Events The great list of romantic French nicknames
2016-07-20 15:19:35 TV5MONDE Asie Pacifique

For the foodies


 
My (little) cabbage

mon chou (we actually don’t know if it is referring to the pastry chou or to the vegetable) Chouchou is also used as well as mon bout d’chou, choupinette 

 
My barley sugar

mon sucre d’orge

 
My marchmallow

mon chamallow

 
My sweetie

ma douce

 


For the animal-lovers


My flea 

ma puce (for ladies only) or pupuce 

 
My doe

ma biche or my bichette (a little doe) for ladies only

 
My kitten

mon chaton

 
My (little) cat

mon (petit) chat 

 

 
My hen

ma cocotte or ma poule (ladies only)

My chick

mon poussin
 

My duck

mon canard
 

My dove

ma colombe
 

My gazelle

ma gazelle
 

My wolf

mon loup
 

My rabbit

mon lapin / also lapinou
 

My otter

ma loutre

 
 


For the classics

 


My beautiful

ma belle (ladies only) or ma jolie

 
(My) Baby

(mon) Bébé

 
My dear

mon chéri (gentlemen) ma chérie (ladies)

 
My (little) heart

mon (petit) coeur

 
My half

ma moitié

 
My doll

ma poupée (ladies only)
 

 
My treasure

mon trésor
 

 
My love

mon amour – also Mamour 
 

 
My (little) man

mon (petit) homme 
 

 
My angel

mon ange
 

 
My jewel

mon bijou

 


For the others

 


 

Doudou

Loulou (gentlemen) Louloute (ladies)

Pitchoune (ladies) 
 
Roudoudou 
 
Choupette (ladies)
 
 


 

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Sources: bbc.com.magazine and french.about.com 

 

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