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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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миндаль - almonds

миндаль  [min-DAL'] (masculine noun) – almonds

Двести граммов миндаля, пожалуйста. = 200 grams of almonds, please.


Unlike in English, where "almonds" is a countable noun, "миндаль" is uncountable.

Synonym: "миндальные орехи".


Adjective: миндальный. Миндальное пирожное - macaroon, almond pastry.



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