Predicate: slash

Roleset id: slash.01 , slice off a piece, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

slash.01: SLASH-V NOTES: Comparison with 'cut'. Member of Vncls cut-21.1-1. (from slash.01-v) SLASH-N NOTES: Based on Bolt data. Comparison to slash.01-v. Slash.01-v is a member of VN class cut-21-1-1. Framed by Katie. (from slash.01-n)


slash (n.)
slash (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: cutter (vnrole: 21.1-1-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing cut (vnrole: 21.1-1-patient)
        Arg2-DIR: medium, source (vnrole: 21.1-1-source)
        Arg3-MNR: instrument (vnrole: 21.1-1-instrument)

Example: kitchen disaster

        John slashed his hand with a butter knife.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: slashed
        Arg1: his hand
        Arg3: with a butter knife

Example: That ever confusing "what do you mean medium' arg 2

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        The sound of the slash of the sword threw the air was terrifyingly close.

        Rel: slash
        Arg3: of the sword
        Arg2: threw the air

Example: Arg 1 even if you don't know you cut them

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        Shikamaru barely avoided the quick slash of the knife at his face and Neji's eyes widened.

        Rel: slash
        Arg3: of the knife
        Arg1: at his face

Roleset id: slash.02 , reduce, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

slash.02: SLASH-V NOTES: Frames file for 'slash' based on survey of sentences in financial subcorpus. (from slash.02-v predicate notes)


slash (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: cutter
        Arg1-PPT: thing reduced
        Arg2-EXT: amount reduced by
        Arg3-DIR: start point
        Arg4-GOL: end point

Example: reduce dramatically

        Commonwealthon Edison said the ruling could force it to slash its 1989 earnings by $1.55 a share.

        Arg0: it
        Rel: slash
        Arg1: its 1989 earnings
        Arg2: by $1.55 a share