how to say “to pronounce” in Hebrew
Hebrew has two words for to pronouce.
לבטא , a פיעל verb, means literally to give expression and is sometimes also used to mean to pronounce, as in:
How do you pronounce this word?
The other word, the פעל verb להגות , means literally to utter (also to think). It is the more precise term for to pronounce, used by language specialists.
It’s not always clear how one should pronounce a written Hebrew word.