Predicate: lap

Roleset id: lap.01 , apply the tongue to gently, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

lap.01: LAP-V NOTES: Also a phrasal variant 'lap up' implying completion of the process,but otherwise taking the same PAS. (from lap.01-v)


lap (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent, lapper
        Arg1-PPT: thing lapped (at)

Example: intransitive (and metaphorical)

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

        The breezes are soft, the waves lap gently and the palm trees sway lazily.

        Arg0: the waves
        Rel: lap
        ArgM-MNR: gently

Example: transitive (and literal)

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

        John's kitten lapped at the saucer of milk.

        Arg0: John's kitten
        Rel: lapped
        Arg1: at the saucer up milk