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mention

1 verb make reference to TRANSITIVEluaigh verb  c m utagair do PhrV  c m utrácht ar PhrV  c m ushe didn't mention his name níor luaigh sí a ainmdon't mention politics in this house ná luaigh cúrsaí polaitíochta sa teach seo, ná trácht ar chúrsaí polaitíochta sa teach seoI'd like to mention two problems ba mhaith liom dhá fhadhb a lua, ba mhaith liom tagairt a dhéanamh do dhá fhadhbI'm not going to mention any names nílim chun aon duine a ainmniúdid I hear my name being mentioned? ar chuala mé m'ainm á lua?he never mentioned anything to me about it ní dúirt sé dada liom faoithe school is mentioned twice in the newspaper tá an scoil luaite dhá uair sa nuachtándid I mention I'm a writer? ar luaigh mé leat gur scríbhneoir mé?, an ndúirt mé leat gur scríbhneoir mé?I've never heard you mentioning your wife níor chuala mé thú riamh ag caint faoi do bhean chéile, níor chuala mé thú riamh ag lua do bhean chéileit's worth mentioning that ... is fiú a lua go ...I have no money with me worth mentioning níl airgead ar bith liom ar fiú bheith ag caint air, níl airgead ar bith liom ar fiú trácht airI need hardly mention that ... ní gá dom a rá go ... as I mentioned already ... mar a luaigh mé cheana féin ...; mar a dúirt mé roimhe ... 2 noun referencetagairt fem3  c m utrácht masc3  c m ushe deserves a special mention tá focal ar leith tuillte aicihe often gets a mention in the newsletters is minic tagairt dó sna nuachtlitreachathere's no mention of weaknesses in this report níl aon chaint faoi laigí sa tuairisc seo, níl iomrá ar bith ar laigí sa tuairisc seoshe made no mention of education ní dhearna sí tagairt ar bith do chúrsaí oideachais, ní dhearna sí trácht ar bith ar chúrsaí oideachaisat the mention of this topic he pricked up his ears a luaithe a chuala sé trácht ar an ábhar seo chuir sé cluas le héisteacht air féin
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3 noun acknowledgement moladh masc  c m u
phrases

to be mentioned in a will

bheith luaite i dtiomnabheith luaite in uachtshe was mentioned in her aunt's will d'fhág a haintín rud éigin aici ina tiomna

to be mentioned in despatches

he earned a mention in despatches thuill sé moladh i dtuairiscí oifigiúla airm

don't mention it

go ndéana a mhaith duitníl a bhuíochas ort

not to mention

the food was excellent, not to mention the weather bhí an bia togha, gan trácht ar an aimsir

without mentioning any names

gan aon ainm a lua

now you mention it

(also

now that you mention it

) ó dúirt tú éagus é luaite agat

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