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I would like to find out which fonts actually have glyphs in a particular Unicode range (such as Cyrillic, Armenian, Georgian etc). I am familiar with Character Map and Font Matrix programs, but there is no way to make a particular Unicode range "stick" in order to see which fonts do support it. Is there a better way than to have to click through all the fonts and eyeball all the ranges in the list box?

Thanks!

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You can use the fc-list tool to list fonts matching various patterns. One such pattern is to query fonts for their language coverage.

To query for fonts supporting Armenian (which has a two letter ISO language code hy), run the following:

fc-list :lang=hy

The same should work for other languages you are interested in.

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