palta

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See also: Palta

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish faltar, from falta +‎ -ar, or from Vulgar Latin *fallitāre, formed from a root *fallitus, from Latin fallō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: pal‧ta

Verb[edit]

palta

  1. to be absent from work, school, etc.

Noun[edit]

palta

  1. an absence

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:palta.


Finnish[edit]

Verb[edit]

palta

  1. Indicative present connegative form of palttaa.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of palttaa.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of palttaa.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Mediterranean substrate word.

Noun[edit]

palta f (plural palte)

  1. swamp, bayou

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Lombard[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Italian palta.

Noun[edit]

palta f

  1. mud

Spanish[edit]

palta (1)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Quechua pallta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˈpalta/, [ˈpal̪.t̪a]

Noun[edit]

palta f (plural paltas)

  1. (Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay) avocado (fruit)
    Synonyms: aguacate, (Philippines) avocado, (Colombia, dated) cura
  2. (Peru) embarrassment, fear
    Synonym: vergüenza
    qué palta!how embarrassing!

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Noun[edit]

palta m (plural paltas)

  1. (historical, uncountable) Palta (extinct language)

Adjective[edit]

palta (plural paltas)

  1. (historical) relating to the Palta language or people

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