10.1.4 More than one relation
If a concept has two relations attached, it is possible to write it all in one line:
[Man: Alfred]<-agnt-[Act: Drive]-thme->[Car]
Note how the "[Act: Drive]" concept has two arcs attached.
More than two relations
If a concept has more than two relations, it is necessary to split the graph over several lines.
This is done by placing a dash ('-') after the concept that has more than two arcs attached, then using a newline, then placing each new relation on a fresh line, with commas in between.
If the list of attached arcs is to end, one can optionally use a semicolon (';') instead of a comma.
It works like this:
[Act: Say]- -agnt->[Woman: Cleopatra], -thme->[Proposition = [Act: See]- -agnt->Woman: Cleopatra], -thme->[Fate]- <-poss-[Country: Egypt], -attr->[Heavy];, -manr->[Large] ]
This is Cleopatra's classic line from "Asterix and Cleopatra":
"How large I see the heavy fate of
Cleopatra as an agent of "[Act: Say]" and the proposition as its theme are each on a separate line, with a comma in between.
There is a semicolon after "[Heavy]" to signal that the string of relations that go back to "[Fate]" is ended.
There is then also a comma, signalling that the old string of relations going back to "[Act: See]" is to be continued with "-manr->[Large]".
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