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11th Jan '17 7:43:16 AM Ambaryerno
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* ''ComicBook/XMen'': Colossus often calls Katherine "Kitty" Pryde "[[RussianNamingConvention Katya]]". When he broke off their teen romance after the ComicBook/SecretWars, he made a point of calling her "Kitty". Later when they resumed their romance during Creator/JossWhedon's run on ''Astonishing X-Men'', he resumed calling her "Katya". His sister, Illyana also calls Kitty "Katya"... [[LesYay make of that what you will]].

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Colossus often calls Katherine "Kitty" Pryde "[[RussianNamingConvention Katya]]". When he broke off their teen romance after the ComicBook/SecretWars, he made a point of calling her "Kitty". Later when they resumed their romance during Creator/JossWhedon's run on ''Astonishing X-Men'', he resumed calling her "Katya". His sister, Illyana also calls Kitty "Katya"... [[LesYay make of that what you will]].


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** Speaking of Cyclops, Beast used to call him "Slim." It becomes a minor TearJerker when, after Schism, the two remark about how they no longer use each others' nicknames.
** Comicbook/{{Gambit}} has quite a few of them, usually for women, all in French. Most famously he refers to Rogue as ''Chere''. Comicbook/{{X 23}} and Comicbook/{{Jubilee}} share the name ''Petit''.
28th Dec '16 8:51:08 AM Siempie
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** Papyrus is sometimes referred to as "Pap" or "Papy", namely by Sans and Undyne.


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* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse''.
** Most nicknames are courtesy of Amethyst. This is [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] in the episode ''Message Received''
--->'''Amethyst:''' Man, I'm taking back all my cool nicknames for her [Peridot]! Goodbye "Peri" and "P-dot", hello, P... Puh... uhh... ARGH, I'M TOO MAD! I'll think of something later...
** As mentioned above, Peridot has the nicknames "Peri" and "P-dot" from Amethyst. Steven calls her "Dot" on occasion.
** Amethyst calls Pearl "P" or "Pierogi" in relaxed situations.
** She's also called Garnet "G" or [[FusionDance "G-Squad"]] once or twice.
** She often calls Steven "Ste-Man". Greg calls Steven "Stewball", and Mayor Dewey calls him "Carwash-Kid".
** Marty calls Greg "Starchild", and Steven "Starchild Junior".
** Ruby calls Sapphire "Laughy Sapphy".
** Amethyst herself doesn't really have a nickname, but Peridot calls her "Ams" and "Big A" in the episode ''Beta''.
27th Dec '16 6:53:53 AM Troperinik
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* A few episodes of ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}'' have Mr. Cat refer to Kaeloo as "coochy-coo".
** One episode had him call her [[MakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext "Priscilla"]], which was [[BerserkButton a terrible choice]].
25th Dec '16 9:42:02 AM ErebusElysium
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* Jim Lake from ''WesternAnimation/{{Trollhunters}}'' is referred to by Strickler as "Young Atlas," referring to his need to "carry the weight of the world on [his] shoulders."
19th Dec '16 3:28:50 PM angelynx
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** Alphonse Elric calls his elder sibling "Brother" at least as often as he uses his actual name.

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** Alphonse Elric calls his elder sibling "Brother" at least as often as he uses his actual name. (Though this is as much a typically Japanese mark of respect for an elder relative as it is a token of affection.)
15th Dec '16 7:33:45 AM gb00393
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'':
** According to the "New Characters" featurette for Season 3, Jojen Reed is sometimes called "the Little Grandfather" because of his solemn wisdom.
** Shae refers to Tyrion as, "My lion."
** Maester Aemon refers to his little brother, King Aegon V Targaryen, as "Egg".
10th Dec '16 1:43:14 PM Gamermaster
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* Rinne Berlinetta from ''Anime/VividStrike'' refers to her ChildhoodFriend Fuka as "Fu-chan". That fact that she does this [[WeUsedToBeFriends even a year after they had a nasty falling out]] is the first sign that her cold personality is merely a mask.
10th Dec '16 1:34:05 PM Gamermaster
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* In ''VideoGame/Dawn of War II'', the Greater Daemon [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Ulkair the Unclean calls the Chaos Lord Eliphas the Inheritor]] "Little Eliphas"

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* In ''VideoGame/Dawn of War II'', ''VideoGame/DawnOfWarII'', the Greater Daemon [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Ulkair the Unclean calls the Chaos Lord Eliphas the Inheritor]] "Little Eliphas"
28th Nov '16 12:46:55 AM sotnosen95
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* In ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'', Jimmy occasionally calls Timmy "Tim" or "Tim-Tim".
14th Nov '16 5:08:30 AM Phred
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* ''WesternAnimation/AllHailKingJulien'': While he generally uses their full names the most often, when King Julien is feeling particularly close, Maurice becomes "Mo-mo" and Clover becomes "Clo-clo".

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* ''WesternAnimation/AllHailKingJulien'': While he generally uses their full names the most often, when King Julien is feeling particularly close, Maurice becomes "Mo-mo" and Clover becomes "Clo-clo". Even rarer is "Julie" for Julien himself, which due to his position has so far only ever been used by his parents and his old friend Rob.
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