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Set up Noto fonts in Emacs
;; Provided by Sebastian Urban
;; More information at
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'adlam "Noto Sans Adlam")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'anatolian "Noto Sans Anatolian Hieroglyphs")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'arabic "Noto Sans Arabic")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'aramaic "Noto Sans Imperial Aramaic Regular")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'armenian "Noto Sans Armenian")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'avestan "Noto Sans Avestan")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'balinese "Noto Sans Balinese")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'bamum "Noto Sans Bamum")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'batak "Noto Sans Batak")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'bengali "Noto Sans Bengali")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'brahmi "Noto Sans Brahmi")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'buginese "Noto Sans Buginese")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'buhid "Noto Sans Buhid")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'burmese "Noto Sans Myanmar")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'canadian-aboriginal "Noto Sans Canadian Aboriginal")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'carian "Noto Sans Carian")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'chakma "Noto Sans Chakma")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'cham "Noto Sans Cham")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'cherokee "Noto Sans Cherokee")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'cjk-misc "Noto Sans CJK SC Regular")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'coptic "Noto Sans Coptic Regular")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'cuneiform "Noto Sans Cuneiform")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'cypriot-syllabary "Noto Sans Cypriot")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'deseret "Noto Sans Deseret")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'devanagari "Noto Sans Devanagari")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'egyptian "Noto Sans Egyptian Hieroglyphs Regular")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'ethiopic "Noto Sans Ethiopic")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'georgian "Noto Sans Georgian")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'glagolitic "Noto Sans Glagolitic")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'gothic "Noto Sans Gothic")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'gujarati "Noto Sans Gujarati")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'gurmukhi "Noto Sans Gurmukhi")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'han "Noto Sans CJK SC Regular")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'han "Noto Sans CJK TC Regular" nil 'append)
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'hangul "Noto Sans CJK KR Regular")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'hanunoo "Noto Sans Hanunoo")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'hebrew "Noto Sans Hebrew")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'inscriptional-pahlavi "Noto Sans Inscriptional Pahlavi")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'inscriptional-parthian "Noto Sans Inscriptional Parthian")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'javanese "Noto Sans Javanese")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'kaithi "Noto Sans Kaithi")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'kana "Noto Sans CJK JP Regular")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'kannada "Noto Sans Kannada")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'kayah-li "Noto Sans Kayah Li")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'kharoshthi "Noto Sans Kharoshthi")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'khmer "Noto Sans Khmer")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'lao "Noto Sans Lao")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'lepcha "Noto Sans Lepcha")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'limbu "Noto Sans Limbu")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'linear-b "Noto Sans Linear B")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'lisu "Noto Sans Lisu")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'lycian "Noto Sans Lycian")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'lydian "Noto Sans Lydian")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'malayalam "Noto Sans Malayalam")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'mandaic "Noto Sans Mandaic")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'meetei-mayek "Noto Sans Meetei Mayek")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'mongolian "Noto Sans Mongolian")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'tai-lue "Noto Sans New Tai Lue Regular")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'nko "Noto Sans NKo Regular")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'ogham "Noto Sans Ogham")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'ol-chiki "Noto Sans Ol Chiki")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'old-italic "Noto Sans Old Italic Regular")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'old-persian "Noto Sans Old Persian Regular")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'old-south-arabian "Noto Sans Old South Arabian Regular")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'old-turkic "Noto Sans Old Turkic")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'oriya "Noto Sans Oriya")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'osage "Noto Sans Osage")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'osmanya "Noto Sans Osmanya")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'phags-pa "Noto Sans Phags Pa")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'phoenician "Noto Sans Phoenician")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'rejang "Noto Sans Rejang")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'runic "Noto Sans Runic")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'samaritan "Noto Sans Samaritan")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'saurashtra "Noto Sans Saurashtra")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'shavian "Noto Sans Shavian")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'sinhala "Noto Sans Sinhala")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'sinhala-archaic-number "Noto Sans Sinhala")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'sundanese "Noto Sans Sundanese")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'syloti-nagri "Noto Sans Syloti Nagri")
;;(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'syriac "Noto Sans Syriac Eastern")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'syriac "Noto Sans Syriac Estrangela")
;;(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'syriac "Noto Sans Syriac Western")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'tagalog "Noto Sans Tagalog")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'tagbanwa "Noto Sans Tagbanwa")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'tai-le "Noto Sans Tai Le")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'tai-tham "Noto Sans Tai Tham")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'tai-viet "Noto Sans Tai Viet")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'tamil "Noto Sans Tamil")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'telugu "Noto Sans Telugu")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'thaana "Noto Sans Thaana")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'thai "Noto Sans Thai")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'tibetan "Noto Sans Tibetan")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'tifinagh "Noto Sans Tifinagh")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'ugaritic "Noto Sans Ugaritic")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'vai "Noto Sans Vai")
(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'yi "Noto Sans Yi")
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didibus commented Aug 13, 2021

I would also add:

(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'symbol "Noto Color Emoji")

To get support for Emojis, Dingbats, and other symbols. Though I've noticed Noto Color Emoji doesn't seem to have it all, for example it is missing Dingbat 278A, but if you install Symbola as well you should have those covered too. Here's how to set it as your fallback font for symbols missing from Noto Color Emoji:

(set-fontset-font "fontset-default" 'symbol "Symbola" nil 'append)

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