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13:31 Aug 15, 2002
Norwegian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Norwegian term or phrase: hey søten
greeting phrase
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Summary of answers provided
5 +1Hi, handsome.Lyngstad
5Hi, sugar; Hi honeyRichard Lawson
3 +1Hi, cutie!
Roald Toskedal


  

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55 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Hi, cutie!


Explanation:
Literally, it's "Hi, sweetie", might be more appropriate for when talking to a female, however, "søten" is male gender, so...


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Roald Toskedal
Norway
Local time: 00:06
Native speaker of: Norwegian
PRO pts in pair: 289

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Trond Ruud: Cute!
24 mins
  -> Seff, always! ;)

neutral  Lyngstad: True men can be cute - but I have yet to meet a straight man who appreciates the being called a cutie - brings back images of old aunties and cheeks pinched. -- but then again,,,,
6 hrs
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7 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Hi, handsome.


Explanation:
A little more manly - or hi,beautiful for women.

Lyngstad
Local time: 00:06

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Roald Toskedal: Yes. I agree. More "macho" - unless you'd go all the way and say "Studmuffin" ;)))
41 mins
  -> thanks - now that would get a few egos stroked.
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1 day5 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
Hi, sugar; Hi honey


Explanation:
I believe these are both unisex.
Most editions of Roget's Thesaurus have a long list of these terms.

Richard Lawson
Local time: 00:06
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1147
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