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WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
ka•ta  (kätə),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Sportan exercise consisting of several of the specific movements of a martial art, esp. a pattern prescribed for defending oneself against several attackers, used in judo and karate training.
  • Japanese: shape, pattern
  • 1950–55

kata-, 
  • var. of  cata-. 
  • Also,[esp. before a vowel,] kat-. 
    WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
    cata-, 
  • a prefix meaning "down,'' "against,'' "back,'' occurring originally in loanwords from Greek (cataclysm;
    catalog;
    catalepsy
    );
    on this model, used in the formation of other compound words (catagenesis;
    cataphyll
    ).
  • Also,  cat-, cath-, kata-. 
    • Greek kata-, combining form of katá down, through, against, according to, towards, during


    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    kata /ˈkætə/ n
    1. an exercise consisting of a sequence of the specific movements of a martial art, used in training and designed to show skill in technique
    Etymology: 20th Century: Japanese, literally: shape, pattern



    cata-, kata-, (before an aspirate)cath-, (before a vowel)cat- prefix
    1. down; downwards; lower in position: catadromous, cataphyll
    2. indicating reversal, opposition, degeneration, etc
    Etymology: from Greek kata-, from kata. In compound words borrowed from Greek, kata- means: down (catabolism), away, off (catalectic), against (category), according to (catholic), and thoroughly (catalogue)



    kata- prefix
    1. a variant of cata-



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