Is Tour pronounced like Tore?

In other words, “tore” and “tour” are homophones for these people.

Why do people pronounce tour like Tore?

It’s actually an Irish thing — the at the end of a word is very soft, almost like an or a soft

, so “heat” becomes more like “heath” and it’s basically from Gaelic pronounciation. The main groups in Britain who speak like that are areas like Liverpool with populations who originally came from Ireland.

How do Australians pronounce tour?

Break ‘tour’ down into sounds: [TAW] – say it out loud and exaggerate the sounds until you can consistently produce them.

Is tour one or two syllables?

Wondering why tour is 1 syllable?

Is Tour a French word?

From Old French tour, tourn, from the verb torner, tourner.

How do the British say police?

“Dibble” has been adopted as a British-English derogatory slang term for a police officer. Filth – Normally “The Filth”, UK, the police. Inspiration for the Irvine Welsh novel Filth. Fuzz – As “the fuzz”, used as slang for police officers; of unknown origin.

Is it pronounced tour or tour?

Tour is /tʊə/ = to-er (roughly) – very close to the French pronunciation, but a little less clipped. Apart from my proviso on stress, poor and pour are identical and rhyme with tor.

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