Predicate: dab

Roleset id: dab.01 , to touch lightly, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

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


dab (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: toucher, agent (vnrole: 10.4.1-1-Agent, 9.7-2-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing hit, touched (vnrole: 10.4.1-1-Theme, 9.7-2-Destination)
        Arg2-PPT: paint,etc. dabbed with what? (vnrole: 9.7-2-Theme)

Example: all arguments

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

        But at just that moment , he is interrupted [*-1] in his office by a servant in tuxedo who [*T*-2]pours coffee from silver into a cup of china and dabs the brim with linen .

        Arg0: [*T*-2]
        Argm-rcl: who -> a servant in tuxedo
        Rel: dabs
        Arg1: the brim
        Arg2: with linen