Predicate: nest

Roleset id: nest.01 , like a bird, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

nest.01: NEST-V NOTES: Frames file for 'nest' based on sentences in brown. (from nest.01-v predicate notes)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
nest (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: bird-like entity (vnrole: 13.7-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: location of nest

Example: nicely inverted syntax

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

        Below in the open bay facing Manhattan was Staten Island, gritty with clam shells and mud flats behind which nested [*T*-2] farms, cattle barns, and berry thickets.

        Rel: nested
        Arg1: [*T*-2]
        ArgM-RCL: behind which -*gt; clam shells and mud flats
        Arg0: farms, cattle barns, and berry thickets

Example: literal bird

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: perfect,  voice: active,  form: participle

        A scant half mile away Shelley and Mary were doubtless sitting on their diminutive terrace, the air about them scented with stock, and listening to the nightingale who [*T*-1] had nested in the big lime tree at the foot of the garden.

        Arg0: [*T*-1]
        ArgM-RCL: who -> the nightingale
        Rel: nested
        Arg1: in the big lime tree at the foot of the garden

Example: pseudopassive/adjectival

        person: third,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        Next, [the hen]-1 was nested [*-1]and all seemed well.

        Argm-TMP: Next
        Rel: nested
        Arg1: [*-1]