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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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подбородок - a chin (11th November 2011)

подбородок  [pad-ba-RO-dak] (masculine noun) – a chin

Папа задумчиво почесал подбородок. = Daddy scratched his chin musingly.

У него был тяжёлый квадратный подбородок. = He had a heavy square chin.


"Подбородок" comes from two words: "под" = under and "борода" = beard. So literally it's "what is under the beard".

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