Predicate: comprehend

Roleset id: comprehend.01 , understand, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

comprehend.01: COMPREHEND-V NOTES: (from comprehend.01-v) COMPREHENSION-N NOTES: Based on temprel 5 data. Comparison to comprehend-v. Comprehend-v is a member of VN class comprehend-87.2. Framed by Katie. (from comprehension.01-n)


comprehend (v.)
comprehension (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: UNDERSTANDER (vnrole: 87.2-1-experiencer)
        Arg1-PPT: UNDERSTOOD (vnrole: 87.2-1-stimulus)

Example: nominal complement

        Surely Indira comprehends the added by-law,

        Arg0: Indira
        Rel: comprehend
        Arg1: the added by-law

Example: sentential complement

        When Robin burst on stage in a Hawaiian shirt and baggy trousers, the crowd cheered and applauded --; barely able to comprehend that Robin had landed in Oz, let alone materialized before their eyes without oopla or hype.

        Arg0: the crowd
        Rel: comprehend
        Arg1: that Robin had landed in Oz

Example: With both args

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

        He was famous for his comprehension of American literature

        Arg0: his
        Rel: comprehension
        Arg1: of American literature

Example: With Manner

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

        verbal - comprehension

        Argm-mnr: verbal
        Rel: comprehension