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  1. aryngabriel New Member

    Eau Claire, WI
    United States
    I have a Mexican friend with a mother who always calls everyone 'mee-ha' or 'mee-ho'. I'm not sure on the spelling or the direct translation, but I can't find it anywhere. I know it's some sort of term of endearment, but if anyone could help me out on the translation or the spelling that would be lovely, thanks!
     
  2. beatrizg Senior Member

    Colombia, Spanish
    I think it's 'mi hija' (my daughter) and 'mi hijo' (my son).
     
  3. duder Senior Member

    Ecuador
    USA/English
    Beatrizg is correct, and this is often combined to simply say "mijo" and "mija".
     
  4. funnydeal Senior Member

    Mexico, D.F.
    Mexico / Español

    Beatrizg is right and gave you the literal translation.

    Some mexicans like to use those blending words to call someone on an affectionated way.
     
  5. beatrizg Senior Member

    Colombia, Spanish

    Colombians too! ;)
     
  6. funnydeal Senior Member

    Mexico, D.F.
    Mexico / Español

    I didn't know, that's great. We have similar phrases,idioms and slangs :)
     
  7. aryngabriel New Member

    Eau Claire, WI
    United States
    Thanks so much everyone :) Was trying to figure out a name for my new kitten and Mija seemed like a nice sounding choice, I just wanted to be positive on the translation/spelling.
     

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