5-limit commas

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A 5-limit comma is the amount which separates m1 fifths and m2 thirds from n octaves. It is the simplest kind of comma a tuning may temper out.

Name(s) Color Name Ratio Monzo Cents
minor whole tone yo comma y2 10 / 9 [1 -2 1 182.404
large limma
acute diatonic semitone
bug comma
gugu comma gg2 27 / 25 [0 3 -2 133.238
diatonic semitone
father comma
gubi comma g2 16 / 15 [4 -1 -1 111.731
major limma
mavila comma
pelogic coma
layobi comma Ly1 135 / 128 [-7 3 1 92.179
quasisuper comma sasagu comma ssg3 8388608 / 7971615 [23 -13 -1 88.271
chromatic semitone
dicot comma
yoyo comma yy1 25 / 24 [-3 -1 2 70.672
superpyth comma sayo comma sy2 20480 / 19683 [12 -9 1 68.719
12&163 comma quadlagu comma L4g-3 22876792454961 / 21990232555520 [-42 28 -1 68.426
leapweek comma quadsagu comma s4g4 4398046511104 / 4236443047215 [42 -25 -1 64.811
12&197 comma quinlayo comma L5y-4 9265100944259205 / 9007199254740992 [-53 32 1 48.874
leapday comma trisayo comma s3y3 10737418240 / 10460353203 [31 -21 1 45.259
double large green comma lalagu comma LLg-2 43046721 / 41943040 [-23 16 -1 44.966
diesis
augmented comma
trigu comma g32 128 / 125 [7 0 -3 41.059
gracecordial comma trilayo comma L3y-3 17433922005 / 17179869184 [-34 20 1 25.414
kwai comma quinsayo comma s5y4 5629499534213120 / 5559060566555523 [50 -33 1 21.799
syntonic comma
meantone comma
didymus comma
gu comma g1 81 / 80 [4 -1 -1 21.506
Diaschisma sagugu comma sgg2 2048 / 2025 [11 -4 -2 19.553
Schisma layo comma Ly-2 32805 / 32768 [-15 8 1 1.9537