allmerciful + mazi (Turkish) - olden times; past tense + mazi (gr) - together + "Original title [of Necronomicon] Al Azif being the word used by the Arabs to designate that nocturnal sound (made by insects) supposed to be the howling of demons. Composed by Abdul Alhazred, a mad poet of Sanaa, in Yemen, who is said to have flourished in the time of the Ommiade Caliphs, circa A.D. 700." (H. P. Lovecraft, The History and Chronology of the Necronomicon).
halo - to surround, encompass, or invest with a halo (the circle or disk of light with which the head is surrounded in representations of Christ and the Saints) + Hallow Eve (Halloween).
rill - a small stream; a brook, runnel, rivulet; Phonetics. Used attrib. to designate a fricative produced by forcing air through a groove-like aperture between the tongue and the roof of the mouth + "riverrun" [003.01]
unhemmed - not hemmed; unconfined, unrestrained
uneven - not smooth or level; irregular, broken, rugged + Lord's Prayer: 'Hallowed be Thy name, Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done, on Earth as it is in Heaven'.
manifesto - a public declaration of intentions (as issued by a political party or government) + mama - mother + festa - a feast, festival + "a child of Maam, Festy King," [085.22-23]
memorialize - to preserve the memory of, to be or supply a memorial of + "According to the magical tradition, there are some four thousand "names" of the Goddess Sekhmet. These names, sometimes also referred to as "Epithets," describe various aspects and attributes of of the Goddess, are "Titles" accorded Her, refer to events and places connected to Her, or relate to Her in some other way. The "Names" are thus valuable just as biographical materials, but they also have uses of much greater importance. This is true because each of the Names is represented by another Name or Word of Power. These "Words of Power," or HEKAU, have many uses in doing the Work of Sekhmet, including relating to the Goddess and, for example, facilitating the practice of meditation...They were, in fact, not "words" at all in conventional sense but sacred sounds accompanied in each case by an image, a posture, gestures, rhythms and vibrations and still other accompaniments, having only a single significance and giving rise to no associations which might dilute the "Word's" power." (Robert Masters: The Goddess Sekhment).
disjointed - consisting of separated or ill-connected parts; disconnected + William Shakespeare: Hamlet I.5.188: 'The time is out of joint'.
FDV: Untitled as her memorial it has been named gone by many names in many times: Pro Honafrio, The Groans of a Briton, An Apology for a Husband, Can you excuse him, The [only] true account [[all] about] Mr. Earwicker & the Snake by an honest woman of the world who can only tell the naked truth about a dear man and all his conspirators how they tried to fall him by putting it all around [Lucalizod] by a mean sneak about E -- and a dirty pair of sluts, showing to all the unmentionableness falsely accused [about the redcoats]."
Augustus, Caius Julius Caesar Octavianus (63 B.C-A.D. 14) - first Roman emperor, a triumvir along with Mark Antony and Lepidus. His Greek name was Sebastos. His wife was Livia + Augusta (l) - "Highness": title of emperor's wife, mother, daughter, sister; [city of] Augustus: name of several towns.
angustissimus (l) - narrowest, closest; most majestic, most venerable
Sebastos (gr) - Venerable, Reverend, August: Greek equivalent of Latin Augustus + 'Sabean Trilogy' by Frank G. Ripel: 1) "La Magia di Atlantida", which involves Southenerom: La Fonte del Necronomicon; 2) "La Magia Rossa", wich involves Liber Legis and Liber Ahbh 3) "La Magia Stellare", including Necronomicon.
rockaby - hushaby
booby - an awkward foolish person, dope; breast + Rockabye Baby, in the Tree Top (nursery rhyme).
relic of old decency (Dublin Slang) - souvenir of better times
anastasis (gr) - rising again, rising up (from the dead), resurrection + Anastasia - supposed Russian duchess + stessa (it) - herself.
knuckle down - to work very hard, like a slave + kneel down (knighthood ceremony).
duddy - ragged, tattered + dead and gone + Michael Gunn - manager of Gaiety Theatre, Dublin.
arise + arís (Irish) - again.
Golden One - title of Hathor, Egyptian mother goddess of love, women and the dead
selver (Danish) - silver + silver wedding - the twenty-fifth anniversary of a wedding. Golden wedding is fiftieth aniversary of wedding.
amour - love, affection (obs.) + amour (fr) - love + Sir Amory Tristram, first Earl of Howth + "Sir Tristram, violer d'amores," [003.04]
icy - resembling ice, extremely cold (of demeanour, character, speech, etc.)
Siseule, Icy - Mr O Hehir says, Irish for "Cecilia" and a name for a hen + seul (fr) - alone, lonely + Isolde.
saith - 3d. sing of say
"Sawyer" is a tree standing in a stream, and Peter means "rock." In a sawing-pit, there is a top sawyer and a bottom sawyer. Colloquially, a top sawyer was one prominent in society on politics + Peter Sawyer supposedly founded Dublin, Georgia. The "strame" in question is probably the Oconee, first mentioned on Page 3. It runs south of Dublin in Ireland and is also the name of a river in Georgia.
til (Danish) - to + 'Will you walk into my parlour? said the spider to the fly'.
strame (it) - litter + strame (Anglo-Irish Pronunciation) - stream + stam (Dutch) - bole of tree, stem of tree, trunk of tree + " nor had topsawyer's rocks by the stream Oconee exaggerated themselse" [003.07]
ik (Dutch) - I + ik doop (Dutch) - I baptise.
dico (l) - I say + dik (Dutch) - fat, bulky, thick.
et tu [Brute] (l) - and even you [Brutus] + James Joyce: Et Tu, Healy (Joyce's poem on Parnell's death).
mihi (l) - to me + mishe/tauf (motif) + "nor avoice from afire bellowsed mishe mishe to tauftauf thuartpeatrick:" [003.09-.10]
birthplace - the place where a person (or fig. a thing) is born + birthright (Esau).
bite - a piece bitten off (usually to eat), a mouthful + "not yet, though venissoon after, had a kidscad buttended a bland old isaac:" [003.10-.11]
hesternus (l) - yesterday + Swift's two Esthers (Stella and Vanessa).
morra (Portuguese) - die + marry + tomorrow + "not yet, though all's fair in vanessy, were sosie sesthers wroth with twone nathandjoe." [003.11-.12]
woebegone - exhibiting great woe, sorrow or misery
brewer - one who brews; spec. one whose trade is to make malt liquors + Hebrew + "Rot a peck of pa's malt had Jhem or Shen brewed by arclight" [003.12-.13]
waterman - a man employed in the supply or distribution of water; e.g. a water-carrier, a turncock or fireman, a man engaged in the irrigation of water-meadows, or in pumping + Waterman - American fountain pen.
brayn = brain - to conceive in the brain (obs.); to furnish with a brain + water on the brain = Hydrocephalus - medical condition in which there is an abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the ventricles, or cavities, of the brain.
arc-en-ciel (fr) - rainbow + 'Rings on her fingers and bells on her toes' (nursery rhyme).
flee - to run away from, hasten away from; to quit abruptly, forsake
chink - a fissure caused by splitting, a crevice; an opening in a joint between boards + Chinese (Chinks) have no record of a Deluge.
Flur (ger) - floor + Browning: Pippa Passes: 'God's in His heaven, All's right with the world'.
Collectanea de Rebus Hibernicis (l) - "Collected [Works] on Irish Matters": collection of Irish historical documents published 1770 by Vallancey (O Hehir, Brendan; Dillon, John M. / A classical lexicon for Finnegans wake).
Swift: The Drapier Letters
Britoness - a female Briton + Groans of the Britons: a letter of plea for assistance against the invading Saxons, sent by Britons to Aëtius, the Roman leader in Gaul, A.D. 446.
peopler - one who peoples or causes the peopling of a country; a colonizer; an inhabitant + 'Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled pepper' (nursery rhyme).
popolino (it) - the lower classes + Huguenots' poplin industry in old Dublin.
hus (Danish) - house
hosebond = husband (obs.) + Hosenband (ger) - trouserbelt, garter.
plethoric - full to excess, overstocked, overloaded; swollen, inflated, turgid.
hans baad (Danish) - his boat + 'My Husband's a Journey to Portugal Gone' is the air of T. Moore's 'Ne'er Ask the Hour, What Is It to Us'.
ark - a chest, box, coffer, close basket, or similar receptacle + A + (Noah's Ark).
needlework - work done with the needle; sewing, embroidery, or fancy work + Cleopatra's Needle - the popular name of three ancient Egyptian obelisks re-erected in London, Paris and New York City.
Aldborough House, Dublin + featuring Abraham and Sarah.
The Campbells are Coming (song)
parlormaid - a female domestic servant + pyramids.
placeat vestrae [majestati] (l) - may it please Your [Majesty] + Papa Westray, one of the Orkney Islands.
"Nothing short of divine vision or a new cure for the clapp (sic) can possibly be worth all the circumambient peripherization" (James Joyce: Letters III.145: letter 15/11/26 from Ezra Pound re Finnegans Wake)
portentos (Portuguese) - portent, omen + portentum (l) - sign, omen; monster + portentosus (l) - full of monsters + Over There (song): 'Oh, potatoes they grow small... Oh, I wish I was a geese'.
gonder = gander
The Gipsy's Warning (song): 'Gentle maiden, trust him not'