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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?

Survival vocabulary


Learn some basic greetings and other polite words in Russian (click the words to hear them):

Привет = hi

Здравствуйте = hello


Доброе утро = good morning

Добрый день = good afternoon

Добрый вечер = good evening


Пока = bye

До свидания = good - bye


Спасибо = thank you

Пожалуйста = please ; you’re welcome

Извините = Sorry, Excuse me


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