sol fege means: Italic words do, re and mi are used to describe the Major Scale. Commonly used by choirs. Please forgive me. I have to give you a lesson in Italian pronunciation. These are the correct vowels for Italian: a- “ah” e- “ay” i- “ee” o- “oh” u- “oo” Latin is the source of this system for vowel pronunciation. Vowels can also be pronounced in the same manner in other languages such as Spanish or French. (in Community Dictionary, added by Ralph Holder)