I heard rhythmic breathing, signifying normal sleep.
An Anglo-Saxon derivation, signifying "forest clearing," is indicated for the name.
Asmara, an Amharic word signifying "good pasture place," is a town of considerable antiquity.
Both works arrive at it from the classification of categories, which is the same in both; except that in the former the categories are treated rather as a logical classification of names signifying things, in the latter rather as a metaphysical classification of things.
The word etymologically signifies "spirit-fighters," being originally intended by the priesthood to convey that they fight against the Spirit of God; but the Doukhobors themselves accepted the term as signifying that they fight, not against, but for and with the Spirit.