Predicate: hum

Roleset id: hum.02 , make a continuous low sound, sing without words, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

hum.02: HUM-V NOTES: Frames file for 'hum' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entries 43.2, 26.7, 37.3; Framenet entry Perception noise. (from hum.02-v)


hum (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: entity humming (vnrole: 43.2-theme, 26.7-1-1-agent, 37.3-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: song or sound (vnrole: 26.7-1-1-theme)

Example: why do hummingbirds hum?

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

        John hummed a tune under his breath, knowing it would drive Mary nuts.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: hummed
        Arg1: a tune
        Argm-mnr: under his breath

Predicate: hum_along

Roleset id: hum_along.01 , move along steadily, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

hum_along.01: HUM_ALONG-V NOTES: (from hum.01-v)


hum_along (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: entity in motion

Example: transitive

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

        The rest are split roughly between optimists who expect Hong Kong to hum along as [*-4] [*?*]before and pessimists who foresee irreparable chaos.

        Arg0: Hong Kong
        Rel: hum
        Argm-mnr: along
        Argm-mnr: as [*-4] [*?*]before