foreignphrase (db.foreignphrase)

foreignphrase — A word or phrase in a language other than the primary language of the document.

Synopsis

foreignphrase (db.foreignphrase) ::= [-]

Description

The foreignphrase element can be used to mark up the text of a foreign word or phrase. “Foreign” in this context means that it is a language other than the primary language of the document and is not intended to be pejorative in any way.

Processing expectations

A foreignphrase is often given special typographic treatment, such as italics.

Children

The following elements occur in foreignphrase: text, abbrev, acronym, anchor, application, author, biblioref, citation, citebiblioid, citerefentry, citetitle, coref, database, date, editor, emphasis (db.emphasis), firstterm (db._firstterm), firstterm (db.firstterm), footnote, footnoteref, foreignphrase (db.foreignphrase), glossterm (db._glossterm), glossterm (db.glossterm), hardware, indexterm (db.indexterm.endofrange), indexterm (db.indexterm.singular), indexterm (db.indexterm.startofrange), inlinemediaobject, jobtitle, link, olink, org, orgname, person, personname, phrase (db.phrase), productname, productnumber, quote (db.quote), subscript, superscript, trademark, wordasword, xref.

See Also

Examples

<article xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'>
<title>Example foreignphrase</title>

<para>Like so many others, it became a <foreignphrase>de facto</foreignphrase>
standard.
</para>

</article>

Like so many others, it became a de facto standard.

Last revised by Norman Walsh on 28 Apr 2016 (git hash: 8efbb30ec1f2a59299576c057927c2032216aea4)