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<< mokamawazu | mono >>

〜もん [〜もん] (mon)
    Meaning: Used to reply dissatisfaction in very casual speech
    JLPT Level: 6
    Category: social
    Author: momendo

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  Notes:  
もの and its shortened form もん are used as a kind of particle at the end of the sentence. Putting もの at the end of a sentence, makes the sentence indicate an emotional reason. Sometimes だって, なにしろ or なんせ are added at the
beginning of the sentence along with "mono" at the end to control the "emotional-ness" of the reason
 
(cup)
There are other entries that are basically the same thing heres a list

(because it is)
(because it is)
(because it is the reason for)
(because it is the reason for)
 (because it is and...)
 
(cup)

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ex #3237   もん! 
I don't like it!  
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(momendo)
ex #3238   ジュースを飲むもん! 
I will drink juice!  
 [edit]  
(momendo)
ex #3239   わからないもん! 
I don't know!  
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(momendo)
ex #5377   だってチョコ食べたいんだもん 
Awww, but I wanna eat chocolate!  
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(blabby)

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  See Also:  
  • monode [blabby]
  • monoda-2    (A ものだ "because A is" A もので B "because of A is/was then B" A もの "because of A" A もん "'cause of A" are all the same thing) [cup]
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  Comments:  
momendoIt's an emotion particle used in the sentence final position. 
momendoIt's a contraction of mono. 
anonI thought "mon" was patois ! 
bamboo4I think it is Kansai dialect. If so, # should be わからへんもん. In any event, もん does not properly belong to this forum excpet with a special notation.
 
MikiI don't think this is dialect. This is a casual way changed from 'mono' in conversation. I often use mon and I never live in Kansai.  
LeslieIs it used mostly by kids an young women, or can a tough guy like me use it too? 
MikiGood question! It is used mostly by kids and young women. If a tough guy use it, it is weird. 気持ち悪い。 
bamboo4I take it back. It is not necessarily a standard text-book Japanese, but it is a particle that is added at the end of a sentence to insist one's correctness of an assertion when questioned,in a kid-like fashion. A tough guy like Leslie (although not verified) would not use it.LOL 
Sir SkyIt definitely cannot by used by a tough guys.
I used it one yime aftr I read it, and the japanese told me that it seems very strange to hear it from me
 
sir_sky It definitely cannot by used by a tough guys.
I used it one yime aftr I read it, and the japanese told me that it seems very strange to hear it from me
 
bamboo4Just to make sure. I do not take back my comment re #. It still needs be corrected. 
blabbyAs momendo said, it is simply a contraction of もの used in casual speech. I guess becuase the usage is slightly different to もの is deserves its own entry. I hear this grammar a lot, especially from kids (spoilt brats) and women. Often used when making an excuse. 
yorkiiI don't believe it is particular to the Kansai area. I hear it every day here in Kantou. therefore # stands just fine as is. 
AsheYes, it is simply a short form for もの as already mentioned. The meaning is "because", so I guess "やだもん" doesn't mean exactly "I don't like it" but "'cause I don't like it".  
MomoblemnThis is my first message. Please don't delete it. Thanks
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