A Raisin in the Sun

what is the the singificance of the name "Alaiyo" and how does it accurately reflect Beneatha's personality and outlook? Why is she so touched by this nickname

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The name "Alaiyo" means "one for whom bread is not enough." This really reflects Beneatha wants more out of life than just the sustenance of bread. Beneatha is also looking for her identity. She refuses to be labelled by her ethnicity or background, she wants to be her own person.