Ammil Name Meaning & Origin
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Can be pronounced like the last 2 syllables of "enamel" or like an Americanized Émile/uh-MEEL.
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My son was born during winter and his name evokes a beautiful image of the landscape around that time.
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Ammil is a Devon term for the thin film of ice that lacquers all leaves, twigs and grass blades when a freeze follows a partial thaw, and that in sunlight can cause a whole landscape to glitter. It is thought to derive from the Old English ammel, meaning “enamel.” - Landmarks by Robert Macfarlane
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"If there is sunlight, the frozen waterways gleam like polished silver, and when the wonderful phenomenon known as the ammil sheaths all the upland vegetation in a glittering ice casing, the diamond-bright splendour of each wild hillside baffles description..." - Devonshire by D.St Leger Gordon