katsu

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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From Japanese (katsu).

Interjection[edit]

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.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Japanese カツ (katsu, cutlet)

Noun[edit]

katsu (plural katsus)

  1. (food) Panko breaded and deep-fried Japanese food
Hyponyms[edit]
  • 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 terms[edit]
  • schnitzel (The German equivalent food)
  • katsudon (カツ丼) (A rice dish with a katsu as one of its components)

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

katsu

  1. Rōmaji transcription of かつ
  2. Rōmaji transcription of カツ