Predicate: bonk

Roleset id: bonk.01 , to hit (usually head) with bonking sound, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

bonk.01: BONK-V NOTES: Hand-corrected by Claire (from bonk.01-v)


bonk (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: hitter (vnrole: 18.3-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: victim (vnrole: 18.3-Patient)

Example: Par for the course in a two-year-old's day

        He bonked his head on the shelf.

        Arg0: He
        Rel: bonked
        Arg1: his head
        Argm-loc: on the shelf

Example: Iterative bonking

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

        She was bonking me with her nose, sniffing me up and down from head to toe.

        Arg0: She
        Rel: bonking
        Arg1: me
        Argm-mnr: with her nose
        Argm-adv: sniffing me up and down from head to toe