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- 1988, Jost Wiedmann and Jürgen Kullmann [eds.], Cephalopods Present and Past: O.H. Schindewolf Symposium, Tübingen 1985 (Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung; ISBN 3510651332, 9783510651337),
- The Bathmoceratidae are largely straight shells of Whiterock age, first known from the Šarka (pronounced Sharka from a hatchek over the Š) the Kunda of the Baltic, the Llanvirn apron of Wales, and more recently from northwestern China, […]
- 1988 August 18th (6:12pm), “
- A professor here wants to use the Times hatchek over the letters z, s, and c. Is there any way (we’re using Word 3.x) to place the hatchek over these letters? What use is an accent if you can’t put it over a letter? BTW, simply typing Option-Shift-period (for a hatchek) followed by z,s, or c, does not work, probably because there are no such letters in the font.
- 1991, Peter Hugh Reed, American Record Guide (Helen Dwight Reid Educational Foundation), volume 54, issue 2,
- When I opened the booklet I discovered an endearing detail. The printer had no hatchek — the flattened “v” that appears over letters in Czech — to put over Dvořak’s R. So somebody laboriously inked in all the hatcheks. A little handicraft in the age of the microchip should not go overlooked.
- 1993, Gyula Decsy and A.J. Bodrogligeti [eds.], Eurasian Studies Yearbook, volumes 65–66 (Eurolingua; ISBN 0931922488, 9780931922480),
- Out of 14 so-called critical cases at the consonants, we find only three identical markings between the Hussian Czech and the Hungarian orthography (ż, ṅ, ṫ). Note that Hus originally used dots as diacritic marks (as did the Hungarian Bible translators), the “Hatchek” (ˇ as in č, š, etc.) was introduced in the Czech spelling only in the 16th century.
- 1996, Acta Universitatis Carolinae: Philologica (Universita Karlova), issue 1,
- […] ‘hatchek’ as diacritic to mark ‘softness’ though followed by ‘soft’ e,i which make the diacritic redundant; they also wrote the diphthong ô as uo, etc.).
- 2001, Felix K. Ameka, “Ideophones and the nature of the adjective word class in Ewe”, pages 25–48 in Typological Studies in Language XLIV: Ideophones (
, endnote 2
- High tones are marked throughout with an acute accent in addition to the low tones that are customarily marked in the traditional orthography with a grave accent. The hatchek marks a rising tone.
- 1919, Stuart Appleton Courtis, The Gary Public Schools: Measurements of Classroom Products (General Education Board),
- […] ny aent want inside The house and I want and take The hatck and was choping the wood with the hatchek and chop my Finger and my nother wasnot Home so I uat crying […]
- 1993, Faye Moskowitz, And the Bridge Is Love: Life Stories (Beacon Press; ISBN 0807063274, 9780807063279),
- “Put away your hatcheks,” he begged. “I have a key.”