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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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тёща - mother-in-law (8th September 2011)

тёща [TYO-shcha] (feminine noun) – mother-in-law (wife's mother)

Вчера к нам приходила тёща. = My wife's mother came to see us yesterday.

У тебя хорошие отношения с тёщей? = Do you get on well with your mother-in-law?


The word "тёща" only means "wife's mother". The word for "husband's mother" is "свекровь".


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