This Glossary gives an overview of terms that appear in GRAMPS, with a short description , and a link to relevant articles . For a glossary of genealogical terms, voir le [[Glossaire généalogique]].
address: (''sec . obj.'') The GRAMPS concept of an Address is a particular location with an associated time frame. Think of it as a mailing address. It is intended to represent where a person lived and when the person lived there. The Address consists:
Street Address:* City:* County:* State/Province:* Postal/Zip code:* Country:* Phone: Not to be confused with a place which has a fixed position ( it's location). Use this with care. For genealogical research you can also use the residence event coupled with a place. For mailing (email, postal), add an address to a person or repository.
aide: ('' event role'') A term to refer to an assistant.
;bride: (''event role'') A term to refer to the woman at a marriage who will be referred to as ''wife'' after the marriage. See also: ''mother''.
celebrant: ('' event role'') A term to refer to a priest at Eucharist.
clergy: ('' event role'' ) A term applied to a religious person regardless of religion. For example, a monk or priest. See http:// www. webster. com/ cgi-bin/ dictionary for more details. See also: ''celebrant''.
custom: This indicates a user defined type, as opposed to types that are predefined in GRAMPS.
==D==; DTD: acronym: '''D'''ocument '''T'''ype '''D'''efinition
==E==; event: A defining moment in a person's life. See [[events]] for the use in genealogy, see [[events in GRAMPS]] for predefined events in GRAMPS and suggested naming for common events. ;event role: The role a person plays in an event. In GRAMPS an event can be linked to as many people as desired. Each person will play a different role. Event role captures this. Some common roles are predefined, others the user can add by just typing in the appropriate role. ;event type: The general denominator an event belongs to. Eg a christian, civil, tibetan, ... marriage, are all denoted by the event type ''marriage''. See [[events in GRAMPS]] for an overview.
family: ('' prim. obj'') A Family is a core concept in GRAMPS. It depicts the basic relations between people. Commonly this will contain a father, a mother and some children, however, it con also contain only parts of this (eg. two brothers, a mother and child). People can be part of several families (adoption, remarried, ...) ; family: ('' event role'') An event can be coupled to a family, denoting that the entire family was involved in the event. Typically the Marriage event will be coupled to a family with event role ''family''
acronym: '''Ge'''nealogy '''D'''ata '''Com'''munication
# a format for exchanging genealogy data
;groom: (''event role'') A term to refer to the man at a marriage who will be referred to as ''husband'' after the marriage. See also: ''father''.
;Lieu : (''
prim. obj.'') The GRAMPS concept of a Place is a particular location independent of time. Over time, the same Place may have different address information due to changing borders and political situation. For example, Leningrad and St . Petersburg represent the same place, but with different names. The Place consists of::* Descriptive Title:* Longitude/Latitude:* A list of location information that includes:** Street Address:** City:** County:** Church Parish:** State/Province:** Postal/Zip Code:** Country:** Phone
;Objet principal :
Primary objects are the fundamental objects in the GRAMPS database. These objects are::* Person - Contains the information specific to an individual person.:* Family - Contains the information specific to relationships between people. This typically contains one or two parents and zero or more children.
:* Source - Contains the information related to a source of information.
Place - Contains the information related to a specific place.:* Media Object - Contains the information related to a media object. This includes images, documents, or any other type of related files.:* Event - Contains the information related to an event. The event is treated as a primary object in the database, it currently does not appear as a primary object to the end user.
: Primary objects are treated as tables within the database. Individual components that compose the primary object are stored as individual items in the database. See [http://gramps-project.org/wiki/index.php?title=Using_database_API#Primary_Objects Using database API, Primary Objects] (voir également ''Objet secondaire'')
;Objet secondaire : (voir également ''Objet principal'')
role: '' see event role''
;witness:(''event role'') The term that applies to the people asked to be present at an event so as to be able to testify to its having taken place
acronym: E'''x'''tensible '''M'''arkup '''L'''anguage