[ kuh-rah-tee-kah ]
/ kəˈrɑ tiˌkɑ /
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noun, plural ka·ra·te·ka, ka·ra·te·kas.
an expert in karate.
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Origin of karateka
<Japanese, equivalent to karatekarate + -ka person (<Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese jiā)
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British Dictionary definitions for karateka
/ (kəˈrɑːtɪˌkæ) /
a competitor or expert in karate
Word Origin for karateka
Japanese; see karate
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