IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
caite, a3. 1. pp. of caith. 2. (a) Worn, consumed, spent. Éadach ~, worn(-out) clothes. Abairt chaite, hackneyed phrase. Ticéad ~, lapsed ticket. Seanfhear ~, spent old man. (b)(Of time) Spent, past. An tseachtain, Dé Luain, seo ~, last week, Monday. Bliain go Bealtaine seo ~, a year last May. San am atá ~, in the past. Gram:An aimsir chaite, the past tense. 3. Thrown, cast. (a)~ amach, ar an urlár, ar fud na háite, thrown out, on the floor, all over the place. (b)F:Tá an bhó sin ~, that cow is elf-shot. ~ le saighead, shot with an arrow. 4 :caitheamh.
IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Caite ag an aois, worn out with age.
Bhí sé ionann ~ (a bheith) caite aici, she had almost spent it.
Tá an t-~ caite, the credit is exhausted.
Caite agus ~chaite, completely worn-out.
2. Tá ~ sneachta caite aige, there has been a light fall of snow.
An bhliain seo caite, a chuaigh thart, last year.
Tá ~ mo chuid airgid caite, nearly all my money is spent.
Tá an ~ caite, the credit period is expired; the time of reckoning has come.
Tá an saol caite suas aige leis féin, he has given up hope of advancement in life.
Ag déanamh stocaí caite, making stockings to wear, for family wear.
Lón caite na bliana, the year’s supply.
Tá rud éigin ag cur caite air, there is sth. troubling him.
Caite i gcártaí, faoi thóin ~í, discarded.
~ beo, caoch, caite, live, blank, spent, cartridge.
Tá mo choisceadh caite agam, I have enough (food, drink,) taken.
Bhí an bád caite ina ~ ar an trá, the boat was cast as a hulk on the strand.
Tá an ~ caite, the time has expired.
Níl díol ~ caite aige, he has eaten nothing.
Fuarthas caite i bpoll iad, they were found cast into a hole.
Tá aga na ~ caite againn anseo, we have worn out our welcome here.
Tá sé caite go ~ na gcnaipí, it is worn even to the buttons.
Caite i gcártaí, discarded.
Caite in ~, thrown up; forsaken.
Tá a ~ caite, his term (of life) is expired.
Bhí ~ den oíche caite, it was getting late in the night.
Tá a ~ caite aige, he has reached the turning-point (in his illness).
Tá mo ~ caite, my race is run.
Sa ~ atá caite, a chuaigh thart, in times gone by.
Tá siad caite ~ scan, they are worn completely.
Tá ~ a caite ar do chasóg, your coat shows signs of wear and tear.
An mhí ~ caite, a chuaigh thart, last month.
Tá ~ mo shaoil caite, my term of life has ended.
Tá ~ trom caite aige, there has been a heavy fall of snow.
Bhí sé caite ansin ina ~, he was lying there in a heap.
Tá mo theanga caite leo, I am tired talking to them.
Tá mo théarma caite, my time is up.
Tá ~ mhaith dá aois caite; tá ~ mhaith aoise aige, he is getting on in years.
Caite i d~, consigned to the scrapheap, scrapped, discarded.
Is mór an lán ~ atá caite aige, there has been a heavy fall of rain.
Caite i ~, wasted, discarded.