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Thread: How do you pronounce 'kratom'?
04-07-2009, 05:41 PM #1
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04-07-2009, 06:31 PM #2
I pronounce it more like KRAY-tum.
04-07-2009, 06:54 PM #3
There could also be -tome suffixes and krah- prefixes. @_@
04-07-2009, 07:13 PM #4
Hahaahahaha cats-cum the r is silent
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kra- tum , short vowel a
04-07-2009, 07:41 PM #6
I say it with a short 'a' and emphasize the first syllable. So I say it rather like KRAtum or KRATum. It never occured to me for it to be said any differently. Strange, that.
04-07-2009, 09:48 PM #7
5) Krat-om, or this - 6) Krat-um
Come to think of it, although I aint read any of this thread (yet) kraytom could make sense as a pronunication, I just never heard anyone actually utter the word, so arrived at my krat, cat, shat on the mattum.
04-07-2009, 09:53 PM #8
Although the well known irish vendor, with the name that rhymes with bearuocrat wouldnt sell crates, would he?
Crates of krat, hahahahahahhahhah
04-07-2009, 10:50 PM #9
I always thought to pronounce it krat-um, but on you-tube a guy on there was pronouncing it kray-tum, so i thought I was pronouncing it wrong all the time. I guess its like the, "you say (toe-may-to) and I say (toe-matto)" scenario.
04-08-2009, 02:48 PM #10
Same as Mona really.........Kra-tum. I never thought of any other way......or even that another way was possible. LOL
I mean kraY-tum? I'd never consider adding another letter to a word! Differing pronunciation is amazing really.