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DocBook 5: The Definitive Guide by Richard L. Hamilton, Norman Walsh

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Name

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

Synopsis

foreignphrase ::= (text | Bibliography inlines | Graphic inlines | Indexing inlines | Linking inlines | Product inlines | Publishing inlines)*

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.

See Also

abbrev, acronym, emphasis, phrase, quote, wordasword

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>

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