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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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рукопись - manuscript (27th July 2011)

рукопись [RU-ka-pis'] (feminine noun) – a manuscript

Первая рукопись этой книги сильно отличалась от напечатанного варианта. = The first manuscript of this book was very different from the published version.


"Рукопись" comes from "рука" = hand, and "писать" = to write.  

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