sofa - a long, stuffed seat with a back and ends or end, used for reclining; attrib., as sofa-corner, -cover, -cushion, etc.
set on - to advance, go forward
subterrane - an underground cave, chamber, or dwelling
get into - to come to be, result in being, in (a certain state or condition)
barabarous (Joyce's note)
underdown - the down below the outer feathers of birds
congregational - of or pertaining to a congregation; performed by a congregation of worshippers collectively + vibrational - of or pertaining to vibration; vibratory.
or (Armenian) - that
slumper - to move or travel heavily or with difficulty on account of miry or muddy roads; to flounder through or along + slumber - to sleep, esp. to sleep lightly; to doze or drowse.
synoptical - applied distinctively to the first three Gospels (viz. of Matthew, Mark, and Luke) as giving an account of the events from the same point of view or under the same general aspect + (notebook 1924): 'opticals (obstacles)'.
panegyric - a public speech or writing in praise of some person, thing, or achievement + Joyce's note: 'panegyric'.
stool - a wooden seat (for one person) without arms or a back
jool (Dutch) - fun
fyre = fire (obs.)
rancer - a worker who enlarges or shapes holes
bit of brown (Slang) - homosexuality
sloop - a small, one-masted, fore-and-aft rigged vessel, differing from a cutter in having a jib-stay and standing bowsprit + snoop - to look or pry in a sneaky or meddlesome way.
bawneen - In Ireland: a sleeved waistcoat made from undyed flannel worn by farm-labourers.
Oldpatrick (Joyce's note)
a doctor Walker (Joyce's note)
tentacle - a slender flexible process in animals, esp. invertebrates, serving as an organ of touch or feeling.
flap - to beat the wings; Of a bird: To make way by flapping the wings.
cycling (Joyce's note)
doon - down + Dunlop, Daniel - the Dunlop of Ulysses (183), president of the Dublin Theosophical Society when AE was vice-president, founder of the British Anthropological Society. In FW, based on a cyclical theory of history theosophical cycles can fit in almost anywhere + loop (Dutch) - walk.
panemmenetikos (Greek Artificial) - disposed to endure all
waist - Naut. The middle part of the upper deck of a ship, between the quarter-deck and the forecastle.
wake - the track left on the water's surface by a ship (in the sea often marked by a smooth appearance).
foehn = föhn - a warm dry katabatic wind developing on the lee side of a mountain range in response to air moving across the range + Finn
tyred - furnished with a tyre or tyres + tired
clipperbuilt - built like a clipper on slender fast lines + clipper - a fast-sailing vessel; one with sharp, forward-raking bows and masts raking aft + (notebook 1922-23): 'clipper ship'.
fourmaster - a four-masted ship + Joyce's note: 'the 5 fourmaster'
Thomas Moore: Lalla Rookh + Lally Tompkins (*S*)
arthro (gr) - arm + anthropo + sophia - wisdom + arthrophosophia (gr) - wisdom concerning arthropods + anthroposophia (gr) - wisdom concerning mankind.
(notebook 1924): 'tell before forget' ('tell' replaces a cancelled 'be')
phlegm - the thick viscid fluid or semifluid substance secreted by the mucous membranes, esp. of the respiratory passages.
gutter - a groove or elongated hollow in an animal or vegetable body.
throaty - produced or modified in the throat + phrase frog in one's throat.
lingible - meant to be licked
fong (Chinese French Romanisation) - wind
calendar + song Coolin Das (means 'pretty fair-haired girl').
palpebra (l) - eyelid
minder - one who sets his mind upon (something) + mind + minder (Danish) - memories.
grand passion - an overmastering love for another person; an engrossing love affair.
prank - to show oneself off, make ostentatious show or display
kith and kin - one's friends and relatives + katte = cat (obs.) + katte (Danish) - cat + efter (Danish) - after + Kinne (ger) - chins + William Shakespeare: As You Like It III: (Rosalind) Out, fool! (Touchstone) For a taste: / If a hart do lack a hind, / Let him seek out Rosalind. / If the cat will after kind, / So be sure will Rosalind.
choosing - selection, picking out
harman - a constable
- performed by or adapted to both eyes + Joyce's note: '
occu / +occult
theeupon ^+theeuponthus+^ I ^+ do+^ oculise my most inmost Ego | JJA 56:002
| Aug 1923 |
memorrimus (l) - most mindful
ego tum (l) - I then; I at that time
super (l) - over, above
de profundis - the first words of the Latin version of Psalm cxxx (cxxix) = 'Out of the depths (have I cried)'; a cry from the depths of sorrow, misery, or degradation.
immateriality - an immaterial thing, existence, or essence; said of forms of energy, or of the conceptions of pure mathematics; said of spiritual beings or essences.
pancosmic - pertaining or relating to the whole universe
urge - an impelling motive, force, pressure, etc.
immanence - the fact or condition of being immanent (indwelling, inherent; actually present or abiding in).
Sinn Féin, Sinn Féin Amháin (Irish) - Ourselves, Ourselves Alone (slogan)
Caller Herring (song)
exteriorize - to make exterior; to realize (a conception) in outward form; to attribute an external existence to (states of consciousness).
our here now
solod (r) - salt
lukewarm - a lukewarm person; one who is by no means enthusiastic.
gaseous - having the nature, or in the condition, of gas
pugnoplagens (l) - beating with fists + pugno (it) - fist.
intuition - Scholastic Philos: The spiritual perception or immediate knowledge, ascribed to angelic and spiritual beings, with whom vision and knowledge are identical; Mod. Philos: The immediate apprehension of an object by the mind without the intervention of any reasoning process; a particular act of such apprehension.