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Quoting Roger Mills <[log in to unmask]>:

> (Where, incidentally, does the "-chae/-chee" part of the name come from?)

I'm given to understand it comes from the Aramaic _m'ny xy'_
"living Mani".  Presumably this borrowing shows either that
Greek /ai/ > /i:/, or that Latin /ai/ > /e:/.

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