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Descriptor en español: Asia
Descriptor en inglés: Asia
Descriptor en portugués: Ásia
Descriptor en francés: Asie
Término(s) alternativo(s): Southern Asia
Código(s) jeráquico(s): Z01.252
Nota de alcance: The largest of the continents. It was known to the Romans more specifically as what we know today as Asia Minor. The name comes from at least two possible sources: from the Assyrian asu (to rise) or from the Sanskrit usa (dawn), both with reference to its being the land of the rising sun, i.e., eastern as opposed to Europe, to the west. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p82 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p34)
Nota de indización: several geog subdivisions & all Asiatic countries are available as headings
Calificadores permitidos: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
Identificador de DeCS: 1215
ID del Descriptor: D001208
Fecha de establecimiento: 01/01/1966
Fecha de entrada: 01/01/1999
Fecha de revisión: 10/06/1996
Asia - Concepto preferido
UI del concepto M0001805
Nota de alcance The largest of the continents. It was known to the Romans more specifically as what we know today as Asia Minor. The name comes from at least two possible sources: from the Assyrian asu (to rise) or from the Sanskrit usa (dawn), both with reference to its being the land of the rising sun, i.e., eastern as opposed to Europe, to the west. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p82 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p34)
Término preferido Asia
Southern Asia - Más estrecho
UI del concepto M0001806
Término preferido Southern Asia



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