Predicate: shimmer

Roleset id: shimmer.01 , emit light, sparkle, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

shimmer.01: SHIMMER-V NOTES: Member of Vncls light_emission-43.1. (from shimmer.01-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
shimmer (v.)Location_of_light Light_movement

Roles:

        Arg1-PPT: source of light (vnrole: 43.1-Theme)

Example: true romance

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

        ``Your eyes shimmer like a swamp on a cloudy night,'' whispered John to Mary.

        Arg1: Your eyes
        Rel: shimmer
        Argm-mnr: like a swamp on a cloudy night

Roleset id: shimmer.02 , verb of motion?, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

shimmer.02: SHIMMER-V NOTES: I think the writer invented this usage. Maybe s/he meant 'shimmy'? oh well why not? sounds nice. (from shimmer.02-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
shimmer (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: entity in motion
        Arg1-PPT: path

Example: weird example

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

        If mutation and natural selection slowly but surely give rise to more and more advanced forms of life, then it was only a matter of eons before splendid beings endowed with reason, self-awareness and taste shimmered onto the scene.

        Arg0: splendid beings endowed with reason, self-awareness and taste
        Rel: shimmered
        Arg1: onto the scene