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What is the full wordplay that Joyce employs in "Siparioramoci" from Finnegans Wake Part III Chapter 2 [468.20]. It arises in the following short paragraph quoted in full. A long winded Jaun/Shaun lecture has ended. This appears to be narrative. I think "their sunder" refers to the twins Shem and Shaun (or perhaps Shaun and Issy).

Echo, read ending! Siparioramoci! But from the stress of their sunder enlivening, ay clasp, deciduously, a nikrokosmikon must come to mike.

From sources at hand and Googling, I can only find the Italian sipario for curtain, in particular a stage curtain.

What is the full wordplay that Joyce employs in "siparioramoci"?

For the record, "nikrokosmikon" gives us both the Greek mikrokosmikon: a little small world; as well as Necronomicon: The Book of the Dead, a.k.a. Finnegans Wake. It also involves a Mick/Nick pun.

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    Finnegans Wiki suggests "sunder enliving" = "thunder and lightning" among other ideas Nov 5, 2022 at 15:51
  • also in Italian, "siamo pari, ora, amici" means "we're even, now, friends" ("even" in the sense "we're level", "we're square") - or perhaps a similar wordplay with a related meaning
    – Lewis 010
    Nov 25, 2022 at 14:34

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