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From falla, itself from fallir or Vulgar Latin falla. Or through Old Occitan [Term?], from a Vulgar Latin or Late Latin fallāre, from Latin fallō, fallere. Compare Occitan falhar.

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fallar (first-person singular present fallo, past participle fallat)

  1. (transitive) to miss (to fail to hit)
    Antonym: encertar
  2. (intransitive) to fail (to cease to operate correctly)
    Synonym: fallir
    Antonym: funcionar
  3. (transitive) to let down (to disappoint)

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fallar (first-person singular present indicative fallo, past participle fallado)

  1. Obsolete spelling of falar

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EtymologyEdit

From falla, from Vulgar Latin falla, or from a Vulgar Latin or Late Latin fallāre, from Latin fallō, fallere. Cognate with English fail.

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fallar (first-person singular present fallo, first-person singular preterite fallé, past participle fallado)

  1. (transitive) to fail
  2. (intransitive) to crash or break down (a computer)
    Synonym: averiarse
  3. (transitive) to let down (to disappoint)
    me fallan los dedos
    my fingers let me down
  4. (law) to rule, give (a verdict or sentence)
    Synonym: laudar

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