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pronounce

1 verb word etc TRANSITIVEfuaimnigh verb  c m uhow do you pronounce it? cén chaoi a bhfuaimníonn tú é?, conas a deirtear é?he can't pronounce that word properly ní féidir leis a theanga a fháil thart ar an bhfocal sin mar is ceart 2 verb formally state TRANSITIVEfógair verb  c m udearbhaigh verb  c m u'I'm staying at home,' he pronounced. 'Tá mise ag fanacht sa bhaile,' a d'fhógair sé.; 'Tá mise ag fanacht sa bhaile,' a thug sé le fios.
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3 verb decision, judgement TRANSITIVEfógair verb  c m udearbhaigh verb  c m ushe was pronounced dead at the scene fógraíodh ar an láthair go raibh sí marbh, fógraíodh í a bheith marbh ar an láthairthe judge will pronounce the sentence tomorrow fógróidh an breitheamh an bhreith amárach, tabharfaidh an breitheamh an bhreith amárachshe pronounced herself pleased with the decision dúirt sí go raibh sí sásta leis an gcinneadhI now pronounce you husband and wife fógraím sibh a bheith in bhur lánúin phósta
phrasal verbs

pronounce on

(also

pronounce upon

) (v + prep) TRANSITIVEdo thuairim a thabhairt faoido bharúil a thabhairt ardo bhreithiúnas a thabhairt arshe was asked to pronounce on the merits of the scheme iarradh uirthi a tuairim a thabhairt faoi bhuanna na scéimeI'd rather not go pronouncing on that issue b'fhearr liom gan mo bhreithiúnas a thabhairt ar an gceist sinthe minister will pronounce on alternative measures today tabharfaidh an t-aire fógra faoi bhearta eile inniu, déanfaidh an t-aire cinneadh faoi bhearta eile inniu