solfège

[ sol-fezh, -fej, sohl- ]
/ sɒlˈfɛʒ, -ˈfɛdʒ, soʊl- /

noun Music.

Origin of solfège

< French < Italian
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Word Origin and History for solfege

solfege


adj.

1912, from solfeggio (1774), from Italian solfeggio, from sol-fa, representing musical notes (see sol-fa).

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