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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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босоножка [ba-sa-NOSH-kа] (feminine noun) – a sandal

Она часто носит босоножки. = She often wears sandals.


The word comes from "босой" = barefoot and "ножка" (an affectionate word for "нога" = foot).


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