Predicate: coil

Roleset id: coil.01 , (cause to) be coiled, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

coil.01: COIL-V NOTES: Frames file for 'coil' based on sentences in ectb2. Verbnet entry 9.6-1; comparison with 'curl'. (from coil.01-v predicate notes)


coil (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer of coiling (vnrole: 9.6-1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: coiled thing (vnrole: 9.6-1-Theme)
        Arg2-LOC: secondary attribute, coiled around what (vnrole: 9.6-1-Location)

Example: With arg 2

        Chang Ming-sui picks up one tiny seal, half the length of a little finger,on which-1 the knob is a vividly carved image of a dragon coiled *none*around two seashells *T*-1.

        Arg1: *none* -> a dragon
        Rel: coiled
        Arg2: around two seashells

Predicate: coil_up

Roleset id: coil_up.02 , exist in coiled state, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

coil_up.02: COIL_UP-V NOTES: (from coil.02-v)


coil_up (v.)


        Arg1-PPT: coiled entity

Example: snakes

        "In our old village, the big tree under which-1 the hundred-pacers-4 lay*T*-4 coiled up *T*-1 was respected like a temple, and was seen as the seatof hte tribe's soul," Lavuras recalls.

        Arg1: *-4 -> the hundred-pacers
        Rel: [ coiled] [ up]