I have been wondering about it for a while, Are all intransitive verbs becoming stative with ている?

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    It may interest you: web.archive.org/web/20161103070805/http://homepage3.nifty.com/…
    – Jirei
    Commented Jul 9, 2018 at 10:15
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    Can you clarify the question? It seems obvious that there are counterexamples such as 彼が走っている, which refers to a progressive rather than resultative action.
    – mamster
    Commented Jul 9, 2018 at 14:03
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    Ah, and if I'd bothered to read the link first: skip to the part about subject-change vs. non-subject-change verbs.
    – mamster
    Commented Jul 9, 2018 at 14:05
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    The answer is no. Textbooks don't teach this, but there's a room to interpret verbs like 落ちてる as "falling" rather than "fallen", which is of course usually dominant, though.
    – user4092
    Commented Jul 9, 2018 at 14:33
  • Provide an example, since there are exceptions when stating all verbs.
    – Jack Bosma
    Commented Jul 9, 2018 at 17:05


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