Predicate: overjoy

Roleset id: overjoy.01 , to provide with much joy, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

overjoy.01: OVERJOY-V NOTES: This is pretty much adjectival. (from overjoy.01-v) OVERJOYED-J NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from overjoyed.01-j)


overjoyed (j.)
overjoy (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent, pleaser providing joy
        Arg1-PPT: patient, entity overjoyed
        Arg2-MNR: Instrument used to cause joy when separate from arg 0

Example: Typical passive

        [Both Chinese and Japanese people from all walks of life]-1 were overjoyed and excited *-1 by the success of the opening concert.

        Rel: overjoyed
        Arg1: *-1
        Arg0: by the success of the opening concert

Example: Heavy-shift construction

        It *EXP*-1 overjoyed them [to see their grandkids]-1.

        Rel: overjoyed
        Arg1: them
        Arg0: to see their grandkids