Project on the Bibliography of

Tense, Verbal Aspect, Aktionsart, and Related Areas


On Arabic

©Robert I. Binnick, 2002-6

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Aartun, Kjell. 1963. Zur Frage Altarabischer Tempora. [On the Question of Old Arabic Tenses.] Oslo: Universiteitsforlaget.

Aboudi, J. H. 1995. "Text, Time and Translation." Turjuman 4.7-20.

Abu Jarad, Hassan Ali. 1986. "English Interlanguage of Palestinian University Students in Gaza Strip: an Analysis of Relative Clauses and Verb Tense." PhD dissertation, Ball State University.

Agius, Dionisius A. and Amir Harrak. 1987. "Auxiliary Particles Preceding the Imperfective Aspect in Arabic Dialects." Arabica 34.164-80.

Al Najjar, Balkees. 1991. "Grammaticalization of Lexical Markers in Kuwaiti Arabic." Folia Linguistica 25.665-74.

Al-Aswad, Mohamed Kaleefa. 1984. "Contrastive Analysis of Arabic and English Verbs in Tense, Aspect, and Structure." PhD dissertation.

Al-Dobaian, Abdullah. 2003. "Semitic Causatives and Inchoatives: Their Implication To the Syntax-Morphology Interface and Aspectuality." PhD dissertation.

Al-Najjar, Balkees. 1984. "The Syntax and Semantics of Verbal Aspect in Kuwaiti Arabic." PhD dissertation, University of Utah.

Al-Tarouti, Ahmed Fathalla. 1992. "Temporality in Arabic Grammar and Discourse." PhD dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles.

Ali, Ahmed and Catherine Miller. 1985-86. "Aperçu sur le Système Verbal du Dialecte du Centre-Nord Soudanais, l'Expression de la Concomitance." Matériaux Arabes et Sudarabique (Mas-Gellas), 167-187.

Anghelescu, Nadia. 1988. "L’Aspect en Arabe: Suggestions pour une Analyse." [Aspect in Arabic: Suggestions For an Analysis.] Revue Roumaine de Linguistique 33.343-53.

_____. 1991. "L'Expression de l'Inchoativité en Arabe." [The Expression of Inchoativity in Arabic.] Kinga Devenyi and Tamas Ivanyi (eds.), Proceedings of the Colloquium on Arabic Grammar, Budapest, 1-7 September 1991. Budapest: Chair for Arabic Studies, Eotvos Lorand University and Section of Islamic Studies, Csoma de Koros Society, 29-35.

Atari, Omar F. 1994. "Semantic/Pragmatic Clause Relations and Modality in English/arabic Translation." Turjuman 3.91-101.

Atawneh, Ahmad. 2000. "Contrastive Study of Aspect in English and Arabic." Hebron University, APETAU First International Conference, 28-30 August 2000, Amman - Jordan.

Audebert, Claude. 1995. "De Quelques Moyens Linguistiques pour Exprimer le Devenir en Arabe." [On Some Linguistic Means For Expressing Becoming in Arabic.] Jacques Fontanille (ed.), Le Devenir: Nouveaux Actes Sémiotiques. Limoges: Presses Universitaires de Limoges, 161-70.

Aziz, Yowell Y. 1994. "Expressing Stative and Dynamic Situations in English and Arabic." Turjuman 3.81-98.

Badawi, Mohamed. 2002. "A Propos des Aspects Lexicaux du Maghul Analytique en Arabe Moderne." [On Lexical Aspects of the Analytic Maghul in Modern Arabic.] Zeitschrift Fur Arabische Linguistik/journal of Arabic Linguistics /journal de Linguistique Arabe 41.

Bahloul, Maher. 1994. "The Syntax and Semantics of Taxis, Aspect, Tense and Modality in Standard Arabic." PhD dissertation, Cornell University.

Belazi, Noura. 1993. "Semantics and Pragmatics of the Tunisian Tenses and Aspects." PhD dissertation, Cornell University.

Benmamoun, Elabbas. 1999. "Arabic Morphology: the Central Role of the Imperfective." Lingua 108.175-201.

Blohm, Dieter. 1989. "Terminativ-2-Verben im Arabischen." [Terminative-2-Verbs in Arabic.] Zeitschrift für Phonetik, Sprachwissenschaft und Kommunikationsforschung 42.788-94.

_____. 1990. "Gibt Es im Arabischen Aktionsarten?" [Does Arabic Have Aktionsarten?] Zeitschrift für Arabische Linguistik 22.7-22.

Bos, Petra. 2001. "Temporality Issues in Moroccan Arabic and Dutch." Ludo Verhoeven, and Sven Stromqvist (eds.), Narrative Development in a Multilingual Context. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 233-254.

Caubert, Dominique. 1991. "The Active Participle as a Means To Renew the Aspectual System: a Comparative Study in Several Dialects of Arabic." Alan S. Kaye (ed.), Semitic Studies: in Honor of Wolf Leslau, on the Occasion of His Eighty-Fourth Birthday, November 14, 1991. Wiesbaden: Otto Hasrrassowitz, 209-24.

Caubet, Dominique. 1986. "Les Deux Parfaits en Arabe Marocain." [The Two Perfects in Maroccan Arabic.] Aspects, Modalité: Problèmes de Catégorisation Grammaticale. Paris: Université de Paris Vii, 71-102.

_____. 1992. "Déixis, Aspect et Modalité: les Particules Ha- et Ra- en Arabe Marocain." [Deixis, Aspect, and Modality: the Particles Ha- and Ra- in Moroccan Arabic.] Mary-Annick Morel and Laurent Danon-Boileau (eds.), La Déixis: Colloque en Sorbonne 8-9 Juin 1990. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 139-49.

_____. 1993. "La Conjugaison Préfixale Nue en Arabe Marocain: Une Forme en Attente de Repérage." 11.83-105.

Choukroun, Georgette B. 1992. "Du Comportement des Parasynthèmes en Judéo-Arabe de Fes." [On the Behavior of the Parasynthemes in the Judeo-Arabic of Fez.] Linguistique 28.101-20.

Comrie, Bernard. 1991. "On the Importance of Arabic For General Linguistic Theory." Bernard Comrie and Mushira Eid (eds.), Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics III: Papers From the Third Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 3-30.

Cuvalay, Martine. 1991. "The Expression of Durativity in Arabic." Kinga Devenyi and Tamas Ivanyi (eds.), Proceedings of the Colloquium on Arabic Grammar, Budapest, 1-7 September 1991. Budapest: Chair for Arabic Studies, Eotvos Lorand University and Section of Islamic Studies, Csoma de Koros Society, 143-58.

_____. 1994. "Auxiliary Verbs in Arabic." Elisabeth Engberg-Pedersen, Lisbeth Falster Jakobsen, and Lone Schack Rasmussen (eds.), Function and Expression in Functional Grammar. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 265-83.

_____. 1994a. "On the Role of 'tense' in Conditional Sentences." D. Caubet and M. Vanhove (eds.), Actes des Premières Journées Internationales de Dialectologie
Arabe. Paris, 27-30 Janvier 1993
. Paris: Inalco, 235-49.

_____. 1996. "A Classification of Conditional Satellites." Betty Devriendt, Louis Goossens, and Joan Van der Auwera (eds.), Complex Structures: a Functionalist Perspective. Berlin and New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 149-175.

Cuvalay-Haak, Martine. 1997. The Verb in Literary and Colloquial Arabic. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Dahl, Östen and Fathi Talmoudi. 1979. "Qad and Laqad: Tense/Aspect and Pragmatics in Arabic." Thore Pettersson (ed.), Aspectology: Papers From the 5th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics, Frostavallen, Apr. 27-29, 1979. Stockholm: Almqvist and Wiksell, 51-68.

De Boel, G. 1980. "Towards a Theory of the Meaning of Complementizers in Arabic." Lingua 52.285-304.

Denz, Adolf. 1971. Die Verbalsyntax des Neuarabischen Dialektes von Kwayrish (Irak), mit einer Einleitenden Allgemeinen Tempus- und Aspektlehre. Wiesbaden: Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft/steiner.

Djebli, Moktar. 1994. "La Négation en Arabe." [Negation in Arabic.] Linx: Linguistique Institut Nanterre-Paris-X Supplement.323-29.

Doss, Madiha. 1987. "Further Remarks on the Use of B-Imperfect in Spoken Literary Arabic." Zeitschrift für Arabische Linguistik 17.93-95.

Eisele, John. 1990. "Aspectual Classification of Verbs in Cairene Arabic." Mushira Eid (ed.), Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics II: Papers From the Second Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 192-233.

Eisele, John C. 1990. "Time Reference, Tense, and Formal Aspect in Cairene Arabic." Mushira Eid (ed.), Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics I. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 173-212.

_____. 1999. Arabic Verbs in Time: Tense and Aspect in Cairene Arabic. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz.

El-Hassan, Shahir A. 1987. "Aspectual Distinctions in English and Written Arabic." International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching 25.131-38.

Er-Rayyan, Mohammad Rashad Hamd Allah. 1986. "Toward the Construction of a Temporal System For Natural Language in the Light of the Data of the Arabic and English Languages." PhD dissertation, University of Pennsylvania.

Fehri, Abdelkader Fassi. 2004. "Temporal/Aspectual Interaction and Variation Across Arabic Heights." J. Guéron and J. Lecarme (eds.), The Syntax of Time. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 235-257.

Fradkin, Robert. 1994. "The Semantic Structure of the Tenses in Literary Arabic." Charles-E. Gribble, Richard Pope, Charles E. Townsend, Ronald Feldstein, and Cornelis H. Van Schooneveld (eds.), James Daniel Armstrong in Memoriam. Columbus, Ohio: Slavica, 42-53.

Fradkin, Robert A. 1986. "Markedness Theory and the Verb Systems of Russian and Arabic: Aspect, Tense, and Mood." PhD dissertation, Indiana State University.

_____. 1991. "Marking, Markedness, and Person-Gender-Number Patterning in the Arabic Tenses and Moods." Folia Linguistica 25.609-64.

Haspelmath, Martin. 1998. "The Semantic Development of Old Presents: New Futures and Subjunctives Without Grammaticalization." Diachronica 1.29-62.

Hassan, Hassan M. 1991. "A Contrastive Study of Tense and Aspect in English and Arabic with Special Reference To Translation." PhD dissertation, University of Bath.

Henkin, Roni. 2002. "Tense-Switching in Narratives of Negev Bedouin Men and Women." Yusi ‘Abdarrahim, et al. (eds.), Aspects of the Dialects of Arabic Today: Proceedings of the 4th of the International Arabic Dialectology Association (AIDA), Marrakesh, April 1-4, 2000. Rabat: Omnia, 288-98.

Holm, John, et Al. 2000. "The Creole Verb: a Comparative Study of Stativity and Time Reference." Language Change and Language Contact in Pidgins and Creoles. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 133-161.

Horesh, Uri. 2002. "Tense or Aspect: Is Arabic Past Tense an Implicature?." Ms., University of Pennsylvania.

Ibrahim, Amr Helmy. 1976. "Temps ou Aspects en Arabe et en Français." [Tense or Aspect in Arabic and French.] Études de Linguistique Appliquée 22.24-62.

Isaksson, Bo. 2000. "Expressions of Evidentiality in Two Semitic Languages - Hebrew and Arabic." Lars Johanson, and Bo Utas (eds.), Evidentials: Turkic, Iranian and Neighbouring Languages. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 383-400.

Jelinek, M. Eloise. 1981. "On Defining aux and Predicate in Colloquial Egyptian Arabic." Ph. D. Dissertation, University of Arizona, Tucson.

Kharma, Nayef. 1983. A Contrastive Analysis of the Use of Verb Forms in English and Arabic. Heidelberg: Groos.

Kinberg, Naphtali. 1988. "Some Temporal, Aspectual, and Modal Features of the Arabic Structure La-Qad + Prefix Tense Verb." Journal of the American Oriental Society 108.291-95.

_____. 1989. "Some Modal, Aspectual and Syntactic Constraints on the Use of Qad in the Verbal System of Classical Arabic." P. et Al. Wexler (eds.), Studia Linguistica et Orientalia Memoriae Haim Blanc Dedicata. Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, 170-79.

_____. 1992. "Semi-Imperfectives and Imperfectives: a Case Study of Aspect and Tense in Arabic Participial Clauses." Lingua 86.301-30.

Kondo, Tomoko. 2001. "On the Interpretation of Ma Perfect/lam Jussive-Hatta Perfect Construction." Zeitschrift Fur Arabische Linguistik/journal of Arabic Linguistics /journal de Linguistique Arabe 39.

Kropp, Manfred. 1994. "A Puzzle of Old Arabic Tenses and Syntax: the Inscription of pen pavdat." 24.165-74.

Lory, P. 1988. "Quelques Remarques Sur L'expression du Temps, de L'espace et du Corps Humain en Arabe Litteral." [Some Remarks on the Expression of Time, Space and the Human Body in Literary Arabic.] Revue de Phonetique Appliquée 87-89.173-76.

Maas, Utz. 1995. "Koverben im Marokkanischen Arabisch in Typologischer Perspektive." Sprachtypologische Universalien Forschung 48.239-74.

Messaoudi, L. 1979. "Temps et Aspects: Approache de la Phrase Simple en Arabe Écrit." [Tense and Aspect: an Approach To the Simple Sentence in Written Arabic.] PhD dissertation, Paris V; to appear, Paris: Geuthner.

Meziani, Ahmed. 1978. "The Non-Past in English and Moroccan Arabic." International Review of Applied Linguistics 16.66-68.

_____. 1980. "The Past in English and Moroccan Arabic." International Review of Applied Linguistics 18.248-52.

_____. 1989. "Esquisse Pédagogique du Temps en Arabe Marocain." [A Pedagogical Sketch of Tense Usage in Moroccan Arabic.] International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching 27.240-44.

Mitchell, T. F. 1978. "Educated Spoken Arabic in Egypt and the Levant, with Special Reference To Participle and Tense." Journal of Linguistics 14.227-58.

Mitchell, T. F. and Shahir El-Hassan. 1994. Modality, Mood and Aspect in Spoken Arabic, with Special Reference To Egypt and the Levant. London: Kegan Paul.

Mohammad, Mahmoud Dawood. 1983. "The Semantics of Tense and Aspect in English and Modern Standard Arabic." PhD dissertation.

Mughazy, Mustafa A. 2005. "Rethinking Lexical Aspect in Egyptian Arabic." Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics XVII-XVIII: Papers From the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Annual Symposia on Arabic Linguistics. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 133-72.

Naim-Sanbar, Samia. 1993. "Performatifs Explicites et le 'Présent' d'Allocution: Paroles Yémenites." [Explicit Performatives and the “Present” of Allocution: Yemenite Words.] Langage et Société 66.41-61.

Nebes, Norbert. 1982. Funktionsanalyse von Kana Yaf’alu: ein Beitrag zur Verbalsyntax des Althocharabischen Mit Besonderer Berucksichtigung der Tempus- und Aspektproblematik. [A Functional Analysis of Kana Yaf'alu: a Contribution on the Verbal Syntax of Classical Arabic with Special Regard To the Problem of Tense and Aspect.] Hildesheim: Olms.

_____. 1994. "Zur Form der Imperfektbasis des Unvermehrten Grundstammes im Altsudarabischen." [On the Form of the Imperfect Base of the Simple Basic Stem in Old South Arabic.] Wolfhart Heinrichs (ed.), I Festschrift Ewald Wagner zum 65. Geburtstag: Semitische Studien Unter Besonderer Berücksichtigung der Sudsemitistik. Stuttgart: Steiner, 59-81.

Ouali, Hamid with Catherine Fortin. 2005. "Tense and Multiple Subject Agreement in Moroccan Arabic." Presented at the 36th Annual Conference on African Linguistics (ACAL 36), Georgia Southern University, Savannah, Georgia, April.

_____. 2005a."The Tense System in Moroccan Arabic." Presented at the 33rd North
American Conference on Afroasiatic Linguistics (NACAL 33), Philadelphia Pennsylvania, March.

Ouhalla, Jamal. 1993. "Negation, Focus and Tense: the Arabic Maa and Laa." Rivista Di Linguistica 5.275-300.

Palva, Heikki. 1977. "The Descriptive Imperative of Narrative Style in Spoken Arabic." Folia Orientalia 18.5-26.

_____. 1984. "Further Notes on the Descriptive Imperative of Narrative Style in Spoken Arabic." Studia Orientalia 55.379-91.

Piamenta, Moshe. 1958. "Use of Tenses, Aspects, and Moods in the Arabic Dialect of Jerusalem." [In Hebrew.] PhD dissertation, Hebrew University. A chapter published Jersusalem, 1958, as “The Use of the Imperfect (without b-) in the Arabic Dialect of Jerusalem.”

Reuschel, Wolfgang. 1996. Aspekt und Tempus in der Sprache des Korans. Frankfurt a/M: Peter Lang.

Roman, André and Joseph Dichy. 1989. "L’Aspect en Arabe." [Aspect in Arabic.] Les Langues Modernes 83.135-41.

Schub, Michael B. 1982. "The Expression of Panchronic Actions in Arabic: an Exegetical Clarification." Journal of Semitic Studies 27.57-59.

Schwall, Ulrike. 1991. Aspectualität: eine Semantisch-Funktionelle Kategorie. [Aspectuality: a Semantic-Functional Category.] Tuebingen: Gunter Narr.

Shehadeh, Haseeb. 1983. "Kunt Ishtri in Kufir-Yasi:f Dialect." Zeitschrift für Arabische Linguistik 11.79-83.

Simeone-Senelle, Marie-Claude et Al. 1985-86. "Systèmes Aspecto-Temporels en Arabe-Maghrebin." Matériaux Arabes et Sudarabique (mas-Gellas), 57-131.

Starren, Marianne and Roeland Van-Hout. 1996. "Temporality in Learner Discourse: What Temporal Adverbials Can and What They Cannot Express." Zeitschrift für Literaturwissenschaft und Linguistik 26.35-50.

Testen, David. 1993. "On the Development of the Energic Suffixes." Mushira Eid and Clive Holes (eds.), Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics V: Papers From the Fifth Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 293-311.

Tosco, Mauro. 1995. "A Pidgin Verbal System: the Case of Juba Arabic." Anthropological Linguistics 37.423-59.

Windfuhr, Gernot L. 1985. "A Spatial Model For Tense, Aspect and Mood." Folia Linguistica 19.415-61.

Woidich, Manfred. 1975. "Zur Funktion des Aktiven Partizips im Kairenisch-Arabischen." Zeitschrift der Duetsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft 125.273-99.

_____. 1991. "Die Formtypen des Zustandssatzes im Kairenischen." Zeitschrift für Arabische Linguistik 23.66-98.

Zaborski, A. 1995. "Kurylowicz and the So-Called 'Aspect' in Classical and Modern Arabic." W. Smoczynski (ed.), Kurylowicz Memorial Volume. Krakow, 529-541.

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