Sumana Font
Font Name:Sumana
Category:Basic > Serif
Glyphs:366 glyphs / 459 characters
License Type:SIL Open Font License
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Sumana is a family of Latin and Devanagari fonts for text setting and web usage. Designed by Alexei Vanyashin in 2014-2015 for Cyreal.

The Latin counterpart is derived from Lora by Olga Karpushina, Cyreal. Its vertical and horizontal metrics are adjusted to better match with the Devanagari. The meaning of Sumana in Sanskrit is flower, which is the meaning of Lora in Spanish. It was quite a challenge to match the graphical characteristics of each script and took many iterations to finalise the first release. I tried to keep the Devanagari closer to a traditional Indian calligraphic model while flavouring it with graphic solutions derived from Lora's Latin.

It is my first attempt to design a Devanagari, and I am thankful to Google Fonts for making this project happen, and to all experts who consulted with me on this project, including: Fiona Ross, Eric McLaughlin, Vaishnavi Murthy, Pria Ravichandran, and Wei Huang. The comments and revision history can be found in this discussion in the Google Fonts forum.

This project is led by Cyreal, an international type foundry focused on designing contemporary Latin and Cyrillic typefaces. To contribute, visit

Sumana Font Character Map

Sumana font contains 459 defined characters and 366 unique glyphs.

The font contains characters from the following unicode character ranges: Basic Latin (93), Latin-1 Supplement (96), Latin Extended-A (83), Latin Extended-B (4), Spacing Modifier Letters (9), Combining Diacritical Marks (1), Greek and Coptic (1), Devanagari (123), General Punctuation (16), Superscripts and Subscripts (1), Currency Symbols (3), Letterlike Symbols (5), Mathematical Operators (14), Geometric Shapes (2), Private Use Area (4), Alphabetic Presentation Forms (2).

  • Font Name:Sumana
  • Subfamily:Regular
  • Version:Version 1.015;PS 001.015;hotconv 1.0.70;makeotf.lib2.5.58329 DEVELOPMENT; ttfautohint (v0.94) -l 8 -r 50 -G 200 -x 14 -w "G"
  • Trademark:Sumana is a trademark of Cyreal (
  • Manufacturer:Cyreal
  • Designer:Cyreal, Alexei Vanyashin (Devanagari), Olga Karpushina (Latin)
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  • License:Copyright (c) 2015 Cyreal ( with Reserved Font Name "Sumana" This Font Software is licensed under the SIL Open Font License Version 1.1. This license is available with a FAQ at:
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Sumana is designed by Alexei Vanyashin for Cyreal. Latin design is based on Lora by Cyreal. This Font Software is licensed under the SIL Open Font License Version 1.1.


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Font Info

Sumana is a basic, serif font designed by Cyreal. The font is licensed under SIL Open Font License. The font is free for both personel and commercial usages, modification and distribution. In doubt please refer to the readme file in the font package or contact the designer directly from

The font is also available as a webfont at Google Fonts.

The zip archive contains the following files:

  • · OFL.txt
  • · Sumana-Regular.ttf
  • · Sumana-Bold.ttf
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