Gatha

[ gah-tuh, -tah ]
/ ˈgɑ tə, -tɑ /

noun Zoroastrianism.

one of several groups of hymns (the Gathas) forming the oldest part of the Avesta.

Origin of Gatha

< Avestan gāthā-; cognate with Sanskrit gāthā song
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Gatha

/ (ˈɡɑːtə) /

noun

Zoroastrianism any of a number of versified sermons in the Avesta that are in a more ancient dialect than the rest

Word Origin for Gatha

from Avestan gāthā-; related to Sanskrit gāthā song
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