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12th Mar '17 11:13:33 PM LadyNorbert
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* If Alistair is romanced in ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins'', he starts calling the Warden "my dear"; if he's not romanced, but has a high friendship level, he'll sometimes call him/her "my friend!" instead. A romanced Zevran calls a Warden of either gender "''si amor''."
** In ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOriginsAwakening'', Nathaniel sometimes calls Velanna "my lady." She [[BlatantLies hates it]], of course.
* [[TheNicknamer Varric]] from ''VideoGame/DragonAgeII'' has nicknames for everyone (except [[SergeantRock Aveline]], whom he apparently fears too much for this, and Hawke), but the closest examples to this trope would probably be "Daisy" for [[MoralityPet Merrill]] and "Sunshine" for [[LikeBrotherAndSister Bethany]].
** Isabela joins in by calling Merrill "Kitten" and Bethany "Sweetness."
* Varric does it again in ''VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition'', having nicknames for everyone except the Inquisitor (though sometimes he calls him/her "Your Inquisitorialness"). Probably the most affectionate one this time around is "Kid," for Cole.
** Sera will give a nickname to a female Inquisitor who romances her. If she's not romanced, in her diary she dubs GadgeteerGenius Dagna "Widdle;" the ''Trespasser'' DLC reveals that they get together.
** Leliana sometimes calls Josephine "Josie," an indication of their sister-like relationship.
** Solas calls an Inquisitor who romances him "vhenan," while Dorian uses "amatus" and Iron Bull uses "kadan." All three words mean roughly the same thing ("heart" or "close to the heart") in Elvhen, Tevene, and Qunlat, respectively.
** A friendly non-romanced Iron Bull will fondly refer to the Inquisitor as "boss." He's also the one who dubbed his lieutenant, Cremisius Aclassi, "Krem." He may have been the one to give the other Chargers their nicknames as well, but this is unconfirmed.
** If Morrigan was romanced by the Warden in the saved world state imported for ''Inquisition'', she refers to her beloved as "my Warden" or "my love."

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* ''Franchise/DragonAge'':
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If Alistair is romanced in ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins'', he starts calling the Warden "my dear"; if he's not romanced, but has a high friendship level, he'll sometimes call him/her "my friend!" instead. instead.
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A romanced Zevran calls a Warden of either gender "''si amor''."
** If the Warden reaches high approval with Sten, he addresses him/her as "kadan," meaning "close to the heart."
** Morrigan starts greeting a female Warden with high friendship by saying "What comes, my friend?" For the DefrostingIceQueen, this is a very big deal.
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In ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOriginsAwakening'', Nathaniel sometimes calls Velanna "my lady." She [[BlatantLies hates it]], of course.
* ** [[TheNicknamer Varric]] from ''VideoGame/DragonAgeII'' has nicknames for everyone (except [[SergeantRock Aveline]], whom he apparently fears too much for this, and Hawke), but the closest examples to this trope would probably be "Daisy" for [[MoralityPet Merrill]] and "Sunshine" for [[LikeBrotherAndSister Bethany]].
** *** Isabela joins in by calling Merrill "Kitten" and Bethany "Sweetness."
* ** Varric does it again in ''VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition'', having nicknames for everyone except the Inquisitor (though sometimes he calls him/her "Your Inquisitorialness"). Probably the most affectionate one this time around is "Kid," for Cole.
** *** Sera will give a nickname to a female Inquisitor who romances her. If she's not romanced, in her diary she dubs GadgeteerGenius Dagna "Widdle;" the ''Trespasser'' DLC reveals that they get together.
** *** Leliana sometimes calls Josephine "Josie," an indication of their sister-like relationship.
** *** A romanced Blackwall calls the Inquisitor "my lady."
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Solas calls an Inquisitor who romances him "vhenan," while Dorian uses "amatus" and Iron Bull uses "kadan." All three words mean roughly the same thing ("heart" or "close to the heart") in Elvhen, Tevene, and Qunlat, respectively. \n** [[spoiler:If neither Dorian nor Bull is romanced, they may get together and use those nicknames for each other.]]
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A friendly non-romanced Iron Bull will fondly refer to the Inquisitor as "boss." He's also the one who dubbed his lieutenant, Cremisius Aclassi, "Krem." He may have been the one to give the other Chargers their nicknames as well, but this is unconfirmed.
** *** If Morrigan was romanced by the Warden in the saved world state imported for ''Inquisition'', she refers to her beloved as "my Warden" or "my love."
1st Mar '17 5:08:40 PM LadyNorbert
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* There are a number of these in ''[[Fanfic/TwiceUponAnAge All This Sh*t is Twice as Weird]]'', but the most prominently used one is ''ma da'vhenan.'' It's Dalish for "my little heart," and it's the closest Mahanon can get to calling his best friend Victoria "my little sister" in that language.



* In ''Film/BlackSwan'', Tomas' nickname for Beth is "little princess". At the end, he calls Nina that.

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* In ''Film/BlackSwan'', Tomas' Tomas's nickname for Beth is "little princess". At the end, he calls Nina that.
26th Feb '17 7:14:00 AM ladyofthelibrary
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* [[TheLoudHouse Lincoln Loud]] has "Linc" from all his sisters and the at least partly {{Fanon}} "Linky" from the older girls.
23rd Feb '17 6:41:00 PM Unicorndance
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fanfiction ''Fanfic/PoundAndPumkinCakesAdventuresAndMisadventuresInPottyTraining'' has Mr and Mrs Cake call each other "sugar plum" and "honey bun".



** Ingrid and Humphrey have a host of them for baby Natasha, including Snookie Pooks, Pumpkin Pie, and "their little Natasha-pie".

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** Ingrid and Humphrey have a host of them for baby Natasha, including Snookie Pooks, Pumpkin Pie, and "their little Natasha-pie". They even write a song about the names.
23rd Feb '17 6:34:50 PM Unicorndance
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** Spike is called "Spikey-Wikey" first by Pinkie, then by Rarity after the events of [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E10SecretOfMyExcess "Secret of My Excess".]] Season 4 has Rarity addressing Spike even more affectionately as "Spikey-boo", Spikey-poo", and "Precious Scales".

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** Spike is called "Spikey-Wikey" first by Pinkie, then by Rarity after the events of [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E10SecretOfMyExcess "Secret of My Excess".]] Season 4 has Rarity addressing Spike even more affectionately as "Spikey-boo", Spikey-poo", "Spikey-poo", and "Precious Scales".


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** According to the Journal of the Two Sisters, Luna used to call Princess Celestia "Cellie".
** Big Macintosh gets called "Big Mac" by his younger sisters.
17th Feb '17 3:13:17 PM Arkhia
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* ''The Sanctuary Telepath'': John calls his [[SiblingTeam sister]] Janine "sissy", who affectionally responds by calling him [[InsultOfEndearment "you idiot"]], especially when he does something self-sacrificing and/or irresponsible. Janine calls Helen "sissa" or "little sis", and James gets the occasional "darling". John and James both call each other "old boy".

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* ''The Sanctuary Telepath'': John calls his [[SiblingTeam sister]] Janine "sissy", who affectionally responds by calling him [[InsultOfEndearment "you idiot"]], especially when he does something self-sacrificing and/or irresponsible. Janine calls Helen "sissa" or "little sis", and James gets the occasional "darling". John and James both call each other "old boy".
14th Feb '17 3:10:37 PM ILikeRobots
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* Tiki in ''Videogame/FireEmblemShadowDragonAndTheBladeOfLight and ''Videogame/FireEmblemMysteryOfTheEmblem'' calls her ParentalSubstitute Bantu "Ban-Ban" and later calls Marth "Mar-Mar" ([[{{Woolseyism}} an adaptation of her use of affectionate honorifics in the Japanese version]]). Justified in that, despite being a thousand year old [[OurDragonsAreDifferent Dragon]], slow aging means she's mentally and physically still a small child. This continues in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'', where despite her growing physically into a young woman, she'll sometimes accidentally say "Mar-Mar" around people who remind her of Marth.

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* Tiki in ''Videogame/FireEmblemShadowDragonAndTheBladeOfLight ''Videogame/FireEmblemShadowDragonAndTheBladeOfLight'' and ''Videogame/FireEmblemMysteryOfTheEmblem'' calls her ParentalSubstitute Bantu "Ban-Ban" and later calls Marth "Mar-Mar" ([[{{Woolseyism}} an adaptation of her use of affectionate honorifics in the Japanese version]]). Justified in that, despite being a thousand year old [[OurDragonsAreDifferent Dragon]], slow aging means she's mentally and physically still a small child. This continues in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'', where despite her growing physically into a young woman, she'll sometimes accidentally say "Mar-Mar" around people who remind her of Marth.
14th Feb '17 3:10:22 PM ILikeRobots
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* Tiki in the ''VideoGame/FireEmblemArchanea'' subseries calls her ParentalSubstitute Bantu "Ban-Ban" and later calls Marth "Mar-Mar," ([[{{Woolseyism}} an adaptation of her use of affectionate honorifics in the Japanese version]]). Justified in that, despite being a thousand year old [[OurDragonsAreDifferent Dragon]], slow aging means she's mentally and physically still a small child. This continues in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'', where despite her growing physically into a young woman, she'll sometimes accidentally say "Mar-Mar" around people who remind her of Marth.

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* Tiki in the ''VideoGame/FireEmblemArchanea'' subseries ''Videogame/FireEmblemShadowDragonAndTheBladeOfLight and ''Videogame/FireEmblemMysteryOfTheEmblem'' calls her ParentalSubstitute Bantu "Ban-Ban" and later calls Marth "Mar-Mar," "Mar-Mar" ([[{{Woolseyism}} an adaptation of her use of affectionate honorifics in the Japanese version]]). Justified in that, despite being a thousand year old [[OurDragonsAreDifferent Dragon]], slow aging means she's mentally and physically still a small child. This continues in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'', where despite her growing physically into a young woman, she'll sometimes accidentally say "Mar-Mar" around people who remind her of Marth.
14th Feb '17 1:06:26 PM ILikeRobots
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* Tiki in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia'' calls her ParentalSubstitute Bantu "Ban-Ban" and later calls Marth "Mar-Mar" ([[{{Woolseyism}} this is an adaptation of her use of affectionate honorifics in the Japanese version]]). Justified in that, despite being a thousand year old Dragon, slow aging means she's mentally still a small child. This continues in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'', where she'll sometimes accidentally say "Mar-Mar" around people who remind her of Marth.

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* Tiki in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia'' the ''VideoGame/FireEmblemArchanea'' subseries calls her ParentalSubstitute Bantu "Ban-Ban" and later calls Marth "Mar-Mar" "Mar-Mar," ([[{{Woolseyism}} this is an adaptation of her use of affectionate honorifics in the Japanese version]]). Justified in that, despite being a thousand year old Dragon, [[OurDragonsAreDifferent Dragon]], slow aging means she's mentally and physically still a small child. This continues in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'', where despite her growing physically into a young woman, she'll sometimes accidentally say "Mar-Mar" around people who remind her of Marth.
14th Feb '17 8:03:49 AM Guest_000
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* In ''Fanfic/StarWarsTheSithZero'' Lyira shortens Louise's name down to Lou. However, only Lyira can call Louise Lou.
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