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tečka

See also: tecka, Tecka, and TECKA

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From the Czech tečka (dot”, “point”, “spot”; “period”, “full stop”; “tittle”; “dot” (diacritic), “tečka).

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tečka (plural tečky)

  1. (rare, only in reference to the diacritic’s historical use in Czech, superseded by the háček) A dot diacritic (used to mark consonantal palatalisation).
    • 1977, Folia Slavica I–II, page 82:
      Unsystematic use of diacritics (the háček (ˇ), čárka (´), tečka (˙)) marks the Strahov copy…as no earlier than mid-15th century.

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CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

Coined during Czech National Revival, based on Russian точка (tóčka), sharing origin with tknout, týkat.[1]

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tečka f

  1. dot, point, spot
  2. period, full stop (at the end of a sentence)
  3. tittle (such as over i and j)
  4. dot (diacritic), tečka

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  1. ^ tečka in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2007