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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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каска - helmet (19th September 2011)

каска [KAS-ka] (feminine noun) – a helmet

Нельзя ездить на мотоцикле без каски. = You mustn't ride a motobike without a helmet.

К счастью, он был в каске, когда на него на стройке упал камень. = Luckily, he was wearing a helmet when a stone fell on him at the building site.


This word isn't used for a medieval helmet. In this case you use "шлем".



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