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19:57 Nov 8, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: your girl
how do u say "little ma" or "lovely girl" in spanish

Summary of answers provided
5pimpollo, or pimpillito mio
4 +1mamita, corazón, cariño



29 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
mamita, corazón, cariño

lovely girl: (Spain) moza guapa/bonita; chica hermosa/bonita, (LA) muchacha bonita, (Argentina) chica linda ...a lot depends on the geography of your Spanish

Local time: 21:30
PRO pts in pair: 26

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  maria_g: i wouldn't say moza. sounds to "pueblerino"
33 mins
  -> say that to friends of mine from Barcelona

neutral  Monica Colangelo: Has any native speaker ever heard the phrase "little ma"? Another suspicious one...
1 hr
  -> Come on, its the same as "mamá"

neutral  Dito: I agree ma could be 'mamacita' which in some countries is not very kind. Would be like "What a MAMACITA"
5 hrs
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4 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5

Just to add some more common expressions:

Reina, bonita (without "girl"), and moza, which is used a lot in this region (Salamanca), and it's not necessarily too "pueblerino".


Local time: 22:30
Native speaker of: Native in DanishDanish
PRO pts in pair: 12

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Dito: Reina is like MY QUEEN. Yes, it is used, but would she be happy to be called QUEEN?
2 hrs
  -> "Queen" no, desde luego, pero personalmente me encanta cuando una amiga me llama "reina". Un capricho mío.
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1 day 7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
pimpollo, or pimpillito mio

This means a flower that is starting to blossom. (another option). Pimpollito mio would mean my flower.

Local time: 18:30
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 2664
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