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What does the final て in 待ってて signify?

In this scene a young girl, Yotsuba, drops in on her neighbors for some breakfast. The mother who's cooking breakfast says: 「今お父さんの焼いてるからその次ねー。ちょっと待っててー。」 So I guess she's preparing her husbands ...
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What exactly is this でね construction?

The following dialogue is from the video game Final Fantasy VI: 宿屋{やどや}の[親父]{おやじ}は、[余所者]{よそもの}が[嫌]{きら}いでね。 I think I understand this sentence. It means something like "the old man at the inn ...
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The meaning of a て-form verb at the end of this sentence

There are many explanations of t-form at the end of the sentence on internet like: 1) Connecting to other clauses, or if there is no continuation, expressing that you want to continue.て form at end ...
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Meaning of てさ after て form

I could not find anything about it. What does it mean? 崇君は漫画ばっかり読んでてさ。
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Why is there て form at the end of the sentence?

明日みんなで桜を見に行くんですが、先生もいっしょにいらっしゃらないかなと思いまして。 Why is it there? And does it make any difference in meaning compared to dictionary form for example?
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でございまして in this sentence?

それが困ったことに、次はスープでございまして。 Now that I think of it, I had jotted down another sentence that looks like the same : 海外では魔女はとても人気のあるカテゴリーでしてね Why are ございます and です conjugated that way ?
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Sentence ending でな

レモン・キャンディーじゃよ。マグルの食べる甘いものじゃが、わしゃ、これが好きでな。 A lemon sweet. It's a sweet thing that muggles eat. I like this ??? I understand the concept of role language for portraying different kinds of character. ...
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Explanation of 「雪も降ってきて」

What does it mean to have も plus the て form and きて?A translation gives me “Now that it’s snowing...” so does するもしてきて mean “Now that it’s X...”? Or is there another meaning to it?
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Yotsubato! What does いてー mean?

I'm currently reading yotsubato and I am a bit confused on what いてー means in this sentence. あ いや ちいさいむすめがいてー。
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Who “acts out” the verb here?

https://i.imgur.com/3cb9EjH.png Found it while browsing fan forums on Nier automata. I'm not sure what the second paragraph means here? It looks like the speaker cuts himself off. Who does the ...
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te-form being used two times with the same verb

I saw the following sentences in a picture (attached to the footnotes) and the way it's written exactly the same: ありがとうございます が溢れて溢れて 悲しくて悲しくて 人にお花を買いたいと思う気持ち。 Since it's from a social media, I ...
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「強さを、孤独を、知る者たち。それは、変わることは無く。」 How do I interpret 変わる here?

Im reading a comic and this is the heading of the chapter. I looked up the english chapter and the translation was "Those who know power and solitude. Know nothing of each other". I'm wondering how ...
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What is the function of て-form in this sentence?

「また独りになるのが怖くて。」 I just can't understand why the adjective 怖い in the end of this sentence is in て form. 助けてください。