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Questions about stress and stressed syllables in words and phrases. List of stressed Russian glyphs: Á á Ó ó É é У́ ý И́ и́ Ы́ ы́ Э́ э́ Ю́ ю́ Я́ я́.

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Do other feminine geographical proper nouns ending in the soft sign have the same declension stress pattern as Русь?

Besides Русь, which has stressed endings in the genitive, dative and prepositional cases (Руси́) and stem stressed instrumental (Ру́сью), are there other soft-sign feminine geographical proper nouns ...
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два тела, два села - where is the accent placed? [closed]

When we say "два тела" and "два села", where have the nouns тела and села the accent ? On the first syllable or on the last one ? I ask this because the noun тело has the ...
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Формы слова "Аде'я"

В словаре Даля есть слово "Аде'я" - "Ад". Ударение указано на "я". Меня поглощает вопрос - какая будет форма слова для родительного падежа множественного числа? Ад'ей? ...
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Do certain prefixes attract stress?

I recently noticed that words вы́вески, на́дписи, вы́прямился have stress on the first syllables. Is it because certain prefixes attract stress? Is there any rule regarding this? Yes, I'm desperately ...
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Какое ударение в слове бурекас?

Нигде не пишут на какой слог ставить ударение в слове бурекас. Слово, как я вижу, имеет корни в турецком и греческом языках, а также в иврите. В google translate на греческом языке воспроизведение ...
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How can I type Russian characters with accents in KDE? [closed]

I asked this question in the Unix & Linux community, where I think it is on-topic but nobody who knows noticed (and answered) it, so I am repeating it here, although I fear it may be off-topic, ...
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How does one hear the stress in Russian words?

How can I hear which syllable is considered stressed in a Russian word? And: how, exactly, should stress in Russian pronunciation be realised? My problem I realise that to stress a syllable is to ...
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Как правильно - "наебну́лся" или "наёбнулся"?

Как правильно - наебну́лся или наёбнулся?
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How to pronounce the unstressed е in прише́дшие?

Wikipedia says: ... /e/ has merged with /i/ (or /i/ and /ɨ/ if /ɨ/ is considered a phoneme): for instance, лиса́ (lisá) 'fox' and леса́ 'forests' are both pronounced /lʲiˈsa/, phonetically ...
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Fragmented stress of feminine nouns

Recently I've found a few feminine nouns, whose declension follows the following pattern: Singular/Plural N./A. но́вость; но́вости G. но́вости; новосте́й D. но́вости; новостя́м I. но́востью; ...
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Stress mark of утро

The stress of the word утро seems to be irregular, since it depends on the absence or presence of a preposition. According to some sources: the stress is always у́тр- without a preposition. the ...
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Is there a non stressed ё?

It's told that ё is always stressed. However, when browsing declension charts of numerals, if I'm not mistaken, I noticed the following: Трёхсо́т With a stress mark on the syllable -сот. So what ...
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Pronunciation of "часа"

What is the right way to stress the word часа? I've seen both ча́са and часа́, is there a special case for each?
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Pronunciation of "Иванов"

What is the correct way to stress the Russian surname Иванов? I have seen both Ивано́в and Ива́нов.
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"Критический": How should it be prounounced?

I was creating a Memrise course for Russian the other day and as I was collecting audio files from Forvo to add to it, I came upon this word: крити́ческий Usually, when I make a course, I add a field ...
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"Про Шария" - где ставить ударение?

Is there any rule in Russian on how to put stresses on last names in conjugation, precisely in Accusative? What's the right way of saying: про Шария or про Шария? It looked logical to me that since ...
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Does anyone know of a simpler way to add accents to Cyrillic vowels than what is typically found online?

Not too long ago, I found a web page that gave instructions for adding accent marks to Cyrillic vowels. Unlike many other instructions I have seen, these were beautifully simple in that you typed the ...
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Why do stress patterns often match between cognates in Russian and Ukrainian?

I sometimes find myself looking up Russian words on wiktionary and following the etymology of the word upstream to find what words it is related to, as you do. I think I've noticed a peculiar thing: ...
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What are the words, where stresses are important?

There are some confusing words in russian, because they can be stressed differently and mean different things. I know some, like: "замки", "стрелки", "белки", "кружки". Is there a website [or any ...
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Russian classic literature with stress markings

I am a Polish native speaker. I have a pretty good passive understanding of written Russian. I have however a terrible pronunciation, especially with regards to stress (it always falls on the ...
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Russian prepositions & stress

Because prepositions act like clitics, they are pronounced as if the're part of the next word.Does that mean the vowels of the prepositions are also reduced to [ə] and [ɐ] and does this also apply to ...
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Stressed and unstressed [a]

I'm having some trouble distinguishing [ɐ] and [a]. In fast speech I usually pronounce [ɐ] like [a]. Such as Алáния or Голосá. Does it really matter?
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Is мне stressed?

Is мне stressed (as in, is it pronounced mnyeh?)? Is this always the case? If not, what are some examples? Also, what about other short words such as по?
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Stress on Particles and Past Tense

I am never quite sure when to stress particles such as не. Also, I am confused about people saying that the a in the past tense feminine is stressed, and whether or not this is always the case. I am ...
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Where does the stress mark go in Межибовский?

I've recently figured out how my last name is spelled in russian. When my ancestors came to Argentina (and transliterated their last name) they wrote Mellibovsky ("ll" is a phoneme that in rioplatense ...
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Do instrumental forms of numerals like двумястами have secondary stress?

A claim has turned up on the Linguistics SE that двумястами and other such forms have two stressed syllables. I disagree; -мя- seems pre-emphatic to me here, and Wiktionary is with me on this. ...
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Are there non-stress-related homographs in Russian?

Are there homographs in Russian that sound different besides the stress? E.g. like "read" in English: I will read (ee) that book VS I have just read (e) that book P.S. I hope the answer to this ...
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Homographs that differ only with respect to a stress

A friend of mine is working on a software that places stress in Russian words. In the process, he got himself wondering about words that differ only with respect to stress, like “за́мок” and “замо́к”. ...
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Stress in "творог"

The Russian Wikipedia page for творог says that its stress could be in either syllable, but that in standard speech, especially in the mainstream media, the stress is only used in the second syllable. ...
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How important is the "musical" intonation by asking?

"Интонация" is the word my tutor mentioned. In case he was right, I'd like to know how important it is. As I understood (don't blame him if I'm wrong!), context-free questions need certain verbal aid ...
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"Изображён" but "обезобра́жен" - why do stresses in these word differ?

Today I've heard on the radio that news presenter pronounced изображён (depicted) like изобра́жен (upd - here is a link, checkout 19:02). This sounds to me definitely wrong. For me pronouncing this ...
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Знак ударения (в раскладке и не только) [closed]

В современнном русском знак ударения поджидает примерно такая же судьба, что и букву ё. Тем не менее хотелось бы уточнить: предусмотрен ли это знак в русской раскладке клавиатуры? Если да, то каким ...
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Cases when stress has to be moved to preposition

In Polish language in some combination containing prepositions, stress is moved from following word on the preposition - for example, na nas. A couple of days ago I've been thinking about this fact ...
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Automatic stress marking of Russian text

I'd like to be able to take any piece of Russian text and have the stress marks automatically added. I think this would be a useful tool for learners but I can't find a site that does this. Is there ...
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General rules for stressing words the right way

Твóрог or творóг? How do I know which pronunciation is right without looking it up in the dictionary?
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Which syllable is stressed in комплексный?

I looked in a couple of dictionaries, and they claim that комплексный is stressed on o - кóмплексный. However, when it comes to complex numbers in math, most of the professors at my university (many ...
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