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Description

Dongle(동글) is a rounded sans-serif typeface for display. It is a modular Hangeul with the de-square frame, creating a playful and rhythmic movement. The name, Dongle(동글) comes from a Korean onomatopoeia, meaning ‘rounded or curved shape(with adorable impression)’.
Dongle was originally designed as a ‘Jamo(consonant and vowel in Hangeul) typing module’ for the author’s student project. Later it revised into ‘syllabic module’ to be released to the public. As the character size varies according to the syllable structure, Dongle typeface is much smaller compared to other square frame Korean typefaces. Therefore, it is better to adjust the font size visually to your liking, rather than relying on the point size of the editing program.
It is designed especially for Hangeul typography, but it also includes Latin alphabet as a part of KS X 1001. This typeface has a light, regular, and bold weight.

Basic Information
Dongle(동글) is a revised name of ‘Dongle Hangeul(동글한글)’ which was released in 2012. It consists of a full set of modern Hangeul syllables(11,172 characters), Google Latin plus set, and punctuations and symbols in KS X 1001. • Dongle Hangeul Light, Medium, Bold were released in 2012. • Some of the Latin alphabets and symbols are revised for Ver.2.0 in 2020. • ‘Medium’ weight is renamed to ‘Regular’ in Ver.2.0

Type Designer

Yanghee Ryu

Yanghee Ryu is an independent type designer. Since she released ‘Gowun-Hangeul‘ in 2010, she has participated in a lot of personal and commercial typeface development projects. She keeps working on designing Korean fonts that are well-harmonized with multiple languages.

Open source details

Dongle is available via an open source license. You're free to use it with your Adobe Fonts account just as you would any other font in the Adobe Fonts library. For information regarding other uses of Dongle, see copyright and license details for Dongle Light, Dongle Regular, and Dongle Bold.

Licensing Information
The full Adobe Fonts library is cleared for both personal and commercial use.

As with everything from Adobe Fonts, you can use these fonts for:

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How to Use

You may encounter slight variations in the name of this font, depending on where you use it. Here’s what to look for.

Desktop

In application font menus, this font will display:

{{familyCtrl.selectedVariation.preferred_family_name}} {{familyCtrl.selectedVariation.preferred_subfamily_name}}

Web

To use this font on your website, use the following CSS:


font-family: {{familyCtrl.selectedVariation.family.css_font_stack.replace('"', '').replace('",', ', ')}};
font-style: italicnormal;
font-weight: {{familyCtrl.selectedVariation.font.web.weight}};
        

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