kata-

kata-

variant of cata-.
Also, especially before a vowel, kat-.
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cata-, (before a vowel) kata-, (before a vowel) cath- or (before a vowel) cat-
 
prefix
1.  down; downwards; lower in position: catadromous; cataphyll
2.  indicating reversal, opposition, degeneration, etc: cataplasia; catatonia
 
[from Greek kata-, from kata. In compound words borrowed from Greek, kata- means: down (catabolism), away, off (catalectic), against (category), according to (catholic), and thoroughly (catalogue)]
 
kata-, (before a vowel) kata-, (before a vowel) cath- or (before a vowel) cat-
 
prefix
 
[from Greek kata-, from kata. In compound words borrowed from Greek, kata- means: down (catabolism), away, off (catalectic), against (category), according to (catholic), and thoroughly (catalogue)]
 
cath-, (before a vowel) kata-, (before a vowel) cath- or (before a vowel) cat-
 
prefix
 
[from Greek kata-, from kata. In compound words borrowed from Greek, kata- means: down (catabolism), away, off (catalectic), against (category), according to (catholic), and thoroughly (catalogue)]
 
cat-, (before a vowel) kata-, (before a vowel) cath- or (before a vowel) cat-
 
prefix
 
[from Greek kata-, from kata. In compound words borrowed from Greek, kata- means: down (catabolism), away, off (catalectic), against (category), according to (catholic), and thoroughly (catalogue)]

kata-
 
prefix
a variant of cata-

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