Project on the Bibliography of

Tense, Verbal Aspect, Aktionsart, and Related Areas


On Japanese

©Robert I. Binnick, 2002

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Aoki, Haruo. 1986. "Evidentials in Japanese." Wallace Chafe and Johanna Nichols (eds.), Evidentiality: The Linguistic Coding of Epistemology. Norwood, New Jersey : Ablex, 223-38.

Arikwa, Koji. 1992. "Binding Domain and Modality: A case study of tense binding in Japanese." PhD dissertation, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Ayano, Seiki. 1997. "Progressive Aspect in Japanese and Narrative Time Advancement." Presented at Second Chronos Conference, Annual Conference of the Linguistic Society of Belgium, Institut Libre Marie Haps (Brussels), 9-11 January 1997.

Bertinetto, Pier Marco. 1994. "Temporal Reference, Aspect and Actionality: Their neutralization and interactions, mostly exemplified in Italian." Carl Bache, Hans Basbøll, Carl-Erik Lindberg (eds.), Tense, Aspect and Action: Empirical and Theoretical Contributions to Language Typology (Proceedings of seminars on Verbal Semantics at Odense University in 1986 and 1987.). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 113-37. Cf. Bertinetto (1995).

Brannen, Noah S. 1979. "Time Deixis in Japanese and English Discourse." G. Bedell, E. Kobayashi, and M. Muraki (eds.), Explorations in Linguistics. Tokyo: Kenkyuusha, 37-57.

Cseresnyesi, Laszlo. 1996. "Perfectivity in Japanese." Folia Linguistica 30.47-58.

Cziko, Gary A. and Keiko Koda. 1987. "A Japanese Child's Use of Stative and Punctual Verbs." Journal of Child Language 14.99-111.

Du, Juliet Wai-hong. 2000. "Imperfective Aspect and Event Participants in English, Chinese, Korean and Japanese." Presented at Berkeley Linguistics Society annual meeting.

Ebata, Yoshio. 1978. "On 'Negative-Past' Expressions in the Dialects of the Chubu Area in Japan." Gengo Kenkyuþ 73.1-20.

Golovin, I. V. 1953. "Glagol'nyje vremennyje formy iz'javitel’nogo naklonenija v sovremennom japonskom jazyke." [Verbal temporal forms of the indicative in contemporary Japanese.] Trudy vojennogo instituta inostrannykh jazykov 2.78-97.

Haig, John. 1974. "A Re-Analysis of the Verb Wakaru." Papers in Japanese Linguistics 3.1-18.

Harasawa, Itsuo. 1994. "A Pragmatic View of V-te-i-ru and V-te-ar-u." Journal of Pragmatics 22.169-97.

Harley, Heidi B. 1995. "Subjects, Events and Licensing." PhD dissertation, MIT.

Hasegawa, Yoko. 1992. "On the Ambiguity between the Perfect and Resultative V-te ar- Construction in Japanese." Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society 18.88-99.

_____. 1996. "The (Non-Vacuous) Semantics of TE-Linkage in Japanese." Journal of Pragmatics 25.763-90.

Hayase, Naoko. 1997. "The Role of Figure, Ground, and Coercion in Aspectual Interpretation." Marjolijn Verspoor, Kee-Dong Lee, and Eve Sweetser (eds.), Lexical and Syntactical Constructions and the Construction of Meaning, 33-50.

Hayashi, Takanori. 1996. "On Tense Perspective." Gengo Kenkyuþ 109.24-48.

Hirata, Kayoko. 1985. "Temporal Properties of Japanese Conditionals." Journal of Asian Culture 9.160-80.

_____. 1987. "Temporal Properties in Japanese." PhD dissertation, University of Arizona, Tucson.

Ikeda, Sumiko Nishitani. 1992. "O preterito imperfeito: A importancia da superestrutura na sua compreensão ." [The imperfect preterite: The importance of superstructure in its comprehension.] Revista de Documentacão de Estudos em Linguistica Teorica e Aplicada 8.43-70.

Jacobsen, Wesley. 1979. "Transitive Verbs, Dynamic Verbs, and Aspect in Japanese." Proceedings of the Regional Meeting, Chicago Linguistic Society 15.160-72.

Jacobsen, Wesley M. 1984. "Lexical Aspect in Japanese." David Testen, Veena Mishra, and Joseph Drogo (eds.), Papers from the Parasession on Lexical Semantics. Chicago: Chicago Linguistic Society, 150-61.

_____. 1992. The Transitive Structure of Events in Japanese. Tokyo: Kurosio.

_____. 1996. "Time, Reality, and Agentivity in Japanese Negation." Noriko Akatsuka, Shoichi Iwasaki, and Susan Strauss (eds.), V JAPANESE/KOREAN LINGUISTICS. Stanford, California: Center for the Study of Language and Information, 169-86.

_____. 1997. "Agentivity and Aspect in Japanese: A Functional Perspective." Akio Kamio (ed.), Directions in Functional Linguistics. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 83-116.

Jacobsen, William. 1982. "Vendler's Verb Classes and the Aspectual Character of Japanese te iru." Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society 8.322-34.

Josephs, Lewis S. 1972. "Phenomena of Tense and Aspect in Japanese Relative Clauses." Language 48.109-33.

_____. 1984. "Tense and Aspect in Modern Colloquial Japanese." Papers in Linguistics 17.223-33. Review article; review of Soga, Tense and Aspect in Mod ern Colloquial Japanese (1983).

Kamio, Akio . 1997. "Evidentiality and some discourse characteristics in Japanese." Akio Kamio (ed.), Directions in Functional Linguistics. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 145-71.

Kawasaki, Noriko. 1991. "Tense, Agreement, and Nominative Case in Japanese." MIT Working Papers in Linguistics 14.131-46.

Kikuta, Chiharu Uda. 1999. "Lexicalization of Information: Reflexivity and the Resultative Interpretations of Te-ir and Te-ar Constructions." Doshisha Daigaku Eigo Eibungaku Kenkyu 71.99-129.

Kim, Nam Kil. 1998. "On Experiential Sentences." Studies in Language 22.161-204.

Kindaichi, Haruhiko. 1955. "Nihongo Doosi no Tensu to Asupekuto." [Tense and Aspect of Japanese Verbs.] Nagoya Daigaku Bungaku-bu Kenkyuu-Ronsyuu 10, Bungaku 4.63-89. Also in Haruhiko Kindaichi (1976), 27-61.

Kiryu, Kazuyuki. 1999. "Conceptualization and aspect in some Asian languages." Werner Abraham and Leonid Kulikov (eds.), Tense-Aspect, Transitivity and Causativity: Essays in Honour of Vladimir Nedjalkov. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 43-62.

Klaiman, M. H. 1987. "Aktionsart, Semantics, and Function in the Japanese 'Passive'." Studies in Language 11.401-34.

Kusanagi, Yutaka. 1972. "Time Focus Within the Japanese Tense System." Papers in Japanese Linguistics 1.52-68.

_____. 1979. "I Tense Logic and Natural Language." Keiryo Kokugo Gakkai 12.22-33. Followed by “Tense Logic and Natural Language, II” (1979).

_____. 1979a."II Tense Logic and Natural Language." Keiryo Kokugo Gakkai 12.73-85. Follows “Tense Logic and Natural Language, I” (1979).

Kusumoto, Kiyomi. 1999. "Tense in Embedded Contexts." PhD dissertation, University of Massachusetts.

_____. 2002. "The Semantics of Non-past -ta in Japanese." María Cristina Cuervo, et al. (eds.), Proceedings of Formal Approaches to Japanese Linguistics 3. Cambridge, Mass.: Dept. of Linguistics and Philosophy, MIT.

Kwon, Hyogmyon. 1962. "Das koreanische Verbum verglichen mit dem altaischen und japanischen Verbum: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet zu Muenchen, diss.." [The Korean verb compared with the Altaic and Japanese verb.] PhD dissertation, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität zu München

Labadi, Yumi Takekura. 1991. "A Contrastive Study of Tense and Aspect in English and Japanese: Pedagogical Implications ." PhD dissertation, University of Texas, Austin.

Larson, Richard K. and H. Yamakido. 2001. "Time and Location Ellipsis in Japanese Nominals." Presented at the Linguistic Society of America meeting, Washington, D.C.

Lee, Kiri. 1993. "Tense Interaction in Complex Sentences in English and Japanese." PhD disseration, Harvard University.

Lewin, Bruno. 1955. "Zur Frage der Verbalaspekts im Altjapanischen." [On the question of verbal aspect in Old Japanese.] Oriens Extremus 2.237-49.

Li, P. and Y. Shirai. 2000. The Acquisition of Lexical and Grammatical Aspect. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Majewicz, Alfred F. 1985. The Grammatical Category of Aspect in Japanese and Polish: A Comparative Perspective. Ponan: Adam Mickiewicz University Press.

Makino, Seiichi. 1970. "An Analysis of Japanese 'Begin'." Papers in Linguistics 3.375-400.

_____. 1981. "Tense Switching in Japanese Written Narrative Discourses." S. Makino (ed.), Papers from the Middlebury Symposium on Japanese Discourse Analysis. ?: University of Illinois, 125-250.

Makiuchi, Masaru. 1972. "A Study of some Auxiliary Verbs in Japanese." [PhD dissertation, University of Illinois, Urbana.] PhD dissertation, University of Illinois at Urbana.

Matsuo, Ayumi and Bart Hollebrandse. 1999. "The Acquisition of Sequence of Tense in Japanese." Proceedings of the Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development 23.431-42.

Maynard, Senko Kumiya. 1982. "Analysis of Cohesion: A study of the Japanese narrative." Journal of Literary Semantics 11.19-34.

McClure, William. 1994. "The Progressive: Japanese vs. English ." Acta Linguistica Hungarica 42.149-70.

_____. 1996. "Japanese Aspect and Kinds of Eventualities." Language Sciences 18.277-93.

McClure, William Tsuyoshi. 1994. "Syntactic Projections of the Semantics of Aspect." PhD dissertation, Cornell University.

McIlwaine, W. A. 1954. "Translation of the Future Tense into Colloquial Japanese." The Bible Translator 5.112-17.

Miura,-Akira. 1974. "The V -u Form vs. the V -ta Form." Papers in Japanese Linguistics 3.95-121.

Montredon, Jacques. 1983. "Vers une approche plus rationelle des temps verbaux: une experience japonaise ." [Toward a more rational approach to verbal tenses: A Japanese example.] Le français dans le monde 23.79-86.

Nakamura, Akira. 1994. "On the Tense System of Japanese." Noriko Akatsuka (ed.), IV Japanese/Korean Linguistics. Stanford, California: Center for the Study of Language & Information, 363-77.

_____. 1994a."Some Aspects of Temporal Interpretation in Japanese." MIT Working Papers in Linguistics 24.231-46.

Nakau, Minoru. 1976. "Tense, Aspect and Modality." Masayoshi Shibatani (ed.), Japanese Generative Grammar. New York City : Academic Press, 421-82.

Nakayasu, Minako. 1989. "Aspect: A Comparison between English and Japanese." Bulletin of Chubu English Language Education Society 18.37-42. Presented at the 18th Meeting of Chubu English Language Education Society, at Shinshu University, July 2, 1988.

_____. 1989a."Meaning of English Perfect: From the Viewpoint of the Comparison between English and Japanese." The Promising Age 24.33-34.

Nakazawa, Tsuneko. 1985. "How Do Tense and Aspect Interact in Determination of Verb Forms?: Verb Past Forms and Non-Past Forms in Japanese 'When'-Clauses ." Studies in the Linguistic Sciences 15.135-46.

Nara, Hirosh. 1999. "Strength of Evidence and the Semantics of the Japanese -te iru Aspect Affix." Language Sciences 21.423-47.

Narita, Koh. 1993. "Present Perfect Form with the Definite Past Time Adverbials in English." André Crochetiere, Jean-Claude Boulanger, and Conrad Ouellon (eds.), Actes du XVe Congrès International des Linguistes, Québec, Université Laval, 9-14 août 1992: Les Langues menacées/Endangered Languages: Proceedings of the XVth International Congress of Linguists, Quebec, Université Laval, 9-14 August 1992. Sainte-Foy : Presses Universitaires, Université Laval, 345-48.

Netsu, Machiko. 1981. "The Theory of Tense and the Analysis of the Japanese Tense Markers -ru and -ta." Papers in Linguistics 14.233-51.

Ogawa, Nobuo. 1984. "The Meaning and Function of the Suffixes -ki, -keri, -tu, -nu, -tari, and -ri in Genzi Monogatari." PhD dissertation, University of Pennsylvania.

Ogihara, Toshiyuki. 1987. "On 'Past Tense' in Japanese." Texas Linguistic Forum 28.73-90.

_____. 1989. "Temporal Reference in English and Japanese." PhD dissertation, University of Texas at Austin; 1992, Indiana University Linguistics Club.

_____. 1998. "The Ambiguity of the -te iru Form in Japanese." Journal of East Asian Linguistics 7.87-120.

_____. 1998a."The Semantics of Adjectival Relatives in Japanese." Ms.

_____. 1998b."Tense, Aspect, and Argument Structure." Devon Strolovitch and Aaron Lawson (eds.), Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory VIII. Ithaca, New York: CLC Publications, 169-84.

_____. 1999. "Double Access Sentences Generalized." Tanya Matthews and Devon Strolovitch (eds.), Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory IX. Ithaca, New York: CLC Publications, 224-36.

Okawa, Hideaki. 1990. "Tense and Time in Japanese." PhD dissertation.

Ota, Akira. 1971. "Comparison of English and Japanese with Special Reference to Tense and Aspect." University of Hawaii Working Papers in Linguistics 3.121-64.

_____. 1973. "Tense Correlations in English and Japanese." Studies in English Linguistics 2.108-21.

Rossigneux, Jean-Claude. 1995. "Le suffixe verbal japonais -te et la forme -te iru." [?The Japanese verbal suffix -te and the form -te iru.] Modéles Linguistiques 16.175-94.

Sagawa, Masayoshi. 1972. "On Tense in Japanese." Gengo Kenkyuþ 61.40-56.

Sandness, Karen Elsa. 1999. The Evolution of the Japanese Past and Perfective Suffixes in the Kamakura and Muromati Periods. (Michigan monograph series in Japanese studies, 26.)Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, Center for Japanese Studies. 1982, PhD dissertation.

Schneider, Roland. 1968. "Zu den Hilfsverben des Tempus und Aspekts im Spätmitteljapanischen." [On the auxiliary verbs of tense and aspect in Late Middle Japanese.] Nachrichten der Gesellschaft für Natur- und Völkerkunde Ostasiens.

Sekine, Yukiko. 1985. "The Aspectual Verb System of Japanese: The Site iru Form." PhD dissertation.

Shibatani, Masayoshi. 1973. "Where Morphology and Syntax Clash: A Case Study of Japanese Aspectual Verbs." Gengo Kenkyuþ 64.65-96.

Shinzato, Rumiko. 1986. "An Epistemological Approach to Past Tense Auxiliaries in Okinawan." Papers in Linguistics 19.155-72.

_____. 1991. "Epistemic Properties of Temporal Auxiliaries: A Case Study from Okinawan, Japanese, and Old Japanese ." Linguistics 29.53-77.

_____. 1991a."Where Do Temporality, Evidentiality, and Epistemicity Meet?: A Comparison of Old Japanese -ki and -keri with Turkish -di and -mis ." Gengo Kenkyuþ 99.25-57.

_____. 1993. "A Unified Analysis of Japanese Aspect Marker Te Iru." The Language Quarterly 31.41-57.

Shirai, Yasuhiro. 1993. "Inherent aspect and the acquisition of tense/aspect morphology in Japanese." H. Nakajima and Y. Otsu (eds.), Argument Structure: Its syntax and acquisition. Tokyo: Kaitakusha, 185-211.

_____. 1997. "On the Primacy of Progressive over Resultative State: The Case of Japanese -teiru." JAPANESE/KOREAN LINGUISTICS 6.512-24.

_____. 1998. "The Acquisition of Tense-Aspect Marking in Japanese as a Second Language." Language Learning 48.245-79.

_____. 1998a."The Emergence of tense-aspect morphology in Japanese: Universal predisposition?." First Language 18.281-309.

_____. 1998b."Where the progressive and the resultative meet: Imperfective aspect in Japanese, Chinese, Korean and English." Studies in Language 22.661-92.

_____. 2000. "Semantics of the Japanese imperfective -teiru: An integrative approach." Journal of pragmatics 32.327-61.

Shirai, Yasuhiro and R. W. Andersen. 1995. "The Acquisition of tense/aspect morphology: a prototype account." Language 71.743-62.

Soga, Matsuo. 1979. "Process and Durativity." G. Bedell, E. Kobayashi, and M. Muraki (eds.), Explorations in Linguistics. Tokyo: Kenkyuusha, 507-16.

_____. 1981. "Tense and Aspect in Conversations and Narratives." S. Makino (ed.), Papers from the Middlebury Symposium on Japanese Discourse Analysis. ?: University of Illinois, 276-94.

_____. 1983. Tense and Aspect in Modern Colloquial Japanese. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.

Sugita, Emiko. 1971. "Tense and Aspect of Verbs in Adnominal Clauses in Japanese." Working Papers in Linguistics, University of Hawaii 3.111-35.

Suzuki, Takashi. 1996. "Progressive in English and Japanese, The ." Language Sciences 18.265-75.

Syromjatnikov, N. A. 1958. "O sisteme vremen novojaponskogo jazyka." [On the system of tenses in Modern Japanese.] Kratkie soobshchenija Instituta vostokvedenija, Akademija nauk SSSR 24.n. p..

Szatrowski, Polly Ellen. 1985. "The Use of Japanese Tense-Aspect Forms for Vividness Effect and Participant Tracking in Conversations about Past Experiences." Journal of Asian Culture 9.102-24.

_____. 1986. "The Function of Tense-Aspect Forms in Japanese Conversations: Empirical and Methodological Considerations ." PhD dissertation, Cornell University.

Takahashi, Kazumi. 1996. "Mechanisms of Tense Switch in Japanese Oral Narratives: (Re)Enactment/Recollection and Involvement/Considerateness." PhD disseertation, University of California, Los Angeles.

Takahashi, Taro. 1976a. "Nihongo Doosi no Asupekuto Kenkyuu Syoosi." [A Short History of the Aspectual Studies of Japanese Verbs.] K. Kindaichi (ed.), Nihongo Doosi no Asupekuto. Tokyo: Mugi Shoboo, 329-60.

Takeshita, Toshiaki. 1978. "Sul sistema temporale giapponese con particolare riferimento ai tempi delle proposizioni subordinate." [On the Japanese temporal system with special reference to the tenses of subordinate clauses.] Studi italiani di linguistica teorica e applicata 7.179-213.

Takeuchi, Lone. 1993. "Long-Term Developments in the Japanese Aspect-Tense System: A Case of Linguistic Drift? ." Acta Orientalia 54.150-74.

Terakura, Hiroko. 1985. "English Before-clauses and Japanese Temporal Clauses." Journal of Asian Culture 9.199-215.

Teramura, Hideo. 1971. "Ta no Imi to Kinoo&emdash;Asupekuto, Tensu, Muudo no Koobunteki Itizuke." [Meaning and Functio of ta&emdash;Structural Position of Aspect, Tense, Mood.] Z. Toki, T. Sugimoto, et al. (eds.), Gengogaku to Nihongo Mondai. Tokyo: Kuroshio Shuppan, 24-89.

_____. 1975. "Tensu, Asupekuto, Boisu." [Tense, Aspect, and Voice.] Bunkachoo (ed.), Nihongo to Nihongo Kyooiku: Bunpoohen. Tokyo: Bunkachoo, 119-50.

Tsujimura, Natsuko and Masayo Iida. 1999. "Deverbal Nominals and Telicity in Japanese." Journal of East Asian Linguistics 8.107-30.

Washio, Ryuichi. 1997. "Resultatives, Compositionality and Language Variation." Journal of East Asian LInguistics 6.1-49.

Watanabe, Y. 1984. "Transitivity and Evidentiality in Japanese." Studies in Language 8.235-51.

Yeh, Meng. 1994. "The Experiential Guo in Mandarin: A quantificational approach." PhD dissertation, University of Texas.

Yokomizo, Shinichiro. 1997. "Differences between -to omou and -to omotte iru." Journal of Japanese Linguistics and Education 4.131-46.

Yoshimoto, Kei. 1993. "Topic, Focus, and Tense in Japanese Syntactic Hierarchy." Gengo Kenkyuþ 103.141-66.

_____. 1998. Tense and Aspect in Japanese and English. (European University Studies: Series 21, Linguistics, 200.)Frankfurt/Main: Peter Lang.


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