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prohibitive; used with dictionary form verb

imperative (from なさい); used with -masu stem of verb

Interjection (kandoushi)
See also: なあ
hey, listen, you

when seeking confirmation, for emphasis, etc.; used at sentence end
now, ..., well, ..., I tell you!, you know

used to express admiration, emotionality, etc.; used at sentence end
wow, ooh

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なあ、な~、な: Adds emphasis - sentence ending particle; Emphasizes personal desires
~な: Vru, (negative command - sentence ending particle)
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