origin and pronunciation
Does anyone know the origin and pronunciation of the surname Chmil (is it Russian?)? Thanks in advance.
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Chmil seems to be either Czech or Ukrainian. It means "hop" (a plant).
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Sorry, I forgot about the pronunciation.Chmil: "KMEEL", riming with "wheel". The initial "CH" is more close to the final CH in the Scotish "loch" rather than to "K".
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Thanks a lot, Christo
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