Predicate: gesture

Roleset id: gesture.01 , body language, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

gesture.01: GESTURE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'gesture' based on sentences in wsj. No Verbnet entry, Framenet entry Gesture. Who'd'a thunk? (from gesture.01-v predicate notes) GESTURE-N NOTES: Based on sentences in nouns-00040. Comparison to gesture.01-v and nombank's gesture-n. VN class wink-40.3.1-1. Framed by Katie. (from gesture.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
gesture (v.)
gesture (n.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: agent (vnrole: 40.3.1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: theme
        Arg2-GOL: hearer (vnrole: 40.3.1-Recipient)

Example: intransitive

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

        Silences were lengthy -- nobody moved or gestured.

        Arg0: nobody
        Rel: gestured

Example: both args

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

        Mary gestured angrily at John, but he ignored her.

        Arg0: Mary
        Rel: gestured
        Argm-MNR: angrily
        Arg2: at John

Example: Example of a gesticular "theme"

        whack , whack , whack his hand made vigorous spanking gestures

        Argm-mnr: vigorous
        Arg1: spanking
        Rel: gestures

Example: With gesture-er

        Barbara Bush 's gestures

        Arg0: Barbara Bush 's
        Rel: gestures

Example: Another example of theme

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

        A gesture of reconciliation

        Rel: gesture
        Arg1: of reconciliation

Example: And finally, gestured to

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

        A comforting gesture to the various countries and cities crying for help

        Argm-mnr: comforting
        Rel: gesture
        Arg2: to the various countries and cities crying for help