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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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конура - kennel (9th September 2011)

конура [ka-nu-RA] (feminine noun) – a kennel

Собака спала в саду в конуре, ей запрещали заходить в дом.  = The dog slept in the kennel in the garden, it wasn't allowed to enter the house.

 

The word "конура" is sometimes used to describe a very small and poor apartment/house.

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