hyphen -

(spojovník in czech)

Compound words

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en dash –

(pomlčka in czech)

Between numbers

You can find it in chapters 9–11.

Ranges (where a word “to” could be used)

The store was open 6:00 am – 7:00 pm, Monday – Friday.

em dash —

(dlouhá pomlčka in czech)

In place of a comma, parentheses or colon

…software is done similarly—it is open source…

en dash may be used here but with spaces (this form is more common in czech)

S politováním musíme říci – i přes ohlas celé akce – že zde o žádný průkopnický čin nejde.

Quotation marks

(uvozovky in czech)

The phrase “be that as it may” appears far too often…

Single quotation marks

“When I say ‘immediately,’ I mean some time before August,” said the…

In czech the marks are different (The first is Single Low-9 Quotation Mark)

Říká se: ‚Kdo jinému jámu kopá, sám do ní padá.‘

Some other languages

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Straight quotes

(rovné uvozovky in czech)

var message = "I'm in."


(apostrof in czech)

I’m in.