<textLang>

<textLang> (text language) – Identifies the languages and writing systems within the work described by a bibliographic description, not the language of the description.
Module MEI.shared
Attributes
@analog (optional) Contains a reference to a field or element in another descriptive encoding system to which this MEI element is comparable. Value of datatype string. att.bibl
@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
@mainLang (optional) (main language) supplies a code which identifies the chief language used in the bibliographic work. Value of datatype language. textLang
@n (optional) Provides a number-like designation for an element. Value conforms to token . att.common
@otherLangs (optional) (other languages) one or more codes identifying any other languages used in the bibliographic work. One or more values of datatype language, separated by spaces. textLang
@translit (optional) Specifies the transliteration technique used. Value of datatype NMTOKEN. att.lang
@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
Member of
Contained by
May contain
Declaration
<classes>
<memberOf key= " att.common" />
<memberOf key= " att.bibl" />
<memberOf key= " att.facsimile" />
<memberOf key= " att.lang" />
<memberOf key= " model.biblPart" />
</classes>
<content>
<rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:choice>
<rng:text/>
<rng:ref name= " model.textphraseLike.limited" />
</rng:choice>
</rng:zeroOrMore>
</content>

MEI Guidelines Version 3.0.0

MEI Elements