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Shelly Harrison


  • The University of Western Australia (M257), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 5 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
1973 …2017
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Personal profile


  • Comparative and historical linguistics
  • Grammatical theory
  • Austronesian languages
  • Semitic languages

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Pacific islands Physics & Astronomy
platforms Physics & Astronomy
acoustics Physics & Astronomy
Language Arts & Humanities
dialect Social Sciences
Vowel Quantity Arts & Humanities
Aramaic Arts & Humanities
Antoine Meillet Arts & Humanities

Research Output 1973 2017

Sound Systems

Harrison, S., 2017, Languages of the Pacific Islands: Introductory Readings. Bradshaw, J. & Sato, H. (eds.). 2nd ed. USA: Createspace Independent Pub, p. 28-37

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Pacific islands

Antoine Meillet and the Comparative Method: On Shared Aberrancies as Evidence of Genetic Relatedness

Harrison, S., 2014, Romano Bohemica, III, p. 9-62.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
Antoine Meillet
Comparative Method
History of Linguistics
Sound Correspondences

On the History of Conveyance Voice in Some Dusun Languages

Harrison, S., 2013, Proceedings of the 2012 Conference of the Australian Linguistic Society. Henderson, J., Ritz, M-E. & Rodríguez Louro, C. (eds.). Perth: Australian Linguistic Society

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Open Access

Comparative Method

Harrison, S., 2011, The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Language Sciences. Hogan, P. (ed.). New York: Cambridge University Press, p. 183-186

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Empirical Verification of Adjacency Pairs Using Dialogue Segmentation

Midgley, D., Macnish, C. K. & Harrison, S., 2006, The 7th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue Proceedings of the Workshop. Knott, J. A. A. (ed.). Sydney ed. Burwood Victoria Australia: Association for Computational Linguistics, Vol. 1. p. 104-108

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper