Sentence ending particle - な - for sure, for real

is a sentence-ending particle to emphasize a sentence. It can be placed directly after an i-adjective or a verb (in its informal form). It can be placed after a na-adjective or noun by adding だ before .

The meaning depends on the context and intonation. It can mean the following things

  • A sense of admiration
  • Adding stress to a sentence
  • Conforming a request from the listener.
  • Expressing hope (In forms such as 無いかな, といいな, と思うがな)

Note that is often lengthened to the more emphatic なあ without change in meaning.

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