rdfs:label is an instance of rdf:Property that may be used to provide a human-readable version of a resource's name.

The rdfs:domain of rdfs:label is rdfs:Resource. The rdfs:range of rdfs:label is rdfs:Literal.

NOTE: In keeping with their definition in RDF, rdfs:label  can only be used with data literals.


    <rdf:Property rdf:about="http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#label">

        <rdfs:isDefinedBy rdf:resource="http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#"/>


        <rdfs:comment>A human-readable name for the subject.</rdfs:comment>

        <rdfs:domain rdf:resource="http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#Resource"/>

        <rdfs:range rdf:resource="http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#Literal"/>


Example listing


R  rdfs:label  L   states that L is a human-readable word or phrase describing R.


        <owl:AnnotationProperty rdf:about="http://purl.org/vocab/vann/changes">
            <rdfs:label xml:lang="en">changes</rdfs:label>
            <rdfs:comment xml:lang="en">A reference to a resource that describes changes between this version of a vocabulary and the previous.</rdfs:comment>
            <rdfs:subPropertyOf rdf:resource="http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#seeAlso" />

Other information

Multilingual labels are supported using the language tagging facility of RDF literals.

Use in ISO 15926