Predicate: whistle

Roleset id: whistle.01 , make a whistling noise, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

whistle.01: WHISTLE-V NOTES: VN updated by Julia, 10/2010. Member of Vncls performance-26.7-1-1, manner_speaking-37.3, nonverbal_expression-40.2, animal_sounds-38, sound_emission-43.2. (from whistle.01-v)


whistle (v.)Make_noise


        Arg0-PAG: maker of noise (vnrole: 26.7-1-1-Agent, 40.2-Agent, 37.3-Agent, 38-Agent, 43.2-Theme)
        Arg1-PPT: noise itself, tune, utterance (vnrole: 26.7-1-1-Theme, 40.2-Theme, 37.3-Topic, 38-Theme)
        Arg2-GOL: hearer (vnrole: 26.7-1-1-Beneficiary, 40.2-Recipient, 37.3-Recipient, 38-Recipient)

Example: whistling Dixie

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

        I don't think [anyone]-1 left the place *trace*-1 whistling Dixie.''

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: whistling
        Arg1: Dixie

Example: ARG2

        someone whistled to them from the corner of the street

        Arg1: someone
        Rel: whistled
        Arg2: to them
        Argm-dir: from the corner of the street