segno

[seyn-yoh, sen-yoh; Italian se-nyaw]

noun, plural se·gni [seyn-yee, sen-yee; Italian se-nyee] /ˈseɪn yi, ˈsɛn yi; Italian ˈsɛ nyi/. Music.

a sign.
a sign or mark at the beginning or end of a section to be repeated.

Nearby words

  1. segmented,
  2. segmented cell,
  3. segmentize,
  4. segni,
  5. segni, antonio,
  6. sego,
  7. sego lily,
  8. segor,
  9. segovia,
  10. segovia, andrés

Origin of segno

1905–10; < Italian < Latin signum a sign

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British Dictionary definitions for segno

segno

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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