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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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колено - a knee (8th June 2011)

колено [ka-LE-na] (neuter noun) – a knee

У меня болит колено. = My knee hurts.

Она стояла на коленях и молилась. = She was kneeling and praying.

Девочка сидела у матери на коленях. = The girl was sitting on her mother's lap.


колени = knees

стоять на коленях = to kneel

сидеть (у + Genitive case) на коленях = to sit on (someone's) lap (literally: on someone's knees!)



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