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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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половина - half (14th September 2011)

половина [pa-la-VI-na] (feminine noun) – half

Половина студентов не смогли ответить. = Half the students were not able to answer.

Сейчас половина второго. = It's half past one.


We use the Genitive case (родительный падеж) after "половина": половина участников = half the participants; половина яблока = half the apple


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