Not in US English, where it has a short I sound for the EE, as in "bin."
It retains the long E sound in many British English dialects.
Webster's dictionary notes 3 pronunciations - 'bin' with a short I; 'ben' with a short E; and 'been' with a long E. In my experience 'bin' with the short I sound is the most common pronunciation.
No, the word 'game' does not have a long E sound. 'Game' has a long A sound, but the E is silent. The silent E is a clue that the A has a long A sound.
It still does in some pronunciations (British English). It lost the long E sound in US English and adopted the short I sound of "bin."
The word step has a short 'e' sound. A long 'e' says the letter. Steep has a long 'e' sound.
Yes. The EE is almost always a long E sound as in see, tree, and beet.One EE word that does not have the long E is been(short I sound).
elephant have a long e sound ?
No. The pronoun he has a long E sound, as in be, me, she, and we.No, its long.
The long E sound is the sound of the letter E (ee) as in be, bee, me, and tree.
Pronouncing been as bin is actually "bad" English. The verb been is the past participle of be, and it is properly pronounced with the long 'e' sound. The word, which has been (long 'e') around since at least 1010, and in common usage is frequently pronounced as bin instead of with the long 'e' sound.
Yes. He is pronounced "hee" as it has a long E sound. If it did not have a long E sound, it would be pronounced "heh" which is not correct.Yes, 'he' has a long 'e' sound. It is pronounced 'hee'.
No. The E has a long E sound, as in he, me, and we.
The word 'maybe' has the long E sound in 'be.' It also has a long A sound in the first syllable.
No, the word clever does not have a long e sound. The first e in clever is a short e, and the second e is a weak sound (or shwa). The word cleaver, in comparison, has a long e sound.
Yes. The EE in eighteen has the long E sound. The EI has a long A sound.
Yes. The last sound is a long e sound, even though there is actually no e.
Yes, The A has a short E sound and the Y has a long E sound (meh-nee).
Yes, but not from the E, which has a short E sound. The ending Y has the long E sound. (vehr-ee)
The A has a long A sound. The I has a short I sound.
Yes. The E has a long E sound . Several of the personal pronouns have a single long E, including me, we, he, and she.
No. It has a long E sound, as in me and we.
yes,fear have a long e sound.
The word is has a short i sound, not a long e.
Yes, the word 'these' does have the long e sound. Another word that has only one e that makes the long E sound is eve. You might notice that both have another E after the consonant and that extra E is a clue that the word has the long E sound.
No. When has a short e sound. Leaf has a long e sound though. When a letter says it's own name then it is long.
Yes. The first E has a long E sound and the final E is silent (theez).
The E in terrain has a schwa sound, and the AI has a long A sound.