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Many words for months are end-stressed. This means that when an ending is added, the stress shifts to that ending. For example,

nom. декабрь -> gen. декабря

This is true all of the case endings. Once upon a time, the nominative/accusative had a vocalic ending, but this was lost through sound change, and the stress had to attach itself to the next available syllable.

январь January (end-stressed)
февраль Februrary (end-stressed)
март March
апрель April
май May
июнь June
июль July
август August
сентябрь September (end-stressed)
октябрь October (end-stressed)
ноябрь November (end-stressed)
декабрь December (end-stressed)
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делать/сделать
to do, to make (also to become, to grow, to happen)

A basic, necessary verb that is also is a good example of the first conjugation.

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сегодня today
завтра tomorrow
вчера yesterday
день day
неделя week
месяц month
год year
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понедельник Monday
вторник Tuesday
среда Wednesday
четверг Thursday
пятница Friday
суббота Saturday
воскресенье Sunday
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мочь/смочь
be able, can

This verb is irregular.

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