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 A113120 a(n) = smallest number of syllables necessary to communicate n by phone, in French. 0
 2, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 3, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 1, 2, 2, 2, 3, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 2, 3, 3, 4, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 2, 2, 2, 3, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 2, 2, 2, 3, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 2, 2, 2, 3, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 2, 2, 2, 3, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 2, 2, 2, 3, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 1, 2, 2, 2, 3 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
 OFFSET 0,1 COMMENTS Without "et". LINKS EXAMPLE a(21)=2 because "deux-un" has two syllables, which is shorter than "vingt-et-un"; a(41)=2 and not 3 because in french "quatre-un" is said "quatr'un", two syllables ("e" mute followed by a vowel is not pronounced); a(42)=3 because "quatre-deux" has three syllables; a(102)=2 because it is pronounced "cent-deux" and not "cent-et-deux". CROSSREFS Sequence in context: A244226 A111616 A299152 * A154843 A062557 A276438 Adjacent sequences:  A113117 A113118 A113119 * A113121 A113122 A113123 KEYWORD base,easy,nonn,word AUTHOR Alexandre Wajnberg, Jan 03 2006 STATUS approved

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