Other Word Forms of Scrape
Origin of Scrape
From Middle English scrapen, from Old Norse skrapa (“to scrape, scratch") and Old English scrapian (“to scrape, scratch"), both from Proto-Germanic *skrapōnÄ…, *skrepanÄ… (“to scrape, scratch"), from Proto-Indo-European *skreb-, *skrep- (“to engrave"). Cognate with Dutch schrapen (“to scrape"), German schrappen (“to scrape"), Danish skrabe (“to scrape"), Icelandic skrapa (“to scrape"), Walloon screper (“to scrape"), Latin scribō (“dig with a pen, draw, write").
Middle English scrapen from Old Norse skrapa sker-1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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