: the form of Japanese syllabic writing used especially for scientific terms, official documents, and words adopted from other languages — compare hiragana
Examples of katakana in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebMē-mē Bēkari, says the katakana script above, which means the creature must be a sheep.
Frances Leech, Longreads, 3 May 2018
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