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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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вдова - a widow (22nd September 2011)

вдова [vda-VA] (feminine noun) – a widow

Журналист поговорил с вдовой погибшего шахтёра. = The journalist has talked with the widow of the dead miner.


Вдовец - a widower

Овдоветь - to become a widow/widower. После того, как Василий овдовел, он начал много пить. = After having lost his wife, Vasily started drinking a lot.



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