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fa

noun \ˈfä\

music : the fourth note of a musical scale

Full Definition of FA

:  the fourth tone of the diatonic scale in solmization

Examples of FA

  1. do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, ti

Origin of FA

Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from the syllable sung to this note in a medieval hymn to St. John the Baptist
First Known Use: 13th century

Other Music Terms

cacophony, chorister, concerto, counterpoint, madrigal, obbligato, presto, presto, refrain, riff, segue

Rhymes with FA

FA

abbreviation

Definition of FA

1
field artillery
2
fielding average
3
football association
FA Defined for Kids

fa

noun \ˈfä\

Definition of FA for Kids

:  the fourth note of the musical scale

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