What language did the word tempo come from?
The Italian language.
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From the German word Thaler
Generally speaking, most tempo markings are in Italian but you will find the odd piece using German.
I would either fingerspell it, or use the sign for TIME. To sign TIME, create a 'D' handshape with your dominant hand. (The letter 'D' looks like a pointed index finger, with… the middle, ring, and pinky fingers forming an 'o' with the thumb.) With the index finger of your D-shaped dominant hand, touch the opposite wrist. There might be a specialized sign for "tempo" which is why I might fingerspell it -- but context is also important.
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Most of the time, tempo markings, dynamics, and other expressionsare given in Italian.