Annotations to James Joyce's Ulysses/Eumaeus/617
Annotations[edit | edit source]
genus omne (Latin) all that kind. The usual form of this phrase is: et hoc genus omne (and all this sort of thing). The narrator (Bloom?) is using the Latin phrase as a simple substantive, as though it were a synonym for ilk. This unusual practice is typical of his affected style in this episode.
References[edit | edit source]
- Gifford (1988) 562.