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
ум' b intelligence 604 - any (Npl умы')
у'с c moustache 1712 - any (Npl усы')
More info: The Npl is used more frequently. The singular refers to one side of the moustache.
утюг' b (flat) iron, smoothing-iron 6641 - any (Npl утюги')
у'хо e ear 387 - any (Gpl уше'й)(Npl у'ши)
ученик' b pupil 1523 - any (Npl ученики')
учи'тель c teacher 914 - any (Npl учителя')
More info: See учи'тель (type a)(Npl учи'тели) master (of a doctrine).
февраль' b February 3587 m any (Npl феврали')
фонарь' b lantern, lamp 1781 m any (Npl фонари')
шов' b seam, stitch; join, junction 6902 - any (Npl швы')
фро'нт c front 968 - any (Npl фронты')
More info: According to Словарь трудностей, фро'нты is obsolete
фураж' b forage, fodder -1 - any More info: no plural or (Npl фуражи').
хвост' b tail 1083 - any (Npl хвосты')
хле'в c cattle-shed, cow-house 18878 - any (Npl хлева')(Psg2 хлеву')
хлыст' b whip 18944 - any (Npl хлысты')
ход' special 1. motion, run; 2. course; 3. move, turn; 4. entrance, passage 517 - any
хозя'ин a master; owner; host 358 - any (Gpl хозя'ев)(Npl хозя'ева)
холм' b hill, hillock 2055 - any (Npl холмы')
хо'лод c cold, coldness 1623 - any (Npl холода')(Gsg2 хо'лоду)
холостяк' b bachelor 11344 - any (Npl холостяки')
хо'р c choir 3496 - any (Npl хоры')
More info: There is a type a variant, (Npl хо'ры).
хребет' b 1. backbone; 2. summit; 3. mountain range 4539 - any (Npl хребты')
христос' b Christ -1 - any (Isg христо'м)(Dsg христу')(Asg христа')(Psg христе')(Gsg христа')
хрусталь' b crystal; cut-glass ware 12880 m any More info: no plural or (Npl хрустали').
царь' b czar; king 1263 - any (Npl цари')
цветок' b flower 793 - any (Gpl цвето'в)(Npl цветы')
More info: It seems (Npl цветки') corresponds to a different sense of the word. (Npl цветы') is widely accepted.
цена' d' price 874 - any (Npl це'ны)(Asg це'ну)
це'пь e chain 2102 f any (Npl це'пи)(Psg2 цепи')
це'рковь e church 1471 f any (Npl це'ркви)(Dpl церква'м//це'рквя'м)(Ipl церква'ми//церквя'ми)(Ppl церква'х//це'рквя'х)
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.
ча'й c tea 721 - any (Gpl чаёв)(Npl чаи')(Psg2 чаю')(Gsg2 ча'ю)
ча'с c hour 147 - any (Npl часы')(Psg2 часу')(Gsg2 ча'су)
More info: 2,3,4 часа'
ча'сть e part 221 f any (Npl ча'сти)
челове'к special man, person 33 - any (Gpl люде'й)(Npl лю'ди)(Ipl людьми')(Ppl лю'дях)(Apl люде'й)(Dpl лю'дям)
More info: In the singular, stress follows scheme a.
червяк' b 1. worm; 2.screw 10106 - any (Npl червяки')
чердак' b garret 5938 - any (Npl чердаки')
че'реп c skull 3141 - any (Npl черепа')
черновик' b rough copy 14528 - any (Npl черновики')
чёрт e devil 1100 - any (Gpl черте'й)(Npl че'рти)(Dpl чертя'м)
More info: The т softens in the plural. In nominative plural, ё unexpectedly becomes е'.
черта' b 1. line, stroke; 2. limit, frontier; 3. trait 523 - any (Gpl че'рт)(Npl черты')
чертёж' b draft; sketch 7734 - any (Npl чертежи')
чеснок' b garlic 10268 - any (Gsg2 чесноку')
More info: no plural or (Npl чесноки'). Paperno y Leed: The singular forms of this word are used as a collective noun to refer to garlic as a crop, a food, or a number of individual bulbs. The phrase голо'вка чеснока' is used to refer to one bulb of garlic. The phrase до'лька чеснока' is used to refer to one clove. Plural forms are not used.
четверг' b Thursday 7372 - any (Npl четверги')
че'тверть e one quarter 3054 f any (Npl че'тверти)
чехол' b (soft) cover, case 8636 - any (Npl чехлы')
чешуя' b scales 13156 - any More info: no plural or (Npl чешуи')(Gpl чешу'й).
число' d 1. number; 2. date 619 - any (Gpl чи'сел)(Npl чи'сла)
чугун' b cast iron 13500 - any More info: no plural or (Npl чугуны').
чудак' b crank, eccentric (man) 4615 - any (Npl чудаки')
чу'до c 1. miracle; 2. monster 1020 - any (Gpl чуде'с)(Npl чудеса')
More info: Has type a variant (Npl чу'да) used in poetry.
чулок' b stocking 5927 - any (Gpl чуло'к)(Npl чулки')