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Terms of Endearment Across the Globe

 Love brings the best out of us, but it also brings out the weirdest in us, as we call one another the strangest things, such as “pumpkin”, “cutie pie” and more saccharine-dripping names which would be very awkward to translate into other languages. Well, you’ll be relieved to find out other languages are just as odd about their terms of endearment, and here are some of the best examples of that.
 
1. French: mon chou/ma choue (mon shoo, ma shoo)- my cabbage
Terms of endearment: French cabbage
2. Hungarian: házisárkány (hazisharkanh)- house dragon
Terms of endearment: Hungarian dragon
3. Hindi: chaand kaa tukda- piece of the moon
Terms of endearment: Hindi moon
4. Polish: brzydalu (bzhidaloo)- ugly one
Terms of endearment: Polish ugly
5. Russian: moi medvezhonok- my teddybear
Terms of endearment: Russian teddy
6. Spanish: mi cielo- my heaven
Terms of endearment: Spanish heaven
7. Irish: mo chuisle (muh khwishle)- my pulse
Terms of endearment: Irish pulse
8. Indonesian: buah hati ku- fruit of my heart
Terms of endearment: Indonesian fruit
9. Brazilian Portuguese: chuchuzinho (choochoozinyo)- little chayote squash
Terms of endearment: Brazilian chayote
10. Dutch: mijn poepie (mine poopy)- my fart
Terms of endearment: Dutch fart
11. Farsi: moosh bokhoradet- may a mouse eat you
Terms of endearment: Farsi mouse
12. Hebrew: kapara- my absolution
Terms of endearment: Hebrew absolution
13. Swedish: sötnos (setnus)- sweet nose
Terms of endearment: Swedish nose
14. Arabic: ya hayati- my life
15. Greek: matakia mou- my little eyes
Terms of endearment: Greek eyes
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