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There are four main parts to consider: な (the form of the copula before のだ) のだ (which has a wide range of uses and is highly context-dependent) よ (an interactional particle) さ (another interactional particle) The last three are all highly context dependent. But the character ends all of their sentences with them, right? They just pile them all on with ...
I have found a couple of links for your reference: http://www.kansaiben.com/ This appears to hold a list of all dialects in Nihongo: http://www.nihongoresources.com/language/dialects/kansaiben.html Hope this helps.
I would have to say no. 「キーウィ」 refers only to the kiwifruit to at least 99% of Japanese-speakers -- perhaps even more. Those who have lived in New Zealand or Australia might refer to a New Zealander as 「キーウィ」 among themselves, but that kind of private usage still would not count as an established meaning of the word within the Japanese language.
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