From German Low German Lork (“toad”), of unknown origin. The form Lurch (also obsolete Lorch) through secondary and inadequate adaptation to the phonetics of standard German.
- IPA(key): /lʊʁç/, [lʊʁç], [lʊɐ̯ç]
Lurch m (genitive Lurchs or Lurches, plural Lurche)
- (biology) amphibian