Schriftanatomie übersetzt / Type-anatomy translated

Switching quite regularly between German and English it can be helpful to have the right terms handy. Especially when it comes to type design. In addition a visual example is in development. Until then:

Endstrich, Endung – terminal

Querbalken – cross stroke or cross bar (t, f)

Bauch – bowl (a, p)

Fähnchen, Tropfen – ear (g)

Schlinge – bowl (g)

Scheitel – apex (A, M)

Schenkel – vertex

Punze – counter, eye (o, p)

Achselfläche – shoulder

Querbalken – link

Fuss – leg (k, R)

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