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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin famuli, from the first word of the fourth line of Ut queant laxis, the medieval hymn which solfège was based on because its lines started on each note of the scale successively.

Pronunciation[edit]

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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Anagrams[edit]


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!"

Czech[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

fa

  1. Abbreviation of firma.

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fa m ‎(plural fa)

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

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

(Expressions):

References[edit]

  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[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Adverb[edit]

fa

  1. ago

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

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fa m ‎(invariable)

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

Verb[edit]

fa

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

Alternative forms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

fa

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ふぁ
  2. Rōmaji transcription of ファ

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

fa m (invariable)

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

Lojban[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

fa

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

Related terms[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

fa (Zhuyin ㄈㄚ˙)

  1. Pinyin transcription of 𠲎

fa

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

Usage notes[edit]

  • 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]

From Old Irish fáth, from Proto-Celtic *wātus(inspired utterance) (compare Welsh gwawd(song, praise, poetry)), from Proto-Indo-European *weh₂t-.

Noun[edit]

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

  1. reason, cause

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

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.

Niuean[edit]

Niuean cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : fa

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

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

fa m ‎(plural fas)

  1. (Jersey) suit (clothing)

Synonyms[edit]


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.

Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse , from Proto-Germanic *fanhaną.

Verb[edit]

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

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Variant of wha.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

fa

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

South Marquesan[edit]

South Marquesan cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : fa

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

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

fa m ‎(plural fa)

  1. fa (musical note)

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-kúa.

Verb[edit]

-fa ‎(infinitive kufa)

  1. to die

Conjugation[edit]


Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]


Swazi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-kúa.

Verb[edit]

-fa

  1. (intransitive) to die

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Tuvaluan[edit]

Tuvaluan cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : fa

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

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

Xhosa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-kúa.

Verb[edit]

-fa

  1. (intransitive) to die

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-kúa.

Verb[edit]

-fa

  1. (intransitive) to die

Inflection[edit]

Tone class H
Infinitive ukufa
Imperative Imperative
+ object prefix
Singular yifa yife
Plural yifani yifeni
Present Participial Subjunctive
1st singular ngiyafa, ngifa ngifa ngife
2nd singular uyafa, ufa ufa ufe
1st plural siyafa, sifa sifa sife
2nd plural niyafa, nifa nifa nife
Class 1 uyafa, ufa efa afe
Class 2 bayafa, bafa befa bafe
Class 3 uyafa, ufa ufa ufe
Class 4 iyafa, ifa ifa ife
Class 5 liyafa, lifa lifa life
Class 6 ayafa, afa efa afe
Class 7 siyafa, sifa sifa sife
Class 8 ziyafa, zifa zifa zife
Class 9 iyafa, ifa ifa ife
Class 10 ziyafa, zifa zifa zife
Class 11 luyafa, lufa lufa lufe
Class 14 buyafa, bufa bufa bufe
Class 15 kuyafa, kufa kufa kufe
Class 17 kuyafa, kufa kufa kufe
Recent past Recent past
continuous
1st singular ngifile, ngifē bengifa
2nd singular ufile, ufē ubefa
1st plural sifile, sifē sibefa
2nd plural nifile, nifē nibefa
Class 1 ufile, ufē ubefa
Class 2 bafile, bafē bebefa
Class 3 ufile, ufē bewufa
Class 4 ifile, ifē beyifa
Class 5 lifile, lifē belifa
Class 6 afile, afē abefa
Class 7 sifile, sifē besifa
Class 8 zifile, zifē bezifa
Class 9 ifile, ifē beyifa
Class 10 zifile, zifē bezifa
Class 11 lufile, lufē belufa
Class 14 bufile, bufē bebufa
Class 15 kufile, kufē bekufa
Class 17 kufile, kufē bekufa
Remote past Remote past
continuous
1st singular ngāfa ngangifa
2nd singular wāfa wawufa
1st plural sāfa sasifa
2nd plural nāfa nanifa
Class 1 wāfa wayefa
Class 2 bāfa babefa
Class 3 wāfa wawufa
Class 4 yāfa yayifa
Class 5 lāfa lalifa
Class 6 āfa ayefa
Class 7 sāfa sasifa
Class 8 zāfa zazifa
Class 9 yāfa yayifa
Class 10 zāfa zazifa
Class 11 lwāfa lwalufa
Class 14 bāfa babufa
Class 15 kwāfa kwakufa
Class 17 kwāfa kwakufa
Future
1st singular ngizokufa
2nd singular uzokufa
1st plural sizokufa
2nd plural nizokufa
Class 1 uzokufa
Class 2 bazokufa
Class 3 uzokufa
Class 4 izokufa
Class 5 lizokufa
Class 6 azokufa
Class 7 sizokufa
Class 8 zizokufa
Class 9 izokufa
Class 10 zizokufa
Class 11 luzokufa
Class 14 buzokufa
Class 15 kuzokufa
Class 17 kuzokufa

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