Predicate: nitrify

Roleset id: nitrify.01 , convert to or treat with nitric acid/nitrogen, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

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


nitrify (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: cause of transformation (vnrole: 45.4-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: entity nitrified (vnrole: 45.4-Patient)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument or manner if separate from arg 0 (vnrole: 45.4-Instrument)

Example: Descriptive usage

        The organic input can also provide the genesis for the nitrifying bacteria.

        Rel: nitrifying
        Arg0: bacteria