[gah-tuh, -tah]
noun Zoroastrianism.
one of several groups of hymns (the Gathas) forming the oldest part of the Avesta.

< Avestan gāthā-; cognate with Sanskrit gāthā song Unabridged
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Gatha (ˈɡɑːtə)
Zoroastrianism any of a number of versified sermons in the Avesta that are in a more ancient dialect than the rest
[from Avestan gāthā-; related to Sanskrit gāthā song]

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