audio example by a male speaker
audio example by a female speaker
the above transcription of cramp is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.
press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of cramp
press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of cramp
An example use of cramp in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… moment because she had a hand cramp the …”
Cramp is a medical term for a painful muscle spasm.
the word cramp occurs in english on average 1.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.