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One of my life's strangest experiences was unexpectedly ending up in Cairo, where there was a sort of extremely cheap hotel full of Japanese backpackers, part of which is described below.


I can understand how most of that works, but how does the word など function here? Is it used when giving a list of examples?

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Related: How to say, “things like” – Flaw Jan 30 '12 at 1:02

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など functions like "etc." You can see it commonly at the end of a list to indicate "other stuff like this" without having to exhaustively list every item out.

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