Predicate: chant

Roleset id: chant.01 , to recite as a chant, intone, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

chant.01: CHANT-V NOTES: Based on WSJ. Member of VNcls manner_speaking-37.3, performance-26.7-1. (from chant.01-v)


chant (v.)Communication_manner


        Arg0-PAG: reciter, agent (vnrole: 37.3-Agent, 26.7-1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: utterance (vnrole: 37.3-Topic, 26.7-1-Theme)

Example: transitive

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

        In the stands , people waved ANC flags , wore ANC T-shirts , sang ANC songs and chanted ANC slogans .

        Argm-loc: In the stands
        Arg0: people
        Rel: chanted
        Arg1: ANC slogans

Example: another transitive

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

        The protesters who greeted Mikhail Gorbachev at East Berlin 's airport earlier this month were n't shouting `` Go U.S.A '' -- they were chanting `` Gorby , Help Us . ''

        Arg0: they
        Rel: chanting
        Arg1: Gorby , [*] Help Us