Ni ne scias, kiam James JOYCE komencis lerni Esperanton, sed disaj vortoj, frazoj kaj viglaj referencoj troviĝas en Finnegans Wake eldonita en 1939.

We don't know when James JOYCE started
learning Esperanto, but scattered words,
phrases, and vieled references can be found
in Finnegans Wake, published in 1939.  

1 James JOYCE

Eble li komencis lerni Esperanton en Triesto jam en 1904.

It's possible that he started learning it in Trieste  
as early as 1904.

asked by free boardschool shirkers
in drenched coats overawall,
Will, Conn and Otto, to tell them overagait,
Vol, Pov and Dev, that fishabed ghoatstory…

Finnegans Wake, p.51 2

Jen,

  • Will -> Vol, volo == the will
  • Conn -> Pov, povi == be able, can
  • Otto -> Dev, devi == should, ought to

pedita per tri liberaj lernej-evitantoj
en malsekaj supertutvestoj tramure,
‘Will’, ‘Conn’ kaj ‘Otto’, ilin diri traporde,
‘Vol’, ‘Pov’ kaj ‘Dev’, fantoman historion …

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