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    Love words in Russian

    Hello

    I've heard about book coming out about words of love in all sorts of languages. Its funny that in English we say things like "dear" and "sweetheart" and in French they say "my little cabbage". Do you know any fun phrases and words to do with love? Words that describe love at first sight, flirting, seduction and terms of endearment? I've found that website about love words in FAQ but I'm interested in the stories behind things. Things that sound odd - like in Mexico calling your loved one "fatty" is OK!

    Many thanks
    Erin

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    Re: Love words in Russian

    Quote Originally Posted by erin217
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    ... and in French they say "my little cabbage".
    ...
    The translation is incorrect and doesn't really make sense. The expression "mon petit chou" refers to pastry, for instance cream-puff, and certainly not to veggies, cabbage here.
    De gustibus et coloribus non disputandum.

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    Зайчик мой
    My bunny

    Try this link
    Я взял палку и нож, мелки и бумагу и направился к холмам.

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    There is a plethora of Russian terms of endearment! Here are a few

    Солнышко
    зайчка
    радость моя
    душенька
    звезда моя
    сладкость моя
    птичка моя
    этс...
    Hei, rett norsken min og du er død.
    I am a notourriouse misspeller. Be easy on me.
    Пожалуйста! Исправляйте мои глупые ошибки (но оставьте умные)!
    Yo hablo español mejor que tú.
    Trusnse kal'rt eturule sikay!!! ))

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    ягодка ты моя... волчья...
    Of all the things I've lost I miss MY MIND the most...

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    Re: Love words in Russian

    Quote Originally Posted by erin217
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    I'm interested in the stories behind things.
    Many thanks
    Erin
    What kind of THINGS? What stands for THINGS here ???

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    Re: Love words in Russian

    Quote Originally Posted by Chuvak
    Quote Originally Posted by erin217
    Hello
    I'm interested in the stories behind things.
    Many thanks
    Erin
    What kind of THINGS? What stands for THINGS here ???
    Thins here, i guess are the words. She wants to know the story behind the words. Where they came from.

    "the story behind things" Is a very common english phrase.
    Вот это да, я так люблю себя. И сегодня я люблю себя, ещё больше чем вчера, а завтра я буду любить себя to ещё больше чем сегодня. Тем что происходит,я вполне доволен!

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    ah!! Thanks, now I realize it!!!

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    Actually, I guess "the story behind 'whatever' " would be a more accurate description =). But it doesnt change the meaning. Whatever you want to know about.

    Всегда пожалуйста =)
    Вот это да, я так люблю себя. И сегодня я люблю себя, ещё больше чем вчера, а завтра я буду любить себя to ещё больше чем сегодня. Тем что происходит,я вполне доволен!

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    Re: Love words in Russian

    Quote Originally Posted by Spiderkat
    Quote Originally Posted by erin217
    Hello

    ... and in French they say "my little cabbage".
    ...
    The translation is incorrect and doesn't really make sense. The expression "mon petit chou" refers to pastry, for instance cream-puff, and certainly not to veggies, cabbage here.


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