On the third day of Lexember I continue the theme of typesetting by including another measurement.

Lexember 3: nakamopyako

The third word is a specialized word for typography.

Pronunciation

  • nakamopyàko: /na.ka.mo.ꜜpja.ko/
  • nakamopyāko: /na.ka.mo.pjaː.ko/
  • nakamopyáko: /na.ka.mo.ꜛpja.ko/

Noun

nakamopyàko

  1. A typeface that favors larger bottom elements compared to top.
  2. A typeface that has a large number of swirls or embellishments.
  3. A typeface that has a low x-height.

nakamopyáko

  1. A typeface that favors smaller bottom elements compared to top.
  2. A typeface that has few or little decorations or swirls.
  3. A typeface that has a high x-height.

Verb

nakamopyāko

  1. To struggle with the choice of letter and glyph appearance to convey a specific meaning.
2016-12-03