Predicate: generate

Roleset id: generate.01 , create, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

generate.01: GENERATE-V NOTES: Comparison with 'create'. Member of VNcls engender-27, grow-26.2. (from generate.01-v) GENERATION-N NOTES: Based on sentences in nouns-00040. Comparison to 'generate.01'. Vn class engender-27 and grow-26.2. Fn class intentionally_create. Framed by Katie. (from generation.01-n)


generate (v.)Intentionally_create Birth Creating Cause_to_start
generation (n.)intentionally_create
generating (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: creator (vnrole: 26.2-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing created (vnrole: 27-theme, 26.2-product)
        Arg2-DIR: source (vnrole: 27-cause, 26.2-material)
        Arg3-GOL: benefactive
        Arg4-PRD: attribute, secondary predication

Example: just transitive

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        But he said they are ``to a large degree, housekeeping,'' although some may generate some disagreement.

        Arg0: some
        Argm-mod: may
        Rel: generate
        Arg1: some disagreement

Example: with source/material

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: perfect,  voice: active,  form: participle

        For the last year, Santa Fe Pacific has redirected its real estate operations toward longer-term development of its properties, hurting profits that-1 the parent had generated *trace*-1 in the past from periodic sales from its portfolio.

        Arg0: the parent
        Rel: generated
        Arg1: *trace*-2 (= that)
        Argm-slc: that -> profits
        Argm-tmp: in the past
        Arg2: from periodic sales from its portfolio

Example: more args than you see with most nouns

        mankind 's generation of carbon dioxide through increased combustion of fossil fuels

        Arg0: mankind 's
        Rel: generation
        Arg1: of carbon dioxide
        Arg2: through increased combustion of fossil fuels

Example: arg 1 only (most common)

        a gene that could lead to a generation of plants possessing a high-production trait

        Rel: generation
        Arg1: of plants possessing a high-production trait

Example: arg 1 modifying the noun

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

        electricity generation

        Arg1: electricity
        Rel: generation