fa

/fah/, n. Music.
1. the syllable used for the fourth tone of a diatonic scale.
2. (in the fixed system of solmization) the tone F. Cf. sol-fa (def. 1).
[1275-1325; ME; see GAMUT]
/fah/, n.
the twentieth letter of the Arabic alphabet.
[ < Ar]

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(as used in expressions)
Fa hsien
Ma fa mu ts'o
Mu hsi Fa ch'ang

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Universalium. 2010.

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