Noto Sans Mende Kikakui is an unmodulated (“sans serif”) design for texts in the African Mende script.

Noto Sans Mende Kikakui contains 228 glyphs, 3 OpenType features, and supports 218 characters from the Unicode block Mende Kikakui.

Supported writing systems


Mende (Mende Kikakui) is an African abugida, written right-to-left. Used in Sierra Leone for the Mende language (2 million speakers). Created by Mohammed Turay. Was widely used in the early 20th century, later largely replaced by the Latin script. Needs software support for complex text layout (shaping). Read more on ScriptSource, Unicode, Wikipedia, Wiktionary, r12a.