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echo junkword | truss iconv -f UTF-8  -t ASCII//TRANSLIT   2>&1|grep Err

Every missing file will show up with ENOENT as the last word. Where you get the files you need, I do not know. An AIX expert can probably help, which is not me.

ENOENT is the return error code moniker meaning no file by that name can be found.
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You could try iconv -l to get a list of the supported character set encodings.

Conversion to ASCII may give "illegal input sequence" errors for the French/German accented characters like: Théâtralité try ISO8859-1 should give the high ASCII value normally used in windows.
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