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falas

fa-la
F f
your advertise can be here

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fah-lah]
    • /fɑˈlɑ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fah-lah]
    • /fɑˈlɑ/

Definitions of falas word

  • noun falas a text or refrain in old songs. 1
  • noun falas a type of part song or madrigal popular in the 16th and 17th centuries. 1

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Origin of falas

First appearance:

before 1585
One of the 35% oldest English words
First recorded in 1585-95; special use of fa la, meaningless sound sequence found in old popular refrains

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Falas

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

falas popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 62% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 53% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

falas usage trend in Literature

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