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ID: 300263922
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300263922

 

Record Type: concept
àrokò (<information artifacts by function>, information artifacts, ... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Strings or other physical combinations of specific objects such as kola nuts, cowrie shells, pieces of textile, chalk, or bark, conveying highly allusive encoded messages. These are used by the Yoruba of West Africa in a symbol communication system.
 
Terms:
àrokò (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
àrokò (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
àrokò (Spanish,AD,U,SN)
aroko (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
阿洛柯傳訊 (C,U,Chinese (traditional)-P,D,U,U)
ā luò kē chuán xùn (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Hanyu Pinyin)-P,UF,U,U)
a luo ke chuan xun (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones)-P,UF,U,U)
a lo k'o ch'uan hsün (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Wade-Giles)-P,UF,U,U)
àrokòs (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,PN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.VW

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name)
.... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Information Forms (hierarchy name)
........ Information Forms (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of information forms (objects)
............ information forms (objects) (G)
Hierarchy of information artifacts
................ information artifacts (G)
Hierarchy of <information artifacts by function>
.................... <information artifacts by function> (G)
Hierarchy of àrokò
........................ àrokò (G)

Additional Notes:
Chinese (traditional) ..... 繩結或其他特定物件如可樂果、子安貝、織品、白堊或樹皮等結合而成的物品,用來傳達具高度象徵意味的密碼訊息。為西非優魯巴族(Yoruba)所用的符號溝通系統。 
Dutch ..... Strengen of andere fysieke combinaties van specifieke objecten, zoals kolanoten, kaurischelpen, stukjes textiel, krijt of schors, die gecodeerde boodschappen met tal van verborgen verwijzingen bevatten. Ze worden gebruikt door de Yoruba in West-Afrika, als onderdeel van een communicatiesysteem op basis van symbolen. 
Spanish ..... Collares u otras combinaciones físicas de objetos específicos tales como semillas de kola, conchas de cauri, trozos de textiles, tiza o cortezas, que transmiten mensajes codificados muy alusivos. Son usados por las tribus Yoruba de África Occidental como un sistema de comunicación por símbolos. 

Sources and Contributors:
阿洛柯傳訊............  [AS-Academia Sinica Preferred]
..............  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
a lo k'o ch'uan hsün............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
...................................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
a luo ke chuan xun............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
...................................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
àrokò............  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
..............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
..............  Contributed as a candidate term Candidate term -- AFRART -- 09/08/00
..............  Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute (1872-1965) Vol. 16, 295, G.W. Bloxam, "Exhibition of West African symbolic messages" 1887
..............  Odu (1969-) No. 19, 81, Isola Olomola, "àrokò: an indigenous Yoruba semiotic device" Jan.-July 1979
..............  Orunmila (1985-) No. 5, 52, F.A.M. Abayomi, "Ancient communications systems" June 1990
..............  TAA database (2000-)
aroko............  [VP]
..............  African Languages and Cultures (1988-1997) Vol. 10, No. 2, 145, P.A. Ogundeji, "The communicative and semiotic contexts of aroko among the Yoruba symbol-communications systems" 1997
àrokòs............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, VP]
.................  TAA database (2000-)
ā luò kē chuán xùn............  [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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