>I just saw the Faux Arabic script featured on MyFonts.com and it reminded me
>of something I've always wondered about.
>There have long been Western typefaces (such as that one) that imitate
>foreign alphabets or scripts. Has anyone ever seen any examples of the
>reverse, that is, a Cyrillic, Arabic, Chinese, (whatever) font meant to look
>like roman letterforms?
There was a face chosen in a Morisawa, mid-'90s, that used Bodonioid bits
and pieces to do this for Kanji and Kana -- but whether it gained the type
of acceptance that fauxexotics have in Latin dunno.
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