Predicate: slaughter

Roleset id: slaughter.01 , kill indiscriminately, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

slaughter.01: SLAUGHTER-V NOTES: Member of murder-42.1, get-13.5.1. Updated by Julia, 11/2010. (from slaughter.01-v) SLAUGHTER-N NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from slaughter.01-n)


slaughter (v.)Killing
slaughter (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: killer (vnrole: 42.1-Agent, 13.5.1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: corpse(s) (vnrole: 42.1-Patient, 13.5.1-Theme)

Example: mmmm, fresh beef

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        The Agriculture Department also said that the number of [fattened cattle]-1 slaughtered [*]-1 in the quarter dropped by 5% from the 1988 quarter, which was in line with projections by analysts.

        Rel: slaughtered
        Arg1: [*]-1
        Argm-tmp: in the quarter

Example: with agent

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

        Mary slaughtered the entire flock of marshmallow hens.

        Arg0: Mary
        Rel: slaughtered
        Arg1: the entire flock of marshmallow hens

Example: with beneficiary

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

        Never mind-- *PRO* just slaughter me a ram or something, and we'll be all good.

        Argm-dis: Never mind
        Arg0: *PRO*
        Argm-adv: just
        Rel: slaughter
        Argm-gol: me
        Arg1: a ram or something