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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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факел - fire torch (5th September 2011)

факел [FA-kel] (masculine noun) – a fire torch

Участники соревнования должны были бежать, передавая друг другу факел. = The participants of the competition were supposed to run passing a torch to each other.


The word "факел" is only used for a fire torch. The Russian word for "electric torch" is "фонарик".


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