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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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охранник - a security guard (29th June 2012)

охранник  [ah-RAN-nik] (masculine noun) - a security guard

Охранник не пропустил нас на территорию завода. = The security guard didn't let us enter the factory premises.

У входа стояло несколько охранников. = There were a few security guards at the entrance.


The word comes from the verb "охранять" = to guard.

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