Paratype Typographic Glossary

Non-alphabetic

See Analphabetic

Non-lining figures

See Text figures

Nonpareil

An old name for type size of 6 points (~2,11 mm).

Number sign

See Octothorp

Numerals

See Figures

Numero sign

The sign stands for number in Russian typography. It was borrowed from France and Germany in 19th century. It is interesting that numero sign now is not used. Now number sign usually is composed from separate letters with period: [No.]. See also Octothorp.

Nut

The same as en.