al segno

adverb

al se·​gno
älˈsānˌyō,
al-
1
: to the sign
used as a direction in music for the performer to continue as far as the sign :S:
2

Word History

Etymology

Italian, to the sign

First Known Use

1808, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of al segno was in 1808

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“Al segno.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/al%20segno. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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