Cheng-Wei Lin

List of John Benjamins publications for which Cheng-Wei Lin plays a role.


Unlike previous rule/constraint-based analyses, this study approaches the stress system in Arabic from a completely probabilistic perspective. In this view of language, the stress system can be understood as interaction between various relevant types of conditioning factors for stress, which is… read more | Chapter
This study extends the scope of the principle of feature economy (Clements, 2003) to the diachronic level, where it serves as one of the principles for sound change. The principle predicts that newer varieties of a language will have more efficient sound systems than older varieties do. This study… read more | Article