<measure>

<measure> (measure) contains a word or phrase referring to some quantity of an object or commodity, usually comprising a number, a unit, and a commodity name. [3.6.3. Numbers and Measures]
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.measurement (@unit, @unitRef, @quantity, @commodity) att.typed (type, @subtype)
typespecifies the type of measurement in any convenient typology.
Derived fromatt.typed
Status Optional
Datatype
Member of
Contained by
dictionaries: form
msdescription: origDate
namesdates: location
textcrit: lem rdg
textstructure: dateline docImprint
May contain
Declaration
element measure
{
   tei_att.global.attributes,
   tei_att.typed.attribute.subtype,
   tei_att.measurement.attributes,
   attribute type { text }?,
   tei_macro.phraseSeq
}
Example

This example references a definition of a measurement unit declared in the TEI header:

<measure type="weight">
 <num>2</num> pounds of flesh
</measure>
<measure type="currency">£10-11-6d</measure>
<measure type="areaunitRef="#merk">2 <unit>merks</unit> of old extent</measure>
<!-- In the TEI Header: -->
<encodingDesc>
 <unitDecl>
  <unitDef xml:id="merktype="area">
   <label>merk</label>
   <placeName ref="#Scotland"/>
   <desc>A merk was an area of land determined variably by its agricultural productivity.</desc>
  </unitDef>
 </unitDecl>
</encodingDesc>
Example
<measure quantity="40unit="hogshead"
 commodity="rum">
2 score hh rum</measure>
<measure quantity="12unit="count"
 commodity="roses">
1 doz. roses</measure>
<measure quantity="1unit="count"
 commodity="tulips">
a yellow tulip</measure>