How do you say tortoise in UK?
How do u pronounce tortoise?
How do you say tortoise in Scotland?
Torr • tiss is a very common pronunciation in the US. Torr təs might be preferred in some locations, but in many American states, tortoise rhymes with precipice, and not mattress or taught us.
Which pronunciation is correct British or American?
The most obvious difference between standard American (GA) and standard British (GB) is the omission of ‘r’ in GB: you only pronounce a written < r > if there is a vowel sound after it, so we don’t say it in PARK /pɑːk/, HORSE /hɔːs/ or FURTHER /ˈfɜːðə/.