Noto Serif Malayalam is a modulated (“serif”) design for texts in the Indic Malayalam script.

Noto Serif Malayalam has multiple weights, contains 354 glyphs, 10 OpenType features, and supports 187 characters from 4 Unicode blocks: Malayalam, Basic Latin, General Punctuation, Devanagari.

Supported writing systems


Malayalam (മലയാളം) is an Indic abugida, written left-to-right (38 million users). Used since c. 830 CE in India for Malayalam (official language of the Kerala state), Irula, Paniya and some other languages. Derived from the a Vatteluttu alphabet. Has 15 vowel letters, 42 consonant letters, and a few other symbols. Needs software support for complex text layout (shaping). Read more on ScriptSource, Unicode, Wikipedia, Wiktionary, r12a.