Paul Kay

Paul Kay

"This article is about the linguistics professor. For the English comedian, see Paul Kaye."

Paul Kay (born 1934) is an emeritus professor of linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley, United States. He joined the University in 1966 as a member of the Department of Anthropology, transferring to the Department of Linguistics in 1982. He is best known for his work with anthropologist Brent Berlin on colour: "" (1969) ISBN 1-57586-162-3. More recently, he has worked in the area of Construction Grammar with Charles J. Fillmore, authoring the textbook "Construction Grammar" (1996 manuscript). He is currently working on an extension of Construction Grammar called Sign-Based Construction Grammar, authoring a book on this topic with Charles Fillmore, Ivan Sag and Laura Michaelis.

External links

* [ Personal website]
* [ UC Berkeley faculty page]

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