What given name means "son of" in
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Thus the name Benjamin derives from the Hebrew
Binyamin, son of the right hand, which in turn
derives from the Hebrew ben, son of, and
As the right hand, traditionally, has positive
connotations, to be a son of the right hand is probably a good thing.
Similarly, yamin's Arabic cognate yamana, he
was happy, and the Latin derived dexterity,
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