MeeraNew is the default Malayalam font for Fedora 36. I have just released a much improved version of this libre font and they are just built for Fedora 36 & rawhide; which should reach the users in a week of time. For the impatient, you may enable
updates-testing repository and provide karma/feedback.
Two major improvements are present in version 1.3
- Improved x-height to match RIT Rachana, the serif counterpart. This should improve readability at default font sizes.
- Large improvements to many kerning pairs including the above-base mark positioning of dotreph (
0D4E) character (e.g.
ൎയ്യ), ി (
0D3F), ീ (
0D40)vowel symbols (e.g.
ന്റി), post-base symbols of Ya, Va (e.g.