Associations to the word «Hacek»


HÁČEK, noun. (orthography and typography) A caron; a diacritical mark (ˇ) usually resembling an inverted circumflex, but in the cases of ď, Ľ, ľ, and ť resembling a prime (′) instead.
HACEK, noun. Alternative spelling of háček
HÁCEK, noun. Rare spelling of háček.
HAČEK, noun. Alternative spelling of háček
HACEK, proper noun. A surname​.
HAĊEK, noun. Rare spelling of háček.
HAC̬EK, noun. Rare spelling of háček.
HÁČEK, proper noun. A surname​.
HAĈEK, noun. (rare) (nonstandard) Alternative spelling of háček
HACEK, acronym. (pathology) Haemophilus aphrophilus, Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans (the former name of Haemophilus actinomycetemcomitans), Cardiobacterium hominis, Eikenella corrodens, Kingella kingae — five gram-negative bacillus that are typically associated with being fastidious or difficult to culture and which can cause bacterial endocarditis.
HÁČEK LANGUAGE, noun. (informal) Any one of the four Slavic languages (viz. Czech, Serbo-Croatian, Slovak, and Slovene) and two Baltic languages (viz. Latvian and Lithuanian) that use the háček (ˇ) for the letters Č, Š, and Ž (or more, depending on the language) as part of their standard orthography.

Dictionary definition

HACEK, noun. A diacritical mark (an inverted circumflex) placed above certain letters (such as the letter c) to indicate pronunciation.

Wise words

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