Jat definition

jät
A member of an agricultural people of N India and Pakistan.
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An Indo-European ethnic group of people native to Northern India and Pakistan (including large populations living in the EU, US, Canada, Australia and UK), that have attributes of an ethnic group, tribe and a people.
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A Indo-Scythian descendant of the Scythian Massagetae and Getae tribes.
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A member of an Indo-European people living in the Punjab, northwestern India, and Pakistan.
pronoun
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Alternative spelling of yat.
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A member of a peasant caste residing in the Punjab and other areas of northern India and Pakistan, comprising Muslim, Hindu, and Sikh groups.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
jat
Plural:
jats

Origin of jat

  • Hindi jāṭ from Middle Indic jaṭṭa- probably akin to Sanskrit Jartikaḥ name of a tribe

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition