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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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петух - a rooster (18th October 2011)

петух [pe-TUH] (masculine noun) – a rooster

Рано утром меня разбудили петухи. = Roosters woke me up early in the morning.

Он встаёт с петухами. = He gets up very early (literally: with roosters).

 

The rooster's cry is "кукарек'у". There's also a verb "кукар'екать" (= to make this sound).

 

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