Predicate: burr

Roleset id: burr.01 , speak with a burr or make a whirring sound, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

burr.01: BURR-V NOTES: Hand-corrected by Claire. (from burr.01-v)


burr (v.)


        Arg0-PPT: Speaker, or thing making whirring sound (vnrole: 43.2-theme)

Example: Invented example

        The fan burred loudly in the background.

        Arg0: The fan
        Rel: burred
        Argm-mnr: loudly
        Argm-loc: in the background

Roleset id: burr.02 , produce a prickly seed, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

burr.02: Based on Google data. Framed by Katie. Also spelled 'buring'


burr (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: plant
        Arg1-PPT: seed, item produced

Example: sick plant?

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

        The plant was not burring like it did in August.

        Arg0: The plant
        Argm-neg: not
        Rel: burring
        Argm-mnr: like it did in August