appoggiatura[ə päj′ə to̵or′ə]
Origin of appoggiaturaItalian ; from appoggiare, to rest, lean ; from Vulgar Latin appodiare, to support ; from Classical Latin ad-, to + an unverified form podiare, to support ; from podium, podium
Origin of appoggiaturaItalian, from appoggiato, past participle of appoggiare, to lean on, from Vulgar Latin *appodiāre : Latin ad-, ad- + Latin podium, support (from Greek podion, base, from pous, pod-, foot; see ped- in Indo-European roots).
appoggiatura (left) connected by a slur to a G note (right)
Borrowed from Italian appoggiatura, derived from appoggiare (“to lean”).