Definitions for hacekˈhɑ tʃɛk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ha•čekˈhɑ tʃɛk(n.)

or há•ček

  1. a diacritical mark (ˇ) placed over a letter in some languages, as Czech and Lithuanian, and in some systems of phonetic transcription, esp. to indicate that a sound is palatalized.

    Category: Phonetics

Origin of haček:

1950–55; < Czech háček, dim. of hák hook < G; see hook

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hacek, wedge(noun)

    a diacritical mark (an inverted circumflex) placed above certain letters (such as the letter c) to indicate pronunciation

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a backward-facing point on an arrowhead, fishing-hook etc.

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