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All About Japanese Particles: ものか (mono ka)

[Serie: All About Japanese Particles]

Note: Men tend to use the forms mono ka and mon ka, women mono desu ka and  mon desu ka.

1. Emphasizes a determination not to do something by means of a rhetorical question.

Anna tokoro, mō iku mon ka.
I wouldn’t be caught dead going there again.

Anna hito to issho ni shigoto da dekiru mon desu ka.
I wouldn’t work with her again if my life depended on it.

– Source: All about particles – A handbook of Japanese function words


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