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If you hope to reach more than six
You will need more than one of us
Wait, I think you can go from un to dix
That means French is weird, thus?
Though with just one, you can read these lines
For three months as well, this is fine
And you can sing from Do to Si
But how will you go to X from V?
Oh, that is right, you may need more than two
To find who we are. But will you?

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  • $\begingroup$ I've never heard of Si being in the solfege... but according to Wikipedia it's a substitute for Ti, the 7th note, which is what I learned (USA, plus it's how they do it in The Sound Of Music, haha). Is Si more common where you are from? $\endgroup$ – Dan A. Dec 29 '16 at 15:05
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    $\begingroup$ @DanA. Yes, in here, it is "Do Ré Mi Fa Sol La Si" : en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Musical_note $\endgroup$ – IAmInPLS Dec 29 '16 at 15:10
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    $\begingroup$ Cool. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solfège also has a cool history on the named scale. Learned my one new thing for the day, and it's only morning. Thanks. $\endgroup$ – Dan A. Dec 29 '16 at 15:17
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I'm gonna guess:

Syllables

If you hope to reach more than six

One to six are all one syllable words in English.. seven has two

Wait, I think you can go from un to dix
That means French is weird, thus?

In French the numbers un (one) to dix (ten) are all one syllable.. except possibly quatre (four)

Though with just one, you can read these lines

Eye, eyes and read are all one syllable, as are all the words in the question!

For three months as well, this is fine

March, May and June are all one syllable

And you can sing from Do to Si

All the note names are one syllable

But how will you go to X from V?

W (double-u) is more than one syllable (three)

Oh, that is right, you may need more than two
To find who we are. But will you?

Syllable itself is three syllables - Credit @Mithrandir. Initially thought the first line referred to the previous hint, but this makes more sense!

Title Bonus.. I made it up with no more than one. But one what?

Each word in the title and the question is only one syllable! Impressive!

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    $\begingroup$ Syllables is 3 syllables, that might be what the last line is $\endgroup$ – Mithrandir Dec 29 '16 at 11:00
  • $\begingroup$ @Mithrandir Cheers, read that that section wrong! $\endgroup$ – Arth Dec 29 '16 at 11:03
  • $\begingroup$ @BeastlyGerbil Thanks for the edit! One day I'll get the formatting down :) $\endgroup$ – Arth Dec 29 '16 at 11:05
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    $\begingroup$ @Arth if you want a line break just put two spaces after each line :P $\endgroup$ – Beastly Gerbil Dec 29 '16 at 11:06
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    $\begingroup$ Aye, aye! Edited a little bit because quatre can cause confusion sometimes. $\endgroup$ – IAmInPLS Dec 29 '16 at 11:29

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