Jatti

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Jatti (जट्टी)[1] Zutti (जट्टी) Jati (जटी) Jatti (जत्ति)[2] is gotra of Jats.

Origin

It originated from word Jat. [3]

According to Bhim Singh Dahiya[4] Jats are called by different variant names in different countries: Jatti by Pliny and Ptolemy

In the Central Punjab Jatt's fem. is Jatti.[5]

History

According to Ram Swarup Joon[6]: 72. Parihar, Prathihar, And Panwar belong to the Gujar dynasty and their ancestors are said to have been associated with the Mauryan Jatti clan .

Etymology of the Arabic version of Jats

In his etymological discussion the learned author has pointed out that the word Zutt or Zutti used in the Arabic Sources is an arabicised form of Jat as explained in several Arabic and Persian dictionaries including Lisan –al-Arab of lbn Manzur, the most famous and voluminous Arabic lexicon [7] Quoting the same work, he states that Zut are people of race from Sind who are of black colour. [8]This is arabicised from the Indian (Hindi) word Jat and its singular is Zutti. He has also given opinion of some other lexicographers who thinks that this is the Arabic form of the Indian word Chat. [9]

In Mahabharata

Shalya Parva, Mahabharata/Book IX Chapter 44 mentions the ceremony for investing Kartikeya with the status of generalissimo attended by various clans who joined it; It includes Jati in shloka 56.

अजॊदरॊ गजशिराः सकन्धाक्षः शतलॊचनः
जवालाजिह्वः करालश च सितकेशॊ जटी हरिः (IX.44.56)

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References

  1. डॉ पेमाराम:राजस्थान के जाटों का इतिहास, 2010, पृ.301
  2. डॉ पेमाराम:राजस्थान के जाटों का इतिहास, 2010, पृ.301
  3. Dr Mahendra Singh Arya, Dharmpal Singh Dudee, Kishan Singh Faujdar & Vijendra Singh Narwar: Ādhunik Jat Itihasa (The modern history of Jats), Agra 1998 p.246
  4. Jats the Ancient Rulers (A clan study)/The Jats,p.1
  5. A glossary of the Tribes and Castes of the Punjab and North-West Frontier Province By H.A. Rose Vol II/J, p.357
  6. History of the Jats/Chapter V
  7. Ibn Mauzur, Lisan al-Arab-Dar-i-Sidar , Beirut 1956 , III/308 , See also Ali Akbar , Lughat Namah-i-Dahkhuda, No. 53, P.379
  8. Muhammad Tahir, Majma Bihar al–Anwar , Nawal Kishore (n.d.) II/62 (as cited by Qazi Atbar , op. cit.,P.8)
  9. Majma al-Bahrain under entry-Zutt, (as quoted by Quzi Athar ,P. 61 )

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