[1] The term “stative verb” is found in Colloquial Chinese (T’ung and Pollard, 1986). It is described as  a “predicative-only adjective” in Chinese: A Comprehensive Grammar by Yip Po-Ching and Don Rimmington (2005, page 68) and it is described as an “adjectival verb” on  in Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar by Claudia Ross and Jing-heng Sheng Ma (2006, page 56).