Appendix:Russian stress patterns - adjectives

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According to the classification system of Andrey Zaliznyak (Андре́й Зализня́к) there are 3 stress patterns of Russian adjectives’ declension, with 4 variants.

The Stress Falls on:
Pattern Letter a a' b b' c c' c''
feminine short form stem ending or stem ending ending ending ending ending
neuter short form stem stem ending ending stem stem stem or ending
plural short form stem stem ending ending or stem stem stem or ending stem or ending
Example удо́бный (udóbnyj) чёткий (čótkij) смешно́й (smešnój) све́жий (svéžij) до́лгий (dólgij) ти́хий (tíxij) хи́трый (xítryj)