Quick answer
"Fa" is a noun which is often translated as "el fa", and "re" is a noun which is often translated as "el re". Learn more about the difference between "fa" and "re" below.
fa
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (music)
a. el fa
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The music teacher asked us to sing all together do re mi fa sol la ti.El profesor de música nos pidió que cantáramos todos juntos do re mi fa sol la si.
FA
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
2. (Football Association) (United Kingdom)
a. la Asociación Inglesa de Fútbol
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The FA was founded in 1863.La Asociación Inglesa de Fútbol fue establecida en 1863.
b. la FA
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The FA created the original 13 rules of the game.La FA creó las 13 reglas originales del deporte.
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re
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (music; fixed-do system)
a. el re
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
In the key of A minor, the first four notes are la, ti, do, and re.En el tono de la menor, las primeras cuatro notas son la, si, do y re.
2. (music; movable-do system)
a. la segunda nota de la escala
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
If you sing from re to the same note up an octave in the key of C, that is the Dorian mode.Si cantas de la segunda nota de la escala hasta la misma una octava más arriba en el tono de do, eso es el modo dórico.
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
3. (regarding)
a. con relación a
I need to write to them re the revised costs.Tengo que escribirles con relación a los costos revisados.
b. con respecto a
Re the office party, we'll have to find a suitable venue.Con respecto a la fiesta de la oficina, tendremos que buscar un lugar adecuado.
4. (used in correspondence)
a. asunto
Re: Friday's meetingAsunto: reunión del viernes
RE
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
5. (religious education)
a. la religión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I have RE at 8 am this semester.Tengo religión a las 8 am este semestre.
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