Predicate: say

Roleset id: say.01 , say, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

say.01: SAY-V NOTES: VN, FN updated by Julia. Member of Vncls say-37.7, indicate-78. (from say.01-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
say (v.)Spelling_and_pronouncing Text_creation Statement

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: Sayer (vnrole: 37.7-1-agent, 78-1-cause)
        Arg1-PPT: Utterance (vnrole: 37.7-1-topic, 78-1-topic)
        Arg2-GOL: Hearer (vnrole: 37.7-1-recipient, 78-1-recipient)
        Arg3-VSP: Attributive

Example: Transitive

        A Lorillard spokeswoman said "This is an old story."

        Arg0: A Lorillard spokeswoman
        Rel: said
        Arg1: "This is an old story"

Example: Fronted

        [Kent cigarettes were sold]-1, the company said *trace*-1

        Arg0: the company
        Rel: said
        Arg1: *trace*-1

Example: Inverted

        [What matters is what advertisers will pay]-1, said *trace*-1 Newsweek's chairman

        Rel: said
        Arg1: *trace*-1
        Arg0: Newsweek's chairman

Example: Split

        S-["What you have to understand," said John [*?*], "is that Philly literally stinks."]

        Argm-dsp: [*?*] (tag the leaf node of the *?* itself, and '*' link to the S node containing the ENTIRE utterance
        Arg1: [*?*] (tag the parent node)
        Rel: said
        Arg0: John

Example: with listener

        John said to Mary: "you're an idiot."

        Arg0: John
        Rel: said
        Arg2: to Mary
        Arg1: "you're an idiot"

Example: Weird, attributive usage:

        "Well that's odd," said John of the disappearance of his nose.

        Arg1: "Well that's odd"
        Rel: said
        Arg0: John
        Arg3: of the disappearance of his nose

Example: split utterance

        John-1 is said *trace*-1 to be an idiot.

        Arg1:
        Rel: said
        Arg: *trace*-1 to be an idiot

Roleset id: say.02 , discourse function, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

say.02: SAY-V NOTES: predicate added by Arrick (from say.02-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
say (v.)

Roles:

Example: TAKES NO ARGS

        Do you think 0 this war is going *-1 to end up...much less popular say a year from now...?

        Rel: say