Originally Posted by raindoctor
. Even anomalies to such patterns can be explained if you study the history of English spelling and historical phonology. ... etc
For 99% of learners of English it is going to be simpler and more relevant simply to learn how each individual word containing the letter 'e' is pronounced in modern English.
Thank you for your explanations!
I will look into it!
I think I am in that 1% ahah
I think that if there was a rule it would be much better since it's enough to know the few exceptions :)