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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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тюрьма - prison (29th August 2011)

тюрьма [tyur'-MA] (feminine noun) – prison

Его посадили в тюрьму за убийство. = He went to prison for a murder.

Её брата выпустили из тюрьмы вчера. = Her brother was let out of prison yesterday.


Adjective: тюремный. Тюремное заключение = imprisonment.

Also "тюряга" = a slang word for "тюрьма".

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