Word Stress in Russian

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List of irregularly stressed Russian nouns

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Word Schema Definition Ranking Gender Number Notes
бе'г a race 2253 - only-plural (Psg2 бегу')
More info: See бега' (type b)(plural-only) horse races.
бра'т a brother 340 - any (Gpl бра'тьев)(Npl бра'тья)
ве'ко a eyelid 4159 - any (Npl ве'ки)
го'спиталь a hospital 2543 m any (Npl го'спитали)
More info: There is a type e variant.
зу'б a tooth (of a tool) 471 - any (Gpl зу'бьев)(Npl зу'бья)
коле'но a knee 628 - any (Gpl коле'ней)(Npl коле'ни)(Dpl коле'ням)
More info: The н softens in the plural forms.
ко'рпус a trunk, body of a person or animal 2044 - any (Npl ко'рпусы)
More info: See ко'рпус (type c)(Npl корпуса') hull; building; army corps
ку'рица a hen, chicken 4410 - any (Gpl ку'р)(Npl ку'ры)
More info: Словарь трудностей doesn't recommend (Npl ку'рицы)(Gpl ку'риц)
ла'герь a group, группировка; current, tendency 926 - any (Npl ла'гери)
More info: See ла'герь (type c)(Npl лагеря') (concentration, summer, boy-scouts) camp
ле'с a wood 277 - no-plural (Gsg2 ле'су')
More info: See ле'с (type c)(con plural)(Psg2 лесу') forest. See леса' (type d)(con plural) fishing-line. See леса' (type b)(solo plural) scaffolding.
ме'ль a shoal 13772 f any (Npl ме'ли)(Psg2 мели')
пло'скость a dull joke, плоская шутка 7164 f any (Npl пло'скости)
More info: See пло'скость (type e) plane.
ро'ль a roll, package 754 - any (Npl ро'ли)
сле'сарь a metalworker, locksmith 5883 - any (Npl сле'сари)
More info: There is a type c (Npl слесаря') whick Словарь трудностей considers допустимо.
сосе'д a neighbour 812 - any (Gpl сосе'дей)(Npl сосе'ди)(Dpl сосе'дям)
More info: The д softens in the plural forms.
стро'й a regime (of a government) 1744 - any (Gpl стро'ев)(Npl стро'и)
More info: See строй (type c)(Npl строи')(Psg2 строю')(Gpl строёв) order, (military) formation
сту'л a chair 839 - any (Gpl сту'льев)(Npl сту'лья)
ступе'нь a step, footstep 4029 - any (Npl ступе'ни)
More info: See ступе'нь (type e) degree, level.
то'карь a turner, lathe operator 15499 - any (Npl то'кари)
More info: There is a type c variant (Npl токаря') which Словарь трудностей considers "допустимо" (permisible).
то'рмоз a obstacle, hindrance 6371 - any (Npl то'рмозы)
More info: See то'рмоз (type c)(Npl тормоза') (car) brake
хозя'ин a master; owner; host 358 - any (Gpl хозя'ев)(Npl хозя'ева)
це'х a 1. workshop; 2. guild, corporation 3035 - any (Npl це'хи)
More info: In the first sence, there is a type c variant (Npl цеха'). According to Nogueira and Turover, it is familiar. According to Словарь трудностей, it is допустимо.
я'блоко a apple 2217 - any (Npl я'блоки)
алтарь' b altar 11922 m any (Npl алтаря'//алтари')
багаж' b luggage, baggage 7253 - any (Npl багажи')
бега' b races (of harnessed horses) 24859 - only-plural (Gpl бего'в)
More info: See бе'г (type a)(no plural)(Psg2 бегу') race.
беглец' b fugitive 6991 - any (Npl беглецы')
бедняк' b poor man 10363 - any (Npl бедняки')
белок' b white (of the eye); white (of an egg) 2878 - any (Npl белки')
бельё' b linen, washing 2415 - no-plural
бинт' b bandage 6996 - any (Npl бинты')
бич' b whip, lash 9286 - any (Npl бичи')
близнец' b twin, gemellus, geminus 6128 - any (Npl близнецы')
More info: The plural is more common.
блин' b blin (kind of pancake) 4777 - any (Npl блины')
боб' b bean 7571 - any (Npl бобы')
болтовня' b talk, chatter, jabber 7176 - no-plural
большинство' b majority 980 - no-plural
борец' b fighter 7523 - any (Npl борцы')
борщ' b borshch 6861 - any (Npl борщи')
борьба' b fight, struggle 802 - no-plural
бугор' b hillock, knoll, mound 6258 - any (Npl бугры')
букварь' b alphabet 24196 m any (Npl буквари')
бык' b 1. bull; 2. pier (of a bridge) 1398 - any (Npl быки')
быстрота' b quickness, rapidity; (скорость) speed 6392 - no-plural
василёк' b corn-flower 17028 - any (Npl васильки')
вдовец' b widower 24145 - any (Npl вдовцы')
венок' b crown 6729 - any (Npl венки')
весы' b balance, scales -1 - only-plural (Gpl весо'в)
More info: See ве'с (type c)(Npl веса')(Gsg2 ве'су) weight.
вещество' b substance, matter 1797 - any (Gpl веще'ств)(Npl вещества')
винт' b 1. screw; 2. vint (card game) 6716 - any (Npl винты')