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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.

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Around two months ago, I was told that financial aid would be extended to me and other deserving artists and literati before Eid-ul-Fitr but our aid funds were still pending, ailing Khial Mohammad said.
The reasoning, Johnson says, was that the many financially ailing native corporations couldn't take advantage of their losses because they were unable to raise any money through stock sales.
Before leaving for London, PML-N President Nawaz Sharif asked the people to pray for early recovery of his ailing wife.
It is vital to mention here that Maryam Nawaz could not leave for London to meet her ailing mother due to election campaign, however after attaining success in NA-120 she left for London on Monday.
In addition, the team opted to put pitcher Odalis Perez on the bereavement list as he tends to his ailing mother in the Dominican Republic.
At a time when the church had become moribund and native leaders and their communities could have breathed new life into an ailing institution?
There is no doubt that Gorbachev is set upon drastically reinvigorating the ailing Soviet economy.
SWY will now attempt to strengthen the ailing chain of stores on its own.
The residents of village Sahrafuddin Bugti, Sanghar recorded a protest demonstration outside the Larkana Press Club for the treatment of ailing youth on Friday.
Lahore -- Maryam Nawaz has declined the rumors of departing for London and said that will run the by poll election campaign of her ailing mother Kulsoom Nawaz in NA-120.
After visiting ailing Syed Ali Gilani, the JKLF Chief left for Nagam to attend the funeral prayers of Hizbul Mujahideen Commander Mohammad Yasin Itoo, but he was stopped and arrested by Indian police at Chadoora.
With seeded players dropping out in droves, Andre Agassi showed Tuesday he is willing and able to carry the Mercedes-Benz Cup on his ailing back.