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11:57 Mar 20, 2007
English to Afrikaans translations [Non-PRO] General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
English term or phrase:darling
I am aware that there are a number of different words that mean or are similar in meaning to darling in afrikaans ie liefling, skat, hartlam etc - however, i am interested to get a sense of the more subtle differences between these terms - which ones are modern which are old fashioned - in otherwords the context in which the different terms might ordinarily be used and by what kind of person - i am basically looking for a translation of darling which is not too corny/babyish.