Spanish Vowel

The Spanish letter E is pronounced more or less like "ay," as in say or may, but without the "y" sound at the end.

Por ejemplo…

e   the letter e
que   what
tres   three
ella   she
problema   problem
madre   mother
almuerzo   lunch

Type of vowel

Hard vs soft   E is a soft vowel
Strong vs weak   E is a strong vowel

Please note that this explanation is only a guideline for the Spanish that I know, which is Castilian Spanish. There are many regional variations in Spanish pronunciation.

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