a syllable representing the fourth tone of the diatonic scale
Origin of faMiddle English ; from Medieval Latin ; from fa(muli): see gamut
The fourth tone of the diatonic scale in solfeggio.
Origin of faMiddle English, from Medieval Latin; see gamut.
- (music) A syllable used in solfège to represent the fourth note of a major scale.
From the first syllable of the Latin word famuli, extracted of the poem Mira gestorum famuli tuorum.