Retrieve properties of a specified element.


properties( [ 'property_name', ... ] )
Table 1. Legend
Syntax conventions Description
Lowercase and uppercase Literal keyword. Includes ().
Italics Variable value. Replace with a user-defined value.
[] Optional. Square brackets ( [] ) surround optional command arguments. Do not type the square brackets.
{} Group. Braces ( {} ) identify a group to choose from. Do not type the braces.
| Or. A vertical bar ( | ) separates alternative elements. Type any one of the elements. Do not type the vertical bar.
... Repeatable. An ellipsis ( ... ) indicates that you can repeat the syntax element as often as required.


The properties() step retrieves the properties of the specified element.


Find the properties of Julia Child:
g.V().has('person','name','Julia Child').properties()
Find the countries that Julia Child has lived in:
g.V().has('person','name','Julia Child').properties('country')