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Old 13th August 2010
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Default cwm also from Welsh word for cirque?

Saw this word on Anu Garg's Word of the Day and not being Welsh nor much of an outdoorsman immediately thought of the window manager. I wonder if its creators knew this word. A cirque could be calming, at least if you weren't being pushed off it.

http://wordsmith.org/words/cwm.html
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The word was taken by Tolkien for use in geographic names, such as "The Deeping Coomb".

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cwm also from Welsh word for cirque?
No, the Welsh language does not have any words under 4 syllables.
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