i_e dive 跳水, 俯衝 [Card #22; 字卡第22張: 第3個單字, 字母組合發音 i_e]

Long i sound; i_e 發“長母音i”的音。
Some more examples(更多例字):five, hive, jive, *live, alive, chive, drive, driveway, strive, contrive, thrive, arrive, revive, survive, archive, beehive, derive, deprive, ice, dice, nice, mice, rice, price, vice, advice, device, lice, slice, splice, spice, twice, thrice, entice, suffice, sacrifice, coincide, pesticide, bide, abide, chide, hide, tide, wide, worldwide, sidewalk, side, inside, outside, wayside, beside, subside, lopsided, reside, ride, override, pride, bride, chloride, confide, collide, guide, misguide, glide, slide, landslide, stride, snide, decide, divide, provide, knife, life, wildlife, rife, strife, wife, housewife, bike, dike, hike, like, alike, unlike, dislike, pike, spike, strike, Mike, mile, smile, bile, file, profile, defile, pile, compile, stockpile, tile, textile, reptile, volatile, versatile, while, awhile, meanwhile, worthwhile, domicile, reconcile, Nile, juvenile, senile, vile, revile, exile, crocodile, dime, lime, sublime, slime, chime, time, anytime, sometime, daytime, nighttime, suppertime, bedtime, springtime, summertime, wintertime, lifetime, meantime, pastime, overtime, downtime, prime, grime, crime, nine, mine, dine, vine, divine, grapevine, fine, define, refine, confine, combine, line, online, offline, guideline, outline, underline, headline, deadline, pipeline, sideline, timeline, storyline, streamline, decline, incline, recline, porcupine, pine, spine, shine, shrine, brine, whine, wine, swine, twine, entwine, intertwine, iodine, undermine, valentine, clementine, gripe, ripe, pipe, yipe, wipe, swipe, stripe, ire, dire, hire, mire, wire, tire, entire, retire, satire, attire, fire, backfire, spire, aspire, inspire, conspire, perspire, transpire, expire, empire, umpire, vampire, acquire, inquire, require, admire, desire, sapphire, wise, unwise, likewise, rise, arise, sunrise, guise, disguise, advise, devise, revise, improvise, supervise, maximize, compromise, demise, surmise, surprise, comprise, enterprise, despise, paradise, precise, concise, exercise, franchise, chastise, advertise, traumatize, bite, kite, site, website, rite, trite, write, white, quite, spite, despite, polite, impolite, satellite, cite, excite, incite, recite, calcite, unite, finite, ignite, invite, appetite, parasite, termite, dynamite, jibe, vibe, bribe, tribe, scribe, inscribe, describe, prescribe, subscribe, transcribe, standardize, subsidize, vandalize, stabilize, sterilize, penalize, individualize, initialize, materialize, realize, fertilize, verbalize, utilize, neutralize, maxmize, minimize, optimize, modernize, harmonize, organize, recognize, synchronize, scrutinize, prize, mesmerize, moisturize, deodorize, summarize, plagiarize, publicize, ostracize, size, fantasize, emphasize, overemphasize, underemphasize, sanitize, empathize, sympathize, oblige, libel, lithe

* live 有兩種讀音:
• short i: (verb) 活著, 過活
• long i: (adjective) 活的, 現場的

* 有幾個 -ile 的單字 “long i + l” 或 “schwa /ə/ + l” 兩種發音皆有人唸,如:fragile 及 mobile。