Gathic


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an ancient Iranian language

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How Zarathushtra Generated the Gathic Corpus: Inner-textual and Intertextual Composition.
As a very minor addition to Donald Ringe's statement that Gathic Avestan still contains numerous stop + stop and stop + fricative clusters pointing to the prior working of Bartholomae's Law (p.
Semantically, however, this derivation leaves something to be desired, because, as we have shown, an amredita built to the word for 'man' ought to mean 'man after man/every man/everyone', but the basic meaning of nana, both in the Rigveda and in the Avesta (Gathic nana) seems to be 'separately, variously', in some passages 'in various places'.
1700-1500 B.C., with oral composition and modification of the Old or Gathic Avestan texts ca.
Gathic Avestan ranyo.[LANGUAGE NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 'joy-bringing' (Y44.6, 47.3, 50.2), (9) and therefore is clearly inherited at least from Indo-Iranian.
5 To these formal considerations, one can add that, substantively too, "Vahuman" as a personal name makes sense in view of the Gathic idea that each individual has a share of Vohu Manah, which underlies the defilement and cleansing of Vohu Manah in the ritual (Videvdat 19.20-23).
Ito, in "Gathica XVI: On Yasna 32:16," proposes a number of new readings and interpretations of Gathic words: ainhya [i.e., anhiia] with ms.