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ID: 300250825
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300250825

 

Record Type: concept
finger knives (fist weapons, edged weapons, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: African finger rings to which sharp, curving or crescent-shaped blades are attached, often with a tiny sheath to protect the wearer, used primarily as weapons, sometimes also as cutting implements. Examples with smaller than normal blades may be carried concealed in the palm of the hand.
 
Terms:
finger knives (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
finger knife (weapon) (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
finger-ring-knives (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
knives, finger (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
指環刀 (C,U,Chinese (traditional)-P,D,U,U)
手指刀 (C,U,Chinese (traditional),UF,U,U)
指骨刀 (C,U,Chinese (traditional),UF,U,U)
指刀 (C,U,Chinese (traditional),UF,U,U)
zhǐ huán dāo (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Hanyu Pinyin)-P,UF,U,U)
zhi huan dao (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones)-P,UF,U,U)
chih huan tao (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Wade-Giles)-P,UF,U,U)
vingermessen (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
vingermes (C,U,Dutch,AD,U,U)
cuchillos de dedos (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,PN)
cuchillo de dedos (C,U,Spanish,AD,U,SN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.TK

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Weapons and Ammunition (hierarchy name)
........ Weapons and Ammunition (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of weapons
............ weapons (G)
Hierarchy of edged weapons
................ edged weapons (G)
Hierarchy of fist weapons
.................... fist weapons (G)
Hierarchy of finger knives
........................ finger knives (G)

Additional Parents:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Tools and Equipment (hierarchy name)
........ Tools and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of equipment
............ equipment (G)
Hierarchy of <equipment by process>
................ <equipment by process> (G)
Hierarchy of cutting equipment
.................... cutting equipment (G)
Hierarchy of cutting tools
........................ cutting tools (G)
Hierarchy of knives
............................ knives (G)
Hierarchy of knife weapons
................................ knife weapons (G)
Hierarchy of finger knives
.................................... finger knives (G)
 
Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Tools and Equipment (hierarchy name)
........ Tools and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of equipment
............ equipment (G)
Hierarchy of <equipment by process>
................ <equipment by process> (G)
Hierarchy of cutting equipment
.................... cutting equipment (G)
Hierarchy of cutting tools
........................ cutting tools (G)
Hierarchy of finger knives
............................ finger knives (G)

Additional Notes:
Chinese (traditional) ..... 非洲一種帶著尖銳的弧形或新月形刀刃的戒指,通常有一層薄的刀鞘套著,以保護佩帶者,主要作為武器之用,有時亦作為切割工具。有些手指刀的刀刃比一般來得小,可隱藏於手掌中攜帶。 
Dutch ..... Afrikaanse vingerringen waar scherpe, ronde of halvemaanvormige klingen aan zijn bevestigd, vaak met een zeer kleine schede ter bescherming van de drager; worden voornamelijk als wapen gebruikt en soms als snijgereedschap. Exemplaren met klingen die kleiner zijn dan normaal kunnen verborgen in de handpalm worden gedragen. 
Spanish ..... Anillos africanos para dedos en los cuales se fijan hojas con filo, curvas o en forma de media luna, a menudo con una vaina diminuta para proteger al que los lleva, usados principalmente como armas y algunas veces también como implementos cortantes. Aquellos con hojas más pequeñas que las normales pueden ser llevados ocultos en la palma de la mano. 

Sources and Contributors:
指環刀............  [AS-Academia Sinica Preferred]
...........  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
手指刀............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
...........  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
指骨刀............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
...........  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
指刀............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
...........  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
chih huan tao............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
..........................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
cuchillo de dedos............  [CDBP-SNPC, VP]
................................  Gran Enciclopedia Visual Icarito (1994) 82:22
................................  TAA database (2000-)
cuchillos de dedos............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, VP]
...................................  TAA database (2000-)
finger knife (weapon)............  [VP]
......................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
finger knives............  [VP Preferred]
..........................  Best, Marakwet and Turkana (1993) illustration, 57, ill. 58
..........................  Contributed as a candidate term Candidate term -- National Museum of African Art -- 4/94.
..........................  Spring, African Arms and Armor (1993) illustration, 116, ill. p.115
finger-ring-knives............  [VP]
...................................  Lindblom, Fighting-Bracelets (1927) illustration, 15, ill. fig.10
knives, finger............  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
vingermes............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
....................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
vingermessen............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
zhǐ huán dāo............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
zhi huan dao............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
 
Subject: .....  [AS-Academia Sinica, CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Chinese (traditional) .......... [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......... AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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