short e (ɛ)

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Name short e
IPA symbol ɛ
Arpabet symbol EH
Alternative notation 1 /e/
Alternative notation 2 ĕ
Sound category Short Vowel (Vowel)
Vowel height Open-mid
Vowel backness Front
Examples egg, met, bed, pen, hen, lend

Appears in the following high frequency words (top 30):

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