Translation of -chitheka in English:

-chitheka

be thrown away

verb

  • 1

    be thrown away
    be spilled
    be discarded
    be wasted
    be scattered
    ‘UDambuza ashayeke etafuleni, ingilazi iwele phansi ife, kuchitheke ugavini ophakathi’ Then Dambuza falls on the table, and the glass falls on the floor and breaks, and the alcoholic drink inside gets spilled
  • 2

    (money, time, …) be spent
    ‘Kodwa sekuqala ukucaca ukuthi kunengozi yokuthi kuchitheke ezinye izimali’ But it now started to become clear that there is a danger that other money will have to be spent

Origin

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