Origin of fa
Origin of fā
Examples from the Web for fa
Except for nine of them are musical words: do, re, mi, fa, so, la, ti—and si—are musical.Well, La Ti Da: Stephin Merritt’s Winning Little Words of Scrabble|David Bukszpan|October 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Last year, at the less than spry age of 34, he broke two bones in his back while leading his Everton team to an FA Cup win.
With do, sol and fa he could sing through the whole book from cover to cover as good as anybody.Back Home|Eugene Wood
McLaughlan read the judge's feeling, and whimpered out, "Let it fa', lad—let it fa'!"It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
The skies wuz ez bright an' fa'r ez the good Lord ever made 'em.The Red Acorn|John McElroy
It's a world of trouble we're travellin' through, Fa'well, my dyin' friends.The Little Colonel|Annie Fellows Johnston
Alfalfa, al-fal′fa, n. a Spanish name for a variety of lucerne—used also in some parts of the United States.
fourth note in Guidonian scale; see gamut.