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A respectful Sicilian greeting meaning Good Welcome and a blessing May God Welcome You.
" Bentivegna, Bentivegna! β€œ(Greeting Goodfellas with a double kiss on the cheek).
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Bentivegna is a Medieval Sicilian Noble Surname native to Cattolica Eraclea. Baron Francesco Bentivegna (4 March 1820 – 20 December 1856) was an Italian patriot, who led various revolts in Sicily against the Bourbon rulers between 1848 and 1856. The name Bentivegna means God Welcome which can also translate to Welcome Goodness to the ancient blessing, May God Welcome You. Urban thought of Classic Hollywood "Mafia" Movies and Goodfellas. A person with the name Bentivegna is not one to be messed with, regardless is Gender. Historically, Males are known for their charisma and business scenes where Females are known for their exotic beauty and wit. For example: The difference between the boy/girl you date and the man/woman you marry is they are a Bentivegna.
" Bentivegna, Bentivegna! β€œ(Greet the Godfather with a Double Kiss on the Cheek).

" Bentivegna! " (Deliciously fresh Hot and Spicy Sicilian Pizza order is served at your favorite Retro Bar).

Did you know, in Sicily, women are more dangerous than Shotguns? ... "Bentivegna!" (Sicilian Expression with Hands).

... Have you seen her? She is a real " Bentivegna! β€œ(Sicilian Women are Spicy Hot!)

" She's more than a prize or trophy. She's a Bentivegna " (Traditional watchdogs: Father, Uncle, Brother. Treat her with respect or the "Sicilian Curse" will be upon You).

Going on Vacation or Greeting Guests? "Bentrovato! Bentivegna!" (Avant-garde).

Big, Better, Best? β€œBentivegna!” (Top Notch, Noble, Leader of the Pack).
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An expression of respect that serves as a blessing.

Legends say that the word Bentivegna is 'angel speech' to God. Sicilian Nobles, The Bentivegna Family supported the Church financially throughout the Middle Ages and became a blessing. It is said that all 'forgotten' Children were brought to the Church and blessed " Bentivegna ", which means: "God Welcomes", so that they would not be forgotten. To have a Bentivegna in your life is thought to be a sign from Heaven and therefore, blessed.
Going on Vacation or Greeting Guests? "Bentrovato! Bentivegna!" (Avant-garde).

Greeting Guests? "Ciao! Bentivegna!

Ending or Beginning a Prayer? " Bentivegna ".
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A blessing to welcome the Holy Spirit since the Middle Ages. To use incorrectly is to curse the Gods and therefore;

" May the wrath of God be upon you". Bentivegna means " May God Welcome You " and is both Noble and Saintly in Origin.
"As My Father sent Me, even so send I you. Receive ye the Holy Spirit." Blessed BeBentivegna.
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The most incredible woman you have ever encountered. (Sicilian Women are not only Hot! They are Spicy! )
... Have you seen her? She is a real " Bentivegna " !
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Bentivegna is a Sicilian Noble Surname that is considered to be sacred in origin. It can be used both in greeting and in prayer. When spoken with pure heart and intention, the name serves as a Blessing. Similar to the Evil Eye; Legend say it also serves as a double edged sword, depending on those who use it in jest or with malice; cursing generations that anger the "Heavens". Those that carry the sacred flame within their hearts however; will be blessed for generations with miracles. Descendants of 'Bentivegna' are believed to carry an ancient wisdom that flows through their veins. Sicilian's are known for: welcoming hearts; being kind and hospitable; hard working; excellent artistry; delicious cuisine; no nonsense approach to business and love of Family.
What did Medusa say when she say to her mirrored reflection? Bentivegna.
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