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What's the difference between [e:] and [i:] in German?

I can't find much difference between them, is there some simple way to practice?

For learning: German
Base language: German
Category: Language

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    Well, listen to those two words:
    http://www.dict.cc/?s=Reh
    http://www.dict.cc/?s=rief

    "i:" is a very pointy sound.
    "e:" is flatter.

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