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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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губная помада - lipstick (27th July 2011)

губная помада [gub-NA-ya pa-MA-da] (feminine adjective + noun) – lipstick

Эта ярко-красная губная помада не идёт к этому платью. = This bright-red lipstick doesn't go with this dress.


"Губная" is the adjective for "губы" = lips, and the word "помада" was borrowed from French. It used to mean "cream made of apples".

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