Other Word Forms of Slurp
Origin of Slurp
From Middle Dutch slurpen, slorpen (“to sip, slurp"), from Old Dutch *slurpen, from Proto-Germanic *slarpanÄ… (“to sip, slurp"), from Proto-Indo-European *srebÊ°-, *srobÊ°- (“to sip, slurp, gulp"). Cognate with West Frisian slurvje (“to slurp"), German schlürfen (“to sip, slurp"), Swedish slurpa (“to slurp"), Middle High German sürfeln, sürpfeln (“to sip, slurp"), Latin sorbeō (“to suck up, imbibe, absorb").
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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