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  • Now, isonomy is an English word meaning 'equality of laws, or of people before the law', as is attunement, but not so "apmonia"; where did Beckett get it?

    languagehat.com: APMONIA.

  • The upper-case form of the Greek word αρμονία 'harmony' happens to look exactly like Latin-alphabet "apmonia"; Beckett had presumably noticed this at some point and made a note of it for future use.

    languagehat.com: APMONIA.

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  • Nihil novi sub sole...

    September 30, 2008

  • It's not perfect, but I like it.

    Great opening line: "The sun shone, having no alternative, on the nothing new."

    September 30, 2008

  • Nope... just accidentally found this word :-) Should I?

    September 30, 2008

  • Are you reading Murphy, prolagus?

    September 30, 2008

  • Purposeful misspelling of armonia, coined by Samuel Beckett (in Murphy) for a "map of the heart" that someone draw here.

    September 30, 2008