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English[edit]

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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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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 reading of ふぁ
  2. rōmaji reading 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.

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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 .

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]

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Noun[edit]

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

  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.

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

fa m ‎(plural fas)

  1. (Jersey) suit (clothing)

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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

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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]

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]

Verb[edit]

-fa ‎(infinitive kufa)

  1. to die

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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

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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