<p>

<p> (paragraph) – One or more text phrases that form a logical prose passage.
Module MEI.shared
Attributes
@decls (optional) Identifies one or more metadata elements within the header, which are understood to apply to the element bearing this attribute and its content. One or more values from data.URI , separated by spaces. att.declaring
@facs (optional) Permits the current element to reference a facsimile surface or image zone which corresponds to it. One or more values from data.URI , separated by spaces. att.facsimile
@label (optional) Provides a name or label for an element. The value may be any string. Value of datatype string. att.commonPart
@n (optional) Provides a number-like designation for an element. Value conforms to token . att.common
@translit (optional) Specifies the transliteration technique used. Value of datatype NMTOKEN. att.lang
@x (optional) Encodes an x coordinate for a feature in an output coordinate system. When it is necessary to record the placement of a feature in a facsimile image, use the facs attribute. Value of datatype decimal. att.xy
@xml:base (optional) Provides a base URI reference with which applications can resolve relative URI references into absolute URI references. Value conforms to data.URI . att.commonPart
@xml:id (optional) Regularizes the naming of an element and thus facilitates building links between it and other resources. Each id attribute within a document must have a unique value. Value of datatype ID. att.id
@xml:lang (optional) Identifies the language of the element's content. The values for this attribute are language 'tags' as defined in BCP 47. All language tags that make use of private use sub-tags must be documented in a corresponding language element in the MEI header whose id attribute is the same as the language tag's value. Value of datatype language. att.lang
@y (optional) Encodes an y coordinate for a feature in an output coordinate system. When it is necessary to record the placement of a feature in a facsimile image, use the facs attribute. Value of datatype decimal. att.xy
Member of
Contained by
May contain
Declaration
<classes>
<memberOf key= " att.common" />
<memberOf key= " att.declaring" />
<memberOf key= " att.facsimile" />
<memberOf key= " att.lang" />
<memberOf key= " att.xy" />
<memberOf key= " model.pLike" />
</classes>
<content>
<rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:choice>
<rng:text/>
<rng:ref name= " model.paracontentPart" />
</rng:choice>
</rng:zeroOrMore>
</content>
Remarks

A paragraph is usually typographically distinct: The text usually begins on a new line and the first letter of the content is often indented, enlarged, or both.This element is modelled on elements in the Encoded Archival Description, Text Encoding Initiative (TEI), and HTML standards.

MEI Guidelines Version 3.0.0

MEI Elements