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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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осьминог - octopus (5th July 2011)

осьминог [as'-mi-NOK] (masculine noun) – an octopus

Осьминог выпустил чернильное облако. = The octopus released an ink cloud.


"Осьминог" comes from "восемь" = eight (reduced to "осьм"), and "нога" = a leg.


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