Predicate: germinate

Roleset id: germinate.01 , young plants appearing, causing to sprout or grow, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

germinate.01: GERMINATE-V NOTES: Frame by Jena based on ECTB2, VNcls entity_specific_cos-45.5, 'sprout'. Member of VNcls . entity_specific_cos-45.5, entity_specific_modes_being-47.2. (from germinate.01-v) GERMINATION-N NOTES: Corresponds with germinate.01. Framed by anwen april 2011 (from germination.01-n)


germination (n.)
germinate (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: farmer
        Arg1-PPT: plant (vnrole: 45.5-patient)
        Arg2-MNR: field or medium

Example: intransitive

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

        Can those seeds germinate * to create a second spring for Taiwan's textile industry?

        Argm-mod: Can
        Arg1: those seeds
        Rel: germinate
        Argm-prp: * to create a second spring for Taiwan's textile industry

Example: with agent

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

        He germinated peas in a nutritive solution.

        Arg0: He
        Rel: germinated
        Arg1: peas
        Arg2: in a nutritive solution


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

        Mireille's germination of the lavender seedlings started the first week of May.

        Arg0: Mireille's
        Rel: germination
        Arg1: of the lavender seedlings