Lian-Hee Wee

List of John Benjamins publications for which Lian-Hee Wee plays a role.


The Syllable and its Prosody in Chinese

Edited by Lian-Hee Wee, Feng Wang and Yuan Liang

Special issue of Language and Linguistics 23:1 (2022) v, 139 pp.
Subjects Altaic languages | Austro-Asian languages | Austronesian languages | Sino-Tibetan languages | Theoretical linguistics


Liang, Yuan and Lian-Hee Wee 2022 Melodic-prosodic duality of the syllable: An application to ChineseThe Syllable and its Prosody in Chinese, Wee, Lian-Hee, Feng Wang and Yuan Liang (eds.), pp. 82–115
Implicit in all current theories of the syllable is some assumption of the internal configuration. Prevalent among these are the onset-rime (OR) and the moraic (μ) models, both supported by rather different types of evidence. The OR model favors an interpretation where constituency is exhaustive… read more | Article
Wee, Lian-Hee, Feng Wang and Yuan Liang 2022 PrefaceThe Syllable and its Prosody in Chinese, Wee, Lian-Hee, Feng Wang and Yuan Liang (eds.), pp. 1–3
As an empirical study, linguistic investigations rely heavily on the selection of suitable subject speakers as representatives of a language community, which in turn underline the necessity of determining representativeness. Through explicit description of the parameters that define a target… read more | Article
Kumar, Srinivas S. and Lian-Hee Wee 2014 Review of Agnihotri & Singh (2013): Indian English: Towards a New ParadigmIdeophones: Between Grammar and Poetry, Lahti, Katherine, Rusty Barrett and Anthony K. Webster (eds.), pp. 515–519
In the Tianjin dialect, casual utterance of familiar trisyllabic sequences often induces deletion of phonological segments so that for a trisyllabic string, the non-final syllables would merge into a single syllable. This elide-and-merge process interacts with the rich Tianjin tone sandhi system to… read more | Article