The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #115745   Message #2483049
Posted By: pavane
03-Nov-08 - 03:59 AM
Thread Name: Why Only 7 letter names?
Subject: RE: Why Only 7 letter names?
"You just say the first syllable in practice - ni, dha, pa, ma, ga, ri, sha."

That's how the tonic sol-fa system was invented, too. First syllable of the words of a song, but they changed Ut to Doh to make it possible to sing.