Mishe mishe

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  • mise: (Irish) I, me (emphatic); I am
  • Ulysses 405.19: "if that aint a sheeny nachez, vel, I vil get misha mishinnah." (Oxen of the Sun; "misha mishinnah" = a bad end)
  • Mosheh, Mosheh: (Hebrew) "Moses, Moses!" (Exodus 3:4), words spoken by Yahweh to Moses from the burning bush; early biographies of St Patrick said that he resembled Moses in four ways
  • Mosheh: (Hebrew) Moses → said to mean, "drawn out of the waters"
  • mishe: (Hebrew) as soon as
    • Mishe- Mishe-: (Hebrew) first words of the Jewish Purim holiday song Mishenichnas Adar: with the following words from Ta’anith 29:a: "MisheNichnas Adar marbim b'simcha" ("When Adar arrives we increase our joy", or "With the beginning of Adar, rejoicing is increased")
  • wisha: (Anglo-Irish) a colloquial Anglo-Irish exclamation (from the Irish muise) indicating dismay, surprise, or emphasis
  • мыши: (Russian) mice
    • mishe, mishe, esp. mishe, chishe from A first-draft version of Finnegans wake sounds similar to a slightly distorted Russian counting-out nursery rhyme "Тише, мыши, кот на крыше", ("Tíše, myšy, kot na krýše", Eng.: "Hush, mice - a cat on the roof"); there's another piece whith nursery rhyme about mouse incorporated into it
    • If the allusion to mice makes any sence, why not consider the following passage from The Book of the Dead: "SPEECH OF ANI. The Osiris Ani, whose word is truth, saith:- I am a perfect soul dwelling in the divine egg of the Abtu Fish. I am the Great Cat which dwelleth in the Seat of Truth, wherein the god Shu riseth." Interestingly, this passage follows after the "SPEECH OF THE FLAME"avoice from afire.
  • mishe mishe to tauftauf: reminiscent of a walky-talky message, in which the operator identifies himself as well as the receiever so as to clarify the intention of a transmission in a crowded channel; it as though Issy and HCE are communicating with one another via the chimney flue
  • Mirror, Mirror!Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs; Issy is always accompanied by her Venus mirror