jati

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n jati (Hinduism) a Hindu caste or distinctive social group of which there are thousands throughout India; a special characteristic is often the exclusive occupation of its male members (such as barber or potter)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n jati The East Indian teak, Tectona grandis. See teak and Tectona.
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Usage

In literature:

The Jati gate in the south wall is the exit from the Hindu quarter.
"Afghanistan and the Anglo-Russian Dispute" by Theo. F. Rodenbough
It is on the universality of this process that birth (jati) depends.
"Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3)" by Charles Eliot
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