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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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предок - an ancestor

предок  [PRE-dak] (masculine noun) – an ancestor

Один из его предков сражался в Крымской войне. = One of his ancestors fought in the Crimean War.


"Предки" is also an informal (and not very respectful!) word for "parents". "А где твои предки? Дома?" = And where are your parents? At home?


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