Validation Information:

Rules Values
Contained by: <add>|<body>|<del>|<div>|<head>|<l>|<lg>|<metamark>|<note>|<p>|<restore>|<seg>|<sic>|<unclear>

May contain:

Attributes: none

What is it?

The <lg> element contains a 'line group' – or, in other words, a group of <l> elements. Because the <l> element can only be used to indicate verse lines, the <lg> element is also only used in the transcription of poetry, where it will function as the encoding equivalent of a stanza.