faltar

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From falta +‎ -ar.

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faltar (first-person singular indicative present falto, past participle faltáu)

  1. to be lacking/missing
  2. to disappear from
  3. to fail

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From falta +‎ -ar.

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faltar (first-person singular present falto, past participle faltat)

  1. to be lacking
  2. to be left, to remain
  3. to be missing, to be absent
    Synonym: mancar

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Further reading[edit]

  • “faltar” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From falta +‎ -ar.

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faltar (first-person singular present indicative falto, past participle faltado)

  1. (intransitive) to be missing; to be lacking
    Faltou luz na cidade inteira.
    The entire city’s power went off.
    (literally, “The light went missing in the whole city.”)
  2. (transitive with a) to be lacking from; to be absent from
    Falta-te coragem.You lack courage. (literally, “Courage is absent in you.”)
  3. (transitive with a) to skip, miss
    Faltei à escola.I skipped school.
  4. (intransitive) to remain; to be left (for completing something).
    faltam duas horas para sua saída.
    It’s only two hours left for him/her to leave.
  5. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of faltar
  6. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of faltar
  7. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of faltar
  8. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of faltar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From falta +‎ -ar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /falˈtaɾ/, [fal̪.ˈt̪aɾ]

Verb[edit]

faltar (first-person singular present falto, first-person singular preterite falté, past participle faltado)

  1. (intransitive, or transitive with a or de) to be lacking, lack, not have
    Synonym: carecer
    Te falta imaginación.You lack imagination. (literally, “Imagination is not in you.”)
  2. (intransitive) to remain
    ¿Cuánto tiempo falta?How much time left?
    Falta un mes para mi cumpleaños.My birthday is a month away.
  3. (intransitive) to be absent, missing
    aún falta una personaone person is still missing
  4. (transitive with a) to miss (a date or an appointment)
    faltar al trabajoto miss work

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