HyperDic: jati

English > 1 sense of the word jati:
NOUNgroupjati(Hinduism) a Hindu caste or distinctive / distinctive social group of which there are thousands throughout India
English > jati: 1 sense > noun 1, group
Meaning(Hinduism) a Hindu caste or distinctive / distinctive social group of which there are thousands throughout India; a special characteristic / characteristic is often the exclusive occupation of its male members (such as barber or potter).
CategoryHinduism, HindooismA body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and based on a caste system
Member ofvarna(Hinduism) the name for the original social division of Vedic people into four groups (which are subdivided into thousands of jatis)
Broadercaste(Hinduism) a hereditary social class among Hindus
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