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Kin

A unit of weight in Japan equivalent to 600 grams.
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Having thought this, he then left his kinsfolk and went to another place, [where] he encountered a period of famine.
Julie opted for The King's Speech too because speech therapists are natural kinsfolk.
Conservative authorities, discriminatory laws, chauvinist male peers and tradition-minded kinsfolk watchfully regulate their aspirations, activities and conduct.
He noted reports that Sudan's minister of information in Khartoum had warned that southerners living in the north will not have any citizenship rights if their kinsfolk vote for separation.
The child is deceived, kinsfolk are deceived, members of the community are deceived.
Tribal gunmen kidnap Saudi national from Yemeni hospital; demand release of nine kinsfolk.
The Boss Drover did those essential things for Roy that his deliberately unrecalled and conscientiously disremembered Daly River kinsfolk failed to do.
The ties between Lancashire and the Isle of Man are historically strong; the Manx people are our own kinsfolk, yet they are penalised by a government that is hell-bent on destroying British traditions.
The protests in America, not just from the kinsfolk of American victims but from radio phone-ins and editorials were well reported in Scotland.
But first he went to Leningrad for a meeting with kinsfolk and old friends, for restoration of scientific communications and, primarily, to complete work on his doctoral thesis, the defence of which took at Leningrad University on March 10th, 1947, i.
It is better translated as "companion" or "friend," whereas [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (pronounced kaw-robe) means neighbor, or kinsfolk, and comes from the Hebrew word meaning to draw near or approach.
David Fitzpatrick notes that semi-literate Irish correspondence in 19th-century Australia displayed "a distinctive blend of ceremonial and conversational elements, and considerable skill in manipulating their distant kinsfolk through the written word.