Predicate: birth

Roleset id: birth.01 , bear children, give birth to children, literal or metaphorical, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

birth.01: BIRTH-V NOTES: Frames file for 'birth' based on sentences in ULA Brown. Frame by Claire (from birth.01-v) BIRTHING-N NOTES: Based on Thyme and Sharp data. Comparison to birth.01-n. No VN or FN classes. Framed by Katie. (from birthing.01-n) BIRTH-N NOTES: Roleset based on verb entries birth.01, bear.02, OntoNotes grouping birth-n senses 1& 2; no relevant mapping to VN. Framed by claire (from birth.01-n)


birth (v.)
birth (n.)
give_birth (l.)
birthing (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: mother
        Arg1-PPT: child

Example: The meaning of this instance escapes me

        Yet he knew the others were sleeping more soundly, now that they hadrenewed their contact with the matter that-1 *T*-1 had birthed them to sendthem riding high vacuum.

        Argm-rcl: that-1 -- the matter
        Arg0: *T*-1
        Rel: birthed
        Arg1: them
        Argm-prp: to send them riding high vacuum

Example: Arg 1

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

        birthing of a new idea

        Rel: birthing
        Arg1: of a new idea

Example: NP only, Arg 1

        the left-right coalition 's birth

        Arg1: the left-right coalition 's
        Rel: birth

Example: Arg 1 only

        They got divorced after the birth of their first child.

        Rel: birth
        Arg1: of their first child