dal segno

adverb

dal se·​gno däl-ˈsā-(ˌ)nyō How to pronounce dal segno (audio)
used as a direction in music to return to the sign that marks the beginning of a repeat

Word History

Etymology

Italian, from the sign

First Known Use

circa 1854, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dal segno was circa 1854

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Cite this Entry

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

Kids Definition

dal segno

adverb
dal se·​gno däl-ˈsān-yō How to pronounce dal segno (audio)
used as a direction in music to return to the sign that marks the beginning of a passage to be repeated
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