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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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паутина - spider's web (10th August 2012)

паутина [pa-oo-TI-na] (feminine noun) - a spider's web

С потолка свисала огромная паутина, в которой сидел здоровенный чёрный паук. = An enormous web was hanging off the ceiling, with a huge black spider sitting on it.


The word comes from "паук" = a spider.

This word is not usually used in relation to the Internet. In this case, you would normally use the word "сеть": В сети много информации об этом. = There is a lot of information about it on the web.

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