da capo

da ca·po
D d


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [duh key-poh]
    • /də ˈkeɪ poʊ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [duh key-poh]
    • /də ˈkeɪ poʊ/

Definitions of da capo words

  • adjective da capo to be repeated (in whole or part) from the beginning 3
  • noun da capo from the beginning: a note to the performer to repeat the passage 3
  • noun da capo a section of music that is to be repeated from the beginning. 1
  • adverb da capo (music) From the beginning. 0

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Origin of da capo

First appearance:

before 1715
One of the 49% newest English words
1715-25; < Italian: literally, from the head; see da, chief

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da capo popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 47% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 51% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

da capo usage trend in Literature

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