Predicate: steep

Roleset id: steep.01 , soak for a long time, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

steep.01: STEEP-V NOTES: Frames file for 'steep' based on Brown; adjectival 'steeped' based on BOLT-4,5. (from steep.01-v) STEEPED-J NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from steeped.01-j)


steep (v.)Apply_heat
steeped (j.)


        Arg0-PAG: cause of soaking
        Arg1-PPT: soaked thing
        Arg2-GOL: liquid

Example: passive and fronted

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

        Winter itch was treated by applying strong apple cider in which [pulverized bloodroot]-2 had been steeped [*-2][*T*-3].

        Rel: steeped
        Arg1: [*-2]
        Arg2: [*T*-3]
        Argm-rcl: in which -> strong apple cider

Example: just passive

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

        Another poultice was made from [the inner bark of the elm tree]-1, steeped [*]-1 in water until it formed a sticky, gummy solution.

        Rel: steeped
        Arg1: [*]
        Arg2: in water
        Argm-tmp: until it formed a sticky, gummy solution

Example: adjectival rel: steeped

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

        The women is so steeped in her own ignorance it would take years to educate her

        Arg1: The women
        Argm-cxn: [so][it would take years to educate her]
        Rel: steeped
        Arg2: in her own ignorance

Predicate: steepen

Roleset id: steepen.02 , make steep, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

steepen.02: STEEPEN-V NOTES: Edited by hwangd (from steepen.01-v)


steepen (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent, cause (vnrole: 45.4-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing made steep (vnrole: 45.4-Patient)

Example: Transitive

        The landslides have steepened the mountain sides.

        Arg0: The landslides
        Rel: steepened
        Arg1: the mountainside

Example: Intransitive

        The mountain side has steepened.

        Arg1: The moutain side
        Rel: steepened