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[ fah ]
/ fɑ /
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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

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Other definitions 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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