fa

[ fah ]
/ fɑ /

noun Music.

the syllable used for the fourth tone of a diatonic scale.
(in the fixed system of solmization) the tone F.Compare sol-fa (def. 1).

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Origin of fa

Middle English word dating back to 1275–1325; see origin at gamut

Words nearby fa

Definition for fa (2 of 2)

[ fah ]
/ fɑ /

noun

the twentieth letter of the Arabic alphabet.

Origin of

From Arabic
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British Dictionary definitions for fa (1 of 3)

fa
/ (fɑː) /

noun

music a variant spelling of fah

British Dictionary definitions for fa (2 of 3)

FA

abbreviation for

military field artillery
(in Britain) Football AssociationSee also FA Cup

British Dictionary definitions for fa (3 of 3)

f.a.

FA


abbreviation for

fanny adams
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