1

Is there any difference between the two "エ" in 「エフェクト」? The first is bigger and the latter seems smaller.

5

The smaller ェ is used in combination with フ, thus making フェ (fe).

Have a look at katakana combinations: http://nihongo.as.ua.edu/katakana.htm

| improve this answer | |
  • BTW, if anyone is wondering how to type ぇ or ェ instead of え or エ in an IME (wihout preceding characters); hit the x-key before pressing the e-key. – Will Aug 31 '14 at 7:48

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.