Keywords

Vocabulary: Actions
Term ID Term Parent Description
3709 Bidding farewell / Saying goodbye Verbal
3321 Bird flying Non-human
4011 Bird hunting Hunting
3319 Bird watching a human Non-human
3618 Birth / Being born Bodily
2778 Blackmail Moral
885 Blacksmith Work
1602 Blacksmithing Economic
953 Bleeding Bodily
4308 Bless Verbal
2302 Blinking Bodily
1620 Blowing horn Hunting
4078 Blurring Perceptual
3803 Blushing Bodily
928 Boat Movement
342 Bodily (First level term)
3313 Bonding Legal
3498 Boot-black / Shoe shine Work
853 Bootlegging Economic
1453 Borrowing Economic
4016 Boxing Violent
1842 Bragging Verbal
5186 Breaking Physical
1614 Breaking camp Hunting
4020 Breaking marriage engagement Interaction, Private
4056 Breastfeeding Bodily
1444 Breathing Bodily
4009 Breeding Hunting
3774 Bribing Economic
1200 Buggy Movement
1865 Building Physical
1680 Building structure Work
1240 Burial Physical
2870 Burning Physical
1390 Bus Movement
5144 Buying Economic
1312 Buying a house Economic
2123 Buying a shop or store Economic
5233 Buying on credit Economic
4599 Buying timber Economic
2425 By sound Communication
4370 Calculation Mental
3126 Calling Verbal

To cover when a character calls or summons someone else (cf. Dilsey calling Miss Quentin to supper). Could also perhaps be used for when someone uses a telephone to call someone else, though that might be conveyed by other keywords as well. -JBP

5164 Calling by name Verbal
3600 Calling police Legal
2448 Callousness Emotional
2627 Calm Emotional
4260 Camaraderie Interaction, Social
1111 Camping Domestic
4661 Camping Physical
3930 Capture Physical
4829 Capturing prisoners Military
499 Car Movement
3487 Car accident Violent
2942 Car horn Communication
2074 Card playing Play

Added for moments when it is unclear if (a) the game is poker, or (b) if gambling is occurring. -JBP

2501 Care Domestic
5577 Caressing Bodily
1448 Caring Emotional
888 Carpenter Work
1603 Carpentry Economic
1246 Carriage Movement
1952 Carrying Physical
4344 Cart Movement
3824 Castration Violent
2923 Celebration Interaction, Social
4213 Censorship Communication
3002 Changing one's mind Mental
1340 Channeling Mental

An unFaulknerian term for what Zilphia does when, in Jefferson, she lives "vicariously and transcendentally" inside the lives of her former husband and his new wife in another state, or what Darl does so often in As I Lay Dying. SR

3450 Chanting Verbal
2914 Charge/accuse Legal
1754 Charity Interaction, Social

Here charity is understood as a communal act and is therefore a social interaction. JB

3931 Chase Physical
1498 Chasing Movement
2436 Chatter Verbal
3757 Cheating Moral
2729 Checkers Play
2730 Chess Play
1851 Chewing Bodily
1209 Child care Domestic
5290 Child labor Agricultural
4472 Child support Economic
4336 Child-rearing Domestic
1237 Childbirth Bodily
2192 Children playing Play
1440 Choking Bodily
1212 Chopping Agricultural
902 Chopping wood Work
1059 Chopping wood Physical
2713 Church Interaction, Social
4314 Churning butter Work
1729 Civic discussion Interaction, Social
1704 Civic dispute Interaction, Social
1145 Claim Legal
1205 Cleaning Domestic
2755 Clearing land Physical
3970 Climbing Physical
3140 Climbing stairs Physical
1164 Climbing tree Physical
5168 Climbing/descending rope Physical

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