honorific — The title of a person.


honorific ::= [-]


An honorific occurs in the name of an individual. It is the honorific title of the individual, such as “Dr.,” “Mr.,” or “Ms.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline. In an address, this element may inherit the verbatim qualities of an address.

On some systems, honorific may generate the trailing period automatically.


These elements contain honorific: bibliomixed, bibliomset, personname.


The following elements occur in honorific: text, abbrev, acronym, alt, anchor, biblioref, coref, date, emphasis (db._emphasis), firstterm (db._firstterm), footnote, footnoteref, foreignphrase (db._foreignphrase), glossterm (db._glossterm), indexterm (db.indexterm.endofrange), indexterm (db.indexterm.singular), indexterm (db.indexterm.startofrange), inlinemediaobject, link, olink, phrase (db._phrase), quote (db._quote), remark, subscript, superscript, trademark, wordasword, xref.

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