a mark (ˇ) used over certain consonant letters in the orthography of some languages to indicate a specific sound, or used in certain systems of symbols for representing speech sounds
A diacritical mark (ˇ) that is used over certain letters, such as č, to indicate quality of pronunciation. Also called caron.
Origin of hacekCzech háček, diminutive of hák, hook, from Middle High German hāken, from Old High German hāko; see keg- in Indo-European roots.
(plural haceks or hacky)
- Alternative spelling of háček.
AnagramsSee also: Hacek
- Cheka, hecka