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saltar (Verb) "to jump"

13th cent. From Latin saltare "to jump," "to dance." From salire "to jump" (see salir) with frequentive suffix -tare (see note under faltar).

Romance: Western Vulgar Latin: Asturian saltar, Portuguese saltar, Galician saltar, Catalan saltar, French sauter, Italian saltare; Eastern Vulgar Latin: Aromanian saltu, Romanian sălta; Sardinian: saltai