Kata (disambiguation)

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Kata is a martial arts term referring to a pattern of defense-and-attack. Kata may also mean:


  • Kata (name)
  • Kata people or Katirs, alternative name for a tribal group of Afghanistan
  • Katariina Souri (born 1968), Finnish author, artist, columnist, and a Playboy Playmate of the Month
  • Kata, Georgian royal princess of 11th century
  • Kata, Georgian royal princess of 12th century



  • Kata, founded 1986, a Finland company mainly focused on radiation safety, and Kata trademark and trade name of Kata-Electronics.
  • Kata (programming), exercises in programming which help hone your skills through practice and repetition
  • Kata (mathematics), a name proposed for a direction in a fourth spatial dimension
  • KATA (AM), a California radio station
  • KATA-CD, a Dallas, TX, television station
  • Kata Station, a train station in Owase, Japan
  • An abbreviation for Katakana character set in the Japanese writing language
  • Kata, a Grenada drum
  • Kata, a Swahili word meaning "to cut"
  • Kata, a West-African local name for Ovine rinderpest
  • Kata (company), an Israeli company manufacturing photo equipment protection cases and military items

See also[edit]

  • Khata, a name for ceremonial white silk scarves most often Tibet which are an auspicious symbol and lend a positive note to the start of any enterprise or relationship