[ dah kah-poh; Italian dah kah-paw ]
/ dɑ ˈkɑ poʊ; Italian dɑ ˈkɑ pɔ /
repeated from the beginning (used as a musical direction).
a section of music that is to be repeated from the beginning.
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Origin of da capo
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/ (dɑː ˈkɑːpəʊ) /
music to be repeated (in whole or part) from the beginning
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Word Origin for da capo
C18: from Italian, literally: from the head
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