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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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радуга - rainbow (20th June 2011)

радуга [RA-du-ga] (feminine noun) – a rainbow

После дождя на небе засияла радуга. = After the rain a rainbow shone in the sky.


A sentence to remember the colors of the rainbow in Russian: Каждый Охотник Желает Знать, Где Сидит Фазан: красный (red), оранжевый (orange), жёлтый (yellow), зелёный (green), голубой (light blue), синий (blue), фиолетовый (violet). The sentence means: Every hunter wants to know where a pheasant is sitting.


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