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What does よ bring in 「〜ないでよね」?

It's basically the same as (imperative +) よ, i.e. request when the listener doesn't seem to share the same recognition as the speaker when you doubt that the opponent does it. In falling tone*1, it ...
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Nuance of "わね”: whose interest does「興味深いわね」refer to?

This 興味深いわね is just "That's interesting" or more specifically, "This '意識思考そのものが自律して...' is an interesting assumption." わね is a feminine sentence-end particle which does not necessarily have to be ...
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What does the long "neeeeee" (ねー) mean when 2 friends are talking?

Elongated ねー (pronounced "neeh" rather than "knee") is simply a word of agreement, "Yeah." or "You can say that." It's relatively mild or feminine. そうだね can mean the same thing, but it often means ...
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What's the difference between そうですね, そうですか, そうです

そうです is a way of saying 'yes, that is certain.' For example, a discussion using the word might go like this:  4+3=7 ですか? (Is 4+3=7?)  はい、そうです。(Yes, that is certain.) On the other hand,...
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What does「電車に乗ってたらなんだっていうんだろね」mean in this context?

Ignore my suggestion in the comments! Actually I think the way you should interpret this is "what difference does it make if he's riding the train?" Grammatically some key points are: 乗ってたら is a ...
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Question about ね particle

Given the limited context, there's only so much room for interpretation, but assuming that this is only a fragment of the conversation, this can be an acceptable answer. そうですね is a way to say, that ...
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What does the long "neeeeee" (ねー) mean when 2 friends are talking?

This sounds like it is related to the sentence ending particle ね。This particle, as you probably well know means something like: isn't it, right?!, however sometimes it will be translated into English ...
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ごめんね vs ごめん or what does ね add to the phrase?

A very simplified explanation is that this type of ね adds emotion and sincerity. So you can think of ごめん as closer to "(I'm) sorry" and ごめんね as closer to "I'm so sorry". To your ...
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What does the long "neeeeee" (ねー) mean when 2 friends are talking?

What does the long “neeeeee” mean when 2 friends are talking? If the pronunciation is a long "ねー", it means "そうだねー". There are times when you agree with the speaker or sometimes between people who ...
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What does the long "neeeeee" (ねー) mean when 2 friends are talking?

I dunno exactly, but If you tell me that is "a reply", I suppose that is a short form of そうだね。
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The meaning of the particles in "Yume no naka futari de ita yo ne"

The particle "de" 「で」 doesn't just mark the location where something happens. It's also used to mark the means by which something happens. Which can include more direct things like "the tool by which ...
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reason for the ね in いいですね。

You'll find lots and lots of resources online about how to use ね. However, the short answer to your question is that ね is a discourse marker used to manage the relationship between speaker and ...
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What does そうですね mean in this case?

You cannot tell the meaning of そうですね based on this alone. It depends on the context. A: これは何でしょうか。 B: そうですね、何か料理に使う道具ですかね。 This そうですね is clearly "Well" or "Let's see". A: ...
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When are less syllables or words MORE formal / LESS casual? Eg Goodbye: じゃあね vs just じゃあ

Btw, is the n supposed to be in red too? Yes; editing for these kinds of videos has minor slip-ups like that all the time. What's up with that MORE syllables are actually LESS formal / MORE casual? ...
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When are less syllables or words MORE formal / LESS casual? Eg Goodbye: じゃあね vs just じゃあ

The answer to your sub question 1 is yes. The ne at the end should be red, not just e. I'm sure it was just overlooked. I have to forewarn you that my answer for the main question might be anecdotal ...
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When are less syllables or words MORE formal / LESS casual? Eg Goodbye: じゃあね vs just じゃあ

I'll focus on -ね here. I would say it makes the utterance more intimate rather than more casual. Similarly to じゃあね vs じゃあ, おめでとうね sounds more intimate than おめでとう. Politeness can sometimes be explained ...
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In some cases is "そうですね" synonymous with "そうです"?

Yes, そうですね can mean "Yes" or "That's correct". This ね is a sentence-end/filler particle used simply to make the sentence sound friendlier. It's fine to use ね with a piece of ...
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What does the long "neeeeee" (ねー) mean when 2 friends are talking?

ねー is sometimes used as "heeey" like if you're talking to your friend and say something along the lines of "heeey, what's that?" (ねー、なにこれ?) or another example of ねー from the top of my head is when in ...
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The meaning of the particles in "Yume no naka futari de ita yo ne"

I see translation failed. "yume no naka futari de ita yone" is "Both you and me were in same dream, weren't we". This is included part of yone.
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ending na instead of ne, when to use it?

「な」and 「ね」 seem to be more rough sound and generally applies to the male gender but is not necessarily restricted to only males. You can think of it as "huh". e.g. 洋介:今、図書館に行くんだよな。 Yousuke: You ...
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