Both é¨ and é£´ are pronounced, roughly, like "ah-may." .
However, if you wanted to get into the more advanced pronunciation, one could say that there is a major diffe…rence in both of these words' intonation..
é¨ ( rain) - A me (rising tone on 'a') .
é£´ (candy) - a ME (rising tone on 'me') . (MORE)