I have seen these forms used in manga:

1) いや一概にあほとは言えん

2) そう思わんですか!

3) 入らん人々は...

Are these simply the negative forms, or are they something else?

  • ん is contracted from ぬ which acts as a negation.
    – xyzjayne
    Mar 14, 2017 at 17:04

1 Answer 1


These are simply contracted forms of the negations of those verbs, i. e. 思わん=思わぬ/思わない etc.

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