Krivi

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Krivi (कृवि) or Krivi (क्रिवि) is ancient Jat Gotra.

The Mahabharata Tribe - Krivi (कृवि) may be identified with Jat Gotra - Kharb (खर्ब).
Krivi is also a Rigvedic Tribe: (RV VIII/20/24; VIII/22/12). These people are mentioned as Kravya in Sat.Br. (Xlll/5/4.7). They are to be identified with the Kharab clan of the Jats. They are also to be identified with the Khalabes of West Asian history, who gave their name to Chalybes on the mouth of Euphrates river.
याभिः सिन्धुमवथ याभिस्तूर्वथ याभिर्दशस्यथाक्रिविम |
मयो नो भूतोतिभिर्मयोभुवः शिवाभिरसचद्विषः || (RV VIII/20/24)

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