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Japanese Bare Nouns (JBNs) appear to behave like indefinites in some contexts, and mass nouns in some other contexts. For example, when accomplishment verbs have JBNs as their theme, they are modified by both in-adverbs and for-adverbs. This paper first claims that JBNs are weak indefinites and introduce a variable to be bound by Existential Closure. Second, it shows how telic predicates are derived when accomplishment verbs take JBNs as their theme. Third, we observe that verbs of creation dodblp:conf/paclic/Yoshida05a fatcat:7vqvrozpsjgodhvyyaw2wxrov4