<form>

<form> (form information group) groups all the information on the written and spoken forms of one headword. [9.3.1. Information on Written and Spoken Forms]
Moduledictionaries
Attributesatt.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.lexicographic (@expand, @split, @value, @location, @mergedIn, @opt) (att.datcat (@datcat, @valueDatcat)) (att.lexicographic.normalized (@norm, @orig)) att.typed (type, @subtype)
typeclassifies form as simple, compound, etc.
Derived fromatt.typed
Status Optional
Datatype teidata.enumerated
Suggested values include:
simple
single free lexical item
lemma
the headword itself
variant
a variant form
compound
word formed from simple lexical items
derivative
word derived from headword
inflected
word in other than usual dictionary form
phrase
multiple-word lexical item
Member of
Contained by
core: cit
dictionaries: form
namesdates: nym
May contain
Example
<form>
 <orth>zaptié</orth>
 <orth>zaptyé</orth>
</form>

(from TLFi)

Content model
<content>
 <alternate minOccurs="0"
  maxOccurs="unbounded">

  <textNode/>
  <classRef key="model.gLike"/>
  <classRef key="model.phrase"/>
  <classRef key="model.inter"/>
  <classRef key="model.formPart"/>
  <classRef key="model.global"/>
 </alternate>
</content>
Schema Declaration
element form
{
   tei_att.global.attributes,
   tei_att.typed.attribute.subtype,
   tei_att.lexicographic.attributes,
   attribute type
   {
      "simple"
    | "lemma"
    | "variant"
    | "compound"
    | "derivative"
    | "inflected"
    | "phrase"
    | teidata.enumerated
   }?,
   (
      text
    | tei_model.gLike
    | tei_model.phrase
    | tei_model.inter
    | tei_model.formPart
    | tei_model.global
   )*
}