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Re: EVA Transcription

Jacques Guy wrote:

> Seriously now, m, or iiv, or iin, if it is m, occurs only
> word-finally in the VMS, never word-initially. For the life
> of me, I cannot think of a language which does that.

I have wondered if these words might not be Roman numerals with the last "i"
written with (or followed by) a decorative florish. That might explain the
variable number of "i"s and why they are final.