Kodeks - The German Slavistics Server

RomanCyrillic Std

-- a free font for the Academic Community

"RomanCyrillic Std" is a Unicode font, incl. support for UC 14 (2021)
for Macintoshes running OS X and Windows PCs - one file, all platforms.

"RomanCyrillic Std" has more than 4.400 characters. Special features are:

  • Version 10, summer 2021, supports Unicode up to v. 14.0 (2021)
  • Recent additions: Cyrillic Extended-C (Russian synodal printing), Typikon symbols (Orthodox church), Glagolitic superscripts, UC 14 additions etc.
  • Full Latin character set
  • Full monotonic and polytonic Greek character set
  • Full set of Cyrillic characters with all historic variants
  • Soviet additions to the Cyrillic Alphabet (Kazakh etc.)
  • IPA phonetic characters - complete set
  • Many additions in the Latin part not available in standard fonts (especially for transliteration purposes)
  • Full set of diacritics - combining (for use with any base character) or spacing (for display by themselves)
  • Extensive support for punctuation, numbers, mathematical expressions, fractions, Roman numbers, editorial characters and much more
  • OpenType Features built in for hundreds of alternate character shapes (modern and historical), for precise placement of diacritics, for ligatures, superscripts etc.
  • Matches Times® and Times New Roman® in design -- use them together without problems
  • Companion font "Kliment Std" has historical character shapes as basic glyphs (for those cases where OpenType features cannot be used); "Method Std" is the OCS black-letter design - the standard in Academic printing.

Documentation / Dokumentation

A complete illustration of all Unicode tables supported by the font is available in a separate document (pdf).

Version 2.2 of the font has also been the subject of a paper by the author.

Legal / Licensing terms / Lizenzbestimmungen

All trademarks are the property of their holders and duely acknowledged. They are mentioned here for typesetting recommendations only.

The font is free for academic use by students and scholars. It is not in the public domain. All rights to the font are reserved by the author. Commercial use of the fonts is not allowed. The fonts may not be mirrored on other sites and may not be included in font archives, CDs, DVDs etc. For commercial use, a special licensed version as well as an OpenType .otf version of the same fonts are available from the author.

Der Font kann im akademischen Bereich frei benutzt werden, er ist jedoch kein Public Domain-Font. Der Autor behält sich alle Rechte an den Fonts und den Warenzeichen vor. Die Fonts dürfen nicht auf anderen Servern gespiegelt werden, in Font-Archive aufgenommen oder auf CD oder DVD weiterverbreitet werden. Eine kommerzielle Nutzung des Font ist nicht gestattet. Kommerzielle Versionen des gleichen Fonts im OpenType-Format bzw. mit einer kommerziellen Nutzungslizenz sind vom Autor erhältlich.

Download "RomanCyrillic Std"

(Click below to download the font file)

Ich habe die obigen Lizenzbestimmungen gelesen und stimme zu.
I have read the above licensing terms and agree to be bound by them.

Keyboard Drivers

Keyboard Drivers for the Mac can be downloaded from a separate page.
Windows users might try Q International QWERTY Keyboard (by Robert Hodge on Omniglot)

Other OCS Fonts on the Kodeks server:

See the pages for Bukyvede, Kliment Std. See also Method Std for the Academic standard black-letter OCS font.

KODEKS > Medieval Sections > Slavic Scripts

© S. Kempgen 2021