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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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подкова - a horseshoe (26th July 2011)

подкова [pad-KO-va] (feminine noun) – a horseshoe

Говорят, что если повесить подкову над дверью, это приносит удачу. = They say that if you hang a horseshoe over your door, it brings luck.

 

"Подкова" comes from the verb "ковать" = to forge.

 

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