Predicate: abbreviate

Roleset id: abbreviate.01 , make shorter, especially words, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

abbreviate.01: ABBREVIATE-V NOTES: Created by Claire (from abbreviate.01-v) ABBREVIATION-N NOTES: Based on Stratified data. Comparison to abbreviate.01. Abbreviate.01 is a member of VN class other_cos-45.4. No FN class. Framedby Katie. (from abbreviation.01-n)


abbreviation (n.)
abbreviate (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causal agent (vnrole: 45.4-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing becoming shorter (vnrole: 45.4-patient)
        Arg2-EXT: EXT, arg1 is shortened by how much?
        Arg3-DIR: start state of arg 1, original word when separate mention
        Arg4-PRD: end state of arg1, new abbreviation

Example: Passive

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: full

        He secretly planned and founded the "Palestinian National Liberation Movement," abbreviated *none* the "FATAH."

        Rel: abbreviated
        Arg1: *none*& -- > the Palestinian National Liberation Movement
        Arg4: the "FATAH"

Example: almost all args

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        His abbreviation of urethral catheter out to UCO was confused for urinary catheter out.

        Arg0: His
        Rel: abbreviation
        Arg1: urethral catheter out
        Arg4: to UCO