A Jhat is a war chief among the Jogos Nhai. They lead bands of this nomadic people along with a moonsinger. Jhats command in matters of war, battle, and raid, whereas moonsingers act as priestesses, healers, and judges, and rule the life of the band in all other matters. Girls who chooses to the warrior's way to become jhat one day are expected to dress and live as men.
- The World of Ice & Fire, The Bones and Beyond: The Plains of the Jogos Nhai.