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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:

終わったんだよなぁ。
難しいんだよなぁ。

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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. – snailplane Oct 11 '15 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

or

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