Training modules/dashboard/slides/12417-what-are-statements

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Statements[edit]

A statement is an item-property-value. In this image, Uruguay (item) is an instance of (property) a sovereign state (value).

The item-property-value is a triple that constitutes a statement. Multiple statements are stored within a single item.

Understanding that statements on Wikidata consist of an item-property-value is the core to understanding how Wikidata works.