Text Encoding Initiative

The XML Version of the TEI Guidelines


<w> (word) represents a grammatical (not necessarily orthographic) word.
Attributes (In addition to global attributes and those inherited from seg)
lemma identifies the word's lemma (dictionary entry form).
Datatype: CDATA
Values: a string of characters representing the spelling of the word's dictionary entry form.
Default: #IMPLIED
<w type="verb" lemma="hit">hitt<m type="suffix">ing</m>
Module Declared in file teiana2; Additional tag set for simple analysis: enabled by TEI.analysis
Class seg
Data Description May contain character data and <seg>, <w>, <m> and <c> elements.
May contain #PCDATA addSpan alt altGrp anchor c cb certainty delSpan fLib fs fsLib fvLib fw gap index interp interpGrp join joinGrp lb link linkGrp m milestone pb respons seg span spanGrp timeline w
May occur within ab abbr activity actor add addName addrLine admin affiliation author authority bibl biblScope birth bloc byline camera caption case castItem catDesc cell channel cl classCode closer colloc constitution corr country creation damage date dateRange def del derivation descrip dictScrap distance distinct distributor docAuthor docDate docEdition docImprint domain edition editor education emph entryFree etym expan extent factuality figDesc firstLang foreName foreign form funder fw gen genName gloss gram gramGrp head headItem headLabel hi hyph imprimatur interaction item itype l label lang langKnown language lbl lem locale measure meeting mentioned mood name nameLink note num number occasion occupation opener orgDivn orgName orgTitle orgType orig orth otherForm p per persName phr placeName pos preparedness principal pron pubPlace publisher purpose q quote rdg re ref reg region rendition residence resp restore role roleDesc roleName rs s salute seg sense settlement sic signed soCalled socecStatus sound speaker sponsor stage street stress subc supplied surname syll symbol tagUsage tech term time timeRange title titlePart tns tr trailer trans u unclear usg view w wit witDetail witness writing xr xref
<!ELEMENT w %om.RR; (#PCDATA | seg | w | m | c | %m.Incl;)*> 
      lemma CDATA #IMPLIED>
See further 15.1 Linguistic Segment Categories

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