Predicate: channel

Roleset id: channel.01 , direct, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

channel.01: CHANNEL-V NOTES: Frames file for 'channel' based on sentences in wsj. No Verbnet entry at the moment. (from channel.01-v predicate notes)


channel (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: director (vnrole: 9.3-1-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing directed (vnrole: 9.3-1-theme)
        Arg2-GOL: direction, towards what (vnrole: 9.3-1-destination)
        Arg3-DIR: source

Example: usually just with destination

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

        Second, they channel monthly mortgage payments into semiannual payments, reducing the administrative burden on investors.

        Argm-dis: Second
        Arg0: they
        Rel: channel
        Arg1: monthly mortgage payments
        Arg2: into semiannual payments
        Argm-adv: reducing the administrative burden on investors

Example: occasionally with source also

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

        The bank also says it'll use its international network *trace* to channel investment from London, Frankfurt, Zurich and Paris into the Spanish stock exchanges.

        Arg0: *trace* -> its international network
        Rel: channel
        Arg1: investment
        Arg3: from London, Frankfurt, Zurich and Paris
        Arg2: into the Spanish stock exchanges

Roleset id: channel.02 , cause a channel or hollow to form, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

channel.02: Based on Cryo data. No comparison. No VN or FN classes. Framed by Katie.


channel (v.)
channelize (n.)
channelization (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: cause of forming hollow
        Arg1-PPT: channel, hollow formed
        Arg2-LOC: formed where or carved into/out of what

Example: Form a groove

        She channeled out a groove

        Arg0: She
        Rel: channeled
        Argm-prd: out
        Arg1: a groove

Example: Arg 2 may more common than arg 1

        Glacial channalization

        Arg2: Glacial
        Rel: channelization