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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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открытка - postcard (28th October 2011)

открытка [at-KRYT-ka] (feminine noun) – a postcard, a card (birthday, Christmas etc.)

Дядя прислал нам открытку из Сингапура. = My uncle sent us a postcard from Singapore.

Я послала подруге электронную открытку на день рождения. = I sent my friend an e-card for her birthday.


"Открытка" comes from the word "открытый" = open, as you don't have to put it in an envelope.


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