I was reading a novel and then I saw this following sentence:


What's the function of とね?

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    it feels to me like and abbreviation of と思うね. a kind of rhetorical question, “don’t you think/agree?”
    – A.Ellett
    Sep 7 '20 at 1:54
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    @A.Ellett 思うね practically doesn't mean "don't you agree?" but "I think that way after all".
    – user4092
    Sep 7 '20 at 3:52

It's filler ね, which is semantically meaningless, inserted after と, which, on the other hand, some predicate would follow if it was not omitted.

…いいかなぁと思ってやったんです (I did it because I thought it would be nice ...)↓



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