F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fah]
    • /fɑ/
    • /fɑː/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fah]
    • /fɑ/

Definitions of fa word

  • noun fa the twentieth letter of the Arabic alphabet. 1
  • noun fa (in solmization) the fourth note of a major scale. 1
  • noun fa musical note or scale: F 1
  • abbreviation FA field artillery 0
  • abbreviation FA (in Britain) Football Association 0
  • abbreviation FA fanny adams 0

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Origin of fa

First appearance:

before 1275
One of the 13% oldest English words
Middle English word dating back to 1275-1325; See origin at gamut

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Parts of speech for Fa


fa popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 88% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

fa usage trend in Literature

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