katsu

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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

 
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From Japanese (katsu).

InterjectionEdit

katsu

  1. (Zen Buddhism): A word shouted out in Zen Buddhism (as well as other sects of Buddhism), and in East Asian martial arts schools, used to help focus the energy ((ki)), and thereby induce an enlightened state.
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Japanese カツ(katsu, cutlet)

NounEdit

katsu ‎(plural katsus)

  1. (food) Panko breaded and deep-fried Japanese food
HyponymsEdit
  • torikatsu(鶏カツ) (breaded and deep-fried chicken filet cutlet)
  • tonkatsu(豚カツ) (breaded and deep-fried pork cutlet)
  • menchikatsu(メンチカツ) (breaded and deep-fried meat patty)
  • gyukatsu(牛カツ) (breaded and deep-fried beef filet steak)
  • saengseonkaseu(생선가스) (Korean dish inspired by the Japanese dish, breaded and deep-fried fish filet)
Coordinate termsEdit
  • schnitzel (The German equivalent food)
  • katsudon(カツ丼) (A rice dish with a katsu as one of its components)

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

katsu

  1. Romaji transcription of かつ
  2. Romaji transcription of カツ