Katta कट्टा or Katt कट्ट is a modern Devnagari colloquial word used in Nepal as an adjective to describe an event that is either wrong or undesired to a person(s). It is used to refer Madhesi style Khukuri in Madhesh autonomous region of Nepal. It can roughly be translated in English as "suffering embarrassment, shame or failure" or things not turning out as desired. Its etymology as a slang word is vague. The word katta occurs in more than one Indian language, and its meanings and usage differ.