Predicate: starve

Roleset id: starve.01 , to suffer or cause to suffer from deprivation or hunger, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

starve.01: STARVE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'starve' based on WSJ; adjectival 'starving' based on BOLT-4,5. Member of VN class suffocate-40.7. (from starve.01-v) STARVATION-N NOTES: starve.01 (from starvation.01-n) STARVING-J NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from starving.01-j)


starve (v.)Death Killing Prevent_from_having
starvation (n.)
starving (j.)


        Arg0-PAG: cause of starvation (vnrole: 40.7-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: entity starving (vnrole: 40.7-theme)
        Arg2-VSP: food/nutrient (etc) arg1 is starving for

Example: starve-v: passive

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

        He could do more [*-1] to cut public subsidies and transfers , thus [*-1]making funds available for [public services]-1 starved [*] -1 of money for six years .

        Rel: starved
        Arg1: [*]
        Arg2: of money
        Argm-tmp: for six years

Example: starve-v: intransitive

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

        Mr. Kaplan , author of `` [*] Surrender or Starve : The Wars Behind the Famine '' ( Westview Press , 1988 ) , lives in Lisbon .

        Arg1: [*]
        Rel: Starve

Example: ARG0 and ARG1

        By starving the peasant , the Communists have starved Poland .

        Argm-mnr: By starving the peasant
        Arg0: the Communists
        Rel: starved
        Arg1: Poland

Example: starving-j

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        `` We are starving for all the news , '' says [*T*-1] Mr. Deak , the student .

        Arg1: We
        Rel: starving
        Arg2: for all the news

Example: starving-j

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

        Oh and btw , a few years ago I was in a town near my home city in India with my family for qurbani - and literally the people there were starving and malnourished beyond belief .

        Argm-adv: literally
        Arg1: the people there
        Rel: starving
        Argm-ext: beyond belief