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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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драгоценный - precious (2nd December 2011)

драгоценный  [dra-ga-TSEN-niy] (adjective) – precious

На безымянном пальце у неё было кольцо с драгоценным камнем. = She had a ring with a precious stone on her finger.

Мы теряем драгоценное время! = We are losing precious time!


"Драгоценный" comes from "ценный" = valuable and probably "дорогой" = dear, expensive.


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