As you can tell from the title of this article, the Ancient Hylian alphabet found in Skyward Sword has been translated and made readily available as a font for everyone to download, now! Just check out the source link below the quote to get to the site and download the font file. Then, you and your friends can correspond in the language of the ancient Hylians like the geeks/nerds you are (I am!)
“Alphabet existing from the reign of the goddess Hylia. It can be seen in various locations such as in Skyloft and the pedestal of the Goddess’ Sword where it is enshrined. This ancient text can not be translated.”
It’s finally here! The complete Skyward Sword Hylian Alphabet, and as a font to boot!
All characters are assigned accordingly, even J, Q and X which had previously eluded readability.
In light of Hyrule Historia claiming that the alphabet was “too ancient to translate”, the small text in the Lanayru images in fact were hiding the full alphabet, right under our noses.
— Here’s an image showing how to see the alphabet in game:[link] —
This is free for personall use. It is also free to upload elsewhere so long as credit for the font creation is given. A link back would be nice, too. ;3
Info & FAQS:
* Font installation on windows: Drag & drop the font file into the C:\WINDOWS\Fonts folder
* Font installation on a mac: place the font file in the Home Folder > Library > Font Folder
Q: Some of the letters are using the same character, is it supposed to be this way?
A: Yes. The alphabet used throughout the game has some of the characters doubling as more than one letter. The doubled ones are supposed to be that way, and are as follows:
D & W – E & K – G & Q – I & X – O & Z – P & T