caith

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish caithid; compare Gaulish cateia (projectile).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

caith (present analytic caitheann, future analytic caithfidh, verbal noun caitheamh, past participle caite)

  1. to wear
  2. to consume
  3. to spend
  4. to throw
  5. to smoke
  6. (in future and conditional) must, have to
    Caithfidh mé imeacht. — I have to go.

Derived terms[edit]

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
caith chaith gcaith
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Verb[edit]

caith (present participle form caitheamh)

  1. to spend, pass (time)
  2. to waste, squander
  3. to wear (clothes)

Derived terms[edit]