In addition to QSDS@noun, which describes Chinese nouns in terms of QS, ASDS@predicate (an argument-structure descriptive system for Chinese predicates) is designed for Chinese predicates. Because predicates mainly comprise verbs and adjectives, ASDS@predicate is distinguished between ASDS@verb and ASDS@adjective. These two systems describe verbs and adjectives in terms of AS (argument structure). Like QSDS@noun, ASDS@predicate consists in a set of semantic roles, that is, arguments governed by a predicate, and a set of syntactic formats, that is, syntactic patterns in which the predicate is configured with different arguments.