Pertaining to the Gathas.

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  • Gathic — /gah tik/, n. 1. an ancient Iranian language of the Indo European family; the language in which the Gathas were written. Cf. Avestan. adj. 2. of, pertaining to, or expressed in this language. 3. of or pertaining to the Gathas. [GATH(A) + IC] * *… …   Universalium

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  • Gathic — noun an ancient Iranian language • Hypernyms: ↑Iranian, ↑Iranian language * * * ˈgätik noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Gatha + ic : a language of ancient Persia in which the Gathas were composed …   Useful english dictionary

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