graith - clear, plain
unconcernment - unconcern + coutrement = accoutrement - apparel, outfit, equipment.
postmortem + mantua - a loose gown, worn by women in 17 - 18th c + post- (l) - after + Mantua (l) - birthplace of Vergil + Lewis Carroll: Through the Looking-Glass ch. VI: 'Humpty Dumpty': 'it's like a portmanteau - there are two meanings packed up into one word'.
glassery - glazier's work and materials + glossaries
Latins + lapin (fr) - rabbit.
grig - a small person or creature, dwarf + Greeks
not on your life - not on any account, by no means + nutting - gathering of nuts.
dobar dan (Serbian) - good afternoon + grobar (Serbian) - grave-digger + Graber (ger.) - graves + The classical Armenian language is "Grabar".
allemande (fr) - German + ARMENIA - ancient country in West Asia; now a landlocked mountainous country in Eurasia between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea.
Darius - 6th-century Persian king, defeated at Marathon + C. Marius (l) - conqueror of Jugurtha, seven times consul + Dariiamauish (Elamite) - Darius (mentioned in Meillet & Cohen: Les Langues du Monde 290n, as part of an inscription of Artaxerxes II Memnon (the son of Darius II)).
zov (Armenian) - sea + orti (Armenian) - son + mazerov (Armenian) - with hair, by the hair + merav (Armenian) - he is dead.
plate = plat - plain, straightforward, downright = plat and plain
flat - absolute, downright, plain
sine (l) - without + shine, tu, re, ine, ashikne (Ainu - original language of Japan) - one, two, three, four, five + shine ainu (Ainu) - one man + ainu utara (Ainu) - men.
kik (Danish) - peep + e kik an (Ainu) - you are beaten, you are struck.
ainu anakne (Ainu) - the man + Genesis 2:18: "And the Lord God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him'.
anakar (gr) - to the head, upward + anax (gr) - lord, master + Anakes (gr) - "The Lords": Castor and Pollux + Anacharsis (gr) - Scythian sage c. 600 B.C. (one of the Seven Sages) + anacair (anekir) (gael) - affliction, distress + anak (Malay) - child, young of beasts (or birds, plants).
tutu - granny, grandpa + tutus (l) - guarded; safe, secure + James Joyce: Ulysses.18.536: 'titties'.
on the other hand - Used (besides the physical sense 4) to indicate two contrasted sides of a subject, circumstances, considerations, points of view, etc. + rand (Dutch) - edge, rim.
asking + ashke (Ainu) - hand (related to Ainu ashikne: five).
forrarder - dial. comp. of forward
exin (l) - from there, thence
mesdames - pl. of madame + Mesdames, Mesdemoiselles, Messieurs, s'il vous plaît (fr) - Ladies, Young ladies, Gentlemen, please + Sainéan: La Langue de Rabelais II.108: 'Rabelais dit marmouselle, pour jeune fille' (French 'Rabelais says marmouselle, for young girl').
messrs = messieurs - pl. of mr. + cerf (fr) - deer.
silva (l) - woodland
Schwanz (ger) - tail + Schwan (ger) - swan + she wants
God's truth - the absolute truth + Trut (ger) - turkey.
kapak kapak (Albanian) - little by little
Don't mince matters, but speak plainly; It's of no use mincing matters, or making secrets, is it? (from English-Albanian dictionary of Idioms) + minzë (Albanian) - pupil of eye.
foully - in a foul manner, lewdly, wickedly
black and white - writing, print; sharply divided into good and evil groups or sides + plak (Albanian) - old.
smut - a black mark or stain; a smudge. Also fig. + smût (Albanian) - sick.
feeble - a feeble person; weakedness; a weak point
apple charlotte - a dish made of apple marmalade covered with crumbs of toasted bread.
model girl - a woman, who is employed to display clothes by wearing them + moll (ger) - minor (music) + molle (Albanian) - apple + vogel (Albanian) - small + Vogel (German) = vogel (Dutch) - bird.
spisse (l) - thickly, closely; rapidly
peach - to inform against, betray + péché (fr) - sin.
honey - A term of endearment: Sweet one, sweetheart, darling
camelia - a moderate strong red + camélia (fr) - prostitute.
pants - drawers; underpants, panties, or shorts worn as an outer garment
truthful - sincere; accurate and sincere in describing reality
A double n (Ann) + Dublin.
treestone - a precious stone having tree-like markings + Tristan
Isolde + ysol (Welsh) - consuming, devouring
mons - pl. of mon (man, abbr. of monsieur); mountain (*E*) + mons Veneris (l) - "Mound of Venus": prominence above the pubic bones in women.
tent peg - one of the (usually wooden) pegs, with a notch at the upper end, to which when stuck in the ground the ropes of a tent are fastened + Ancient Arabs believed mountains kept the earth steady, as pegs do a tent (mentioned in Koran 78:7)
pal - a close friend
on the run - in flight esp. in order to escape the police
badman - outlaw, desperado
Venis = Venice + penis
kathairo (gr) - to cleanse
take charge - to assume care, custody, command or control
waxwork - work executed in wax
pardonnez-moi (fr) - excuse me
ich bin frisch (ger) - I am fresh
bey (Turkish) - Mr, sir
jiggery pokery - humbug, nonsense
talk turkey - to talk plainly and honestly exp. about practical matters + talk turkey (U.S. Slang) - talk business.
meet to - in close contact with + face to face - looking one another in the face.
mate (Anglo-Irish Pronunciation) - meat
nichil - nothing, naught
browned - made brown + Bruno
nolens (l) - unwilling + Nola
devilish - excessively, exceedingly
now and again - sometimes
habes aures at num videbis? (l) - you have ears and you will not see?
habes oculos ac manipalpabat? (l) - you have eyes and [he/she] touched by hand + Vulgate Psalms 113:5-7: 'Oculos habent et non videbunt. Aures habent et non audient... Manes habent et non palpabunt' (Latin 'Eyes have they, but they see not. They have ears, but they hear not... They have hands, but they handle not').
slant - glance + to take a slant at (U.S. Slang) - to take a look at [(notebook 1924): 'take a slant at'] + FDV: Let us now draw nearer to it since it has after all met with misfortune & see all there is to be seen. One cannot help noticing that some about half of the lines run from E to W, others from N to S. These ruled lines along which the traced words can run, march, walk, stumble in comparative safety seem to have been first of all drawn in a pretty checker with by using lampblack & a blackthorn. Such crossing is antechristian though the explanation may be geographical geodetic quite as easily as domestic economic.
Sullivan, The Book of Kells 4: (of the Book of Kells) 'in the year 1006... "the large Gospel of Colum Cille"... was stolen by night from the greater church at Kells, and found, after a lapse of some months, concealed under sods'.
tombstone - a stone or monument of any kind placed over the grave of a deceased person to preserve his memory.
anxious - full of desire and endeavour; solicitous; earnestly desirous (to effect some purpose).
pleace = please
jolly - very
a year - every year, yearly, per annum + song 'Christmas comes but once a year, and when it comes it brings good cheer'.
joist - a beam, timber + joy
unctuous - oily, greasy; characterized by spiritual unction (in later use esp. of an assumed or superficial nature); complacently agreeable or self-satisfied.
nope - definitely not, no + nobody + bobby - policeman.
truly + James Joyce: Ulysses.3.385: 'Aquinas tunbelly'.