic face to Abyssinica Font Unmet
Ethiopic Fantuwua Font Unmet
OCR in Ethiopic, Bengali, Gujarati scripts Software Unmet
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  • Abyssinica SIL needs extending (bold and italic). Currently typesetters are using fake bold and italic. The font family should continue to be available under the Open Font License.

    CategoryFont
    SignificanceImportant (language use hindered)
    StatusUnmet
    Contact

    see Contributor

    Contributorpriestla
  • I need 7 Ethiopic Letters written in Ethiopic Fantuwua script !! Please help

    Skills required

    Font design of 7 letters in Ethiopic Fantuwua

    CategoryFont
    SignificanceImportant (language use hindered)
    StatusUnmet
    Status notes

    I have 7 Amharic/Ge'ez letters that I would like written in the Ethiopic Fantuwua font style. Anyone can help me???

    Contact

    Contributorkmferranti
  • It would be valuable to add training data to the Tesseract OCR engine to support OCR for Ethiopic, Bengali and Gujarati.

    Skills required

    Language skills, familiarity with Unicode, access to data.
    (See  Tesseract)

    CategorySoftware
    SignificanceImportant (language use hindered)
    StatusUnmet
    Status notes

    Other OCR engines also could do it; Tesseract provides some training files. CRL, Readex, World Newspaper Archive could use it.

    Contact

    Contributorclriley

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