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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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Japan's Akane Yamaguchi (right) defeated India's PV Sindhu in the Dubai World Superseries Finals (Photo by Shihab/Khaleej Times and Neeraj Murali)
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