Principal Shortfall. For any Distribution Date, the amount, if any, by which (i) the Principal Distribution Amount for the preceding Distribution Date exceeds (ii) the aggregate amount actually distributed with respect to principal on the Non-Vertically Retained Principal Balance Certificates on such preceding Distribution Date in respect of such Principal Distribution Amount.

Principal Shortfall is defined in Section 4.9.

Principal Shortfall shall have the meaning specified in Section 4.10.

## Examples of *Principal Shortfall* in a sentence

Excess Principal Collections from all Principal Sharing Series in Group One will be allocated to cover any

**Principal Shortfall**or**principal shortfalls**for other Principal Sharing Series in Group One pursuant to Section 8.05 of the Indenture.If (i) any

**Principal Shortfall**remains after such allocation, (ii) any Series in Group One is in an Amortization Period and (iii) the amount on deposit in the Excess Funding Account is greater than zero, amounts on deposit in the Excess Funding Account will be treated as Excess Principal Collections and allocated to cover any remaining**Principal Shortfall**or**principal shortfalls**for other Principal Sharing Series in Group One pursuant to Section 8.03 of the Indenture.

## More Definitions of *Principal Shortfall*

Principal Shortfall means, for Series 20__-_ and any Payment Date, an amount equal to (a) for any Payment Date with respect to the Revolving Period, zero, and (b) for any Payment Date with respect to the Controlled Accumulation Period or Early Amortization Period, the excess, if any, of the Monthly Principal Amount for such Payment Date, over the amount of Available Investor Principal Collections for such Payment Date (excluding any Available Investor Principal Collections attributable to Shared Principal Collections).

Principal Shortfall. For any Distribution Date after the initial Distribution Date with respect to the Mortgage Loans, the amount, if any, by which (a) the related Principal Distribution Amount for the preceding Distribution Date, exceeds (b) the aggregate amount distributed in respect of principal on the Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D, Class E, Class F, Class G, Class H, Class J, Class K, Class L, Class M, Class N, Class P and Class NR Certificates for such preceding Distribution Date pursuant to Section 4.01(a) on such preceding Distribution Date. The Principal Shortfall for the initial Distribution Date will be zero.

Principal Shortfall. For each Distribution Date and any Class of Sequential Pay Certificates, the amount by which the Regular Principal Distribution Amount for such Class exceeds the amount actually distributed to such Class in respect of principal on such Distribution Date.

Principal Shortfall means, with respect to Series 2012-A, (a) for any Payment Date with respect to the Revolving Period, zero, (b) for any Payment Date with respect to the Accumulation Period, the excess, if any, of the Controlled Deposit Amount with respect to such Payment Date over the amount of Series 2012-A Investor Available Principal Amounts for such Payment Date and (c) for any Payment Date with respect to the Early Amortization Period, the excess, if any, of the Series 2012-A Invested Amount over the amount of Series 2012-A Investor Available Principal Amounts for such Payment Date.

Principal Shortfall. For any Distribution Date after the initial Distribution Date with respect to the Mortgage Loans, the amount, if any, by which (a) the related Principal Distribution Amount for the preceding Distribution Date, exceeds (b) the aggregate amount distributed in respect of principal on the Class A-0, Xxxxx X-0, Class A-3, Class A-4A1, Class A-4A2, Class A-5, Class A-SB, Class A-S, Class B, Class C, Class D, Class E, Class F and Class NR Certificates for such preceding Distribution Date pursuant to Section 4.01(a) on such preceding Distribution Date. The Principal Shortfall for the initial Distribution Date will be zero. With respect to each Class of Exchangeable Certificates and the Class EC Certificates, for purposes of determining allocations and distributions under Section 4.01(a) of this Agreement as between the Exchangeable Certificates and the Class EC Certificates, all Principal Shortfalls of each Class of Exchangeable Certificates for any Distribution Date shall be determined without regard to any exchange and conversion of such Exchangeable Certificates for Class EC Certificates; provided, however, that all Principal Shortfalls that are allocable to Exchangeable Certificates that have been exchanged and converted for Class EC Certificates shall be deemed allocable to such Class EC Certificates, without duplication.

Principal Shortfall. For any Distribution Date after the initial Distribution Date with respect to the Mortgage Loans, the amount, if any, by which (a) the related Principal Distribution Amount for the preceding Distribution Date exceeds (b) the aggregate amount actually distributed on the preceding Distribution Date in respect of such Principal Distribution Amount. The Principal Shortfall for the initial Distribution Date will be zero.

Principal Shortfall means (a) for any Distribution Date (and related Transfer Date), with respect to the Revolving Period, zero, (b) for any Distribution Date (and related Transfer Date), with respect to the Accumulation Period, an amount equal to the excess, if any, of the Controlled Deposit Amount with respect to such date over the amount of Available Principal Collections for the Related Monthly Period (excluding any portion thereof attributable to Excess Principal Collections) and (c) for any Distribution Date (and related Transfer Date), with respect to the Rapid Amortization Period, an amount equal to the excess, if any, of the Collateral Amount with respect to such Transfer Date over the amount of Available Principal Collections for the Related Monthly Period (excluding any portion thereof attributable to Excess Principal Collections).