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the failure to distinguish between low vowels in unstressed syllables, so that the two vowels sound alike—thus vadá and travá but vódy and trávy. Akan’e is characteristic of literary Russian, its southern dialects, and Byelorussian. Akan’e and okan’e are the two main types of unstressed vocalism in Russian.

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Akane Maruyama connected on three 3-pointers and finished with 15 points for Kennedy.
The women's singles draw at this year's Superseries Finals will feature, along with Tai, title-favourites Wang Shixian and Wang Yihan of China, Saina Nehwal of India, Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand, Sung Ji Hyun of Korea, Bae Yeon Ju of Korea and Akane Yamaguchi of Japan.
Mary's 24: Tammy Barber had 12 points, 15 rebounds and six steals, Coyles Scarbrough and Tamaya Morris scored 11 points each and Akane Maruyama had 10 points as the Cougars (12-3) defeated the Belles (9-7) in the fifth-place game.
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The Ritzes were the only siblings to reach the final four, but Lauren was slowed by a leg injury, and the duo lost in straight sets to runners-up Akane Kitamura and Tania Mahtani of Peninsula of Rolling Hills Estates.
accident on Route 45 were identified as Hajime Saito, Megumi Hosoi and Akane Misawa, all 15-year-old first-year students from Sendai Ikuei Gakuen High School in Sendai, according to the police.
Japan's rising star and two-time world junior champion Akane Yamaguchi won the Most Promising Player of the Year Award for the second consecutive year.
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