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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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сова - owl (12th July 2011)

сова [sa-VA] (feminine noun) – an owl

В лесу ухали совы. = Owls hooted in the forest.


We also use the word "сова" for a person who prefers to go to bed late and get up late. Мой муж - сова, а я жаворонок. = My husband is an owl (prefers to go to bed late and get up late), and I'm a lark (prefer to go to bed early and get up early).


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