Project on the Bibliography of

Tense, Verbal Aspect, Aktionsart, and Related Areas


On Swahili

©Robert I. Binnick, 2002

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Contini, Ellen Lee. 1984. "Tense and Non-Tense in Swahili Grammar: Semantic Asymmetry between Affirmative and Negative." PhD dissertation, Columbia University.

Contini-Morava, E. 1991. "Negation, Probability, and Temporal Boundedness: discourse functions of negative tenses in Swahili narrative." Jadranka Gvozdanovic’ and Theo A. J. M. Janssen (eds.), The function of tense in texts. Amsterdam: North-Holland, 35-51.

Contini-Morava, Ellen. 1983. "Relative Tense in Discourse: the inference of time orientation in Swahili." F. Klein-Andrew (ed.), Discourse Perspective on Syntax. New York City: Academic Press, 3-21.

_____. 1989. Discourse Pragmatics and Semantic Categorization: The Case of Negation and Tense-Aspect with Special Reference to Swahili. (Discourse Perspectives on Grammar.)Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Drolc, Ursula. 1992. "On the PERFECT in Swahili." Afrikanistische Arbeitspapiere 29.63-87.

Hurskainen, Arvi. 1995. "Affirmative and Negative Tense/Aspect Marking in Swahili." Trondheim Working Papers in Linguistics. Presented 1994 at 2nd Nordic Seminar on African linguistics.

Mommer, Kerri Ellen. 1986. "Theoretical Issues Concerning Inherent Aspect and the Perfect in English, Cebaari and Swahili." PhD dissertation, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.

Morava, Ellen Contini. 1977. "What Is a 'Negative Equivalent'?: Data from the Swahili Negative Tenses ." Studies in African Linguistics supplement 7.165-73.

Schadeberg, Thilo C. 1990. "Schon - noch - nicht - mehr: Das Unerwartete als grammatische Kategorie im KiSwahili." [Already&emdash;still&emdash;not&emdash;more: The unexpected as grammatical category in KiSwahili.] Frankfurter Afrikanistische Blätter 2.1-15.

Schicho, Walter. 1981. "Tempus und Aktionsart: Soziale Differenzierung und Sprachverhalten in einem Übersetzungstest Französisch - Swahili von Lubumbashi ." [Tense and Aktionsart: social differentiation and speech behaviour in a French/Swahili of Lubumbashi translation test.] Inge Hofmann (ed.), Festschrift zum 60. Geburtstag von P. Anton Vorbichler. Vienna: Afro-Pub, 111-31.

Wald, Benji. 1997. "The 0 Tense Marker in the Decline of the Swahili Auxiliary Focus System." Afrikanistische Arbeitspapiere 51.55-82.

Wald, Benji V. 1973. "Variation in the System of Tense Markers of Mombasa Swahili." PhD dissertation, Columbia University.


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