One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In Japan: a master, a boss; (Sumo) the master of a wrestling stable.
1930s. From Japanese oyakata boss, overseer, sumo stablemaster from oya parent + -kata, suffix denoting person in charge (from kata direction, side, (in honorific use) lady, gentleman).
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