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Kin

A unit of weight in Japan equivalent to 600 grams.
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IN A STRIKING SCENE FROM JOHN GIBSON LOCKHART'S 1819 NOVEL PETER'S Letters to His Kinsfolk, the eponymous Welsh protagonist Peter Morris meets a fictionalized version of William Blackwood, who immediately attempts to recruit Morris as a correspondent.
"Worship God; join nothing with Him; and do good to parents, kinsfolk, orphans, those in need, neighbors who are near, neighbors who are strangers, the companion by your side, the wayfarer (ye meet), and to your slaves: For God does not like arrogant, boastful people." (An-Nisa, 4:36) I love Ramadan and what it represents.
Wherever they went, the Stewarts of Blair were seldom far from kinsfolk, sharing songs, stories, and Traveller traditions.
-- Having drawn strength from our original spiritual, national and human heritage that urges us to allege to our homeland, safeguard our kinsfolk, order goodness and forbid evils, we have adopted this Document.
And whoever, fleeing marriage and the baneful concerns brought on by women, Does not wish to marry, he reaches baleful old age Lacking someone to care for him; and while he lives Not lacking in resources, once dead, his kinsfolk Take their share of his possessions.
He visited Belgium and Paris in the summer of 1815, two months after Waterloo, and published his reflections on the immediate aftermath of Napoleonic empire as Paul's Letters to his Kinsfolk (1816); the fullest account and analysis of his visit is provided by Donald Sultana, 1993.
Whenever an infant is born within the tribe, Herodotus reports, "The kinsfolk surround the newly born and lament for him, for all the ill he must endure, once he has now been born, and they set forth all the sufferings of men." The dead, however, "they hide in the grave with joy and delight and say over him what evils he is now quit of and how he is now in perfect happiness" (5.4).
even if it be against your own selves or your parents and kinsfolk.
I expect the legitimate demands of our kinsfolk in Gaza to be met.
Even their kinsfolk in Scandinavia were subject to powerful kings and lords.
Joseph had little regard for the plight of his kinsfolk during the time of regional famine.
Faruk Loy-oy-lu, deputy chairman of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), told Today's Zaman: "In terms of humanitarian law and morals and [because] Turkmens are our kinsfolk, it is a completely wrong attitude to close the borders to Turkmens.