Alt Codes for Czech Letters with Accents

Below is the complete list of keyboard shortcuts using Windows Alt codes for letters with accents or diacritics that are used in writing in the Czech language. If you are new to Alt codes and need detailed instructions on how to use them, please read How to Use Alt Codes to Enter Special Characters. Alternatively, instead of using Alt codes, you can also just quickly tap or click any accented letter in the list below to copy it and paste it into your document.

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In the Czech language, several letters can be modified with diacritical marks to represent specific sounds or phonetic distinctions. Here are all the letters with accents or diacritics used in the Czech alphabet:

  1. Á (a with acute accent): Represents a long /aː/ sound, as in “ház” (house).
  2. Č (c with caron): Represents a voiceless postalveolar fricative /t͡ʃ/, similar to the “ch” sound in “church,” as in “čaj” (tea).
  3. Ď (d with caron): Represents a voiced postalveolar affricate /d͡ʒ/, as in the “j” sound in “jump,” as in “ďábel” (devil).
  4. É (e with acute accent): Represents a long /ɛː/ sound, as in “léto” (summer).
  5. Ě (e with caron): Represents a diphthong sound /jɛ/, as in “děvče” (girl).
  6. Í (i with acute accent): Represents a long /iː/ sound, as in “kůň” (horse).
  7. Ň (n with caron): Represents a palatal nasal /ɲ/, as in “koňak” (cognac).
  8. Ó (o with acute accent): Represents a long /oː/ sound, as in “můj” (my).
  9. Ř (r with caron): Represents a voiced alveolar fricative /r̝/, a unique sound in Czech, as in “řeka” (river).
  10. Š (s with caron): Represents a voiceless postalveolar fricative /ʃ/, similar to the “sh” sound in “shoe,” as in “škola” (school).
  11. Ť (t with caron): Represents a voiceless postalveolar affricate /t͡ʃ/, similar to Č, but voiceless, as in “ťápání” (tapping).
  12. Ú (u with acute accent): Represents a long /uː/ sound, as in “dům” (house).
  13. Ů (u with ring above): Represents a long /uː/ sound, as in “kůň” (horse).
  14. Ý (y with acute accent): Represents a long /iː/ sound, as in “hýbat” (to move).
  15. Ž (z with caron): Represents a voiced postalveolar fricative /ʒ/, similar to the “s” sound in “measure,” as in “žena” (woman).

These diacritical marks in the Czech language play a crucial role in distinguishing different sounds and meanings of words. Understanding and correctly using them is essential for accurate pronunciation and communication in Czech.

For Alt codes for letters with accents or diacritical marks that are used in other foreign languages, visit Alt Codes for Latin Letters with Accents or Diacritical Marks used in Foreign Languages. For the the complete list of the first 256 Windows Alt Codes, visit Windows Alt Codes for Special Characters & Symbols.