もの

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of もの – see the following entry.
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[noun] thing (concrete, tangible)
[noun] (law) a corporeal object
[suffix] story, genre (type of story)
(This term, もの, is an alternative spelling of the above term.
For a list of all kanji read as もの, not just those used in Japanese terms, see Category:Japanese kanji read as もの.)

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of もの – see the following entry.
3
[noun] person
(This term, もの, is an alternative spelling of the above term.
For a list of all kanji read as もの, not just those used in Japanese terms, see Category:Japanese kanji read as もの.)

Etymology 3[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Particle[edit]

もの (mono

  1. conjunctive particle: Because.
  2. (feminine) A sentence-final particle used for emphasis.
    1. Used to assert something. Often carries feelings of dissatisfaction or downheartedness, but not always.
      だって(さむ)いんだもん
      Datte samui n da mon.
      After all, it's cold out.
      (うら)ましくなんかないもん!ふん!
      Uramashiku nanka nai mon! Fun!
      I'm not jealous at all! Hmph!
    2. , : This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.