I'd like to know what's the singular term of music, is it muse?

  • When you looked up "music", what did the dictionary say? – Davo Mar 28 '19 at 20:20

Music is usually used as uncountable.

But when this noun means "a distinctive type or category of music" (https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/music) it is a countable noun.

So in this meaning it has both singular and plural forms (i.e., a music, some musics).

Etymologically MUSIC is connected with MUSE:

"from Greek mousikē (technē) "(art) of the Muses," from fem. of mousikos "pertaining to the Muses"" (https://www.etymonline.com/).

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