schatzi

schatzi

[shaht-see]
noun Slang.
sweetheart; darling.

Origin:
1955–60; < German Schatzi (orig. dial., especially Swiss G), equivalent to Schatz treasure (Middle High German scha(t)z, Old High German scaz property, piece of money; see sceat) + -i diminutive suffix (Middle High German -în; see -en5)

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