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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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почка - a bud (14th March 2012)

 почка [POCH-ka] (feminine noun) –a bud

На деревьях появились первые почки. = First buds have appeared on trees.

The word "почка" is only used for a bud that will become a leaf. A bud that will become a flower is called "бутон".

"Почка" also means "a kidney" in Russian.

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