Origin: It scarpa, a scarp, slope < Goth *skrapa, akin to OE scræf, cave, hollow < IE *(s)kerb(h)-, var. of base *(s)ker-, to cut > shear
See scarp in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Italian scarpa, slope
Origin: , perhaps of Germanic origin; see sker-1 in Indo-European roots.
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