fa

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the first syllable of the Latin word famuli, extracted of the poem Mira gestorum famuli tuorum.

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Noun[edit]

fa (plural fas)

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

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

fa m (plural fes)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

From the Catalan verb fer (to do).

Verb[edit]

fa

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of fer

Preposition[edit]

fa

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

Interjection[edit]

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!"

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fa m (plural fa)

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

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Noun[edit]

fa m (plural fas)

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

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Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

fa

  1. Romanization of 𐍆𐌰

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the same Proto-Uralic root *puxi as the Finnish and Estonian puu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fa (not comparable)

  1. wooden (mostly in compounds)

Noun[edit]

fa (plural fák)

  1. wood (material beneath the bark of the trunk or branches of a tree)
  2. tree
  3. lumber
  4. timber

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Adverb[edit]

fa

  1. ago

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Noun[edit]

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fa m (invariable)

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

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

fa

  1. Third-person singular indicative present form of fare.
  2. Second-person singular imperative form of fare.

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

fa

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

Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fa m (plural fas)

  1. suit (clothing)

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Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

fa ? (??? please provide the declension type!)

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

Lojban[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

fa

  1. Indicates that the following word or phrase is the x1 sumti.

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Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

fa

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

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  • 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[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

fa m

  1. reason, cause

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Mutation[edit]

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.

Novial[edit]

Verb[edit]

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.

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Variant of wha.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

fa

  1. (Doric) who
    Fa's this quine, en?

South Marquesan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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[edit]

fa

  1. (cardinal) four

Swahili[edit]

Verb[edit]

fa (infinitive kufa)

  1. to die

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Venetian[edit]

Noun[edit]

fa m (invariable)

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

Adverb[edit]

fa

  1. as, like

Volapük[edit]

Preposition[edit]

fa

  1. by (indicating an agent)

Wuvulu-Aua[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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[edit]

fa

  1. (cardinal) four

Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

-fa

  1. (intransitive) to die

Conjugation[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

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