<expan>

<expan> (expansion) contains the expansion of an abbreviation. [3.6.5. Abbreviations and Their Expansions]
Modulecore
AttributesAttributes att.global (@xml:id, @n, @xml:lang, @xml:base, @xml:space) (att.global.rendition (@rend, @style, @rendition)) (att.global.linking (@corresp, @synch, @sameAs, @copyOf, @next, @prev, @exclude, @select)) (att.global.analytic (@ana)) (att.global.facs (@facs)) (att.global.change (@change)) (att.global.responsibility (@cert, @resp)) (att.global.source (@source)) att.editLike (@evidence, @instant)
Member of
Contained by
analysis: pc w
dictionaries: form
msdescription: origDate
textcrit: lem rdg
textstructure: dateline docImprint
May contain
Declaration
element expan
{
   tei_att.global.attributes,
   tei_att.editLike.attributes,
   tei_macro.phraseSeq
}
Schematron

<sch:rule context="tei:expan">
<sch:report test="not(descendant::tei:ex)">expan should contain ex</sch:report></sch:rule>
Example
The address is Southmoor
<choice>
 <expan>Road</expan>
 <abbr>Rd</abbr>
</choice>
Example
<choice xml:lang="la">
 <abbr>Imp</abbr>
 <expan>Imp<ex>erator</ex>
 </expan>
</choice>
Note

The content of this element should be the expanded abbreviation, usually (but not always) a complete word or phrase. The ex element provided by the transcr module may be used to mark up sequences of letters supplied within such an expansion.

If abbreviations are expanded silently, this practice should be documented in the editorialDecl, either with a normalization element or a p.