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や at the end of a sentence [duplicate]

もういいや 割り捨てていいや In the sentences above, what does the や do? Let's say there is no や, how would the meaning change?
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What does や after someone's name mean exactly?

I'm reading a manga and I've seen "nameや" a couple times now, but I'm not sure what it means exactly. Does it show affection? Two examples:
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I don't understand what やな means at the end of a sentence…?

for example in this sentence : 久しぶりやな i don't understand "ya" and "na" can someone explain me? there's another example : いい感じやなぁ
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What does the sentence ending particle や mean?

Out of all sentence ending particles, I cannot really pinpoint what や means. I don't meet it often (or maybe I don't have enough experience or exposure) and in situations which don't really explain ...
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Translation of うらめしや

I noticed this phrase : うらめしや said by a character in a game I played, and was wondering what it means. This site suggests "Urameshiya" is a phrase said, in a sorrowful voice, by Japanese ...
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What does the word 「こいや」 mean?

The full sentence is 「ちょっと こいや」.
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What is the function of 「や」 in this sentence?

古池や 蛙飛び込む 水の音 This is a haiku by Matsuo Bashō. Is the や particle doing what it normally does, listing items?
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Help understanding いいやって and いやだなって

I'm confused about the parts in bold in the sentence below: 山田みたいに、ぜんぜん勉強しなくていいやって、わりきれるわけじゃないわりにはそれほど勉強しないし、怒られても気にしない性格じゃないし...すごくいやだなって思ってるのに、ついつい怒られているよ...ああ、最悪の人生だね。 Like 山田, I don't study at ...
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Meaning of や in 「もうどうだっていいや」

What's the appropriate definition for や in this lyric? Can anyone give similar examples of や? jisho.org has this definition (#4) "interjection expressing surprise" but that doesn't seem ...
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The meaning of んや

Here are two examples that I have encountered ん+や  ずっと変{へん}な夢{ゆめ}を見{み}とったような気{き}がするんやけど・・・ another example: なんか、体調{たいちょう}悪{わる}いんやない? I am still trying to have a better sense of the letters ...