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ID: 300263541
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300263541

 

Record Type: concept
knickknacks (<object genres by cultural or intellectual evaluation>, object genres (object classifications), Object Genres (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Refers to relatively small household items, often collectibles such as ceramics, fans, or statuettes that are characterized by being ornamental, often having antiquarian interest, and typically being displayed on tables, shelves, or elsewhere in a living area. This term is generally not used for collections of natural history objects, coins, furniture, or fine art.
 
Terms:
knickknacks (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,SN)
knickknack (C,U,English,AD,U,PN)
knick-nack (C,U,English,AD,U,N)
knicknacks (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
knicknack (C,U,English,AD,U,N)
nick-nacks (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
nick-nack (C,U,English,AD,U,N)
nic-nacs (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
nic-nac (C,U,English,AD,U,N)
nicnacs (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
nicnac (C,U,English,AD,U,N)
bric-à-brac (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
bric-a-brac (C,U,English,UF,U,N)  ............ typically used in the singular to refer to a collection of multiple objects
bricabrac (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
chochkes (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
chochke (C,U,English,AD,U,N)  ............ from the Polish "czaczko"
chochkis (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
chochki (C,U,English,AD,U,N)
tchotchkes (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
tchotchke (C,U,English,AD,U,N)
tchotchkis (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
tchotchki (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
tsatskes (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
tsatske (C,U,English,AD,U,N)
knick-knacks (C,U,English,UF,U,PN)
knick-knack (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
bibelots (C,U,English,UF,L,PN)
bibelots (French-P,D,U,PN)
bibelot (C,U,English,UF,L,SN)
bibelot (French,AD,U,SN)
prullaria (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
prul (C,U,Dutch,UF,U,U)
prullen (C,U,Dutch,UF,U,U)
chucherías (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,PN)
chuchería (C,U,Spanish,AD,U,SN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.PE

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Object Genres (hierarchy name)
.... Object Genres (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of object genres (object classifications)
........ object genres (object classifications) (G)
Hierarchy of <object genres by cultural or intellectual evaluation>
............ <object genres by cultural or intellectual evaluation> (G)
Hierarchy of knickknacks
................ knickknacks (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Verwijst naar verzamelobjecten, snuisterijen en andere voorwerpen met weinig waarde, die meestal worden gezien als mooi of decoratief, of die nauwelijks antiquarisch belang hebben. 
Spanish ..... Referido a coleccionables, baratijas, y otros objetos de pequeño valor que se caracterizan por ser bonitos, ornamentales, o tienen interes para el anticuariado. 

Related concepts:
meaning/usage overlaps with ....  curios
..................................................  (<object genres by cultural or intellectual evaluation>, object genres (object classifications), Object Genres (hierarchy name)) [300343358]
meaning/usage overlaps with ....  gimcracks
..................................................  (<object genres by cultural or intellectual evaluation>, object genres (object classifications), Object Genres (hierarchy name)) [300266121]

Sources and Contributors:
bibelot............  [VP]
.................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
bibelots............  [VP]
.................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
bric-a-brac............  [VP]
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
.......................  Princeton WordNet Lexical Database (2002-) accessed 15 September 2006
bric-à-brac............  [VP]
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
bricabrac............  [VP]
....................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
chochke............  [VP]
.................  Stone, Ma Shrine at Shosoni (1999) Accessed 02/08/00.
chochkes............  [VP]
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
chochki............  [VP]
.................  Washington Post [n.d.] "Special Report: Clinton Accused," 08/11/99.
chochkis............  [VP]
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
chuchería............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred]
....................  Moliner, Diccionario de uso del español (2004) I:617
chucherías............  [CDBP-SNPC]
.......................  Comité, Plural del término en singular
knickknack............  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
knick-knack............  [VP]
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
knick-knacks............  [VP]
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
knickknacks............  [VP]
.......................  American Heritage Dictionary (1994) 704
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) "Whatnot," accessed 6 September 2006
.......................  Nomenclature 3.0 for Museum Cataloging (2010)
.......................  Random House Dictionary of the English Language (1987) 1062
.......................  Webster's 9th New Collegiate Dictionary (1985) 664
knick-nack............  [VP]
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
knicknack............  [VP]
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 6 July 2004
....................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-) accessed 6 July 2004
knicknacks............  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
nick-nack............  [VP]
....................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
nick-nacks............  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
nic-nac............  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
nicnac............  [VP]
.................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
nic-nacs............  [VP]
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
nicnacs............  [VP]
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
prul............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
...........  AAT-Ned (1994-)
...........  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1999)
...........  Van Dale Ne-En (1991)
prullaria............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
....................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
....................  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1999)
....................  Van Dale Ne-En (1991)
prullen............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1999)
.................  Van Dale Ne-En (1991)
tchotchke............  [VP]
....................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
tchotchkes............  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
tchotchki............  [VP]
....................  Safire, On Language, newspaper column
tchotchkis............  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
tsatske............  [VP]
.................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
tsatskes............  [VP]
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  Oxford English Dictionary (1989) gimcrac
............  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1999)
............  Van Dale Ne-En (1991)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Van Dale groot woordenboek (1999)
.......... Van Dale Ne-En (1991)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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