Jat definitions

jät
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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A member of an agricultural people of N India and Pakistan.
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Alternative spelling of yat.
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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 member of an Indo-European people living in the Punjab, northwestern India, and Pakistan.
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A Indo-Scythian descendant of the Scythian Massagetae and Getae tribes.
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Origin of jat

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