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Interval information
Ratio 22/21
Monzo |1 -1 0 -1 1>
Size in cents 80.53704
Name(s) small undecimal semitone
Color name 1or1, loru semitone

[sound info]

22/21 is a small superparticular semitone of about 80.5¢ that appears in 11-limit Just Intonation. It makes the difference between the 21st and 22nd overtone. It is close in size to 21/20, a 7-limit superparticular interval, differing from it by 441/440, about 3.9¢.

The single degree of 88cET can function as both 21/20 and 22/21, thus tempering out 441/440.

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