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You are correct in your assumption, it is used like 「の」 in standard dialect. And like 「の」, it can be use in questions and answers. Q: 何ばしよっと? → 何をしてるの? A: ご飯作っとーと。 → ご飯作っているの。 Just be careful not to confuse it with the 「とー」 in the middle, which means 「ている」. You can find plenty of info in Japanese (like here or here) on the basics of Hakata dialect. which as ...


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I'm glad you picked up on this topic. In short, 「と」here doesn't mean anything. It's just a custom used in 九州弁 or 博多弁 when asking a question. My grandma lives in Fukuoka for a long time and I feel like she usually says 「何しとると (ね)?」or something like that. It's attached at the end of the sentence to form a question.


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The たれ is a contracted pronunciation of てやれ, which consists of the て-form + やれ. So [止]{と}めたれ is a contracted pronunciation of [止]{と}めてやれ. As you can see in these threads: ておく → とく in other contexts; similar 2-kana to 1-kana shortcuts? What is this colloquial / dialect form? 〜たるけんね How is たる being used here? ~てやる can contract to ~たる. So can its imperative ...


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That's もう一本止めてやれ たれorしたれis dialect of somewhere in Japan. 止めてやるmeans I'll (verb)for you. But てやるis often used when he/she is angry. I waited but he didn't come. I'll eat them all. 全部食べてやる。(ぜんぶたべてやる) He didn't come? Eat them all. 全部食べてやれ This is self-talk or suggestion to someone. It sounds angry.


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