Borrowed from Latin rē, ablative of rēs (“thing, matter, topic”).
- About, regarding, with reference to; especially in letters and documents.
The first syllable of Latin resonāre (“to resound”), the first word of the second line of the medieval hymn Ut queant laxis, from which the solfège syllables were taken because its successive lines started each on the next note of the scale.
- (music) Ray, a syllable used in solfège to represent the second note of a major scale.
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