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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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лёгкий - easy, light (10th July 2012)

лёгкий  [LYOH-kiy] (adjective) –easy, light

- Вам помочь?

- Нет, спасибо, это лёгкая сумка.


- Shall I help you?

- No, thanks, it's a light bag.


Это упражнение очень лёгкое. = This exercise is very easy.


Note that the word is pronounced "лёхкий".


Adverb, short adjective: легко.    Ему было легко сдать экзамен. = It was easy for him to pass the exam.



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