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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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малина - raspberry (26th October 2011)

малина [ma-LI-na] (feminine noun) – raspberry

Мы собирали малину в лесу. = We collected raspberries in the forest.


"Малина" is uncountable (never used in plural).

Adjective: малиновый. Малиновое варенье = raspberry jam.

"Малина" is very popular in Russia. "Малиновое варенье" (raspberry jam) is commonly believed to be a natural remedy for colds and the flu.



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