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Fa

Fa

(fä)
,
Noun.
[It.]
(Mus.)
(a)
A syllable applied to the fourth tone of the diatonic scale in solmization.
(b)
The tone F.

Definition 2021


fa

fa

See also: Appendix:Variations of "fa"

English

Alternative forms

Noun

fa (plural fas)

  1. (music) A syllable used in solfège to represent the fourth note of a major scale.

Translations

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Anagrams


Catalan

Etymology 1

Noun

fa m (plural fes)

  1. (music) fa (fourth note of diatonic scale)

Etymology 2

From the Catalan verb fer (to do).

Verb

fa

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of fer

Preposition

fa

  1. ago
    fa molts anys...
    many years ago...

Interjection

fa

  1. (dialectal) A particle used in some dialects to emphasize a negative sentence.
    Fa que no es veu!
    literally, "it does that it's not seen!", meaning "it’s obvious!"

Czech

Abbreviation

fa

  1. Abbreviation of firma.

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fa/

Noun

fa m (plural fa)

  1. (music) fa, the note 'F'.

Galician

Noun

fa m (plural fas)

  1. (music) fa (musical note)
  2. (music) F (the musical note or key)

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Gothic

Romanization

fa

  1. Romanization of 𐍆𐌰

Hungarian

Etymology

From Proto-Uralic *puxe. Cognates include Finnish puu.[1][2]

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈfɒ]

Noun

fa (plural fák)

  1. tree (large woody plant)
  2. wood (substance beneath the bark of the trunk or branches of a tree)
  3. (graph theory) tree (connected graph with no cycles)
  4. (computing theory) tree (recursive data structure)
  5. (attributive) wooden (made of wood)

Declension

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative fa fák
accusative fát fákat
dative fának fáknak
instrumental fával fákkal
causal-final fáért fákért
translative fává fákká
terminative fáig fákig
essive-formal faként fákként
essive-modal
inessive fában fákban
superessive fán fákon
adessive fánál fáknál
illative fába fákba
sublative fára fákra
allative fához fákhoz
elative fából fákból
delative fáról fákról
ablative fától fáktól
Possessive forms of fa
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. fám fáim
2nd person sing. fád fáid
3rd person sing. fája fái
1st person plural fánk fáink
2nd person plural fátok fáitok
3rd person plural fájuk fáik

Derived terms

(Expressions):

References

  1. Entry #829 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  2. Gábor Zaicz, Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete, Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, ISBN 963 7094 01 6

Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈfa]
  • Hyphenation:
  • Rhymes: -a

Adverb

fa

  1. ago

Synonyms

Noun

fa m (invariable)

  1. (music) fa (musical note)
  2. F (musical note or key)

Verb

fa

  1. third-person singular indicative present of fare
  2. second-person singular imperative of fare

Alternative forms


Japanese

Romanization

fa

  1. rōmaji reading of ふぁ
  2. rōmaji reading of ファ

Latvian

Noun

fa m (invariable)

  1. (music) fa, the note 'F'.

Lojban

Cmavo

fa

  1. Indicates that the following word or phrase is the x1sumti.

Related terms


Mandarin

Romanization

fa

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of .
  4. Nonstandard spelling of .

Usage notes

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Manx

Noun

fa m (genitive singular [please provide], plural [please provide])

  1. reason, cause

Synonyms

Derived terms

Mutation

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fa a va
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Norman

Pronunciation

Noun

fa m (plural fas)

  1. (Jersey) suit (clothing)

Synonyms


Novial

Verb

fa (past fad, active participle fant, passive participle fat)

  1. make; do
    • 1928, Otto Jespersen, An International Language, page 77
      On fa butre fro milke.
      One makes butter from milk.

Old Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse , from Proto-Germanic *fanhaną.

Verb

  1. to seize, to take
  2. to get, to receive

Conjugation

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Descendants


Scots

Etymology

Variant of wha.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fa/

Pronoun

fa

  1. (Doric) who
    Fa's this quine, en?
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)

South Marquesan

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *fa, from Proto-Oceanic *pat, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *pat, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *pat, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *əpat, from Proto-Austronesian *Səpat.

Numeral

fa

  1. (cardinal) four

Spanish

Noun

fa m (plural fa)

  1. fa (musical note)

Swahili

Verb

-fa (infinitive kufa)

  1. to die

Conjugation

Related terms

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Tuvaluan

Tuvaluan cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : fa

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *fa, from Proto-Oceanic *pat, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *pat, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *pat, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *əpat, from Proto-Austronesian *Səpat.

Numeral

fa

  1. (cardinal) four

Venetian

Noun

fa m (invariable)

  1. (music) fa (musical note)
  2. F (musical note or key)

Adverb

fa

  1. as, like

Volapük

Preposition

fa

  1. by (indicating an agent)

Wuvulu-Aua

Etymology

From Proto-Oceanic *pat, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *pat, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *əpat, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *əpat, from Proto-Austronesian *Səpat.

Numeral

fa

  1. (cardinal) four

Zulu

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *fa. Cognate of Swahili kufa.

Verb

-fa

  1. (intransitive) to die

Conjugation

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms

Related terms