hup - used to urge on a horse, 'hup'
hat - to provide with a hat; hit (dial)
Rembrandt (1606-69) - Dutch painter
Vercingetorix (d. 46) - Gallic chieftain who revolted against Julius Caesar + (notebook 1930): 'Farseengetter ich'.
Poor Old Woman or Shan Van Vocht - Ireland (poetic)
Caractacus - British chieftain who resisted the Romans (48-51) but was captured and sent to Rome + Carthach (karhokh) - "Loving"; Old Celtic Caratacos.
Vogt, Alfred - Swiss oculist who helped restore Joyce's sight + Vogt (ger) - overseer, warden, constable.
favour - to show favour to, to treat kindly + Favete linguis (l) - "Be well-disposed with tongues!" i.e. be silent: command to citizens at religious ceremonies.
Intendite (l) - Direct your attention! Attention! + intendete (it) - listen and understand.
dog's life - a miserable drab existence
list - to listen, hear; to like
at it - hard at work, fighting, etc.; busy
like sixty - with great force or vigour + at six and sevens - in disorder, confused.
ulema - the body of Muslim doctors under the headship of the Sheik-ul-islam, which exercised great political influence in the Turkish empire + (notebook 1922-23): 'Ulema (Pers. parl)' (i.e. Joyce saw it as the Persian Parliament).
Sobranje - the parliament or national assembly of Bulgaria
Storting - the Norwegian parliament
Duma - in Russia, an elective legislative assembly
portal - a door, gate, doorway, or gateway, of stately or elaborate construction.
casa concordiae (l) - house of harmony + casa concordia (it) - house of peace.
Hur maar ni, mina froken? (Swedish) - How are you, my young ladies?
Hvorledes har De det? (Danish) - 'How do you do?' (rather archaic; modern usage is Hvordan har De det?)
millecentotrentadue (it) - 1132 + triginta (l) - thirty.
scudi (it) - crowns (i.e. coins; literally 'shields')
ti pote, kyrie, ti pote (gr) - what on earth, lord, what? why, lord, why? + tipote, kyrie, tipote (Modern Greek) - nothing, sir, don't mention it (an expression commonly used by waiters, in answer to thank you).
cha ki patti (Hindustani) - tea
makar (gr) - blessed, happy + makkhan roti (Hindustani) - bread and butter + makkar (Hebrew) - acquaintance, friend.
sahib (Hindustani) - sir, Mr
dispénseme (sp) - excuse me + usted (sp) - you.
senhor (Portuguese) - sir, Mr
en son (fr) - in his + en son de (sp) - in the guise of.
sabes (Spanish) = sabes (Portuguese) - you know
O ta bron orm, a Chothraighe, [an] tuigeann tu Gaedhealg? (o ta bron urum a hohriye, [un] tigin tu gelin) (gael) - Oh I am sorry, Patrick [P/K Split], do you understand Irish?
hai-p'a (Chinese) - suffer fear + lang (Chinese) - wolf + liang (Chinese) - a pair, a couple.
epi allo (gr) - upon another thing + et puis alors, écoute (fr) - and then, listen; so, listen + Baptiste (Christian name) + tu vas venir dans (fr) - you're going to come in (or to) + le petit bon coin (fr) - the little good corner (looks like the name of a restaurant).
ecou (Rumanian) - echo + batiste (Rumanian) - handkerchiefs.
izmene de bumbac (Rumanian) - cotton drawers
e meias de (Portuguese) - and stockings of
portocallie (Rumanian) - orange colour
os pipos (Portuguese) - the barrels, the pipes
mios (sp) - my + es (sp) - is.
demasiada (Spanish) = demasiada (Portuguese) - too much
grueso (sp) - thick; bulky
por (Portuguese) - for, by
o - (Portuguese) - the
piccolo (it) - small
pochino (it) - a little bit
wieviel? (ger) - how much? + wee (Colloquial) - to urinate.
duro (Portuguese) - hard + one dollar
kocsis szabad? (Hungarian) - coachman, are you free?
go maith (gumoh) (gael) - well (adv.)
tak (Danish) - thank you
mugger - the broad-nosed crocodile of India [(notebook 1922-23): 'mugger (crocodile)'] + crocodile tears - false tears + FDV: And says he: As sure as eggs is known to be what they commercially are in high British quarters my business credit will immediately stand open as stright as that hygienic monument's fabrication before hygienic globe of the Taskmaster's eye (and here the reverent sabbath and bottle breaker uncovered himself of his tricoloured boater cordially inviting the adolescents whom he was wising up to do likewise in like manner) of the great Pastmaster's eye.
liard - a small coin formerly current in France, of the value of the fourth part of a sou. Hence, a coin of small value + liar
nick - to say nay to, deny; to jot down, record
nighty - pertaining to night
taverner - one that keeps a tavern, one who frequents taverns (obs.)
on the make - intent on profit or advancement; also, intent on winning someone's affections; seeking sexual pleasure; improving, advancing, getting better + mike - to loiter; a rest, a period of idleness; to 'hang about', go away, escape; microphone (Colloquial).
buck - man, a dashing fellow
to get it - to receive a punishment, scolding, etc.
James Joyce: Ulysses.15.3369: 'THE NANNYGOAT (bleats) Megeggaggegg!'
sicker - assuredly, certainly + phrase as sure as eggs are eggs.
MOYLIFFEY - Magh Life, Ir. "Plain of the Liffey"; the plain in County Kidare through which the Liffey River flows.
householder - the head of a household or family + Haushalter (ger) - householder.
years + Jahrhundert (ger) - century.
mammoth - a large extinct species of elephant formerly native in Europe and northern Asia.
ahoy - a nautical call used in hailing
guesthouse - an inn; a house or apartment for the reception or entertainment of strangers or guests.
cowhand - orig. U.S., one engaged in the tending or ranching of cattle + Handel (ger) - trade + Kuhhandel (ger) - shady business.
neighbouring - that neighbours, adjacent
monument - a sepulchre; a written document, record
fabrication - the action of fabricating or 'making up'; the forging (of a document).
hygienic - rel. to hygiene, sanitary
Fir-bolga (firbulgu) (gael) - Bags Men; third legendary colonists + (notebook 1924): 'fir balks'.
trans. ausstrecken (ger) - extend, reach out
boater - a man's stiff straw hat with a flat crown and ribbon band
uplift - to lift up; to take into one's possesion
pickled - drunk + pickle - to put into or steep in pickle, to preserve in pickle; trans. and intr. To pick in a small way, or a little at a time; to peck, nibble.
Stetson - broad brimmed high crowned hat
whileas = while
oleaginosity - the quality of being oleaginous (oily, greasy)
sgocciolare (it) - to drip, to trickle
pendency - the state or condition of being pending or continuing undecided, or awaiting settlement.
capitulo (sp) - chapter + senkapetulo (Esperanto) - without money.
conciliabule - a clandestine meeting of rebels against church or state, a small private or secret assembly + conciliabulum (l) - a place of assembly, public place.
torn - rent or riven by being pulled violently asunder
cordially - heartily, with all one's heart, with hearty friendliness or good-will.
inwit - conscience, understanding + inviting + James Joyce: Ulysses.1.481: 'Agenbite of inwit'.
wise up - to supply with information, make wise, to learn
in like manner - in a similar way