Predicate: martyr

Roleset id: martyr.01 , kill for belief, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

martyr.01: MARTYR-V NOTES: Frames file for 'martyr' based on sentences in ectb. Verbnet class orphan-29.7. Also compared with 'sacrifice'. (from martyr.01-v predicate notes)


martyr (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: authority, killer (vnrole: 29.7-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: martyred (vnrole: 29.7-Theme)

Example: all args

        That regime had martyred the most distinguished youngsters of this territory.

        Arg0: That regime
        Rel: martyred
        Arg1: the most distinguished youngsters of this territory

Example: passive

        Saint Valentine was martyred in the year AD 35.

        Arg1: Saint Valentine
        Rel: martyred
        Argm-TMP: in the year AD 35