Predicate: lignify

Roleset id: lignify.01 , (cause to) become wood or like wood, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

lignify.01: LIGNIFY-V NOTES: Frames file for 'lignify' based on internet usage examples, expansion via VN. VerbNet entry 45.4. (from lignify.01-v predicate notes)


lignify (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: cause of transformation (vnrole: 45.4-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: entity made into wood (vnrole: 45.4-Patient)

Example: Transitive

        The magic puppeteer lignified the boy and called him Pinocchio.

        Arg0: The magic puppeteer
        Rel: lignified
        Arg1: the boy