Validation Information:

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Rules, Values

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

May contain:,<anchor/>|<delSpan/>|<head>|<l>|<lb/>|<lg>|<metamark>|<note>|<pb/>

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.