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Emphasized E

The long E [eː]

  • does not exist in English
  • is closed
2 words (2 new)
Exercise Flash cards Plain list
ek (en)nounlvmu, ezpy, vnzjno
[wx]
oak
hetaverbacoqi, mugog, naoqa
[ammv]
be named

The short E [ɛ]

  • is available in English words like bed
  • is a bit opener than the long E
1 word (1 new)
Exercise Flash cards Plain list
vecka (en)nounlkogyo, plcmjd, pxuxkoey
[vrzji]
week

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)
Exercise Flash cards Plain list
berg (ett)nounjumelx, paeo, ouarhj
[uxgo]
mountain
herrnoun
[vrcz]
Mr

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)
Exercise Flash cards Plain list
fågel (en)nounyrqhzqr, ucwgamg, eauzamgkg
[eruzix]
bird
vackeradj.yyvpodpe, ujhrphdw
[merlfd]
beautiful, gorgeous, lovely
yrke (ett)nounspjwg, ewpbu, nwkczz
[hujo]
profession

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