How to put stress in a word?
A stress in a word is the singling out of a certain syllable in the composition of a word by the power of a voice or by increasing the tone. Let's figure out how to put stress in a word.
The question of where to place the stress arises when it comes to words consisting of two or more syllables.
To begin with, note that in Russianthere are no uniform rules for setting the stress. Moreover, when we incline or conjugate this or that part of speech, then the stressed syllable can change. For example, orphans are syrates, start-nachal.
Features of the Russian stress
In some languages, the stress isfixed. For example, the Czech language assumes an accent always on the first syllable, Polish - on the penultimate, French - on the last. In Russian, the stress has a free form, that is, every word has its stress. There is no single rule, unfortunately, so you have to memorize the words.
Stress helps to distinguish words. For example, Muka - Muka, Atlas - Atlas. Such words, identical in spelling, but different in sound and meaning, are called homographs.
Also in the Russian language there are words in which you can put stress on any syllable. For example, creator - tvorog. And the one and the other option will be correct.
Dictionaries for stress testing
In order to correctly place the stresses inwords, it is necessary to remember the correct pronunciation of words, and in case of difficulties it is necessary to turn to the orthoepic dictionary. To test the stress, you do not have to go to the library for the dictionary, now you can find a special dictionary on the Internet. For example, the Dictionary of stresses from Yandex. You can also download the dictionary on your computer and have it in electronic form (as an option, you can download the orthoepic dictionary here).
If you do not want to search for a word in the dictionary,then you can use the online service: you enter the desired word in a special window, and the program selects a shock vowel with another color. There are a lot of such electronic dictionaries, for example: Gramota.ru, Pro-udarenie.ru.
Why is it important to emphasize correctly
It is very important in our world to be a literate person. Therefore, it is required to know where it is necessary to put stress in a word, that is, simply remember the pronunciation of frequently used words.
Here is a list of common words, in which mistakes are most often made, with the correct stress:
- догов Ор;
- will call;
- more beautiful;
- it's OK;
- the table;
- the Omen;
Of course, there are a lot of words, so do not be lazy once again to open the dictionary and check the statement of stress.
On the peculiarities of the Russian accent, you can also learn from the article How to put stress.
If you need to emphasize the stress when writing a word in Word, then in the article How to Put an Accent in Word, you will find several ways of putting a sign.