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A Quick List of TEI Tags

Extracted from the TEI Guidelines for Electronic Text Encoding and Interchange
David Seaman, Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia
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This list is designed to be a quick overview of the range of tags available in the TEI tagset and its TEILITE subset; it is not itself a guide to the usage of these tags.

For each tag the following information is given:

  • The tag name
  • A description of its purpose, drawn from the full TEI Guidelines.
  • Tag names that are in boldface are available in the TEILITE tagset.
  • A reference to the section of the TEI Guidelines that contain the information necessary to use the tag effectively.


<ABBR> (I.E. ABBREVIATION)

Description: contains an abbreviation of any sort.

  • 6.4.5, Abbreviations and Their Expansions

<ACTIVITY> (I.E. ACTIVITY)

Description: contains a brief informal description of what a participant in a language interaction is doing other than speaking, if anything.

  • 23.2.3, The Setting Description

<ACTOR> (I.E. ACTOR)

Description: Name of an actor appearing within a cast list.

  • 10.1.4, Cast Lists

<ADD> (I.E. ADDITION)

Description: contains letters, words, or phrases inserted in the text by an author, scribe, annotator or corrector.

  • 6.5.3, Additions, Deletions and Omissions

<ADDNAME> (I.E. ADDITIONAL NAME)

Description: contains an additional name component, such as a nickname, epithet, or alias, or any other descriptive phrase used within a personal name.

  • 20.1, Personal Names

<ADDRESS>

Description: contains a postal or other address, for example of a publisher, an organization, or an individual.

  • 6.4.2, Addresses
  • 5.2.4, Publication, Distribution, etc.
  • 6.10.2.3, Imprint, Pagination, and Other Details

<ADDRLINE>

Description: contains one line of a postal or other address.

  • 6.4.2, Addresses
  • 5.2.4, Publication, Distribution, etc.
  • 6.10.2.3, Imprint, Pagination, and Other Details

<ADDSPAN> (I.E. ADDED SPAN OF TEXT)

Description: marks the beginning of a longer sequence of text added by an author, scribe, annotator or corrector (see also <add>).

  • 18.1.4, Additions and Deletions

<ADMIN> (I.E. ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION)

Description: within a <termEntry> element, contains administrative information pertaining to data management and documentation of the entry.

  • 13.4.2, DTD Fragment for Flat Style
  • 13.4.1, DTD Fragment for Nested Style
  • 13.2, Tags for Terminological Data

<AFFILIATION> (I.E. AFFILIATION)

Description: contains an informal description of a person's present or past affiliation with some organization, for example an employer or sponsor.

  • 23.2.2, The Participants Description

<ALT> (I.E. ALTERNATION)

Description: identifies an alternation or a set of choices among elements or passages.

  • 14.8, Alternation

<ALTGRP> (I.E. ALTERNATION GROUP)

Description: groups a collection of <alt> elements and possibly pointers.

  • 14.8, Alternation

<ANALYTIC> (I.E. ANALYTIC LEVEL)

Description: contains bibliographic elements describing an item (e.g. an article or poem) published within a monograph or journal and not as an independent publication.

  • 6.10.2.1, Analytic, Monographic, and Series Levels

<ANCHOR> (I.E. ANCHOR POINT)

Description: attaches an identifier to a point within a text, whether or not it corresponds with a textual element.

  • 11.3.2, Synchronization and Overlap 14.4, Correspondence and Alignment

<ANY> (I.E. ANY VALUE)

Description: represents boolean true value variable.

  • 16.8, Boolean, Default and Uncertain Values

<APP> (I.E. APPARATUS ENTRY)

Description: contains one entry in a critical apparatus, with an optional lemma and at least one reading.

  • 19.1.1, The Apparatus Entry

<ARC>

Description: encodes an arc, the connection from one node to another in a graph.

  • 21.1, Graphs and Digraphs

<ARGUMENT>

Description: A formal list or prose description of the topics addressed by a subdivision of a text.

  • 7.2.4, Content of Textual Divisions 7.2, Elements Common to All Divisions

<ATT>

Description: contains the name of an attribute appearing within running text.

  • 27, Tag Set Documentation

<ATTDEF> (I.E. ATTRIBUTE DEFINITION)

Description: contains the definition of a single attribute.

  • 27.1.1, The AttList Documentation Element

<ATTLDECL> (I.E. ATTLIST DECLARATION)

Description: contains the SGML ATTLIST declaration associated with this element.

  • 27.1, The TagDoc Documentation Element

<ATTLIST>

Description: contains documentation for all the attributes associated with this element, as a series of <attDef> elements.

  • 27.1, The TagDoc Documentation Element 27.2, Element Classes

<ATTNAME> (I.E. ATTRIBUTE NAME)

Description: contains the name of the attribute being defined by an <attDef> element.

  • 27.1.1, The AttList Documentation Element

<AUTHOR>

Description: in a bibliographic reference, contains the name of the author(s), personal or corporate, of a work; the primary statement of responsibility for any bibliographic item.

  • 6.10.2.2, Authors, Titles, and Editors
  • 5.2.1, The Title Statement

<AUTHORITY> (I.E. RELEASE AUTHORITY)

Description: supplies the name of a person or other agency responsible for making an electronic file available, other than a publisher or distributor.

  • 5.2.4, Publication, Distribution, etc.

<AVAILABILITY>

Description: supplies information about the availability of a text, for example any restrictions on its use or distribution, its copyright status, etc.

  • 5.2.4, Publication, Distribution, etc.

<BACK> (I.E. BACK MATTER)

Description: contains any appendixes, etc. following the main part of a text.

  • 7.6, Back Matter
  • 7, Default Text Structure

<BASEWSD> (I.E. BASE WRITING SYSTEM DECLARATION)

Description: identifies a writing system declaration whose mappings among characters, forms, entity names, and bit patterns are to be incorporated (possibly with modifications) in this writing system declaration.

  • 25.4.1, Base Components of the WSD

<BIBL> (I.E. BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION)

Description: contains a loosely-structured bibliographic citation of which the sub-components may or may not be explicitly tagged.

  • 6.10.1, Elements of Bibliographic References
  • 5.2.7, The Source Description
  • 13.2, Tags for Terminological Data
  • 23.3.2, Declarable Elements

<BIBLFULL>

Description: contains a fully-structured bibliographic citation, in which all components of the TEI file description are present.

  • 6.10.1, Elements of Bibliographic References
  • 5.2.7, The Source Description
  • 13.2, Tags for Terminological Data
  • 23.3.2, Declarable Elements

<BIBLSCOPE> (I.E. SCOPE OF CITATION)

Description: defines the scope of a bibliographic reference, for example as a list of pagenumbers, or a named subdivision of a larger work.

  • 6.10.2.3, Imprint, Pagination, and Other Details

<BIBLSTRUCT> (I.E. STRUCTURED BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION)

Description: contains a structured bibliographic citation, in which only bibliographic subelements appear and in a specified order.

  • 6.10.1, Elements of Bibliographic References
  • 5.2.7, The Source Description
  • 13.2, Tags for Terminological Data
  • 23.3.2, Declarable Elements

<BICOND> (I.E. BI-CONDITIONAL FEATURE-STRUCTURE CONSTRAINT)

Description: defines a biconditional feature-structure constraint; both consequent and antecedent are specified as feature structures or groups of feature structures; the constraint is satisfied if both subsume a given feature structure, or if both do not.

  • 26, Feature System Declaration

<BIRTH> (I.E. BIRTH DETAILS)

Description: contains information about a person's birth, such as its date and place.

  • 23.2.2, The Participants Description

<BLOC> (I.E. BLOC)

Description: a geo-political unit containing one or more nation states.

  • 20.2, Place Names

<BODY> (I.E. TEXT BODY)

Description: contains the whole body of a single unitary text, excluding any front or back matter.

  • 7, Default Text Structure
  • 13.4, Overall Structure of Terminological Documents

<BROADCAST> (I.E. BROADCAST)

Description: describes a broadcast used as the source of a spoken text.

  • 5.2.9, Computer Files Composed of Transcribed Speech
  • 23.3.2, Declarable Elements

<BYLINE>

Description: contains the primary statement of responsibility given for a work on its title page or at the head or end of the work.

  • 7.2.2, Openers and Closers
  • 7.4, Front Matter

<C> (I.E. CHARACTER)

Description: represents a character.

  • 15.1, Linguistic Segment Categories

<CAESURA>

Description: marks the point at which a metrical line may be divided.

  • 9.3, Components of the Verse Line

<CAMERA>

Description: describes a particular camera angle or viewpoint in a screen play.

  • 10.3.1, Technical Information
  • 10.3, Other Types of Performance Text

<CAPTION>

Description: contains the text of a caption or other text displayed as part of a film script or screenplay.

  • 10.3.1, Technical Information
  • 10.3, Other Types of Performance Text

<CASE>

Description: contains grammatical case information given by a dictionary for a given form.

  • 12.3.1, Information on Written and Spoken Forms

<CASTGROUP> (I.E. CAST LIST GROUPING)

Description: groups one or more individual <castItem> elements within a cast list.

  • 10.1.4, Cast Lists

<CASTITEM> (I.E. CAST LIST ITEM)

Description: contains a single entry within a cast list, describing either a single role or a list of non-speaking roles.

  • 10.1.4, Cast Lists

<CASTLIST> (I.E. CAST LIST)

Description: contains a single cast list or dramatis personae.

  • 10.1.4, Cast Lists
  • 10.1, Front and Back Matter

<CATDESC> (I.E. CATEGORY DESCRIPTION)

Description: describes some category within a taxonomy or text typology, either in the form of a brief prose description or in terms of the situational parameters used by the TEI formal <textDesc>.

  • 5.3.6, The Classification Declaration

<CATEGORY> (I.E. CATEGORY)

Description: contains an individual descriptive category, possibly nested within a superordinate category, within a user-defined taxonomy.

  • 5.3.6, The Classification Declaration

<CATREF> (I.E. CATEGORY REFERENCE)

Description: specifies one or more defined categories within some taxonomy or text typology.

  • 5.4.3, The Text Classification

<CB> (I.E. COLUMN BREAK)

Description: marks the boundary between one column of a text and the next in a standard reference system.

  • 6.9.3, Milestone Tags

<CELL>

Description: contains one cell of a table.

  • 22.1.1, The TEI Table DTD

<CERTAINTY>

Description: indicates the degree of certainty or uncertainty associated with some aspect of the text markup.

  • 17.1.2, Structured Indications of Uncertainty

<CHANGE>

Description: summarizes a particular change or correction made to a particular version of an electronic text which is shared between several researchers.

  • 5.5, The Revision Description

<CHANNEL> (I.E. PRIMARY CHANNEL)

Description: describes the medium or channel by which a text is delivered or experienced. For a written text, this might be print, manuscript, e-mail, etc.; for a spoken one, radio, telephone, face-to-face, etc.

  • 23.2.1, The Text Description

<CHARACTER>

Description: defines one unit in a writing system, supplementing or overriding information provided in the base coded character sets, writing system declarations, and entity sets.

  • 25.4.2, Exceptions in the WSD

<CHARACTERS>

Description: contains a specification of the characters used in a particular writing system to write a particular language, and of how those characters are represented in electronic form.

  • 25.4.1, Base Components of the WSD
  • 25.1, Overall Structure of Writing System Declaration

<CHILDREN>

Description: lists the elements which this element may directly contain.

  • 27.1, The TagDoc Documentation Element

<CIT>

Description: A quotation from some other document, together with a bibliographic reference to its source.

  • 6.3.3, Quotation
  • 7.3, Groups of Texts
  • 12.3.5.1, Examples

<CL> (I.E. CLAUSE)

Description: represents a grammatical clause.

  • 15.1, Linguistic Segment Categories

<CLASS>

Description: specifies the name of an element class.

  • 27.2, Element Classes

<CLASSCODE> (I.E. CLASSCODE)

Description: contains the classification code used for this text in some standard classification system.

  • 5.4.3, The Text Classification

<CLASSDECL> (I.E. CLASSIFICATION DECLARATIONS)

Description: contains one or more taxonomies defining any classificatory codes used elsewhere in the text.

  • 5.3.6, The Classification Declaration
  • 5.3, The Encoding Description

<CLASSDOC>

Description: contains reference information for one element class; either elements which appear together in SGML content models, or elements which share some common attribute.

  • 27.2, Element Classes
  • 27, Tag Set Documentation

<CLASSES>

Description: specifies all the classes of which the documented element or class is a member or subclass.

  • 27.1, The TagDoc Documentation Element
  • 27.2, Element Classes

<CLOSER>

Description: groups together dateline, byline, salutation, and similar phrases appearing as a final group at the end of a division, especially of a letter.

  • 7.2.4, Content of Textual Divisions
  • 7.2, Elements Common to All Divisions

<CODEDCHARSET> (I.E. BASE CODED CHARACTER SET)

Description: identifies a public or private coded character set which is used as a basic component of a writing system declaration.

  • 25.4.1, Base Components of the WSD

<COL> (I.E. COLUMN)

Description: contains one column of a multi-column reference edition.

  • 31.6, Concurrent Markup for Pages and Lines

<COLLOC> (I.E. COLLOCATE)

Description: contains a collocate of the headword.

  • 12.3.2, Grammatical Information

<COND> (I.E. CONDITIONAL FEATURE-STRUCTURE CONSTRAINT)

Description: defines a conditional feature-structure constraint; the consequent and the antecedent are specified as feature structures or feature-structure groups; the constraint is satisfied if both the antecedent and the consequent subsume a given feature structure, or if the antecedent does not.

  • 26, Feature System Declaration

<CONSTITUTION>

Description: describes the internal composition of a text or text sample, for example as fragmentary, complete, etc.

  • 23.2.1, The Text Description

<CORR> (I.E. CORRECTION)

Description: contains the correct form of a passage apparently erroneous in the copy text.

  • 6.5.1, Correction of Apparent Errors

<CORRECTION> (I.E. CORRECTION PRINCIPLES)

Description: states how and under what circumstances corrections have been made in the text.

  • 5.3.3, The Editorial Practices Declaration
  • 23.3.2, Declarable Elements

<COUNTRY> (I.E. COUNTRY)

Description: in an address, gives the name of the nation, country, colony, or commonwealth; in a place name given as a hierarchy of geo-political units, the <country> is larger or administratively superior to the <region> and smaller than the <bloc>.

  • 20.2, Place Names

<CREATION>

Description: contains information about the creation of a text.

  • 5.4.1, Creation
  • 5.4, The Profile Description

<DAMAGE>

Description: contains an area of damage to the text witness.

  • 18.2.3, Damage, Illegibility, and Supplied Text

<DATADESC>

Description: specifies the legal content of the element being documented, noting any semantic or application-dependent constraints, as well as constraints enforced by the SGML content model.

  • 27.1, The TagDoc Documentation Element

<DATATYPE>

Description: specifies an SGML declared value for an attribute.

  • 27.1.1, The AttList Documentation Element

<DATE>

Description: contains a date in any format.

  • 6.4.4, Dates and times
  • 5.2.4, Publication, Distribution, etc.
  • 5.5, The Revision Description
  • 6.10.2.3, Imprint, Pagination, and Other Details
  • 13.2, Tags for Terminological Data
  • 23.2.3, The Setting Description
  • 20.4, Dates and Time

<DATELINE>

Description: contains a brief description of the place, date, time, etc. of production of a letter, newspaper story, or other work, prefixed or suffixed to it as a kind of heading or trailer.

  • 7.2.4, Content of Textual Divisions
  • 7.2.2, Openers and Closers

<DATERANGE> (I.E. DATE RANGE)

Description: contains two dates or another phrase delimiting a time period.

  • 6.4.4, Dates and times

<DATESTRUCT>

Description: contains an internally structured representation of a date.

  • 6.4.4, Dates and times
  • 5.2.4, Publication, Distribution, etc.
  • 5.5, The Revision Description
  • 6.10.2.3, Imprint, Pagination, and Other Details
  • 13.2, Tags for Terminological Data
  • 23.2.3, The Setting Description
  • 20.4, Dates and Time

<DAY> (I.E. DAY)

Description: the day component of a structured date.

  • 20.4, Dates and Time

<DEF> (I.E. DEFINITION)

Description: contains definition text in a dictionary entry.

  • 12.3.3.1, Definitions

<DEFAULT>

Description: specifies the default declared value for an attribute.

  • 27.1.1, The AttList Documentation Element

<DEL> (I.E. DELETION)

Description: contains a letter, word or passage deleted, marked as deleted, or otherwise indicated as superfluous or spurious in the copy text by an author, scribe, annotator or corrector.

  • 6.5.3, Additions, Deletions and Omissions

<DELSPAN> (I.E. DELETED SPAN OF TEXT)

Description: marks the beginning of a longer sequence of text deleted, marked as deleted, or otherwise signaled as superfluous or spurious by an author, scribe, annotator, or corrector.

  • 18.1.4, Additions and Deletions

<DERIVATION>

Description: describes the nature and extent of indebtedness or derivativeness of this text with respect to others.

  • 23.2.1, The Text Description

<DESC> (I.E. DESCRIPTION)

Description: (in a writing system declaration) contains a description of a character or character form.

  • 25.4.2, Exceptions in the WSD

<DESC> (I.E. DESCRIPTION)

Description: contains a brief description of the purpose and application for an element, attribute, or attribute value.

  • 27.1, The TagDoc Documentation Element
  • 27.1.1, The AttList Documentation Element
  • 27.2, Element Classes
  • 27.3, Entity Documentation

<DESCRIP> (I.E. DESCRIPTION)

Description: within a <termEntry> element, contains a definition, context or explanation used to explain or define the concept represented by a <term> or an <otherForm>.

  • 13.4.2, DTD Fragment for Flat Style
  • 13.4.1, DTD Fragment for Nested Style
  • 13.2, Tags for Terminological Data

<DFT> (I.E. DEFAULT VALUE)

Description: provides default value for a feature.

  • 16.8, Boolean, Default and Uncertain Values

<DIRECTION>

Description: specifies one or more conventional directions in which a language is written using a given script.

  • 25.3, Describing the Writing System
  • 25.1, Overall Structure of Writing System Declaration

<DISTANCE> (I.E. DISTANCE)

Description: that part of a relative temporal or spatial expression which indicates the distance between the place or time denoted by it and the place or time referred to within it.

  • 20.2, Place Names

<DISTINCT> (I.E. DISTINCT)

Description: identifies any word or phrase which is regarded as linguistically distinct, for example as archaic, technical, dialectal, non-preferred, etc., or as forming part of a sublanguage.

  • 6.3.2.3, Other Linguistically Distinct Material
  • 6.3.2, Emphasis, Foreign Words, and Unusual Language

<DISTRIBUTOR>

Description: supplies the name of a person or other agency responsible for the distribution of a text.

  • 5.2.4, Publication, Distribution, etc.

<DIV> (I.E. TEXT DIVISION)

Description: contains a subdivision of the front, body, or back of a text.

  • 7.1, Divisions of the Body
  • 13.4, Overall Structure of Terminological Documents
  • 7.1.1, Un-numbered Divisions

<DIVGEN> (I.E. AUTOMATICALLY GENERATED TEXT DIVISION)

Description: indicates the location at which a textual division generated automatically by a text-processing application is to appear.

  • 6.8.2, Index Entries

<DIV0> (I.E. LEVEL-0 TEXT DIVISION)

Description: contains the largest possible subdivision of the body of a text.

  • 7.1.2, Numbered Divisions
  • 13.4, Overall Structure of Terminological Documents

<DIV1> (I.E. LEVEL-1 TEXT DIVISION)

Description: contains a first-level subdivision of the front, body, or back of a text (the largest, if <div0> is not used, the second largest if it is).

  • 7.1.2, Numbered Divisions
  • 13.4, Overall Structure of Terminological Documents

<DIV2> (I.E. LEVEL-2 TEXT DIVISION)

Description: contains a second-level subdivision of the front, body, or back of a text.

  • 7.1.2, Numbered Divisions
  • 13.4, Overall Structure of Terminological Documents

<DIV3> (I.E. LEVEL-3 TEXT DIVISION)

Description: contains a third-level subdivision of the front, body, or back of a text.

  • 7.1.2, Numbered Divisions
  • 13.4, Overall Structure of Terminological Documents

<DIV4> (I.E. LEVEL-4 TEXT DIVISION)

Description: contains a fourth-level subdivision of the front, body, or back of a text.

  • 7.1.2, Numbered Divisions
  • 13.4, Overall Structure of Terminological Documents

<DIV5> (I.E. LEVEL-5 TEXT DIVISION)

Description: contains a fifth-level subdivision of the front, body, or back of a text.

  • 7.1.2, Numbered Divisions
  • 13.4, Overall Structure of Terminological Documents

<DIV6> (I.E. LEVEL-6 TEXT DIVISION)

Description: contains a sixth-level subdivision of the front, body, or back of a text.

  • 7.1.2, Numbered Divisions
  • 13.4, Overall Structure of Terminological Documents

<DIV7> (I.E. LEVEL-7 TEXT DIVISION)

Description: contains the smallest possible subdivision of the front, body or back of a text, larger than a paragraph.

  • 7.1.2, Numbered Divisions
  • 13.4, Overall Structure of Terminological Documents

<DOCAUTHOR> (I.E. DOCUMENT AUTHOR)

Description: contains the name of the author of the document, as given on the title page (often but not always contained in a <byline>).

  • 7.5, Title Pages

<DOCDATE> (I.E. DOCUMENT DATE)

Description: contains the date of a document, as given (usually) on a title page.

  • 7.5, Title Pages

<DOCEDITION> (I.E. DOCUMENT EDITION)

Description: contains an edition statement as presented on a title page of a document.

  • 7.5, Title Pages

<DOCIMPRINT> (I.E. DOCUMENT IMPRINT)

Description: contains the imprint statement (place and date of publication, publisher name), as given (usually) at the foot of a title page.

  • 7.5, Title Pages

<DOCTITLE> (I.E. DOCUMENT TITLE)

Description: contains the title of a document, including all its constituents, as given on a title page.

  • 7.5, Title Pages

<DOMAIN> (I.E. DOMAIN OF USE)

Description: describes the most important social context in which the text was realized or for which it is intended, for example private vs. public, education, religion, etc.

  • 23.2.1, The Text Description

<EDITION> (I.E. EDITION)

Description: describes the particularities of one edition of a text.

  • 5.2.2, The Edition Statement

<EDITIONSTMT> (I.E. EDITION STATEMENT)

Description: groups information relating to one edition of a text.

  • 5.2.2, The Edition Statement
  • 5.2, The File Description

<EDITOR> (I.E. EDITOR)

Description: secondary statement of responsibility for a bibliographic item, for example the name of an individual, institution or organization, (or of several such) acting as editor, compiler, translator, etc.

  • 6.10.2.2, Authors, Titles, and Editors

<EDITORIALDECL> (I.E. EDITORIAL PRACTICE DECLARATION)

Description: provides details of editorial principles and practices applied during the encoding of a text.

  • 5.3.3, The Editorial Practices Declaration
  • 5.3, The Encoding Description
  • 23.3.2, Declarable Elements

<EDUCATION> (I.E. EDUCATION)

Description: contains a brief prose description of the educational background of a participant.

  • 23.2.2, The Participants Description

<EG>

Description: contains a single example demonstrating the use of an element or attribute. If the example contains SGML markup, it must be enclosed within a marked CDATA section.

  • 27.1, The TagDoc Documentation Element
  • 27.1.1, The AttList Documentation Element

<EG> (I.E. EXAMPLE (EXEMPLI GRATIA))

Description: (in a dictionary) contains an example text containing at least one occurrence of the word form, used in the sense being described; examples may be quoted from (named) authors or contrived.

  • 12.3.5.1, Examples

<ELEAF> (I.E. LEAF OF AN EMBEDDING TREE.)

Description: provides explicitly for a leaf of an embedding tree, which may also be encoded with the <eTree> element.

  • 21.3, Another Tree Notation

<ELEMDECL> (I.E. ELEMENT DECLARATION)

Description: contains the full form of an SGML declaration for the element documented using the reference concrete syntax. The markup-declaration-open delimiter can however also be given as (or be interrupted by) an entity reference.

  • 27.1, The TagDoc Documentation Element

<EMPH> (I.E. EMPHASIZED)

Description: marks words or phrases which are stressed or emphasized for linguistic or rhetorical effect.

  • 6.3.2.2, Emphatic Words and Phrases
  • 6.3.2, Emphasis, Foreign Words, and Unusual Language

<ENCODINGDESC> (I.E. ENCODING DESCRIPTION)

Description: documents the relationship between an electronic text and the source or sources from which it was derived.

  • 5.3, The Encoding Description
  • 5.1.1, The TEI Header and Its Components

<ENTDOC> (I.E. ENTITY DOCUMENTATION)

Description: formally documents a single SGML entity within an encoding scheme.

  • 27.3, Entity Documentation
  • 27, Tag Set Documentation

<ENTITYSET> (I.E. BASE ENTITY SET)

Description: identifies a public or private entity set whose mappings between entity names and characters are to be incorporated (perhaps with modifications) into this writing system declaration.

  • 25.4.1, Base Components of the WSD

<ENTNAME> (I.E. ENTITY NAME)

Description: contains the full name of an entity, excluding the percent sign in the case of a parameter entity.

  • 27.3, Entity Documentation

<ENTRY>

Description: contains a reasonably well-structured dictionary entry.

  • 12.1, Dictionary Body and Overall Structure
  • 12.2, The Structure of Dictionary Entries

<ENTRYFREE>

Description: contains a dictionary entry which does not necessarily conform to the constraints imposed by the <entry> element.

  • 12.1, Dictionary Body and Overall Structure
  • 12.2, The Structure of Dictionary Entries

<EPIGRAPH> (I.E. EPIGRAPH)

Description: contains a quotation, anonymous or attributed, appearing at the start of a section or chapter, or on a title page.

  • 7.2.4, Content of Textual Divisions
  • 7.2, Elements Common to All Divisions
  • 7.5, Title Pages

<EPILOGUE>

Description: contains the epilogue to a drama, typically spoken by an actor out of character, possibly in association with a particular performance or venue.

  • 10.1.2, Prologues and Epilogues
  • 10.1, Front and Back Matter

<EQUIPMENT> (I.E. EQUIPMENT)

Description: provides technical details of the equipment and media used for an audio or video recording used as the source for a spoken text.

  • 5.2.9, Computer Files Composed of Transcribed Speech
  • 23.3.2, Declarable Elements

<EQUIV>

Description: specifies an equivalent or comparable element in some other markup language.

  • 27.1, The TagDoc Documentation Element
  • 27.1.1, The AttList Documentation Element
  • 27.2, Element Classes
  • 27.3, Entity Documentation

<ETREE> (I.E. EMBEDDING TREE)

Description: provides an alternative to <tree> element for representing ordered rooted tree structures.

  • 21.3, Another Tree Notation

<ETYM> (I.E. ETYMOLOGY)

Description: encloses the etymological information in a dictionary entry.

  • 12.3.4, Etymological Information

<EVENT> (I.E. EVENT)

Description: any phenomenon or occurrence, not necessarily vocalized or communicative, for example incidental noises or other events affecting communication.

  • 11.2.7, Formal Definition
  • 11.2, Elements Unique to Spoken Texts
  • 11.2.3, Vocal, Kinesic, Event

<EXCEPTIONS>

Description: documents ways in which a writing system declaration differs from the coded character sets, base writing system declarations, and entity sets which form its bases.

  • 25.4.2, Exceptions in the WSD

<EXEMPLUM>

Description: contains a single example demonstrating the use of an element, together with optional paragraphs of commentary.

  • 27.1, The TagDoc Documentation Element

<EXPAN> (I.E. EXPANSION)

Description: contains the expansion of an abbreviation.

  • 6.4.5, Abbreviations and Their Expansions

<EXTENT>

Description: describes the approximate size of the electronic text as stored on some carrier medium, specified in any convenient units.

  • 5.2.3, Type and Extent of File
  • 5.2, The File Description
  • 6.10.2.3, Imprint, Pagination, and Other Details

<EXTFIGURE> (I.E. EXTERNAL FIGURE)

Description: (in a writing system declaration) refers to a figure or illustration depicting the character form, which is stored in some declared notation external to the text.

  • 25.4.2, Exceptions in the WSD

<F> (I.E. FEATURE)

Description: associates a name with a value of any of several different types.

  • 16.2, Elementary Feature Structures: Features with

<FACTUALITY>

Description: describes the extent to which the text may be regarded as imaginative or non-imaginative, that is, as describing a fictional or a non-fictional world.

  • 23.2.1, The Text Description

<FALT> (I.E. FEATURE ALTERNATION)

Description: provides alternative features for a feature structure or other feature alternation.

  • 16.7, Alternative Features and Feature Values

<FDECL> (I.E. FEATURE DECLARATION)

Description: declares a single feature, specifying its name, organization, range of allowed values, and optionally its default value.

  • 26, Feature System Declaration

<FDESCR> (I.E. FEATURE DESCRIPTION (IN FSD))

Description: describes in prose what is represented by the feature being declared and its values.

  • 26, Feature System Declaration

<FIGDESC> (I.E. DESCRIPTION OF FIGURE)

Description: contains a brief prose description of the appearance or content of a graphic figure, for use when documenting an image without displaying it.

  • 22.3, Specific Elements for Graphic Images

<FIGURE>

Description: (in a writing system declaration) contains an image of a character form, stored in-line in some declared notation.

  • 25.4.2, Exceptions in the WSD

<FIGURE>

Description: indicates the location of a graphic, illustration, or figure.

  • 22, Tables, Formulae, and Graphics

<FILEDESC> (I.E. FILE DESCRIPTION)

Description: contains a full bibliographic description of an electronic file.

  • 5.2, The File Description
  • 5.1.1, The TEI Header and Its Components

<FILES>

Description: specifies the name of the operating system file(s) within which this markup component is declared.

  • 27.1, The TagDoc Documentation Element

<FIRSTLANG> (I.E. FIRST LANGUAGE)

Description: specifies the first language of a participant.

  • 23.2.2, The Participants Description

<FLIB> (I.E. FEATURE LIBRARY)

Description: assembles library of feature elements.

  • 16.3, Feature, Feature-Structure and Feature-Value

<FOREIGN> (I.E. FOREIGN)

Description: identifies a word or phrase as belonging to some language other than that of the surrounding text.

  • 6.3.2.1, Foreign Words or Expressions

<FORENAME> (I.E. FORENAME)

Description: contains a forename, given or baptismal name.

  • 20.1, Personal Names

<FOREST>

Description: provides for groups of rooted trees.

  • 21.3, Another Tree Notation

<FORESTGRP> (I.E. FOREST GROUP)

Description: provides for groups of forests.

  • 21.3, Another Tree Notation

<FORM> (I.E. FORM INFORMATION GROUP)

Description: groups all the information on the written and spoken forms of one headword.

  • 12.3.1, Information on Written and Spoken Forms

<FORM> (I.E. LETTER FORM)

Description: identifies one letter form taken by a particular character in a writing system declaration.

  • 25.4.2, Exceptions in the WSD

<FORMULA>

Description: contains a mathematical or other formula.

  • 22.2, Formulae

<FRONT> (I.E. FRONT MATTER)

Description: contains any prefatory matter (headers, title page, prefaces, dedications, etc.) found before the start of a text proper.

  • 7.5, Title Pages 7, Default Text Structure

<FS> (I.E. FEATURE STRUCTURE)

Description: analyzes a collection of features and feature alternations as a structural unit.

  • 16.2, Elementary Feature Structures: Features with

<FSCONSTRAINTS> (I.E. FEATURE-STRUCTURE CONSTRAINTS)

Description: specifies constraints on the content of well formed feature structures.

  • 26, Feature System Declaration

<FSDDECL> (I.E. FSD (FEATURE-SYSTEM DECLARATION) DECLARATION)

Description: identifies the feature system declaration which contains definitions for a particular type of feature structure.

  • 5.3.7, The Feature System Declaration 26, Feature System Declaration

<FSDECL> (I.E. FEATURE STRUCTURE DECLARATION)

Description: declares one type of feature structure.

  • 26, Feature System Declaration

<FSDESCR> (I.E. FEATURE SYSTEM DESCRIPTION (IN FSD))

Description: describes in prose what is represented by the type of feature structure declared in the enclosing <fsDecl>.

  • 26, Feature System Declaration

<FSLIB> (I.E. FEATURE-STRUCTURE LIBRARY)

Description: assembles library of feature structure elements.

  • 16.3, Feature, Feature-Structure and Feature-Value

<FUNDER> (I.E. FUNDING BODY)

Description: specifies the name of an individual, institution, or organization responsible for the funding of a project or text.

  • 5.2.1, The Title Statement

<FVLIB> (I.E. FEATURE-VALUE LIBRARY)

Description: assembles library of feature value elements.

  • 16.3, Feature, Feature-Structure and Feature-Value

<FW> (I.E. FORME WORK)

Description: contains a running head (e.g. a header, footer), catchword, or similar material appearing on the current page.

  • 18.3, Headers, Footers, and Similar Matter

<GAP> (I.E. OMITTED MATERIAL)

Description: indicates a point where material has been omitted in a transcription, whether for editorial reasons described in the TEI header, as part of sampling practice, or because the material is illegible or inaudible.

  • 6.5.3, Additions, Deletions and Omissions

<GEN> (I.E. GENDER)

Description: identifies the morphological gender of a lexical item, as given in the dictionary.

  • 12.3.1, Information on Written and Spoken Forms

<GENNAME>

Description: contains a name component used to indicating generational information, such as ``Junior'', or a number used in a monarch's name.

  • 20.1, Personal Names

<GEOG> (I.E. GEOGRAPHICAL FEATURE NAME)

Description: contains a common noun identifying some geographical feature contained within a geographic name, such as ``valley'', ``mount'' etc.

  • 20.2, Place Names

<GEOGNAME> (I.E. GEOGRAPHICAL NAME)

Description: a name associated with some geographical feature such as ``Windrush Valley'' or ``Mount Sinai''.

  • 20.2, Place Names

<GI> (I.E. GENERIC IDENTIFIER)

Description: contains the name (generic identifier) of an SGML element.

  • 27, Tag Set Documentation
  • 27.1, The TagDoc Documentation Element

<GLOSS>

Description: identifies a phrase or word used to provide a gloss or definition for some other word or phrase.

  • 6.3.4, Terms, Glosses, and Cited Words

<GRAM> (I.E. GRAMMATICAL INFORMATION)

Description: within an entry in a dictionary or a terminological data file, contains grammatical information relating to a term, word, or form.

  • 13.4.2, DTD Fragment for Flat Style
  • 13.2, Tags for Terminological Data
  • 12.3.2, Grammatical Information

<GRAMGRP> (I.E. GRAMMATICAL INFORMATION GROUP)

Description: groups morpho-syntactic information about a lexical item, e.g. <pos>, <gen>, <number>, <case>, or <itype> (inflectional class).

  • 12.3.2, Grammatical Information

<GRAPH>

Description: encodes a graph, which is a collection of nodes, and arcs which connect the nodes.

  • 21.1, Graphs and Digraphs

<GROUP>

Description: contains the body of a composite text, grouping together a sequence of distinct texts (or groups of such texts) which are regarded as a unit for some purpose, for example the collected works of an author, a sequence of prose essays, etc.

    group)+,
  • 7, Default Text Structure
  • 7.3, Groups of Texts
  • 23.1, Varieties of Composite Text

<HAND>

Description: used in the header to define each distinct scribe or handwriting style.

  • 18.2.1, Document Hands

<HANDLIST>

Description: contains a series of <hand> elements listing the different hands of the source.

  • 18.2.1, Document Hands

<HANDSHIFT>

Description: marks the beginning of a sequence of text written in a new hand, or of a change in the scribe, writing style, ink or character of the document hand.

  • 18.2.1, Document Hands

<HEAD> (I.E. HEADING)

Description: contains any heading, for example, the title of a section, or the heading of a list or glossary.

  • 6.7, Lists
  • 7.2, Elements Common to All Divisions

<HEADITEM> (I.E. HEADING FOR LIST ITEMS)

Description: contains the heading for the item or gloss column in a glossary list or similar structured list.

  • 6.7, Lists

<HEADLABEL> (I.E. HEADING FOR LIST LABELS)

Description: contains the heading for the label or term column in a glossary list or similar structured list.

  • 6.7, Lists

<HI> (I.E. HIGHLIGHTED)

Description: marks a word or phrase as graphically distinct from the surrounding text, for reasons concerning which no claim is made.

  • 6.3.2.2, Emphatic Words and Phrases
  • 6.3.2, Emphasis, Foreign Words, and Unusual Language

<HOM> (I.E. HOMOGRAPH)

Description: groups information relating to one homograph within an <entry>.

  • 12.2, The Structure of Dictionary Entries

<HOUR> (I.E. HOUR)

Description: the hour component of a temporal expression such as

  • 20.4, Dates and Time

<HYPH> (I.E. HYPHENATION)

Description: contains a hyphenated form of a dictionary headword, or hyphenation information in some other form.

  • 12.3.1, Information on Written and Spoken Forms

<HYPHENATION> (I.E. HYPHENATION)

Description: summarizes the way in which hyphenation in a source text has been treated in an encoded version of it.

  • 5.3.3, The Editorial Practices Declaration
  • 23.3.2, Declarable Elements

<ident>
<IDNO> (I.E. IDENTIFYING NUMBER)

Description: supplies any standard or non-standard number used to identify a bibliographic item.

  • 5.2.4, Publication, Distribution, etc.
  • 5.2.5, The Series Statement
  • 6.10.2.3, Imprint, Pagination, and Other Details

<IF>

Description: defines a conditional default value for a feature; the condition is specified as a feature structure, and is met if it subsumes the feature structure in the text for which a default value is sought.

  • 26, Feature System Declaration

<IFF>

Description: separates the condition from the consequence in a <bicond> element.

  • 26, Feature System Declaration

<IHS> (I.E. INDEPENDENT HEADER SET)

Description: contains a set of TEI Headers exchanged independently of their associated text or group elements.

  • 24.8, Structure of the DTD for Independent Headers

<IMPRIMATUR>

Description: contains a formal statement authorizing the publication of a work, sometimes required to appear on a title page or its verso.

  • 7.5, Title Pages

<IMPRINT>

Description: groups information relating to the publication or distribution of a bibliographic item.

  • 6.10.2.3, Imprint, Pagination, and Other Details

<INDEX> (I.E. INDEX ENTRY)

Description: marks a location to be indexed for whatever purpose.

  • 6.8.2, Index Entries

<INODE> (I.E. INTERMEDIATE (OR INTERNAL) NODE)

Description: represents an intermediate (or internal) node of a tree.

  • 21.2, Trees

<INTERACTION>

Description: describes the extent, cardinality and nature of any interaction among those producing and experiencing the text, for example in the form of response or interjection, commentary etc.

  • 23.2.1, The Text Description

<INTERP> (I.E. INTERPRETATION)

Description: provides for an interpretative annotation which can be linked to a span of text.

  • 15.3, Spans and Interpretations

<INTERPGRP> (I.E. INTERPRETATION GROUP)

Description: collects together <interp> tags.

  • 15.3, Spans and Interpretations

<INTERPRETATION>

Description: describes the scope of any analytic or interpretive information added to the text in addition to the transcription.

  • 5.3.3, The Editorial Practices Declaration

<ITEM>

Description: contains one component of a list.

  • 6.7, Lists 5.5, The Revision Description

<ITYPE> (I.E. INFLECTIONAL CLASS)

Description: indicates the inflectional class associated with a lexical item.

  • 12.3.1, Information on Written and Spoken Forms

<JOIN>

Description: identifies a possibly fragmented segment of text, by pointing at the possibly discontiguous elements which compose it.

  • 14.7, Aggregation

<JOINGRP> (I.E. JOIN GROUP)

Description: groups a collection of <join> elements and possibly pointers.

  • 14.7, Aggregation

<KEYWORDS> (I.E. KEYWORDS)

Description: contains a list of keywords or phrases identifying the topic or nature of a text.

  • 5.4.3, The Text Classification

<KINESIC> (I.E. NON-VOCALIZED QUASI-LEXICAL)

Description: any communicative phenomenon, not necessarily vocalized, for example a gesture, frown, etc.

  • 11.2.7, Formal Definition
  • 11.2, Elements Unique to Spoken Texts
  • 11.2.3, Vocal, Kinesic, Event

<L> (I.E. VERSE LINE)

Description: contains a single, possibly incomplete, line of verse.

  • 6.11.1, Core Tags for Verse
  • 6.11, Passages of Verse or Drama
  • 10.2.4, Speech Contents

<LABEL>

Description: contains the label associated with an item in a list; in glossaries, marks the term being defined.

  • 6.7, Lists

<LACUNAEND>

Description: indicates the end of a lacuna in a mostly complete textual witness.

  • 19.1.5, Fragmentary Witnesses

<LACUNASTART>

Description: indicates the beginning of a lacuna in the text of a mostly complete textual witness.

  • 19.1.5, Fragmentary Witnesses

<LANG> (I.E. LANGUAGE NAME)

Description: name of a language mentioned in etymological or other linguistic discussion.

  • 12.3.4, Etymological Information

<LANGKNOWN> (I.E. LINGUISTIC COMPETENCE)

Description: contains an informal description of a person's competence in different languages, dialects, etc.

  • 23.2.2, The Participants Description

<LANGUAGE>

Description: identifies the language being described in the writing system declaration.

  • 25.2, Identifying the Language
  • 25.1, Overall Structure of Writing System Declaration

<LANGUAGE>

Description: characterizes a single language or sublanguage used within a text.

  • 5.4.2, Language Usage

<LANGUSAGE> (I.E. LANGUAGE USAGE)

Description: describes the languages, sublanguages, registers, dialects etc. represented within a text.

  • 5.4.2, Language Usage
  • 5.4, The Profile Description
  • 23.3.2, Declarable Elements

<LB> (I.E. LINE BREAK)

Description: marks the start of a new (typographic) line in some edition or version of a text.

  • 6.9.3, Milestone Tags
  • 10.2.4, Speech Contents

<LBL> (I.E. LABEL)

Description: in dictionaries, contains a label for a form, example, translation, or other piece of information, e.g. ``abbreviation for'', ``contraction of'', ``literally'', ``approximately'', ``synonyms:'', etc.

  • 12.3.1, Information on Written and Spoken Forms
  • 12.3.3.2, Translation Equivalents
  • 12.3.5.3, Cross References to Other Entries
  • 12.3.1, Information on Written and Spoken Forms

<LEAF>

Description: encodes the leaves (terminal nodes) of a tree.

  • 21.2, Trees

<LEM> (I.E. LEMMA)

Description: contains the lemma, or base text, of a textual variation.

  • 19.1, The Apparatus Entry, Readings, and Witnesses

<LG> (I.E. LINE GROUP)

Description: contains a group of verse lines functioning as a formal unit e.g. a stanza, refrain, verse paragraph, etc.

  • 6.11.1, Core Tags for Verse
  • 6.11, Passages of Verse or Drama
  • 10.2.4, Speech Contents

<LG1> (I.E. LINE GROUP)

Description: contains a first-level (i.e. largest) group of verse lines functioning as a formal unit e.g. a stanza, refrain, verse paragraph, etc.

  • 9.2, Structural Divisions of Verse Texts

<LG2> (I.E. LINE GROUP)

Description: contains a second-level (i.e. second largest) group of verse lines functioning as a formal unit e.g. a stanza, refrain, verse paragraph, etc.

  • 9.2, Structural Divisions of Verse Texts

<LG3> (I.E. LINE GROUP)

Description: contains a third-level (i.e. third largest) group of verse lines functioning as a formal unit e.g. a stanza, refrain, verse paragraph, etc.

  • 9.2, Structural Divisions of Verse Texts

<LG4> (I.E. LINE GROUP)

Description: contains a fourth-level (i.e. fourth largest) group of verse lines functioning as a formal unit e.g. a stanza, refrain, verse paragraph, etc.

  • 9.2, Structural Divisions of Verse Texts

<LG5> (I.E. LINE GROUP)

Description: contains a fifth-level (i.e. smallest) group of verse lines functioning as a formal unit e.g. a stanza, refrain, verse paragraph, etc.

  • 9.2, Structural Divisions of Verse Texts

<LINE>

Description: contains one line of a reference edition.

  • 31.6, Concurrent Markup for Pages and Lines

<LINK>

Description: defines an association or hypertextual link among elements or passages, of some type not more precisely specifiable by other elements.

  • 14.1, Pointers

<LINKGRP>

Description: defines a collection of associations or hypertextual links.

  • 14.1, Pointers

<LIST>

Description: contains any sequence of items organized as a list.

  • 6.7, Lists

<LISTBIBL> (I.E. CITATION LIST)

Description: contains a list of bibliographic citations of any kind.

  • 6.10.1, Elements of Bibliographic References
  • 5.2.7, The Source Description
  • 23.3.2, Declarable Elements

<LOCALE> (I.E. LOCALE)

Description: contains a brief informal description of the nature of a place for example a room, a restaurant, a park bench etc.

  • 23.2.3, The Setting Description

<M> (I.E. MORPHEME)

Description: represents a grammatical morpheme.

  • 15.1, Linguistic Segment Categories

<MEASURE>

Description: contains a word or phrase referring to some quantity of an object or commodity, usually comprising a number, a unit and a commodity name.

  • 6.4.3, Numbers and Measures

<MEETING>

Description: in bibliographic references, contains a description of the meeting or conference from which the bibliographic item derives.

  • 6.10.2.2, Authors, Titles, and Editors

<MENTIONED>

Description: marks words or phrases mentioned, not used.

  • 6.3.4, Terms, Glosses, and Cited Words

<METDECL>

Description: documents the notation employed to represent a metrical pattern when this is specified as the value of a met, real, or rhyme attribute on any structural element of a metrical text (e.g. <lg>, <l>, or <seg>).

  • 5.3.8, The Metrical Declaration Element
  • 9.4, Rhyme and Metrical Analysis

<MILESTONE>

Description: marks the boundary between sections of a text, as indicated by changes in a standard reference system.

  • 6.9.3, Milestone Tags

<MINUS> (I.E. BINARY MINUS VALUE)

Description: provides binary minus value for a feature.

  • 16.2, Elementary Feature Structures

<MINUTE> (I.E. MINUTE)

Description: the minute component of a structured time-expression.

  • 20.4, Dates and Time

<MONOGR> (I.E. MONOGRAPHIC LEVEL)

Description: contains bibliographic elements describing an item (e.g. a book or journal) published as an independent item (i.e. as a separate physical object).

  • 6.10.2.1, Analytic, Monographic, and Series Levels

<MONTH> (I.E. MONTH)

Description: the month component of a structured date.

  • 20.4, Dates and Time

<MOOD>

Description: contains information about the grammatical mood of verbs (e.g. ``indicative'', ``subjunctive'', ``imperative'')

  • 12.3.1, Information on Written and Spoken Forms

<MOVE> (I.E. MOVEMENT)

Description: marks the actual entrance or exit of one or more characters on stage.

  • 10.2.3, Stage Directions

<MSR> (I.E. MEASURE VALUE)

Description: provides a measure value or range of values for a feature.

  • 16.4, Symbolic, Numeric, Measurement, Rate and String

<NAME> (I.E. NAME, PROPER NOUN)

Description: contains a proper noun or noun phrase.

  • 6.4.1, Referring Strings

<NAMELINK> (I.E. NAME LINK)

Description: contains a connecting phrase or link used within a name but not regarded as part of it, such as ``van der'' or ``of''.

  • 20.1, Personal Names

<NBR> (I.E. NUMERIC VALUE)

Description: provides a numeric value or range of values for a feature.

  • 16.4, Symbolic, Numeric, Measurement, Rate and String

<NODE>

Description: encodes a node, a possibly labeled point in a graph.

  • 21.1, Graphs and Digraphs

<NONE> (I.E. NONE VALUE)

Description: represents boolean false value variable.

  • 16.8, Boolean, Default and Uncertain Values

<NORMALIZATION>

Description: indicates the extent of normalization or regularization of the original source carried out in converting it to electronic form.

  • 5.3.3, The Editorial Practices Declaration
  • 23.3.2, Declarable Elements

<NOTE>

Description: (in a writing system) contains a note of any type.

  • 25.5, Notes in the WSD
  • 25.1, Overall Structure of Writing System Declaration

<NOTE>

Description: contains a note or annotation.

  • 6.8.1, Notes and Simple Annotation
  • 5.2.6, The Notes Statement
  • 6.10.7.5, Notes and Other Additional Information
  • 12.3.5.4, Notes within Entries
  • 13.2, Tags for Terminological Data

<NOTESSTMT> (I.E. NOTES STATEMENT)

Description: collects together any notes providing information about a text additional to that recorded in other parts of the bibliographic description.

  • 5.2.6, The Notes Statement
  • 5.2, The File Description

<NULL> (I.E. NULL VALUE)

Description: represents the null set if org=set is specified for the feature of which it is the value; represents the null bag if org=bag is specified for the feature of which it is the value; represents the null list if org=list is specified for the feature of which it is the value; has no interpretation if org=single is specified for the feature of which it is the value.

  • 16.6, Singleton, Set, Bag and List Collections of Values

<NUM> (I.E. NUMBER)

Description: contains a number, written in any form.

  • 6.4.3, Numbers and Measures

<NUMBER>

Description: indicates grammatical number associated with a form, as given in a dictionary.

  • 12.3.1, Information on Written and Spoken Forms
  • 12.3.2, Grammatical Information

<OCCASION>

Description: a temporal expression (either a date or a time) given in terms of a named occasion such as a holiday, a named time of day, or some notable event.

  • 20.4, Dates and Time

<OCCUPATION>

Description: contains an informal description of a person's trade, profession or occupation.

  • 23.2.2, The Participants Description

<OFFSET> (I.E. OFFSET)

Description: that part of a relative temporal or spatial expression which indicates the direction of the offset between the two place names, dates, or times involved in the expression.

  • 20.2, Place Names

<OFIG> (I.E. OTHER-FORM INFORMATION GROUP)

Description: within a <tig> element, contains information elements relating to a single <otherForm>.

  • 13.4.1, DTD Fragment for Nested Style
  • 13.2, Tags for Terminological Data

<OPENER>

Description: groups together dateline, byline, salutation, and similar phrases appearing as a preliminary group at the start of a division, especially of a letter.

  • 7.2.4, Content of Textual Divisions
  • 7.2, Elements Common to All Divisions

<OREF> (I.E. ORTHOGRAPHIC-FORM REFERENCE)

Description: in a dictionary example, indicates a reference to the orthographic form(s) of the headword.

  • 12.4, Headword and Pronunciation References

<ORGDIVN> (I.E. ORGANIZATIONAL DIVISION)

Description: indicates a division, branch or department specified in an organizational name.

  • 20.3, Organization Names

<ORGNAME> (I.E. ORGANIZATION NAME)

Description: contains an organizational name.

  • 20.3, Organization Names

<ORGTITLE> (I.E. ORGANIZATION TITLE)

Description: contains the proper name component of an organizational name.

  • 20.3, Organization Names

<ORGTYPE> (I.E. ORGANIZATION TYPE)

Description: indicates a part of the organization name which contains information about the organization's structure or function.

  • 20.3, Organization Names

<ORIG> (I.E. ORIGINAL FORM)

Description: contains the original form of a reading, for which a regularized form is given in an attribute value.

  • 6.5.2, Regularization and Normalization
  • 19, Critical Apparatus

<ORTH> (I.E. ORTHOGRAPHIC FORM)

Description: gives the orthographic form of a dictionary headword.

  • 12.3.1, Information on Written and Spoken Forms

<OTHERFORM> (I.E. OTHER FORM)

Description: contains an alternate designation for the concept treated by the term entry, such as a synonym.

  • 13.4.2, DTD Fragment for Flat Style
  • 13.4.1, DTD Fragment for Nested Style
  • 13.2, Tags for Terminological Data

<OVAR> (I.E. ORTHOGRAPHIC-VARIANT REFERENCE)

Description: in a dictionary example, indicates a reference to variant orthographic form(s) of the headword.

  • 12, Print Dictionaries

<P> (I.E. PARAGRAPH)

Description: marks paragraphs in prose.

  • 6.1, Paragraphs
  • 10.2.4, Speech Contents

<PAGE>

Description: marks pages in a reference edition.

  • 31.6, Concurrent Markup for Pages and Lines

<PARENTS>

Description: lists elements which can directly contain this element.

  • 27.1, The TagDoc Documentation Element

<PART>

Description: specifies the module or part to which a particular element, element class, or entity belongs in a modular encoding scheme such as the TEI.

  • 27.1, The TagDoc Documentation Element
  • 27.2, Element Classes

<PARTICDESC> (I.E. PARTICIPATION DESCRIPTION)

Description: describes the identifiable speakers, voices or other participants in a linguistic interaction.

  • 23.2, Contextual Information
  • 5.4, The Profile Description
  • 23.3.2, Declarable Elements

<PARTICLINKS> (I.E. PARTICIPANT RELATIONSHIPS)

Description: describes the relationships or social links existing between participants in a linguistic interaction.

  • 23.2.2, The Participants Description

<PAUSE>

Description: a pause either between or within utterances.

  • 11.2.7, Formal Definition
  • 11.2, Elements Unique to Spoken Texts
  • 11.2.2, Pause

<PB> (I.E. PAGE BREAK)

Description: marks the boundary between one page of a text and the next in a standard reference system.

  • 6.9.3, Milestone Tags

<PER> (I.E. PERSON)

Description: contains an indication of the grammatical person (1st,

  • 2d, 3d, etc.) associated with a given inflected form in a dictionary.

    • 12.3.1, Information on Written and Spoken Forms

    <PERFORMANCE>

    Description: contains a section of front or back matter describing how a dramatic piece is to be performed in general or how it was performed on some specific occasion.

    • 10.1.3, Records of Performances
    • 10.1, Front and Back Matter

    <PERSNAME> (I.E. PERSONAL NAME)

    Description: contains a proper noun or proper-noun phrase referring to a person, possibly including any or all of the person's forename, surname, honorofic, added names, etc.

    • 20.1, Personal Names

    <PERSON>

    Description: describes a single participant in a language interaction.

    • 23.2.2, The Participants Description

    <PERSONGRP> (I.E. PERSONAL GROUP)

    Description: describes a group of individuals treated as a single person for analytic purposes.

    • 23.2.2, The Participants Description

    <PHR> (I.E. PHRASE)

    Description: represents a grammatical phrase.

    • 15.1, Linguistic Segment Categories

    <PLACENAME> (I.E. PLACE NAME)

    Description: contains an absolute or relative place name.

    • 20.2, Place Names

    <PLUS> (I.E. BINARY PLUS VALUE)

    Description: provides binary plus value for a feature.

    • 16.2, Elementary Feature Structures

    <POS> (I.E. PART OF SPEECH)

    Description: indicates the part of speech assigned to a dictionary headword (noun, verb, adjective, etc.)

    • 12.3.2, Grammatical Information

    <POSTBOX> (I.E. POSTBOX)

    Description: contains a number or other identifier for some postal delivery point other than a street address.

    • 6.4.2, Addresses

    <POSTCODE> (I.E. POSTCODE)

    Description: contains a numerical or alphanumeric code used as part of a postal address to simplify sorting or delivery of mail.

    • 6.4.2, Addresses

    <PREF> (I.E. PRONUNCIATION REFERENCE)

    Description: in a dictionary example, indicates a reference to the pronunciation(s) of the headword.

    • 12.4, Headword and Pronunciation References

    <PREPAREDNESS>

    Description: describes the extent to which a text may be regarded as prepared or spontaneous.

    • 23.2.1, The Text Description

    <PRINCIPAL> (I.E. PRINCIPAL RESEARCHER)

    Description: supplies the name of the principal researcher responsible for the creation of an electronic text.

    • 5.2.1, The Title Statement

    <PROFILEDESC> (I.E. TEXT-PROFILE DESCRIPTION)

    Description: provides a detailed description of non-bibliographic aspects of a text, specifically the languages and sublanguages used, the situation in which it was produced, the participants and their setting.

    • 5.4, The Profile Description
    • 5.1.1, The TEI Header and Its Components

    <PROJECTDESC> (I.E. PROJECT DESCRIPTION)

    Description: describes in detail the aim or purpose for which an electronic file was encoded, together with any other relevant information concerning the process by which it was assembled or collected.

    • 5.3.1, The Project Description
    • 5.3, The Encoding Description
    • 23.3.2, Declarable Elements

    <PROLOGUE>

    Description: contains the prologue to a drama, typically spoken by an actor out of character, possibly in association with a particular performance or venue.

    • 10.1.2, Prologues and Epilogues
    • 10.1, Front and Back Matter

    <PRON> (I.E. PRONUNCIATION)

    Description: contains the pronunciation(s) of the word.

    • 12.3.1, Information on Written and Spoken Forms

    <PTR>

    Description: defines a pointer to another location in the current document in terms of one or more identifiable elements.

    • 6.6, Simple Links and Cross References
    • 14.1, Pointers

    <PUBLICATIONSTMT> (I.E. PUBLICATION STATEMENT)

    Description: groups information concerning the publication or distribution of an electronic or other text.

    • 5.2.4, Publication, Distribution, etc.
    • 5.2, The File Description

    <PUBLISHER>

    Description: provides the name of the organization responsible for the publication or distribution of a bibliographic item.

    • 6.10.2.3, Imprint, Pagination, and Other Details
    • 5.2.4, Publication, Distribution, etc.

    <PUBPLACE>

    Description: contains the name of the place where a bibliographic item was published.

    • 6.10.2.3, Imprint, Pagination, and Other Details

    <PURPOSE>

    Description: characterizes a single purpose or communicative function of the text.

    • 23.2.1, The Text Description

    <PVAR> (I.E. PRONUNCIATION-VARIANT REFERENCE)

    Description: in a dictionary example, indicates a reference to variant pronunciation(s) of the headword.

    • 12, Print Dictionaries

    <Q> (I.E. QUOTED SPEECH OR THOUGHT)

    Description: contains a quotation or apparent quotation --- a representation of speech or thought marked as being quoted from someone else (whether in fact quoted or not); in narrative, the words are usually those of of a character or speaker; in dictionaries, <q> may be used to mark real or contrived examples of usage.

    • 6.3.3, Quotation

    <QUOTATION>

    Description: specifies editorial practice adopted with respect to quotation marks in the original.

    • 5.3.3, The Editorial Practices Declaration
    • 23.3.2, Declarable Elements

    <QUOTE> (I.E. QUOTATION)

    Description: contains a phrase or passage attributed by the narrator or author to some agency external to the text.

    • 6.3.3, Quotation
    • 7.3, Groups of Texts

    <RATE> (I.E. RATE VALUE)

    Description: provides a rate value or range of values for a feature.

    • 16.4, Symbolic, Numeric, Measurement, Rate and String

    <RDG> (I.E. READING)

    Description: contains a single reading within a textual variation.

      +(%m.fragmentary)
    • 19.1, The Apparatus Entry, Readings, and Witnesses

    <RDGGRP> (I.E. READING GROUP)

    Description: within a textual variation, groups two or more readings perceived to have a genetic relationship or other affinity.

    • 19.1, The Apparatus Entry, Readings, and Witnesses

    <RE> (I.E. RELATED ENTRY)

    Description: contains a dictionary entry for a lexical item related to the headword, such as a compound phrase or derived form, embedded inside a larger entry.

    • 12.3.6, Related Entries

    <RECORDING> (I.E. RECORDING EVENT)

    Description: details of an audio or video recording event used as the source of a spoken text, either directly or from a public broadcast.

    • 5.2.9, Computer Files Composed of Transcribed Speech
    • 23.3.2, Declarable Elements

    <RECORDINGSTMT> (I.E. RECORDING STATEMENT)

    Description: describes a set of recordings used in transcription of a spoken text.

    • 5.2.9, Computer Files Composed of Transcribed Speech
    • 5.2.7, The Source Description

    <REF>

    Description: defines a reference to another location in the current document, in terms of one or more identifiable elements, possibly modified by additional text or comment.

    • 6.6, Simple Links and Cross References
    • 13.2, Tags for Terminological Data

    <REFSDECL> (I.E. REFERENCES DECLARATION)

    Description: specifies how canonical references are constructed for this text.

    • 5.3.5.3, Milestone Method
    • 5.3, The Encoding Description
    • 5.3.5, The Reference System Declaration

    <REG> (I.E. REGULARIZATION)

    Description: contains a reading which has been regularized or normalized in some sense.

    • 6.5.2, Regularization and Normalization
    • 19, Critical Apparatus

    <REGION> (I.E. REGION)

    Description: in an address, contains the state, province, county or region name; in a place name given as a hierarchy of geo-political units, the <region> is larger or administratively superior to the <settlement> and smaller or administratively less important than the <country>.

    • 20.2, Place Names

    <RELATION> (I.E. RELATIONSHIP)

    Description: describes any kind of relationship or linkage amongst a specified group of participants.

    • 23.2.2, The Participants Description

    <REMARKS>

    Description: contains any commentary or discussion about the usage of an element, attribute, class, or entity not otherwise documented within the containing element.

    • 27.1, The TagDoc Documentation Element
    • 27.1.1, The AttList Documentation Element
    • 27.2, Element Classes
    • 27.3, Entity Documentation

    <RENDITION> (I.E. RENDITION)

    Description: supplies information about the intended rendition of one or more elements.

    • 5.3.4, The Tagging Declaration

    <RESIDENCE> (I.E. RESIDENCE)

    Description: describes a person's present or past places of residence.

    • 23.2.2, The Participants Description

    <RESP>

    Description: contains a phrase describing the nature of a person's intellectual responsibility.

    • 6.10.2.2, Authors, Titles, and Editors
    • 5.2.1, The Title Statement
    • 5.2.2, The Edition Statement
    • 5.2.5, The Series Statement

    <RESPONS> (I.E. RESPONSIBILITY)

    Description: identifies the individual(s) responsible for some aspect of the markup of some particular element(s).

    • 17.2, Attribution of Responsibility

    <RESPSTMT> (I.E. STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITY)

    Description: supplies a statement of responsibility for someone responsible for the intellectual content of a text, edition, recording, or series, where the specialized elements for authors, editors, etc. do not suffice or do not apply.

    • 6.10.2.2, Authors, Titles, and Editors
    • 5.2.1, The Title Statement
    • 5.2.2, The Edition Statement
    • 5.2.5, The Series Statement

    <RESTORE>

    Description: indicates restoration of text to an earlier state by cancellation of an editorial or authorial marking or instruction.

    • 18.1.6, Cancellation of Deletions and Other Markings

    <REVISIONDESC> (I.E. REVISION DESCRIPTION)

    Description: summarizes the revision history for a file.

    • 5.5, The Revision Description
    • 5.1.1, The TEI Header and Its Components

    <ROLE>

    Description: the name of a dramatic role, as given in a cast list.

    • 10.1.4, Cast Lists

    <ROLEDESC> (I.E. ROLE DESCRIPTION)

    Description: describes a character's role in a drama.

    • 10.1.4, Cast Lists

    <ROLENAME> (I.E. ROLENAME)

    Description: contains a name component which indicates that the referent has a particular role or position in society, such as an official title or rank.

    • 20.1, Personal Names

    <ROOT> (I.E. ROOT NODE)

    Description: represents the root node of a tree.

    • 21.2, Trees

    <ROW>

    Description: contains one row of a table.

    • 22.1.1, The TEI Table DTD

    <RS> (I.E. REFERENCING STRING)

    Description: contains a general purpose name or referring string.

    • 20.1, Personal Names
    • 6.4.1, Referring Strings

    <S> (I.E. S-UNIT)

    Description: contains a sentence-like division of a text.

    • 15.1, Linguistic Segment Categories
    • 11.3.1, Segmentation

    <SALUTE> (I.E. SALUTATION)

    Description: contains a salutation or greeting prefixed to a foreword, dedicatory epistle or other division of a text, or the salutation in the closing of a letter, preface, etc.

    • 7.2.4, Content of Textual Divisions
    • 7.2.2, Openers and Closers

    <SAMPLINGDECL> (I.E. SAMPLING DECLARATION)

    Description: contains a prose description of the rationale and methods used in sampling texts in the creation of a corpus or collection.

    • 5.3.2, The Sampling Declaration
    • 5.3, The Encoding Description
    • 23.3.2, Declarable Elements

    <SCRIPT>

    Description: contains a prose description of the script declared by a writing system declaration.

    • 25.3, Describing the Writing System

    <SCRIPTSTMT> (I.E. SCRIPT STATEMENT)

    Description: contains a citation giving details of the script used for a spoken text.

    • 5.2.9, Computer Files Composed of Transcribed Speech
    • 5.2.7, The Source Description
    • 23.3.2, Declarable Elements

    <SECOND> (I.E. SECOND)

    Description: the second component of a structured time-expression.

    • 20.4, Dates and Time

    <SEG> (I.E. ARBITRARY SEGMENT)

    Description: contains any arbitrary phrase-level unit of text (including other <seg> elements).

    • 14.3, Segments and Anchors
    • 9.3, Components of the Verse Line
    • 10.2.4, Speech Contents

    <SEGMENTATION>

    Description: describes the principles according to which the text has been segmented, for example into sentences, tone-units, graphemic strata, etc.

    • 5.3.3, The Editorial Practices Declaration
    • 23.3.2, Declarable Elements

    <SENSE> (I.E. SENSE INFORMATION GROUP)

    Description: groups together all information relating to one word sense in a dictionary <entry> (definitions, examples, translation equivalents, etc.)

    • 12.2, The Structure of Dictionary Entries

    <SERIES> (I.E. SERIES INFORMATION)

    Description: contains information about the series in which a book or other bibliographic item has appeared.

    • 6.10.2.1, Analytic, Monographic, and Series Levels

    <SERIESSTMT> (I.E. SERIES STATEMENT)

    Description: groups information about the series, if any, to which a publication belongs.

    • 5.2.5, The Series Statement
    • 5.2, The File Description

    <SET>

    Description: contains a description of the setting, time, locale, appearance, etc., of the action of a play, typically found in the front matter of a printed performance text (not a stage direction).

    • 10.1, Front and Back Matter

    <SETTING> (I.E. SETTING)

    Description: describes one particular setting in which a language interaction takes place.

    • 23.2.3, The Setting Description

    <SETTINGDESC> (I.E. SETTING DESCRIPTION)

    Description: describes the setting or settings within which a language interaction takes place, either as a prose description or as a series of <setting> elements.

    • 23.2, Contextual Information
    • 5.4, The Profile Description

    <SETTLEMENT>

    Description: contains the name of the smallest component of a place name expressed as a hierarchy of geo-political or administrative units as in ``Rochester'', New York; ``Glasgow'', Scotland.

    • 20.2, Place Names

    <SHIFT> (I.E. SHIFT)

    Description: marks the point at which some paralinguistic feature of a series of utterances by any one speaker changes.

    • 11.2.7, Formal Definition
    • 11.2.6, Shifts
    • 11.2, Elements Unique to Spoken Texts

    <SIC>

    Description: contains text reproduced although apparently incorrect or inaccurate.

    • 6.5.1, Correction of Apparent Errors

    <SIGNED> (I.E. SIGNATURE)

    Description: contains the closing salutation, etc., appended to a foreword, dedicatory epistle, or other division of a text.

    • 7.2.4, Content of Textual Divisions
    • 7.2.2, Openers and Closers

    <SOCALLED> (I.E. SO CALLED)

    Description: contains a word or phrase for which the author or narrator indicates a disclaiming of responsibility, for example by the use of scare quotes or italics.

    • 6.3.3, Quotation

    <SOCECSTATUS> (I.E. SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS)

    Description: contains an informal description of a person's perceived social or economic status.

    • 23.2.2, The Participants Description

    <SOUND>

    Description: describes a sound effect or musical sequence specified within a screen play or radio script.

    • 10.3.1, Technical Information
    • 10.3, Other Types of Performance Text

    <SOURCEDESC>

    Description: supplies a bibliographic description of the copy text(s) from which an electronic text was derived or generated.

    • 5.2.7, The Source Description

    <SP> (I.E. SPEECH)

    Description: An individual speech in a performance text, or a passage presented as such in a prose or verse text.

    • 6.11.2, Core Tags for Drama
    • 6.11, Passages of Verse or Drama
    • 10.2.2, Speeches and Speakers

    <SPACE>

    Description: indicates the location of a significant space in the copy text.

    • 18.2.5, Space

    <SPAN> (I.E. SPAN)

    Description: associates an interpretative annotation directly with a span of text.

    • 15.3, Spans and Interpretations

    <SPANGRP> (I.E. SPAN GROUP)

    Description: collects together <span> tags.

    • 15.3, Spans and Interpretations

    <SPEAKER>

    Description: A specialized form of heading or label, giving the name of one or more speakers in a dramatic text or fragment.

    • 6.11.2, Core Tags for Drama

    <SPONSOR>

    Description: specifies the name of a sponsoring organization or institution.

    • 5.2.1, The Title Statement

    <STAGE> (I.E. STAGE DIRECTION)

    Description: contains any kind of stage direction within a dramatic text or fragment.

    • 6.11.2, Core Tags for Drama
    • 6.11, Passages of Verse or Drama
    • 10.2.3, Stage Directions

    <STATE>

    Description: specifies one component of a canonical reference defined by the ``milestone'' method.

    • 5.3.5.3, Milestone Method
    • 5.3.5, The Reference System Declaration

    <STDVALS> (I.E. STANDARD VALUES)

    Description: specifies the format used when standardized date or number values are supplied.

    • 5.3.3, The Editorial Practices Declaration
    • 23.3.2, Declarable Elements

    <STEP> (I.E. STEP)

    Description: specifies one component of a canonical reference defined by the ``stepwise'' method.

    • 5.3.5.3, Milestone Method
    • 5.3.5, The Reference System Declaration
    • 5.3.5.2, Stepwise Method

    <STR> (I.E. STRING VALUE)

    Description: provides a string value for a feature.

    • 16.4, Symbolic, Numeric, Measurement, Rate and String

    <STREET> (I.E. STREET)

    Description: a full street address including any name or number identifying a building as well as the name of the street or route on which it is located.

    • 6.4.2, Addresses

    <STRESS>

    Description: contains the stress pattern for a dictionary headword, if given separately.

    • 12.3.1, Information on Written and Spoken Forms

    <STRING>

    Description: contains the intended expansion for the entity documented by an <entdoc> element, enclosed by quotation marks.

    • 27.3, Entity Documentation

    <SUBC> (I.E. SUBCATEGORIZATION)

    Description: contains subcategorization information (transitive/intransitive, countable/non-count, etc.)

    • 12.3.2, Grammatical Information

    <SUPERENTRY>

    Description: groups successive entries for a set of homographs.

    • 12.1, Dictionary Body and Overall Structure

    <SUPPLIED>

    Description: signifies text supplied by the transcriber or editor in place of text which cannot be read, either because of physical damage or loss in the original or because it is illegible for any reason.

    • 18.2.3, Damage, Illegibility, and Supplied Text

    <SURNAME> (I.E. SURNAME)

    Description: contains a family (inherited) name, as opposed to a given, baptismal, or nick name.

    • 20.1, Personal Names

    <SYLL> (I.E. SYLLABIFICATION)

    Description: contains the syllabification of the headword.

    • 12.3.1, Information on Written and Spoken Forms

    <SYM> (I.E. SYMBOLIC VALUE)

    Description: provides symbolic values for features.

    • 16.4, Symbolic, Numeric, Measurement, Rate and String

    <SYMBOL>

    Description: documents the intended significance of a particular character or character sequence within a metrical notation, either explicitly or in terms of other <symbol> elements in the same <metNotation>.

    • 5.3.8, The Metrical Declaration Element
    • 9.4, Rhyme and Metrical Analysis

    <TABLE>

    Description: contains text displayed in tabular form, in rows and columns.

    • 22.1.1, The TEI Table DTD

    <TAG>

    Description: contains text of a complete SGML start- or end-tag, possibly including attribute specifications, but excluding the opening and closing markup delimiter characters.

    • 27, Tag Set Documentation

    <TAGDOC>

    Description: documents the structure, content, and purpose of a single SGML element type.

    • 27.1, The TagDoc Documentation Element
    • 27, Tag Set Documentation

    <TAGSDECL> (I.E. TAGGING DECLARATION)

    Description: provides detailed information about the tagging applied to an SGML document.

    • 5.3.4, The Tagging Declaration
    • 5.3, The Encoding Description

    <TAGUSAGE> (I.E. TAGUSAGE)

    Description: supplies information about the usage of a specific element within a <text>.

    • 5.3.4, The Tagging Declaration

    <TAXONOMY> (I.E. TAXONOMY)

    Description: defines a typology used to classify texts either implicitly, by means of a bibliographic citation, or explicitly by a structured taxonomy.

    • 5.3.6, The Classification Declaration

    <TECH> (I.E. TECHNICAL STAGE DIRECTION)

    Description: describes a special purpose stage direction that is not meant for the actors.

    • 10.3.1, Technical Information

    <TEI.2> (I.E. TEI 2 DOCUMENT)

    Description: contains a single TEI-conformant document, comprising a TEI header and a text, either in isolation or as part of a <teiCorpus> element.

    • 3.6.1, Structure of the TEI2.DTD File
    • 23.1, Varieties of Composite Text

    <TEICORPUS.2> (I.E. TEI CORPUS)

    Description: contains the whole of a TEI encoded corpus, comprising a single corpus header and one or more TEI.2 elements, each containing a single text header and a text.

    • 3.6.1, Structure of the TEI2.DTD File
    • 23.1, Varieties of Composite Text

    <TEIFSD2> (I.E. FEATURE SYSTEM DECLARATION)

    Description: contains a feature system declaration.

    • 26, Feature System Declaration

    <TEIHEADER> (I.E. TEI HEADER)

    Description: supplies the descriptive and declarative information making up an ``electronic title page'' prefixed to every TEI-conformant text.

    • 5.1.1, The TEI Header and Its Components
    • 23.1, Varieties of Composite Text

    <TERM>

    Description: contains a single-word, multi-word or symbolic designation which is regarded as a technical term.

    • 6.3.4, Terms, Glosses, and Cited Words
    • 13.2, Tags for Terminological Data

    <TERMENTRY> (I.E. TERMINOLOGICAL ENTRY (FLAT STRUCTURE))

    Description: contains a single complete entry for one or more terms and their associated descriptive and administrative data.

    • 13.3, Basic Structure of the Terminological Entry

    <TERMENTRY> (I.E. TERMINOLOGICAL ENTRY (NESTED STRUCTURE))

    Description: contains a single complete entry for one concept expressed in one language and comprising one or more terms and their associated descriptive and administrative data, or, in bilingual and multilingual terminology work, two or more very closely related concepts comprising one or more terms in each language and their associated descriptive and administrative data.

    • 13.4.1, DTD Fragment for Nested Style
    • 13.3, Basic Structure of the Terminological Entry

    <TEXT>

    Description: contains a single text of any kind, whether unitary or composite, for example a poem or drama, a collection of essays, a novel, a dictionary, or a corpus sample.

    • 7, Default Text Structure
    • 13.4, Overall Structure of Terminological Documents
    • 23.1, Varieties of Composite Text

    <TEXTCLASS> (I.E. TEXT CLASSIFICATION)

    Description: groups information which describes the nature or topic of a text in terms of a standard classification scheme, thesaurus, etc.

    • 5.4.3, The Text Classification

    <TEXTDESC> (I.E. TEXT DESCRIPTION)

    Description: provides a description of a text in terms of its situational parameters.

    • 23.2.1, The Text Description

    <THEN>

    Description: separates the condition from the default in an <if>, or the antecedent and the consequent in a <cond> element.

    • 26, Feature System Declaration

    <TIG> (I.E. TERM INFORMATION GROUP)

    Description: within a <termEntry> element, contains information elements associated with a single term.

    • 13.4.1, DTD Fragment for Nested Style
    • 13.2, Tags for Terminological Data

    <TIME>

    Description: contains a phrase defining a time of day in any format.

    • 6.4.4, Dates and times

    <TIMELINE> (I.E. TIMELINE)

    Description: provides a set of ordered points in time which can be linked to elements of a spoken text to create a temporal alignment of that text.

    • 14.5.2, Placing Synchronous Events in Time

    <TIMERANGE> (I.E. TIME RANGE)

    Description: contains two times or another phrase indicating a time period.

    • 6.4.4, Dates and times

    <TIMESTRUCT>

    Description: contains an internally structured representation for a time of day.

    • 6.4.4, Dates and times

    <TITLE>

    Description: contains the title of a work, whether article, book, journal, or series, including any alternative titles or subtitles.

    • 6.10.2.2, Authors, Titles, and Editors
    • 5.2.1, The Title Statement
    • 5.2.5, The Series Statement

    <TITLEPAGE> (I.E. TITLE PAGE)

    Description: contains the title page of a text, appearing within the front or back matter.

    • 7.5, Title Pages

    <TITLEPART> (I.E. TITLE PART)

    Description: contains a subsection or division of the title of a work, as indicated on a title page.

    • 7.5, Title Pages

    <TITLESTMT> (I.E. TITLE STATEMENT)

    Description: groups information about the title of a work and those responsible for its intellectual content.

    • 5.2.1, The Title Statement
    • 5.2, The File Description

    <TNS> (I.E. TENSE)

    Description: indicates the grammatical tense associated with a given inflected form in a dictionary.

    • 12.3.1, Information on Written and Spoken Forms

    <TR> (I.E. TRANSLATION EQUIVALENT)

    Description: contains a translation of the headword or an example.

    • 12.3.3.2, Translation Equivalents

    <TRAILER> (I.E. TRAILER)

    Description: contains a closing title or footer appearing at the end of a division of a text.

    • 7.2.4, Content of Textual Divisions
    • 7.2, Elements Common to All Divisions

    <TRANS> (I.E. TRANSLATION INFORMATION)

    Description: contains translation text and related information (within an entry in a multilingual dictionary).

    • 12.3.3.2, Translation Equivalents

    <TREE>

    Description: encodes a tree, which is made up of a root, internal nodes, leaves, and arcs from root to leaves.

    • 21.2, Trees

    <TRIANGLE> (I.E. UNDERSPECIFIED EMBEDDING TREE, SO CALLED BECAUSE OF ITS CHARACTERISTIC SHAPE WHEN DRAWN.)

    Description: provides for an underspecified <eTree>, that is, an <eTree> with information left out.

    • 21.3, Another Tree Notation

    <TSD> (I.E. TAG SET DOCUMENTATION)

    Description: contains a set of elements documenting an SGML tag set.

    • 27, Tag Set Documentation

    <U> (I.E. UTTERANCE)

    Description: a stretch of speech usually preceded and followed by silence or by a change of speaker.

    • 11.2.7, Formal Definition 11.2.1, Utterances 11.2, Elements Unique to Spoken Texts

    <UNCERTAIN> (I.E. UNCERTAIN VALUE)

    Description: provides uncertainty value for a feature.

    • 16.8, Boolean, Default and Uncertain Values

    <UNCLEAR>

    Description: contains a word, phrase, or passage which cannot be transcribed with certainty because it is illegible or inaudible in the source.

    • 18.2.3, Damage, Illegibility, and Supplied Text 6.5.3, Additions, Deletions and Omissions

    <USG> (I.E. USAGE)

    Description: contains usage information in a dictionary entry.

    • 12.3.5.2, Usage Information and Other Labels

    <VAL> (I.E. VALUE)

    Description: contains a single attribute value.

    • 27, Tag Set Documentation
    • 27.1.1, The AttList Documentation Element

    <VALDESC> (I.E. VALUE DESCRIPTION)

    Description: specifies any semantic or syntactic constraint on the value that an attribute may take, additional to the information carried by the <dataType> element.

    • 27.1.1, The AttList Documentation Element

    <VALLIST> (I.E. VALUE LIST)

    Description: contains a list of value and description pairs for an attribute.

    • 27.1.1, The AttList Documentation Element

    <VALT> (I.E. VALUE ALTERNATION)

    Description: provides alternative (disjunctive) values for a feature.

    • 16.7, Alternative Features and Feature Values

    <VARIANTENCODING>

    Description: declares the method used to encode text-critical variants.

    • 19.1.1, The Apparatus Entry

    <VDEFAULT> (I.E. VALUE DEFAULT)

    Description: declares the default value to be supplied when a feature structure does not contain an instance of <f> for this name; if unconditional, it is specified as one (or, depending on the value of the org attribute of the enclosing <fDecl>) more <fs> elements or primitive values; if conditional, it is specified as one or more <if> elements; if no default is specified, or no condition matches, the value <none> is assumed.

    • 26, Feature System Declaration

    <%VERSION> (I.E. VERSION NAME)

    Description: serves as the root element for a concurrent markup stream which will be used to mark page and line numbers of a reference edition of the text.

    • 6.9, Reference Systems

    <VIEW>

    Description: describes the visual context of some part of a screen play in terms of what the spectator sees, generally independent of any dialogue.

    • 10.3.1, Technical Information 10.3, Other Types of Performance Text

    <VOCAL> (I.E. VOCALIZED SEMI-LEXICAL)

    Description: any vocalized but not necessarily lexical phenomenon, for example voiced pauses, non-lexical backchannels, etc.

    • 11.2.7, Formal Definition
    • 11.2.3, Vocal, Kinesic, Event
    • 11.2, Elements Unique to Spoken Texts

    <VOL> (I.E. VOLUME)

    Description: marks the individual volumes of a reference edition.

    • 31.6, Concurrent Markup for Pages and Lines

    <VRANGE> (I.E. VALUE RANGE)

    Description: defines the range of allowed values for a feature, in the form of an <fs>, <vAlt>, or primitive value; for the value of an <f> to be valid, it must be subsumed by the specified range; if the <f> contains multiple values (as sanctioned by the org attribute), then each value must be subsumed by the <vRange>.

    • 26, Feature System Declaration

    <W> (I.E. WORD)

    Description: represents a grammatical (not necessarily orthographic) word.

    • 15.1, Linguistic Segment Categories

    <WEEK> (I.E. WEEK)

    Description: the week component of a structured date.

    • 20.4, Dates and Time

    <WHEN> (I.E. WHEN)

    Description: indicates a point in time either relative to other elements in the same <timeline> tag, or absolutely.

    • 14.5.2, Placing Synchronous Events in Time

    <WIT>

    Description: contains a list of one or more sigla of witnesses attesting a given reading, in a textual variation.

    • 19.1.4, Witness Information

    <WITDETAIL>

    Description: gives further information about a particular witness, or witnesses, to a particular reading.

    • 19.1, The Apparatus Entry, Readings, and Witnesses

    <WITEND>

    Description: indicates the end, or suspension, of the text of a fragmentary witness.

    • 19.1.5, Fragmentary Witnesses

    <WITLIST> (I.E. WITNESS LIST)

    Description: contains a list of all the witnesses referred to in <wit> elements or wit attributes within the critical apparatus.

    • 19.1, The Apparatus Entry, Readings, and Witnesses

    <WITNESS>

    Description: contains either a description of a single witness referred to within the critical apparatus, or a list of witnesses which is to be referred to by a single sigil.

    • 19.1, The Apparatus Entry, Readings, and Witnesses

    <WITSTART>

    Description: indicates the beginning, or resumption, of the text of a fragmentary witness.

    • 19.1.5, Fragmentary Witnesses

    <WRITING> (I.E. WRITING)

    Description: a passage of written text revealed to participants in the course of a spoken text.

    • 11.2.7, Formal Definition
    • 11.2.4, Writing
    • 11.2, Elements Unique to Spoken Texts

    <WRITINGSYSTEMDECLARATION>

    Description: declares the coded character set, transliteration scheme, or entity set used to transcribe a given writing system of a given language.

    • 25.1, Overall Structure of Writing System Declaration

    <XPTR> (I.E. EXTENDED POINTER)

    Description: defines a pointer to another location in the current document or an external document.

    • 14.2, Extended Pointers

    <XR> (I.E. CROSS-REFERENCE PHRASE)

    Description: contains a phrase, sentence, or icon referring the reader to some other location in this or another text.

    • 12.3.5.3, Cross References to Other Entries

    <XREF> (I.E. EXTENDED REFERENCE)

    Description: defines a reference to another location in the current document, or an external document, using an extended pointer notation, possibly modified by additional text or comment.

    • 14.2, Extended Pointers
    • 13.2, Tags for Terminological Data

    <YEAR> (I.E. YEAR)

    Description: the year component of a date.

    • 20.4, Dates and Time


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