At 13:24 22/07/2006, John Briggs wrote:
>Richard Coates, "New light from old wicks: the progeny of Latin 'vicus'",
>Nomina, vol. 22 (1999) pp. 75-116.
This is a weighty article (40pp) from the Professor of Linguistics at Univ
Sussex, and answers most questions and speculations on the subject.
Nomina (ISSN 01416340) is published by the Society of Name Studies in
Britain and Ireland http://www.snsbi.org.uk/, which I strongly recommend to
anyone seriously interested in placenames, and to a certain extend surnames
and other names as well.
Back numbers of Nomina can be obtained from Paul Watkins Publishing
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