Text Encoding Initiative

The XML Version of the TEI Guidelines


<l> (verse line) contains a single, possibly incomplete, line of verse.
Attributes (In addition to global attributes and those inherited from chunk, enjamb, metrical)
part specifies whether or not the line is metrically complete.
Datatype: (Y | N | I | M | F)
Legal values are:
Y the line is metrically incomplete
N either the line is complete, or no claim is made as to its completeness
I the initial part of an incomplete line
M a medial part of an incomplete line
F the final part of an incomplete line
Default: N

The values I, M, or F should be used only where it is clear how the line is to be reconstituted.

<l met="-/-/-/-/-/" part="Y"/>
Module Declared in file teicore2; Base tag set for Verse: enabled by TEI.verse
Class chunk; metrical; enjamb
Data Description contains character data or phrase level elements only
May contain #PCDATA abbr add addSpan address alt altGrp anchor app bibl biblFull biblStruct c caesura camera caption castList cb certainty cit cl corr damage date dateRange dateStruct del delSpan distinct emph expan fLib figure foreign formula fs fsLib fvLib fw gap geogName gloss handShift hi index interp interpGrp join joinGrp label lang lb link linkGrp list listBibl m measure mentioned milestone move name note num oRef oVar orgName orig pRef pVar pb persName phr placeName ptr q quote ref reg respons restore rs s seg sic soCalled sound space span spanGrp stage supplied table tech term text time timeRange timeStruct timeline title unclear view w witDetail xptr xref
May occur within add argument body castList corr div div0 div1 div2 div3 div4 div5 div6 div7 epigraph epilogue item lg lg1 lg2 lg3 lg4 lg5 metDecl note performance prologue q quote set sic sp stage view
<!ELEMENT l %om.RO; %paraContent;> 
      part (Y | N | I | M | F) "N">
See further 6.11.1 Core Tags for Verse; 6.11 Passages of Verse or Drama; 10.2.4 Speech Contents

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