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Like @himself noted, it does mean 葉人をつかまえたんだな. While some dialects do have this change, more importantly it's used to characterise the speaker as a stereotypical wise old male (usually in anime or otherwise in a fiction).


じゃ = だ in some dialects. So this is probably 葉人をつかまえたんだな.


I see in your e-mail, that you mention 水戸{みと}市. 頑張っペ is 茨城弁{いばらきべん}. っぺ is typically used to replace volitional form よう/おう sounds. It is used on this sign for example: Thus, I would translate your example into 頑張ろう ! Note that using っぺ has other uses, see the wikipedia entry if you feel up to it. The main other use is to make a guess, a conjecture. ...


I believe the んじゃな in: 葉人をつかまえたんじゃな Is a localized way to say んだ which in turn is an everyday speech abbreviation of the actual form of のだ where the の carries an explanatory tone of the sentence based on context (i.e. the person is explaining something based on a query from a previous sentence) and the だ represents the positive state of being and in this ...

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