Definition of al segno in English:

al segno

adverb

Music
  • As a musical direction: go back or continue to the point indicated by the sign S.

Origin

Late 18th century. From Italian al segno, lit. ‘to the sign’ from al to the (from a to (from classical Latin ad, preposition: see ad-) + il, masculine definite article) + segno sign.

Pronunciation

al segno

/al ˈseɪnjəʊ//ɑːl ˈseɪnjəʊ//al ˈsɛnjəʊ/