American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A system of basic body positioning and movement exercises, as in karate or judo.
- From Ancient Greek κατά ("downwards"). Compare cata-. (Wiktionary)
- Japanese, style, traditional form. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Arianism was of course rejected, but the homoios kata ten ousian was not admitted, and the expression kata panta homoios, "like in all things", was substituted.”
“The former characteristic may be inferred from the expression kata ta dogma tou euangeliou, as well as from the detailed injunctions that follow.”
“Then the class practices a set of choreographed movements, known as a kata, that emulate fighting imaginary opponents with their swords.”
“I still remember doing a sword kata in a talent show and thereafter encountering the police.”
“Ketiga kalimat diatas tidak ada yang menggunakan did, maka kata kerja mereka dalam bentuk II; tell berubah menjadi told, wake berubah menjadi woke dan cry berubah menjadi cried.”
“Hal ini dikarenakan untuk menjelaskan kalimat negatif dalam waktu lampau sudah digunakan did + not, maka kata kerjanya tetap dalam bentuk I, Verb I.”
“Dalai Lama of Tibet offers a white scarf, called a kata, as he is greeted by Senator Con di Nino, co-chairman of the Parliamentary”
“Dalai Lama of Tibet offers a white scarf, called a kata, to Ottawa”
“The protagonist of my current enterprise is a kind of Confucian gentleman, the kind of person who can program a computer, fight a battle, refute Sartre, explore strange new worlds, perform flawless sword kata, and every so often toss off a verse or two as a comment on the action.”
“As an advanced yellow belt, one of the things I'll be doing is a kata called sanchin kata, which is a particularly brutal one.”
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