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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
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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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