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

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/...
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