FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Middle French crampe, from Old French crampe, cranpe (muscular contraction, cramp), of Germanic origin, either from Frankish *krampa or from Middle Dutch crampe (cramp); both ultimately from Proto-Germanic *krampō (cramp, clasp), from Proto-Indo-European *grem- (to bind together, unite; lap, pile, heap), from *ger- (to unite, collect, forgather). More at cramp.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kʁɑ̃p/
  • (file)

NounEdit

crampe f (plural crampes)

  1. cramp (muscular contraction)
  2. iron clamp

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French crampe, cranpe (muscular contraction, cramp), either from Frankish *krampa or from Middle Dutch crampe (cramp); both ultimately from Proto-Germanic *krampō (cramp, clasp), from Proto-Indo-European *grem- (to bind together, unite; lap, pile, heap), from Proto-Indo-European *ger- (to unite, collect, forgather).

NounEdit

crampe f (plural crampes)

  1. (Jersey) clamp

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of Germanic origin, either from Frankish *krampa or from Middle Dutch crampe (cramp); both ultimately from Proto-Germanic *krampō (cramp, clasp), from Proto-Indo-European *grem- (to bind together, unite; lap, pile, heap), from Proto-Indo-European *ger- (to unite, collect, forgather).

NounEdit

crampe f (oblique plural crampes, nominative singular crampe, nominative plural crampes)

  1. cramp (involuntary muscle spasm)

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: crampe
  • Middle French: crampe
  • Norman: crampe (Jersey)