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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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пепельница - ashtray (3rd July 2011)

пепельница [PE-pel'-ni-tsa] (feminine noun) – an ashtray

У меня нет пепельницы, я дам тебе блюдце. = I don't have an ashtray, I'll give you a saucer instead.

Она потушила сигарету в пепельнице. = She put out her cigarette in the ashtray.


"Пепельница" comes from "пепел" = ash.

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