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Feb 20, 2012, 10:04pm #17
How do you do a version of Baska for other names when you want to indicate that you are angry with them?
With some female names, the pet forms ending with -ka usually sound more crude than those ending with -ia or -a:
Ba¶ka - Basia, Anka - Ania, Go¶ka - Gosia, Ulka - Ula, Mary¶ka - Marysia, etc.
If you usually call a girl Asia, you're more likely to call her A¶ka when you're angry at her.
However some women don't like the -ia forms regarding them as too sweet or even childish and they prefer to be called by the -ka forms.
Still, Dorotka is sweeter than Dorota :)
Similar situation with the male names - Wiesio, Czesio, Michałek or Micha¶, Bartu¶ are "sweeter" or more childish that Wiesiek, Czesiek, Michał or Bartek.