Predicate: neighbor

Roleset id: neighbor.01 , be next to, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

neighbor.01: NEIGHBOR-V NOTES: Based on WSJ. Member of VNcls contiguous_location-47.8. (from neighbor.01-v)


neighbor (v.)Locative_relation
neighboring (n.)


        Arg1-PPT: first neighboring entity (vnrole: 47.8-Theme)
        Arg2-LOC: second neighbor, neighbors what/whom (vnrole: 47.8-co-theme)

Example: neighbor-v: only one neighbor mentioned

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        As long as the rival Soviet-backed regime of Mengistu Haile Mariam held a total gridlock over neighboring Ethiopia, the U.S. was forced to accept that lonely Berbera runway as a distant No. 2 to the Soviets' array of airfields next door.

        Rel: neighboring
        Arg1: Ethiopia

Example: neighbor-v: two neighbors

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        John's house neighbors the city dump.

        Arg1: John's house
        Rel: neighbors
        Arg2: the city dump