English Dictionary

Pioneers in dictionary publishing since 1819

fah or fa (fɑː Pronunciation for )

Definitions

noun

(music)
  1. (in the fixed system of solmization) the note F
  2. (in tonic sol-fa) the fourth degree of any major scale; subdominant

Word Origin

C14: see gamut

Example Sentences Including 'fah'

`So fah , so very good, suh," she mimicked in drawling tones.
Dobbs, Michael The Touch of Innocents

Comments

Log in to comment on this word.