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Any of seventeen poems attributed to Zoroaster which are the most ancient texts of the Avesta.
- ‘In Mumbai, the Parsees interpret the text, the Gathas, more literally.’
- ‘During the last five days of the year, known as the Gatha days, the Gathas are recited.’
From Avestan gāthā.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.