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  • Sans serif [classification] | Definition and Translations

    Sans serif (from French “sans” meaning “without”) is a category of typefaces that do not have serifs.


    Dutch: schreefloos
    French: Linéale (sans empattement, ou Antique)
    German: Grotesk, serifenlos
    Italian: [carattere [tipografico]] senza grazie, (bastoni)
    Norwegian: Grotesk, stenskrift
    Polish: grotesk
    Russian: гроте́ск
    Spanish: palo seco, lineal

    Related Term(s): Serif [classification] Slab Serif [classification]

    Ralf Herrmann By Ralf Herrmann ()
    Contributors: Riccardo Sartori Xavier Álvarez Alexis B. Przemysław Sakrajda Frode Helland J-Gineste

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