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  • proper n. 17 hymns believed to have been composed by Zarathustra (Zoroaster) himself. They are the most sacred texts of the Zoroastrian faith.

Etymologies

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From Avestan 𐬔𐬁𐬚𐬁𐬯 (Gāθās), from the Proto-Indo-Iranian *gāyati-, from the Proto-Indo-European *gē(y)- (“to sing, to cry”).

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