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A tribe of Dehqan origins unrelated to Yusufzais apart from matrimonial affinities since centuries, living with majority population in Mansehra and Batagram districts of Cis Indus part of Khyber Pukhtunkhawa in Pakistan.

The tribe has considerable population all over Afghanistan especially North Western parts of the country. One of their ramifications is called Shilmani or Sulemani also.


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Etymology 1[edit]


Swati (plural Swatis or Swati)

  1. Alternative spelling of Swazi

Etymology 2[edit]

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Swati (plural Swatis)

  1. A Pashtun tribe (clan of Eousafzai or Yousafzai) of northern Pakistan, originally migrating from the Sarawat Mountains, now residing around the Swat Valley.
    • 1911, 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica, Hazara
      The chief frontier tribes on the border are the cis-Indus Swatis, Hassanzais, Akazais, Chagarzais, Pariari Syads, Madda Khels, Amazais and Umarzais.
  2. A person of that tribe.


Swati (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to the Swati tribe.