Predicate: chir

Roleset id: chir.01 , make a chir sound, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

chir.01: CHIR-V NOTES: Hand-corrected by Claire. (from chir.01-v)


chir (v.)


        Arg0-PPT: thing making chir sound (vnrole: 43.2-Theme)

Example: Question

        Are there any birds or else that sound like a loud raccoon chirring?

        Arg0: a loud raccoon
        Rel: chirring

Example: Crickets

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

        In the summer evening I can hear the crickets chirring in the courtyard.

        Arg0: the crickets
        Rel: chirring
        Argm-loc: in the courtyard