Home Forums The Japanese Language So that's why iaido, karate, et. al. have kata

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    Just got to: 方(かた)= Way / Method / Person (Polite)

    Now I know why the various methods in iaido is called kata.

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    A nice theory, but actually they just happen to be homophones. The kata you’re thinking of is 型. Means “form”.

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