Frame description

This frame is evoked by words describing the entire body and/or a Body_part  of an Individual. The lexical units in this frame all play the role of the frame element Descriptor.


1. Erwin ist groß. 

1. Erwin is tall.

2. Das Kind hat große  Füße. 

2. The child has  big  feet. 

3. Katja ist eine langbeinige   Sprinterin.

3. Katja is a long-legged  (female) sprinter.   

Frame Elements

Frame Element descriptions (on hover):


The Body_part is a body part or a subregion of the Individual’s body.


The Individual is the possessor of the body or Body_part.


The Descriptor is a characteristic or a description of the body or Body_part.