Alternative Names for EDOs

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Names like 31edo, 17-tone equal temperament, the 9th root of 2, etc, while mathematically descriptive, are not especially evocative or poetic! Here are a few suggestions for alternative names, nicknames if you will. Please add your own!

EDO M. Battaglia 1 I. Jones K. Pepper G. Breed A. Heathwaite Tútim Dennsuul Others
5edo Woodbeach blackwood whole tones slendro Bananabell Kindergarden, Taib slendro ~ H. Miller
6edo Pandero, Enis Debussy ~ Chris Vaisvil
7edo Note from 2013: does anyone

remember why on earth I

named equal temperaments after

Sonic the Hedgehog?

Paintmask whitewood whole tones Goldenhair Epit burmese ~ H. Miller

Mozambican ~ R. Avella

8edo Hill Top Diabolon Bloodcape Otin
9edo Mystic Cave Gongweaver mavila whole tones pelog Greentouch Basichromal, Tiibis
10edo Sandopolis Nightsweat blackwood 1/2-tones Skyladder Hands, Atdih
11edo Green Hill Zone Bleachbrass Blackfrog Uxnid Machine 1/2-tone
12edo lol standard 1/2-tones chromatic Whitewash The Rusty Old Bastard, Coscacho Piedra, Bernid Dominant ~ R. Avella
13edo Hidden Palace Swimmingstone,

a-team 1/2-tones

Tanswan Primayan, Rilnid
14edo Mushroom Hill, when it turns to winter Fernmouth whitewood 1/2-tones Forestbeard Orange Aura, Volkid touchtone ~ J. Barton
15edo Angel Island, Peppermeister II Vermilliorgan blackwood 1/3-tones Bluepine Semiday, Barif porcupine chromatic
16edo Also Mystic Cave, Sword[16] Citrigloam mavila 1/2-tones Orangecore Superdiatonic, Selkif Esadecafonia ~ Armodue
17edo Lava Reef Buzzshock superpyth 1/3-tones Yellowedge Hertif Scorp ~ J. Barton
18edo possibly Hydrocity, Lunarity, a-team 1/3-tones Oʤif Gandalf ~ Chris Vaisvil
19edo possibly Marble zone Cloudcutter meantone 1/3-tones Purplefin Luís Waltz, Lubnif metonic ~ H. Miller
20edo Ice Cap Mechfruit blackwood 1/4-tones Firelake Mayan Civial, Gawir
21edo Querrelude whitewood 1/3-tones Yarun
22edo Aquatic Ruin Limpidity superpyth 1/4-tones shruti Maroonmoon Baurun Shruti ~ Karma Jinpa Zangpo
23edo Swelterspots hornbostel 1/3-tones Limelog Hornbostel (3;1 superdiatonic relation), Icositriphony, Dalplun
24edo Hiveshackle standard 1/4-tones Wintercup Kalwir Balrog ~ Chris Vaisvil
25edo blackwood 1/5-tones Armodue-Mávila 1/3-tone, Filbat
26edo flattone 1/4-tones Plumstone Fermosus Nostalgius, Leiwir alphabetic ~ H. Miller
27edo superpyth 1/5-tones Lilredsportscar Truechromatic, Perlun
28edo whitewood 1/4-tones Oowir
29edo schismatic 1/5-tones Woodblossom Narim, Orange Sunflower, Niltib
31edo meantone 1/5-tones enharmonic Brownflower DolbySurround, Ulvi-lum
36edo standard 1/6-tones Guatón, Ulvi-enis Legolas ~ Chris Vaisvil
37edo Dangria Triba, Ulvi-epit porcupine hyperenharmonic
39edo superpyth 1/7-tones Hornbostel (5;2 superdiatonic relation), Tricesanonaphony, Ulvi-tiibis
41edo schismatic 1/7-tones Armodue-Mávila 1/5-tone, Ulvi-uxnid
43edo meantone 1/7-tones Tiglio della suerte, Ulvi-rilnid
50edo meantone 1/8-tones Delbus, Ulvi-gawir
53edo schismatic 1/9-tones holdrian Serta, Ki, Ulvi-dalplun
57edo Armodue-Mávila 1/7-tone, Ulvi-perlun
59edo Ulvi-niltib
60edo standard 1/10-tones 'Nibiru, el Yeta', Bidulvi Bamboo ~ R. Perry
62edo meantone 1/10-tones Hornbostel (8;3 superdiatonic relation), Hexacesaduophony, Bidulvi-bid
72edo standard 1/12-tones sextulas Ediondo, Bidulvi-bernid
85edo Hornbostel (11;4 superdiatonic relation), Octocesapentaphony, Bidulvi-filbat