Predicate: initiate

Roleset id: initiate.01 , begin, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

initiate.01: INITIATE-V NOTES: Actually, this whole frameset was created by copying 'start' and replacing all the 'start's with 'initiate's. The examples are a little funky.Member of Vncls establish-55.5-1. (from initiate.01-v) INITIATION-N NOTES: ~initiate.01 (from initiation.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
initiate (v.)Activity_start
initiation (n.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: causer (vnrole: 55.5-1-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: Theme(-Creation) (vnrole: 55.5-1-theme)
        Arg2-MNR: Instrument (vnrole: 55.5-1-instrument)

Example: basic transitive

        John initiated a book

        Arg0: John
        Rel: initiated
        Arg1: a book

Example: transitive-with

        John initiated the book with a murder

        Arg0: John
        Rel: initiated
        Arg1: the book
        Arg2: with a murder

Example: transitive-by

        John initiated the book by describing a murder

        Arg0: John
        Rel: initiated
        Arg1: the book
        Arg2: describing a murder

Example: instrumental object

        The book initiated with a murder

        Arg1: The book
        Rel: initiated
        Arg2: with a murder

Example: instrumental subject

        A murder initiated the book

        Arg2: A murder
        Rel: initiated
        Arg1: the book

Example: with manner

        John initiated the book with glee

        Arg0: John
        Rel: initiated
        Arg1: the book
        Argm-mnr: with glee

Example: with manner again

        John initiated the book gladly

        Arg0: John
        Rel: initiated
        Arg1: the book
        Argm-mnr: gladly

Example: with temporal

        John initiated the book last night

        Arg0: John
        Rel: initiated
        Arg1: the book
        Argm-tmp: last night

Example: intransitive/inchoative

        A storm initiated

        Arg1: A storm
        Rel: initiated

Example:

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

        Ben's initiation of the speech with a joke went over well with the audience.

        Arg0: Ben's
        Rel: initiation
        Arg1: of the speech
        Arg2: with a joke

Roleset id: initiate.02 , perform welcoming ritual, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

initiate.02: INITIATE-V NOTES: I haven't actually seen any of these yet; if you find a real examplesend it to me so I can include it in the frames. (from initiate.02-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
initiate (v.)Rite

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: initiator, welcomer
        Arg1-PPT: initiated, welcomed
        Arg2-GOL: initiated-into
        Arg3-MNR: instrument

Example: passivized

        John-1 was initiated *trace*-1 into the Geek-of-the-Month club.

        Arg1: *trace*
        Rel: initiated
        Arg2: into the Geek-of-the-Month club


Predicate: initiative

Roleset id: initiative.03 , personal quality/manner of doing something without prompting, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

initiative.03: INITIATIVE-N NOTES: Added by Julia for AMR.

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
initiative (n.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: self-motivated entity
        Arg1-PPT: doing what

Example: initiative-n

        I congratulate Senator Fielding on his initiative in driving the Senate Inquiry into the Wind.

        Arg0: his
        Rel: initiative
        Arg1: in driving the Senate Inquiry into the Wind