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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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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

Usage examples (32)
  • Dalai Lama of Tibet offers a white scarf, called a kata, to Ottawa
  • Maka kata orang dalam jong itu, "Tiada kami tahu apa ertinya katamu itu."
  • A kata is a choreographed pattern of movements usually practiced solo. ...
  • The kata is a beautiful performance but it's only a memory device for many different moves. for more
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