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 Why are there only seven letters in the musical alphabet?

Answer Musical notation has been around since 2000 B.C., but the modern system originated around 1000 A.D. This system involves a musical scale of seven notes, each corresponding to the first seven letter... Read More »
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Which alphabet has only 12 letters?

The Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters: seven consonants (h, k, l, m, n, p, w) and five vowels (a, e, i, o, u). Although initially a spoken language, missionaries added a written alphabet during the ... Read More »
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Which alphabet has 33 letters?

According to MasterRussian.com, the Cyrillic alphabet, which is commonly used in Russian-speaking and Slavic Orthodox countries, has 33 letters. The Georgian alphabet also contains 33 letters, whic... Read More »
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How many letters are in China's alphabet?

Unlike Western languages, the Chinese alphabet does not have letters. Instead of letters that form words, each word has a unique symbol. A Chinese dictionary can have up to 60,000 different symbols... Read More »
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How many letters are in the Irish alphabet?

The traditional Irish alphabet has 18 letters; it lacks j, k, q, v, w, x, y and z. The Irish language has rules that effectively replace these letters. For example, the letter s followed by a soft ... Read More »
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