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    Default Re: Pronunciation of the letter "e" at the beginning of a word

    Quote Originally Posted by raindoctor View Post
    . 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.
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    Default Re: Pronunciation of the letter "e" at the beginning of a word

    @raindoctor

    Thank you for your explanations!

    I will look into it!

    @5jj

    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 :)

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