[ seyn-yoh, sen-yoh; Italian se-nyaw ]
/ ˈseɪn yoʊ, ˈsɛn yoʊ; Italian ˈsɛ nyɔ /
noun, plural se·gni [seyn-yee, sen-yee; Italian se-nyee]. /ˈseɪn yi, ˈsɛn yi; Italian ˈsɛ nyi/. Music.
a sign or mark at the beginning or end of a section to be repeated.
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Origin of segno
1905–10; <Italian <Latin signum a sign
Words nearby segno
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British Dictionary definitions for segno
/ (ˈsɛnjəʊ, Italian ˈseɲɲo) /
noun plural -gni (-njiː, Italian -ɲɲi)
music a sign at the beginning or end of a section directed to be repeatedSymbol: , :S:
Word Origin for segno
Italian: a sign, from Latin signum
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