This is a zip file, with three files in the folder, TrueType, OpenType and a pdf of all the symbols with their meanings and keystroke. Install like any other font on Mac or Windows....or available on CD...see our other listing for the CD
100 Symbols in an easy to use font for Mac or Windows. Comes with a pdf catalog of all the symbols and their african names, literal meanings and symbolic meanings. CD has both True Type and Open type formats. Because this is software it is non-returnable. Perfect for tattoo, textile designs, projects, jewelry patterns etc.
About this font family
The Adinkra name, by legend, comes from the King who was conquered by the Ashante people of Ghana. The king, Adinkra, wore wonderful patterned fabrics. Adinkra means “goodbye,” and the symbols were reserved for funeral garments. Today the symbols are part of the Ghana popular culture and around the world. You will find the symbols on everything from housing, clothing, to tattoos. These 100 symbols are accompanied by the Ghana name, a loose translation and what the symbol has come to represent. The meanings and symbols are by no means the complete list and some people do not use the exact same translations and meaning as you will find here. These are for casual use and not historical or anthropologically completely accurate.
Fonts remain SymbolMinded copyright. You are permitted to use them for your own creations but you are not allowed to distribute them, sell them or allow other people to copy them. These have been illustrated and research by SymbolMinded a division of Satuit Trading Co.
Design & Copyright: Marie Flaherty 2012/ SymbolMinded®