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Khatrī


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(cognate, ‘Kshatriya’).

A Pañjābī zāt (caste). Gurū Nānak was born to a Hindu Khatrī family and married a Khatrī wife according to caste practice. Many Khatrī Sikhs are sahajdhārī, and marriage with Hindu Khatrīs is common.

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