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чувак  [choo-VAK] (masculine noun) – dude, man, guy

А кто этот чувак? Ты его раньше здесь видел? = Who is that guy? Have you seen him here before?

У тебя что, чувак, совсем крыша поехала? =  Dude, are you nuts?

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снотворное - sleeping pills (14th December 2011)

снотворное  [sna-TVOR-na-ye] (neuter noun) –a sleeping pill, sleeping pills

Он принял снотворное и лёг спать. = He took a sleeping pill and went to bed.


"Снотворное" comes from "сон" = sleep, and "творить" = to create.

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