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segno

[seyn-yoh, sen-yoh; Italian se-nyaw] /ˈseɪn yoʊ, ˈsɛn yoʊ; Italian ˈsɛ nyɔ/
noun, plural segni
[seyn-yee, sen-yee; Italian se-nyee] /ˈseɪn yi, ˈsɛn yi; Italian ˈsɛ nyi/ (Show IPA).
Music.
1.
a sign.
2.
a sign or mark at the beginning or end of a section to be repeated.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; < Italian < Latin signum a sign
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segno

/ˈsɛnjəʊ; Italian ˈseɲɲo/
noun (pl) -gni (-njiː; Italian) (-ɲɲi)
1.
(music) a sign at the beginning or end of a section directed to be repeated segno, :S:
Word Origin
Italian: a sign, from Latin signum
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