Cox (Richard Anthony Victor)

Cox (Richard): Questioning the value and validity of the term ‘hybrid’ in Hebridean place-name study.
In Nomina 12 (1988–1989), pp. 1–9.
Cox (Richard A. V.): Place-nomenclature in the context of the bilingual community of Lewis: status, origin and interaction.
In Gaelic and Scots in harmony (1990), pp. 43–52.
Cox (Richard A. V.): Allt Loch Dhaile Beaga: place-name study in the west of Scotland.
In Nomina 14 (1990), pp. 83–96.
Cox (Richard A. V.): The origin and relative chronology of shader-names in the Hebrides.
In SGS 16 (1990), pp. 95–113.
Argues that shader-names derive from ON sǽtr only, and suggests a revision of the traditional relative chronology of the Norse place-name elements in the West of Scotland.
Cox (Richard A. V.): Norse-Gaelic contact in the west of Lewis: the place-name evidence.
In Language contact in the British Isles (1991), pp. 479–494.
Cox (Richard A. V.): The Norse element in Scottish Gaelic.
In ÉtC 29 (1992), pp. 136–145.
Examines the phonology and morphology of both lexical and toponymic loan material.
Cox (Richard): The Norse language in Celtic Scotland.
Cox (Richard A. V.): Time and aspect in the Scottish Gaelic verbal system: a working paper on definitions and presentation.
In SGS 17 (1996), pp. 82–86.
Mayo (Peter J.) (ed.): The year’s work in modern language studies 1996.
YWMLS, 58. London: Modern Humanities Research Association, 1996. xii + 1163 pp.
pp. 654-672: Irish studies: Early Irish, by Uáitéar Mac Gearailt;
pp. 673-679: Scottish Gaelic studies, by Richard A. V. Cox.
Cox (Richard A. V.), Mac Gearailt (Uáitéar)
Cox (Richard A. V.): Modern Scottish Gaelic reflexes of two Pictish words: *pett and *lannerc.
In Nomina 20 (1997), pp. 47–58.
ScG Peit-, Lannraig, etc.
Cox (Richard A. V.): Onomastic luggage: variability in the onomastic landscape.
In Nomina 21 (1998), pp. 15–28.
Discusses various processes of metonymy in Scottish place-names.
Cox (Richard A. V.): Tokenism in Gaelic: the language of appeasement.
In ScotL 17 (1998), pp. 70–81.
Parkinson (Stephen) (ed.): The year’s work in modern language studies 1997.
YWMLS, 59. London: Modern Humanities Research Association, 1998. xii + 1098 pp.
pp. 626-631: Scottish Gaelic studies, by Richard A. V. Cox.
Cox (Richard A. V.)
Cox (Richard A. V.): LeumaraghLeumrabhagh.
In SGS 19 (1999), pp. 253–256.
On the Gaelic forms and possible origins of the place-name village name Leumaragh, Leumrabhagh (anglicised as Lemreway), in Lewis.
Cox (Richard A. V.): The language of the Ogam inscriptions of Scotland: contributions to the study of Ogam, Runic, and Roman alphabet inscriptions in Scotland.
SGS monogr. ser., 1. Aberdeen: Department of Celtic, University of Aberdeen, 1999. xvi + 187 pp., tbls., figs., map. (Scottish Gaelic Studies monograph series, 1).
Rev. by
Thomas Owen Clancy, in Peritia 13 (1999), pp. 332-341.
Sabine Ziegler, in Kratylos 47 (2002), pp. 212-213.
Parkinson (Stephen) (ed.): The year’s work in modern language studies 1998.
YWMLS, 60. London: Modern Humanities Research Association, 1999. xii + 1047 pp.
pp. 539-542: Scottish Gaelic studies, by Richard A. V. Cox.
Cox (Richard A. V.)
Cox (Richard A. V.): The phonological development of Scottish Gaelic uinneag ‘window’ and related questions.
In SGS 20 (2000), pp. 212–221.
Cox (Richard A. V.): Notes on the question of the development of Old Norse bólstaðr in Hebridean nomenclature.
In Nomina 25 (2002), pp. 12–28.
Cox (Richard A. V.): Clach an Truiseil.
In JCeltL 7 (Dec., 2002), pp. 159–166.
Cox (Richard A. V.): The Gaelic place-names of Carloway, Isle of Lewis: their structure and significance.
Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 2002. xii + 484 pp.
Records approximately 3000 place-names from thirteen townships on the west of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides. Provides pronunciations, meanings and etymologies of names, and investigates their structure, linguistic evolution and historical significance. Includes gazetteer of place-names.

Rev. by
Edel Bhreathnach, in IHS 34/133 (May, 2001), p. 109.
Joseph F. Eska, in Language 80/3 (Sep., 2004), pp. 617-618.
Kay Muhr, in SAM 19/2 (2003), pp. 361-363.
Robert L. Thomson, in CMCS 47 (Summer, 2004), p. 83.
Cox (Richard A. V.): The Norse element in Scottish place names: syntax as a chronological marker.
In Unity in diversity (2004), pp. 37–49.
Argues in favour of a Scandinavian model for the X of Y (Nicolaisen’s Burn of) type of names.
Cox (Richard A. V.): Magne Oftedal: a personal view.
Cox (Richard A. V.): The Norse element in Scottish place-names: syntax as a a chronological marker.
In JSNS 1 (2007), pp. 13–26.
Cox (Richard A. V.): The question of the etymology of (Scottish) Gaelic far.
In Fil súil nglais [Fs. C. Ó Baoill] (2007), pp. 29–32.
Cox (Richard A. V.): Old Norse loan-words in Scottish Gaelic.
Cox (Richard): The development of Old Norse -(-) in (Scottish) Gaelic.
Cox (Richard A. V.): Varia: Notes on the Norse impact on Hebridean place-names.
In JSNS 1 (2007), pp. 139–144.
Cox (Richard A. V.): The Gaelic book.
Cox (Richard A. V.): TamhnaraighTamnabhagh: the development of Old Norse -fn(-) in (Scottish) Gaelic.
In JSNS 2 (2008), pp. 51–68.
Cox (Richard A. V.) (revr.): Broderick: Placenames of the Isle of Man.
In Nomina 31 (2008), pp. 99–119.
Review article.
Cox (Richard A. V.): Old Norse words for ‘boat’ in Scottish Gaelic: revisiting Henderson’s list.
In SGS 24 (2008), pp. 169–180.
George Henderson, The Norse influence on Celtic Scotland (1910), pp. 138-143: 1. bàta; 2. bìrlinn; 3. carbh; 4. càrbhair; 5. cnarra; 6. geòla; 7. sgoth.
Cox (Richard): The syntax of the place-names [in the property records in the Book of Deer].
In Studies on the Book of Deer (2008), pp. 309–312.
Cox (Richard A. V.): Towards a taxonomy of contact onomastics: Norse place-names in Scottish Gaelic.
In JSNS 3 (2009), pp. 15–28.
Cox (Richard A. V.): Goatfell, Gaoitbheinn, Gaoth Bheinn.
In SGS 25 (2009), pp. 303–329.
Examines the Scots/English and Scottish Gaelic naming traditions for Arran’s highest mountain, discussing the forms associated with them and the relationship between them.
Cox (Richard A. V.): Faclan-iasaid às an Lochlannais ann an Gàidhlig na h-Alban.
In Rannsachadh na Gàidhlig 4 (2010), pp. 1–6.
Cox (Richard A. V.): Gaelic place-names.
Cox (Richard A. V.): Scottish Gaelic Sannda and its aliases.
In JSNS 4 (2010), pp. 61–102.
Cox (Richard A. V.): Issues in developing a chronology for Norse and Gaelic place-names in the Hebrides.
In Nomina 33 (2010), pp. 129–138.
Cox (Richard A. V.) (ed.), Munro (Gillian) (ed.): Cànan & cultar = Language & culture: Rannsachadh na Gàidhlig 4 / edited by Gillian Munro and Richard A. V. Cox.
Edinburgh: Dunedin Academic Press, 2010. xv + 203 pp.
Rev. by
Michael Klevenhaus, in ZCP 60 (2013), pp. 325-328.
Pól Ó Súilleabháin, in Éigse 38 (2013), pp. 374-378.
Cox (Richard A. V.): Eachdraidh is tùs a’ mhír àireamhail ann an Gàidhlig (na h-Albann).
In SGS 28 (2011), pp. 254–306.
Armstrong (Timothy Currie) (ed.), Cox (Richard A. V.) (ed.): A’ cleachdadh na Gàidhlig: slatan-tomhais ann an dìon cànain sa choimhearsnachd / air a dheasachadh le Richard A. V. Cox agus Timothy Currie Armstrong.
An Teanga, Slèite, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach: Clò Ostaig, 2011. xxi + 314 pp.
Parkinson (Stephen) (ed.): The year’s work in modern language studies 2009.
YWMLS, 71. Leeds: Modern Humanities Research Association, 2011. ix + 1014 pp.
pp. 555-563: Scottish Gaelic studies, by Richard Cox.
Cox (Richard)
Cox (Richard A. V.): The history of the numerical particle in (Scottish) Gaelic.
In Lochlann [Fs. Rekdal] (2013), pp. 247–281.
Cox (Richard A. V.): Varia: Cliseam.
In JSNS 10 (2016), pp. 206–212.
Cox (Richard A. V.), Lathe (Richard): The question of the etymology of Dunadd, a fortress of the Dalriadic Scots.
In JSNS 11 (2017), pp. 21–36.