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(1) Among the Kirghiz and Altai peoples in the past, a nomadic or seminomadic settlement which usually included kinfolk of varying degrees of relationship. Among the Altai the term “ail” also referred to a separate dwelling (a yurt or a hut) with a farm.

(2) Among the Mongol peoples, a nomadic family group.

(3) In the Kirghiz SSR, a rural administrative territorial unit. Accordingly, village councils of the Kirghiz SSR are referred to as ail and village soviets of working people’s deputies.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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A downgrade of AIL's national ratings could be triggered by a decrease of BTK's control in AIL, materially reduced GBPCE's interests in BTK or a significant downgrade of GBPCE's ratings, all of which Fitch considers unlikely in the foreseeable future.
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The molecular data is ail fairly consistent," says John Gatesy of the University of Wyoming in Laramie, one of the first who reported the whale-hippo connection.
Wedyn dwi'n ail chwarae 'Llongau Rhyddid' tua hanner dwsin ac yn cytuno a fi fy hyn - mae hon yn gan dda!
We are at the bottom of the barrel," a senior health official requesting anonymity told M AIL T ODAY .
"Ers i mi ddechrau hyfforddi, rwyf wedi mynd o fod yn ail i ennill cystadleuaeth Cigydd "Ers i mi ddechrau hyfforddi, rwyf wedi mynd o fod yn ail i ennill cystadleuaeth Cigydd Ifanc Cymru a dod yn ail yn yng nghystadleuaeth y 'Premier Young Butcher' sy'n dangos y cynnydd rwyf wedi gwneud," meddai Matthew.
Maen nhw'n atgoffa rhywun o'r Kinks ambell dro, y Jam ar adegau, a sawl grwep arall - ond yn y diwedd mae rhywun yn sylweddoli nad ydyn nhw'n debyg i r'un o'r rhain, am mai'r unigryw Ail Symudiad ydyn nhw.
Furthermore, CRISIL believes that GoI's guarantee will remain unaffected by any infirmity or irregularity on the part of AIL to undertake any of its obligations under the NCD programme; the guarantee will remain unaffected even if AIL is referred to the Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction, or comes under the purview of the Sick Industrial Companies Act, or that of any other authority notified under any law with powers in respect of revival or rehabilitation of sick companies.