jati

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Noun1.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)
Hindooism, Hinduism - a body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and based on a caste system; it is characterized by a belief in reincarnation, by a belief in a supreme being of many forms and natures, by the view that opposing theories are aspects of one eternal truth, and by a desire for liberation from earthly evils
caste - (Hinduism) a hereditary social class among Hindus; stratified according to ritual purity
varna - (Hinduism) the name for the original social division of Vedic people into four groups (which are subdivided into thousands of jatis)
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Thus if we were to classify people by, say, some measure of income and wealth there would be poor among the population of all jatis and not just the SC/ST or the OBCs.
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But jatis with names like Sadji and Arsabhi were probably as familiar around 200 B.
Widdess presents details of the relationship between the jatis and the progressively less related groups of grama, bhasa, and desi ragas.
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While the jati system shares many similarities with the varna system, the jatis are not clear subset of varnas.