EI

French pronunciation

The letter combination ei is pronounced like é or è – see E (rules 2 and 3).*

French sound files Par exemple…
seize sixteen
la neige snow
la peine pain
peiner to struggle, toil
veinard lucky

  *Except when followed by l (see eil and ueil) or by a nasal n or m.

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