Predicate: anoint

Roleset id: anoint.01 , to apply oil or similar substance, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

anoint.01: ANOINT-V NOTES: Frames file for 'anoint' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from anoint.01-v predicate notes)


anoint (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: anointer, agent (vnrole: 9.8-Agent)
        Arg1-GOL: entity anointed (vnrole: 9.8-Destination)

Example: transitive

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

        For one thing , there is an old master [*ICH*-1] on the wall -- `` Samuel Anointing David , '' a big baroque canvas painted [*]by Mattia Preti , a 17th-century Neapolitan .

        Arg0: Samuel
        Rel: Anointing
        Arg1: David