<ab> (anonymous block) contains any arbitrary component-level unit of text, acting as an anonymous container for phrase or inter level elements analogous to, but without the semantic baggage of, a paragraph. [16.3 Blocks, Segments, and Anchors]
Modulelinking — Linking, Segmentation, and Alignment
Attributesatt.global (@xml:id, @n, @xml:lang, @rend, @style, @rendition, @xml:base, @xml:space) (att.global.linking (@corresp, @synch, @sameAs, @copyOf, @next, @prev, @exclude, @select)) (att.global.analytic (@ana)) (att.global.facs (@facs)) (att.global.change (@change)) att.typed (@type, @subtype) att.declaring (@decls) att.fragmentable (@part)
Member of
Contained by
May contain
dictionaries: lang oRef oVar pRef pVar
gaiji: g
header: biblFull idno
iso-fs: fLib fs fvLib
textstructure: floatingText
verse: caesura rhyme
<div type="bookn="Genesis">
 <div type="chaptern="1">
  <ab>In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.</ab>
  <ab>And the earth was without form, and void; and
     darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the
     spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.</ab>
  <ab>And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.</ab>
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The ab element may be used at the encoder's discretion to mark any component-level elements in a text for which no other more specific appropriate markup is defined.