Meaning of fal lal in English:

fal lal

(also fal lal la)

Pronunciation /falˈlal/ /fə(l)ˈlal/


  • Used in songs as (part of) a refrain. Chiefly in extended form with la or other syllables, as "fal lal la", etc. Compare "fa-la". Now somewhat archaic.


Early 18th century; earliest use found in Politick Sailor's Garland. Variant of fa-la.