<nym>

<nym> (canonical name) contains the definition for a canonical name or name component of any kind. [13.3.6. Names and Nyms]
Modulenamesdates
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.typed (@type, @subtype) att.sortable (@sortKey)
partspoints to constituent nyms
Status Optional
Datatype 1–∞ occurrences of  separated by whitespace
Contained by
namesdates: listNym nym
May contain
core: p
dictionaries: form
header: idno
linking: ab
namesdates: nym
Declaration
element nym
{
   tei_att.global.attributes,
   tei_att.typed.attributes,
   tei_att.sortable.attributes,
   attribute parts { list { text+ } }?,
   ( tei_idno*, tei_model.entryPart*, tei_model.pLike*, tei_nym* )
}
Example
<nym xml:id="J452">
 <form>
  <orth xml:lang="en-US">Ian</orth>
  <orth xml:lang="en-x-Scots">Iain</orth>
 </form>
</nym>