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Study the word list: ei words

A few words use ei to spell the long /a/ sound.

reins Hold the reins lightly.
vein A vein carries blood to the heart.
veil The bride wore a long white veil.
reign The country prospered under the King's reign.
neigh I heard the horse neigh from the stable.
weigh Weigh the ingredients carefully.
sleigh The sleigh was pulled by reindeer.
eight I get to work at eight o'clock.
freight The freight was loaded onto the ship.
weight To win the cake you must guess its weight.
neighbor American English spelling Their new neighbor was very kind.

Learn more about these words in Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?

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reins
vein
veil
reign
neigh
weigh
sleigh
eight
freight
weight
neighbor

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Other lists from Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?

a-e words - set 1
a-e words - set 2
ai words - set 1
ai words - set 2
ay words - set 1
ay words - set 2
ey words This list contains British English spellings
e words
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