Usage Thai (Rare)
Other Forms FormsBenchakanlayanee, Benjakalayani, Benjakalayanee
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Meaning & History
Means "woman of fivefold beauty" in Thai, from เบญจ (bencha) meaning "five, fivefold" and กัลยาณี (kanlayani) meaning "beautiful girl, belle". In Buddhism this term refers to a woman with five favourable attributes: beautiful hair, beautiful teeth, beautiful flesh, beautiful skin and beauty at any age.