sol-fa

verb
\ ˌsōl-ˈfä How to pronounce sol-fa (audio) , ˈsōl-ˌfä \
sol-faed; sol-faing; sol-fas

Definition of sol-fa

 (Entry 1 of 2)

intransitive verb

: to sing the sol-fa syllables

transitive verb

: to sing (something, such as a melody) to sol-fa syllables

sol-fa

noun

Definition of sol-fa (Entry 2 of 2)

2 : solmization also : an exercise thus sung

Other Words from sol-fa

Noun

sol-faist \ ˌsōl-​ˈfä(-​i)st How to pronounce sol-faist (audio) , -​ˈfä-​ˌist \ noun

First Known Use of sol-fa

Verb

circa 1529, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

Noun

1548, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of sol-fa was circa 1529

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“Sol-fa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sol-fa. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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