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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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зажигалка - a lighter (10th November 2011)

зажигалка  [za-zhi-GAL-ka] (feminine noun) – a lighter

Извините, у вас не найдётся зажигалки? = Excuse me, do you have a lighter?

Моя зажигалка не работает. = My lighter isn't working.

 

"Зажигалка" comes from the word "зажигать"= to light (fire).

 

 

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