A QName, or “qualified name,” is a shorthand string that is used as a substitute for a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) reference. QNames are made up of a prefix that has been assigned to a namespaces URI, a colon, and a local name. QNames allow URIs to be written out in a more readable format.
crm:P2_has_typeis a QName for
http://www.cidoc-crm.org/cidoc-crm/P2_has_type, given that the prefix
crmis defined as using the namespace URI