« Last post by translator on February 23, 2017, 08:48:45 PM »
You can also write a dissertation on this topic. I think that душечка would be a good example of endearment term which was used in older times. There's even an good old story by a Russian author - Anton Chekhov which is called Dushechka (English translation would be Darling). Let me know if you need more info.