Translation of cariño in English:

cariño

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  • 1 1.1 (afecto) le tengo mucho cariño a este anillo I'm very fond of o attached to this ring siento muchísimo cariño por ella I have a great affection o fondness for her, I am very fond of her te ha tomado mucho cariño he's become very fond of you te lo presto, pero trátalo con cariño I'll lend it to you, but take good care of it cuando la veas dale mis cariños give her my love when you see her cariños por tu casa/a tu mujer (AmL) (send my) love to your family/your wife niños sedientos de cariño children starved of affection cariños, Beatriz (en cartas) (esp AmL) love, Beatriz 1.2 (AmL) (caricia) hágale un cariñito a su tía give your aunt a hug ( o kiss etc) no pierden la ocasión de hacerse cariño they never miss a chance to have a little cuddle ( o a hug and a kiss etc) 1.3 (como apelativo) dear, honey, love (BrE) no llores cariño don't cry, dear
  • 2 (Chi) [familiar/colloquial] (pequeño obsequio) es solo un cariño it's just a little something como sea su cariño (Chi) [familiar/colloquial] whatever you can spare

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