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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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мыло - soap (5th October 2011)

мыло [MY-la] (neuter noun) – soap

Вымой руки с мылом. = Wash your hands with soap.

Я купила жидкое мыло. = I bought some liquid soap.


The word "мыло" comes from "мыть" = to wash. "Мыло" also means "an email" in informal Russian!


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