Saturday, May 3, 2014

[The languages of Finnegans Wake]

85 languages tallied by Fweet

FW pages per chapter: (I.1-27, I.2-18, I.3-27, I.4-29, I.5-22, I.6-43, I.7-27, I.8-21, II.1-41, II.2-49, II.3-74, II.4-18, III.1-26, III.2-45, III.3-81, III.4-36, IV-36)

by percentage: (I.1-4%, I.2-3%, I.3-4%, I.4-5%, I.5-4%, I.6-7%, I.7-4%, I.8-3%, II.1-7%, II.2-8%, II.3-12%, II.4-3%, III.1-4%, III.2-7%, III.3-13%, III.4-6%, IV-6%)


language (fweet-cites) (chapters)

Akkadian (fweet-1) (I.3)
Old Danish (fweet-1) (II.1)
Wendish (Sorbian) (fweet-1) (III.1)

Bengali (fweet-1) (III.2)
Senegalese (Wolof) (fweet-1) (III.2)

Amharic (fweet-1) (III.3)
Annamese (fweet-1) (III.3)
Assyrian (C8-C5 B.C.) (fweet-1) (III.3)
Siamese (fweet-1) (III.3)

Lettish (fweet-2) (I.1, III.3)
Elamite (fweet-2) (I.5, I.6)
Mordvin (a Finno-Ugric language) (fweet-2) (I.6-2)Ostiak (a Finno-Ugric language) (fweet-2) (I.6-2)
Aramaic (fweet-2) (I.7, II.3)
Flemish (fweet-2) (III.1, III.4)
Cambodian (fweet-2) (III.2, III.3)
Laotian (fweet-2) (III.2, III.3)
Estonian (fweet-3)
Mon Khmer (fweet-3)
Samoan (fweet-3)

Ido (an artificial language) (fweet-5)
Selkup Samoyed (a Finno-Ugric language) (fweet-5)
Slovenian (fweet-5)
Ainu (original language of Japan) (fweet-6)
Santali (Samtal) (fweet-6)
Yiddish (fweet-6)
Old Icelandic (fweet-7)

Landsmaal (fweet-9)

Old French (fweet-12)
Bearlagair Na Saer (a secret language of Ireland) (fweet-13) (II.1-13)
Low Latin (fweet-13)

Burmese (fweet-15)
Afrikaans (fweet-17)
Amaro (Italian underworld slang & craftsmen's cant) (fweet-17) (II.1-16, II.3-1)

Esperanto (an artificial language) (fweet-20) (I.1-4, I.2-2, I.3-2, I.4-0, I.5-0, I.6-2, I.7-0, I.8-0, II.1-0, II.2-0, II.3-0, II.4-0, III.1-0, III.2-1, III.3-1, III.4-7, IV-1)

Rumanian (fweet-21)
Volap├╝k (an artificial language) (fweet-21) (I.1-0, I.2-12, I.3-2, I.4-0, I.5-0, I.6-0, I.7-0, I.8-0, II.1-2, II.2-0, II.3-0, II.4-0, III.1-4, III.2-1, III.3-0, III.4-0, IV-0)

Serbo-Croatian (fweet-24)
Middle English (see also Old English) (fweet-27)
Hindustani (fweet-28)

Beche-la-Mar (Melanesian pidgin) (fweet-32) (I.1-1, I.2-1, I.3-2, I.4-0, I.5-0, I.6-0, I.7-0, I.8-0, II.1-7, II.2-12, II.3-5, II.4-0, III.1-0, III.2-0, III.3-0, III.4-0, IV-4)

Modern Greek (fweet-32)
Old English (fweet-33)

Turkish (fweet-33)
Shelta (a secret language of Ireland) (fweet-35) (I.1-0, I.2-0, I.3-1, I.4-2, I.5-2, I.6-3, I.7-0, I.8-0, II.1-6, II.2-3, II.3-16, II.4-1, III.1-0, III.2-0, III.3-1, III.4-0, IV-0)


Icelandic (see also Old Icelandic) (fweet-35)
Bog Latin (a secret language of Ireland) (fweet-37) (I.1-0, I.2-0, I.3-0, I.4-2, I.5-0, I.6-0, I.7-0, I.8-0, II.1-31, II.2-1, II.3-3, II.4-0, III.1-0, III.2-0, III.3-0, III.4-0, IV-0)

Old Norse (fweet-37)

Basque (fweet-40)
Bulgarian (fweet-42)
Kiswahili or Kisuahili (a Bantu language) (fweet-46)
Gipsy (fweet-47)
Ruthenian (Ukrainian) (fweet-51)
Persian (fweet-52)
Lithuanian (fweet-56)
Cornish (fweet-57)

Breton (fweet-62)
Arabic (fweet-69)
Malay (fweet-71)
Albanian  (fweet-76)
Rhaeto-Romanic (Roumansch) (fweet-79)

Hungarian (a Finno-Ugric language) (fweet-84)
Polish (fweet-85)
Japanese (fweet-86)
Proven├žal (fweet-89)
Sanskrit (fweet-89)
Finnish (a Finno-Ugric language) (fweet-98)

Welsh (fweet-103)
Chinese (fweet-108)
Swedish (fweet-126)
Armenian (Eastern dialect approximation; d=t, g=k, i=y, u=ou) (fweet-132)
Czech (fweet-135)
Portuguese (fweet-158)

Spanish (fweet-220) (I.1-, I.2-, I.3-, I.4-, I.5-, I.6-, I.7-, I.8-, II.1-, II.2-, II.3-, II.4-, III.1-, III.2-, III.3-, III.4-, IV-)

Hebrew (fweet-249) (I.1-34, I.2-22, I.3-4, I.4-4, I.5-12, I.6-10, I.7-9, I.8-3, II.1-49, II.2-13, II.3-22, II.4-3, III.1-13, III.2-10, III.3-22, III.4-9, IV-12)

Russian (fweet-379) (I.1-, I.2-, I.3-, I.4-, I.5-, I.6-, I.7-, I.8-, II.1-, II.2-, II.3-, II.4-, III.1-, III.2-, III.3-, III.4-, IV-)

Norwegian (see also Landsmaal and Old Norse) (fweet-582) (I.1-, I.2-, I.3-, I.4-, I.5-, I.6-, I.7-, I.8-, II.1-, II.2-, II.3-, II.4-, III.1-, III.2-, III.3-, III.4-, IV-)

Greek (see also Modern Greek) (fweet-782) (I.1-, I.2-, I.3-, I.4-, I.5-, I.6-, I.7-, I.8-, II.1-, II.2-, II.3-, II.4-, III.1-, III.2-, III.3-, III.4-, IV-)

Danish (see also Old Danish) (fweet-983) (I.1-, I.2-, I.3-, I.4-, I.5-, I.6-, I.7-, I.8-, II.1-, II.2-, II.3-, II.4-, III.1-, III.2-, III.3-, III.4-, IV-)


Dutch (see also Afrikaans and Flemish) (fweet-1123) (I.1-, I.2-, I.3-, I.4-, I.5-, I.6-, I.7-, I.8-, II.1-, II.2-, II.3-, II.4-, III.1-, III.2-, III.3-, III.4-, IV-)

Irish (modern spelling) (fweet-1251) (I.1-, I.2-, I.3-, I.4-, I.5-, I.6-, I.7-, I.8-, II.1-, II.2-, II.3-, II.4-, III.1-, III.2-, III.3-, III.4-, IV-)

Italian (see also Amaro) (fweet-1379) (I.1-, I.2-, I.3-, I.4-, I.5-, I.6-, I.7-, I.8-, II.1-, II.2-, II.3-, II.4-, III.1-, III.2-, III.3-, III.4-, IV-)

French (see also Old French) (fweet-2445) (I.1-, I.2-, I.3-, I.4-, I.5-, I.6-, I.7-, I.8-, II.1-, II.2-, II.3-, II.4-, III.1-, III.2-, III.3-, III.4-, IV-)

Latin (see also Low Latin) (fweet-2642) (I.1-, I.2-, I.3-, I.4-, I.5-, I.6-, I.7-, I.8-, II.1-, II.2-, II.3-, II.4-, III.1-, III.2-, III.3-, III.4-, IV-)

German (fweet-3723) (I.1-204, I.2-59, I.3-193, I.4-195, I.5-102, I.6-233, I.7-100, I.8-120, II.1-356, II.2-287, II.3-503, II.4-38, III.1-174, III.2-175, III.3-593, III.4-195, IV-196)

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