falta

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See also: faltà, faltá, and fálta

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *fallita, feminine of *fallitus, in place of Latin falsus, perfect passive participle of fallō. Compare Spanish and Portuguese falta, French faute.

Noun[edit]

falta f ‎(plural faltes)

  1. fault; error; mistake
  2. absent; lacking; missing

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

falta

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of faltar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of faltar

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *fallita, feminine of *fallitus, in place of Latin falsus, perfect passive participle of fallō. Compare Catalan and Portuguese falta, French faute.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

falta

  1. third-person singular present indicative of faltar
  2. second-person singular imperative of faltar

Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:faltar.

Noun[edit]

falta f (plural faltas)

  1. (sports) foul (breach of game rules)
  2. lack (deficiency or need of something)

Related terms[edit]

Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:falta.


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *fallita, feminine of *fallitus, in place of Latin falsus, perfect passive participle of fallō. Compare Portuguese and Catalan falta, French faute.

Noun[edit]

falta f ‎(plural faltas)

  1. lack, shortage
  2. fault

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

falta

  1. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of faltar.