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PRONUNCIATION: LONG E
the long e can be found in various different spellings in English.
 
e
me

ee
feeling, bleed

ea
steal, dear

ei
receive, perceive (“i before e except after c…”)

ie
believe, chief

ey
key, valley


some words with the long E sound, whose spellings indicate different meanings:

meat
meet

feat
feet

beat
beet

steal
steel

appeal
peel