Project on the Bibliography of

Tense, Verbal Aspect, Aktionsart, and Related Areas


Zhe (Chinese aspect marker)

©Robert I. Binnick, 2002

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Chan, Marjorie K.-M. 1980. "Temporal Reference in Mandarin Chinese: An Analytical-Semantic Approach to the Study of the Morphemes le, zai, zhe, and ne." Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association 15.33-79.

Chen, Gwang-tsai. 1979. "The Aspect Markers le, guo, and zhe in Mandarin Chinese." Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association 14.27-46.

Chu, Chauncey C. 1987. "The Semantics, Syntax, and Pragmatics of the Verbal Suffix -Zhe." Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association 22.1-41.

Dai, Yaojing. 1991. "A Semantic Analysis of the Continuous Aspect of zhe in Modern Chinese." Yuyan jiaoxue yu yanjiu 2.92-106.

Egerod, Søren. 1994. "Aspect in Chinese." 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, 279-310.

Gu, Yang. 1995. "Aspect Licensing, Verb Movement and Feature Checking." Cahiers de Linguistique Asie Orientale 24.49-83.

Huang, Lillian Meei-jin and Philip W. Davis. 1989. "An Aspectual System in Mandarin Chinese." Journal of Chinese Linguistics 17.128-66.

Jin, Fengmin. 1991. "Grammatical Meaning of the Auxiliary Word 'Zhe'." Hanyu Xuexi 4.23-28.

Kimura, H. 1983. "Guanyu buyuxing ciwei 'zhe' he ิleี." [Concerning the suffixes -zhe and -le as verbal complements.] Yuwen Yanjiu 2.22-30.

Light, Timothy. 1989. "The Door is Closed on ZHE NE (and It's Not Unexpected)." James H-Y Tai and Frank F. Hsueh (eds.), Functionalism and Chinese Grammar, 127-56.

Mei, Tsu-Lin. 1979. "The Etymology of the Aspect Marker Tsi in the Wu Dialect." Journal of Chinese Linguistics 7.1-14.

Shen, Jialin. 1989. "Le temps et l'aspect en chinois." [Tense and aspect in Chinese.] Langues et Linguistique 15.255-91.

Smith, Carlota S. 1991. The Parameter of Aspect. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

_____. 1995. "The Relation Between Aspectual Viewpoint and Situation Type: Aspectual Systems in Universal Grammar and in Languages of the World." Given at Linguistic Society of America session on aspect; available from ERIC.

Sun, Chaofen. 1995. "On the Origin of the Sentence-Final LAIZHE." Journal of the American Oriental Society 115.434-42.

_____. 1998. "Aspectual Categories That Overlap: A Historical and Dialectal Perspective of the Chinese zhe." Journal of East Asian Linguistics 7.153-74.

Wen, Xiaohong. 1997. "Acquisition of Chinese Aspect: An Analysis of the Interlanguage of Learners of Chinese as a Foreign Language ." ITL, Review of Applied Linguistics 117-118.1-26.

Yeh, Meng. 1990. "The Stative Situation and the Imperfective Zhe in Mandarin." Ms., University of Texas at Austin.


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