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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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чайник - kettle (16th July 2011)

чайник [CHAY-nik] (masculine noun) – a kettle, a teapot

Он наполнил электрический чайник и включил его. = He filled the electric kettle and turned it on.

Мы купили тёте фарфоровый чайник. = We bought a china teapot for my aunt.


Of course, the word "чайник" comes from "чай" = tea.

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