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ID: 300252827
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300252827

 

Record Type: concept
witches (<people in the occult sciences>, <people by occupation>, ... People (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Those who study and exercise supernatural and natural powers for benevolent or malevolent ends, making use in varying degrees of magic, psychic powers, herbalism, divination, and communication with good or evil spirits.
 
Terms:
witches (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
witch (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
witches' (C,U,English,AD,U,N)
witch's (C,U,English,AD,U,N)
女巫 (C,U,Chinese (traditional)-P,D,U,U)
巫婆 (C,U,Chinese (traditional),UF,U,U)
nǚ wū (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Hanyu Pinyin)-P,UF,U,U)
nü wu (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones)-P,UF,U,U)
nü wu (Chinese (transliterated Wade-Giles),UF,U,U)
heksen (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
heks (C,U,Dutch,AD,U,U)
brujos (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,PN)
brujo (C,U,Spanish,AD,U,SN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  H.HG

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Agents Facet
Agents Facet
Hierarchy of People (hierarchy name)
.... People (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of people (agents)
........ people (agents) (G)
Hierarchy of <people by occupation>
............ <people by occupation> (G)
Hierarchy of <people in the occult sciences>
................ <people in the occult sciences> (G)
Hierarchy of witches
.................... witches (G)

Additional Notes:
Chinese (traditional) ..... 研究並操縱超自然及自然之力者,用於施行魔法、超感應力、草藥醫學、獲得神啟以及與善靈或惡靈溝通等,其目的可能為行善或行惡。 
Dutch ..... Zij die zich bezighouden met het bestuderen en toepassen van bovennatuurlijke en natuurlijke machten voor goedaardige of kwaadaardige doeleinden, waarbij zij in variërende mate gebruik maken van magie, paranormale krachten, kruidkunde, waarzeggerij en communicatie met goede of kwade geesten. 
Spanish ..... Aquellos que estudian y ejercitan con poderes naturales y sobrenaturales para hacer el bien o el mal, haciendo uso de distintos niveles de magia, como herbolaria, poderes psíquicos, adivinación, y comunicación con Dios o con el Demonio o poderes malignos. 

Related concepts:
practice/study ....  witchcraft
............................  (occult sciences, disciplines (concept), Disciplines (hierarchy name)) [300191224]

Sources and Contributors:
女巫............  [AS-Academia Sinica Preferred]
...........  中央研究院中英雙語知識本體詞網 December 7, 2011
...........  智慧藏百科全書網 December 7, 2011
...........  朗文當代大辭典 p. 2007
巫婆............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
...........  中央研究院中英雙語知識本體詞網 December 7, 2011
...........  朗文當代大辭典 p. 2007
brujo............  [CDBP-SNPC, VP]
..............  Moliner, Diccionario de uso del español (2004) I:420
..............  TAA database (2000-)
brujos............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, VP]
.................  TAA database (2000-)
heks............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
...........  AAT-Ned (1994-)
heksen............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
nü wu............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
..............  TELDAP database (2009-)
nǚ wū............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
..............  TELDAP database (2009-)
witch............  [VP]
..............  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
witches............  [VP Preferred]
.................  BHA Subject Headings (1985-)
.................  Drury, Dictionary of Mysticism (1985)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1991) illustration, Vol. 2, 94, in section "witchcraft" in article "Occultism."
.................  Encyclopedia of Religion (1987) Vol. 9, 90, in entry "magic"
.................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
.................  Walker, Woman's Encyclopedia of Myths (1983)
.................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
witches'............  [VP]
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
witch's............  [VP]
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
 
Subject: .....  [AS-Academia Sinica, CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Chinese (traditional) .......... [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......... TELDAP database (2009-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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