bamboo - a genus of giant-grasses numerous species of which are common throughout the tropics + bimbo (Hungarian) - bud + bimbo (it) - boy, male baby, child + Buddha, when established as 'The Master', lived in the Bamboo Wood.


sinse (Irish Pronunciation) - sense + since + Original Sin.

yearning - intense longing or desire + FDV: We feel unspeechably thoughtless over it all so please kindly communicake with the original sinse we are only learning yearning how to burgeon.

burgeon - to bud or sprout; to begin to grow + begin

mille (l, fr) - thousand

sentiment - tender, romantic, or nostalgic feeling or emotion + centum (l) - a hundred + cent (fr) - hundred + centimes (fr) - hundredth parts of a franc, cents.

mislay - to lay (a thing) by accident in a place where it cannot readily be found + dead, lost or mislaid.

King of Snakes encircled and warmed the Buddha

slough - skin shed by a snake or other reptile; to cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers

nip - a fragment, little bit; a pinch with the nails or teeth + FDV: It was milliems of centiments dead lost or mislaid on them but bub we can change in the bite of a napple so long as we can see your quick.

nipple + snake/apple (Genesis)

dead certain - absolutely certain

quick - transf. of things (esp. immaterial things): The central, vital, or most important part + II Timothy 4:1: 'the quick and the dead'.

aye - As an affirmative response to a question: Yes; even so + Matthew 5:38: 'an eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth' (also Exodus 21:24) + Buddha's story of Visvamitra's lost children, who were recognised by their eyes.

beg the question - to take for granted the matter in dispute, to assume without proof + questus (l) - a complaint + questua (it) - begging, collection.

luteus (l) - yellow + Buddha played lute while teaching.

Buddha's begging bowl

tingling - a thrilling, stinging, or smarting sensation; a continued light ringing sound of a small bell or the like + tickling - method of catching trout.

tangle - to twist together or entwine into a confusing mass

ticement = enticement - the action of alluring or attracting; attractive quality, fascination

ma chère (fr) - my dear (feminine)

to be off - a graphic expression for 'to go at once, take oneself off'

cauda - a tail-like appendage + sursum corda (l) - hearts upward, lift up your hearts + sursum cauda (l) - tail up!

handmade - made by hand + handmaid - a female personal attendant or servant + According to Plutarch, Isis had not recovered the phallus of Osiris, rather she herself "hand-made" an imitation + Luke 1:38: 'Behold the handmaid of the Lord' (Angelus) + FDV: Behose, our handmades for to the lured!

nuns + for the nonce - for the occasion; hence (in modern use), for the time being.

amateur + amatory - pertaining to love-making + amma (Hebrew) - maid + FDV: To these nunce we are yours in ammatures but well come that day we shall ope to be ores.

welcome (that day we shall hope to be whores)

hoax - something intended to deceive + Hochzeit (ger) - marriage, wedding [.16]

gifte (Danish) - to give in marriage, to marry off + giving in marriage + FDV: No more hoaxites! No more gifting in memnage!

mennage = manage - an enclosed space for the training of saddle-horses and for the practice of horsemanship; a riding-school + ménage (fr) - housekeeping, household, married couple.

Vania - diminutive of Ivan (equivalent to Shaun) + Vanitas, vanitas vanitatum, omne vanitas (l) - Vanity, vanity of vanities, all [is] vanity (Ecclesiastes 1:2).

Domine (l) - O Lord

high time - elated, merry, hilarious (time) + Hochzeit (ger) - marriage, wedding (literally 'hightime') + it's high time - i.e. the time that something is due (bordering on overdue) to be done + time is up (phrase) + {Marriage is up and down and out Rainbow girls look forward to their sexual freedom; they dance away}

down and out (phrase) - lacking funds, resources, or prospects; destitute + FDV: Highttime is up: be it down into us outs according!

according - agreeing in nature or action + The Angelus (Latin for Angel) is a Christian devotion in memory of the Incarnation. The Angelus originated with the 11th century monastic custom of reciting three Hail Marys during the evening bell (6:00 pm). "Ecce Ancilla Domini. / Fiat mihi secundum Verbum tuum": Behold the handmaid (servant) of the Lord. / Be it done unto me according to your Word. (Luke 1:38) + REFERENCE

vermin - any of various small animals or insects that are pests, e.g. cockroaches or rats + votes for women [.19] [243.36] + (corpse).

as well

feed - food (for cattle); Also, food, fare (for human beings). U.S. colloq. 

fett (ger) - fat, grease + FDV: When there shall be votes for foods for vermin as full as feeds for the fett, eat on hearth as there's hot in oven.

hot - hot condition, heat (obs.) + Hosea 7:4-7: 'They are all adulterers, as an oven heated by the baker... They are all hot as an oven, and have devoured their judges'.

oven (Slang) - vagina, uterus + Lord's Prayer: 'On Earth as it is in Heaven'.

kleitoris (gr) - clitoris + Clytia, or Clytie, was a water nymph, daughter of Oceanus and Tethys in Greek mythology. She was loved by Apollo. Apollo, having loved her, abandoned her for Leucothea and left her deserted. She was so angered by his treatment that she told Leucothoe's father, Orchamus, about the affair. Since Apollo had defiled Leucothoe, Orchamus had her put to death by burial alive in the sands. Clytie had wanted Apollo back and had wanted to win him back by taking away his new love, but her actions only hardened Apollo's heart against her. She sat naked, with neither food nor drink, for nine days on the rocks, staring at the sun, Apollo, and mourning his departure. After nine days, the suffering turned her yellow and brown, and she was transformed into a sunflower (some researchers claim heliotrope or marigold), which turns its head always to look longingly at Apollo's chariot of the sun. This story is told in Ovid's Metamorphoses, 4.

scullery - the department of a household concerned with the care of the plates, dishes, and kitchen utensils; Hence, scullery maid + meid (Dutch) - maid, girl.

yard (Slang) - penis + cullions (Slang) - testicles + scullion - a domestic servant of the lowest rank in a household who performed the menial offices of the kitchen.

Stimme (ger) - voice, vote + stimmen (ger) - to tune (i.e. her upright piano) + Stimmrecht (ger) - suffrage (literally 'voiceright' or 'right to raise one's voice') + {When every scullerymaid shall hold the same rights as a yard scullion}.

upright (Slang) - sex performed standing + oprecht (Dutch) - sincere + rechtop (Dutch) - erect.

whomsoever - whatever person or persons; any one who, or any who + whim (Slang) = quim (Slang) - vulva.

whather (Ulster Pronunciation) - whether + FDV: When every litty Klitty of a scolderymaid shall hold every yardscullion's right to stimm her uprecht for himsoever, whetter in on privates, whatter in publics.

Roman Catholic + cathole - a hole in a wall, door, etc., large enough to let a cat through + Caitilin (kat'ilin) (gael) - fem. personal name, from Greek Katherine.

emancipated + amans (l) - lover + FDV: And when all once us romance catholeens shall have all amanseprated. And the world is maidfree.

methinks - it seems to me


begotten - generated by procreation + gytt (Archaic) - get.

till - to draw, attract, persuade; to entice, allure, coax; to win over + FDV: So tell Coquette to tell Cockette to teach Connie Curley to touch Cattie Hare and tap Carminia to tip La Cherie though where the diggings he dwells amongst us here's nobody knows save Mary.

coquette - a woman (more or less young), who uses arts to gain the admiration and affection of men, merely for the gratification of vanity or from a desire of conquest, and without any intention of responding to the feelings aroused; a flirt.

cocotte (fr) - whore

connie = cony - a rabbit + cunnus (l) - cunt.

hayr (Armenian) - father

carmina (l) - songs, poems

tap - to make a solicitation or entreaty for something; Slang. To deflower (a girl)

cherie - obs. form of cherry + la chérie (fr) - the beloved (feminine).

diggings - lodgings, quarters + the dickens! - an interjectional exclamation expressing astonishment, impatience, irritation, etc.; usually with interrogative words, as what, where, how, why, etc. 

amongst = among + The Incarnation (from Latin: in = in or into, caro, carnis = flesh) represents the belief that Jesus, who is the non-created second hypostasis of the triune God, took on a human body and nature and became both man and God. In the Bible its clearest teaching is in John 1:14: "And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us."

Nobody Knows the Troubles I've Seen (song): 'and nobody knows but Jesus' + The Incarnation is the belief in Christianity that the second person in the Christian Godhead, also known as God the Son or the Logos (Word), "became flesh" when he was miraculously conceived in the womb of the Virgin Mary. The Incarnation is commemorated and celebrated each year at Christmas.

whyfor - on account of or because of which; in consequence or as a result of which + FDV: Whyfor we go round ringing hands in hands in gyrogyrorondo.

gyro- - ring, circle, spiral + gyro (l) - to turn around in a circle + roro (l) - to drop dew + rotundus (l) - circular, round + giro giro tondo (it) - first words of Italian equivalent of nursery rhyme 'Ring-a-ring o'roses'.

FDV: These bright elects they were waltzing up their willside with their princesome handsome angeline chief chipff chiuff while in those wherebus there wont helds way oaths and screams and bawley groans with a belchybubhub and a hellabelow bedemmed and bediabbled the arimaining lucisphere. Lonedom's breach lay foulend up incouth not be brooched by punns and reedles. Yet the ring gayed rund rorosily with a drat you for a brat you. And you wonna make one of our micknick party. For poor Glugger was dazed and late in his crave, i.e. ayhe ay he, laid in his grave.

elect - one 'chosen' by God, esp. one chosen for eternal salvation; one that has been chosen for an office or function + bride elect - one chosen for marriage.

consent - voluntary agreement to or acquiescence in what another proposes or desires + consorted - associated, leagued; united as consorts + (notebook 1931): 'prince consort'.

waltz - to dance a waltz; to move lightly, trippingly, or nimbly

hillside - the lateral slope of a hill

winsome - pleasing or attractive in appearance, handsome, comely

chuff - a rustic, boor, clown, churl; Generally applied opprobriously, with a fitting epithet, to any person disliked + ciuffo (it) - forelock; tuft + FDV: chief chipff chiuff

Erebus (l) - god of darkness; the lower world + wherabouts.

mearing - a boundary (between two farms, bogs or fields) + meaning.

seethe - to boil; to make or keep boiling hot + Macalister's The Secret Languages of Ireland 34, translates a sentence from Bearlagair Na Saer as 'I saw pigeons bringing fire to boil meat at Dublin'.

viand - pl. Articles of food; provisions, victuals

miry - abounding in mire, muddy; dirty, defiled; despicable + merry hell.


so forth

bawley - a fishing-smack peculiar to the coasts of Essex and Kent + Children’s game: ('circle' game) Oats, peas, beans and barley grow.

Beelzebub - the Devil + hubbub - a confused noise of a multitude shouting or yelling.

hullabaloo - tumultuous noise or clamour; uproar; clamorous confusion

dem - to damn

diable - devil

Ormazd and Ahriman - supreme gods of the Zoroastrian religion; good and evil, their conflict is forever + remaining.

Lucifer - the rebel archangel whose fall from heaven was supposed to be referred to in Isa. xiv. 12; Satan, the Devil

lonedom - solitariness + Children’s game: London Bridge Is Falling Down.

breach - the breaking of a command, rule, engagement, duty, or of any legal or moral bond or obligation + fouled breeches.

uncouth - unknown; Of places: Not commonly known or frequented + and could not.

broch = broach - to give vent or publicity to; to give out; to begin conversation or discussion about, introduce, moot + brocher (fr) - to stitch + bridged.

pins and needles - popular name for a pricking or tingling sensation, as that which accompanies the recovery of feeling in a limb after numbness + on pins and needles - in a state of excessive uneasiness + 'percushioned with puns & reedles & his ceteras a bundle of knerves & farks' (notebook 1930) Over the ensuing seventeen years, as Joyce's materials coalesced and a book took gradual shape, it grew more and more strange and obscure as he made decisions to write it in a language of ''puns, riddles, and allusions as well.

gay - to make gay; to give a bright and pleasant look to; to embellish

rund = roon - a piece of the list or selvage of cloth; a strip or shred + round + rund (Danish) - round.

rosily - with a rosy hue; in a rosy manner + Children’s game: Ring-a-ring o'roses ('circle' game).

drat - a vulgar form of imprecation, giving vent to annoyance or angry vexation; = 'Hang', 'dash', 'confound'.

brat - a child, so called in contempt + brat (Russian, Serbian) - brother + FDV: Yet the ring gayed rund rorosily with a drat you for a brat you.