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Emphasized E

The long E [eː]

  • does not exist in English
  • is closed
2 words (2 new)
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noun
ek (en)
exge, miop, jldcup
[mv]

oak

Common
Your strength
verb
heta
fyymc, krqpj, ltmmr
[rjxv]

be named

Common
Your strength

The short E [ɛ]

  • is available in English words like bed
  • is a bit opener than the long E
1 word (1 new)
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noun
vecka (en)
fjlpvo, rqeelj, cjweuovk
[xgdkt]

week

Common
Your strength

E + R

E in front of an R is spoken a lot opener than the other two [æ]. This sound is not present in English.

2 words (2 new)
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noun
berg (ett)
bcswyx, gknc, zfsdjd
[mmnj]

mountain

Common
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noun
herr

[rhxm]

Mr

Common
Your strength

Unemphasized E

The unemphasized E [ə] is called a Schwa and exists in for instance British English as the ending -er (cucumber) or in American English as the O in today.

3 words (3 new)
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noun
fågel (en)
utvemqf, oicngjx, ulwzezjhm
[wuwnct]

bird

Common
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adj.
vacker
auotqtfg, zupbiwlf
[qxcqbc]

beautiful, gorgeous, lovely

Common
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noun
yrke (ett)
ajpwe, ljgfk, btdrmj
[yldo]

profession

Common
Your strength

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