Abyssinica SIL is a mature product with no major changes anticipated. We will be releasing maintenance updates to fix bugs.

We welcome other developers who wish to get involved in supporting and enhancing this font.

Source Code

Abyssinica SIL is licensed according to the terms of the SIL Open Font License. The latest source files are available in a Github project.

Ethiopic Font Developers

Abyssinica SIL uses kerning to give a better presentation of characters which might otherwise have too much space between them. If you are a font developer and wish to include kerning in your font, the list of kerning pairs is available here: Ethiopic Kerning Pairs

Information for Contributors

We welcome contributions to this font project, such as new glyphs, enhanced smart font code, or bug fixes. The best way to begin the process is to file an issue in the Github project (Abyssinica SIL) or respond to an existing issue and express your interest. Then we can begin to correspond with you regarding what all might be required and discuss how to best submit your contributions.

To enable us to accept contributions in a way that honors your contribution and respects your copyright while preserving long-term flexibility for open source licensing, you would also need to agree to the SIL International Contributor License Agreement for Font Software (v1.0) prior to sending us your contribution. To read more about this requirement and find out how to submit the required form, please visit the CLA information page.


If you would like to contact the development team, please use the Contact form.