Predicate: snow

Roleset id: snow.01 , weather phenomenon, , Source: , vncls: , framnet:

snow.01: SNOW-V NOTES: Comparison with 'rain'. Member of VNcls weather-57. (from snow.01-v)


snow (v.)Precipitation


        Arg0-PAG: cause of snow (no empty weather 'it's)
        Arg1-PPT: the snow itself (vnrole: 57-theme)
        Arg2-LOC: entity, location snowed on; snowy place

Example: classic weather construction

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

        He was mildly surprised to find it was snowing.

        Rel: snowing

Example: all args

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

        The big purple clouds snowed ice cream flakes on the children .

        Arg0: The big purple clouds
        Rel: snowed
        Arg1: ice cream flakes
        Arg2: on the children

Predicate: snowy

Roleset id: snowy.02 , having snow around, maybe in the air, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

snowy.02: SNOWY-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on SMS. (from snowy.01-j)


snowy (j.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer of snowiness
        Arg1-PPT: the 'snow' itself (no empty weather 'it's)
        Arg2-LOC: snowy location

Example: EXT

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

        So far so good ! I am at my gate and at the moment the flight is on time !! It 's soooo snowy though it seems crazy to me that it is n't delayed ! I ll keep yo u posted if anything changes !

        Argm-ext: so
        Rel: snowy

Example: args 1,2

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

        Here and there the trail is snowy with tiny white petals

        Argm-loc: Here and there
        Arg2: the trail
        Rel: snowy
        Arg1: with tiny white petals