I understand this is a combinations of a few ending particles, but I've seen it enough times that I wonder what general feeling a native gets from it.

Examples I remember:


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    よ and な are 終助詞, but の is a 準体助詞 and だ is a 助動詞.
    – user1478
    Oct 11, 2015 at 6:57

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I think we use 「~~んだよなぁ」 most often when we:

  1. Draw a conclusion or confirm something in a calm but somewhat exclamatory manner


  1. Remind someone (or often oneself) of something.

It sounds as if the speaker is feeling reluctant to admit it. That said, it's not so much the meaning of よ or な/ね themselves as the sentence being prolonged by somewhat easily linkable particles.

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