What does もん mean in a sentence like the one below:


It is used like "myself" in English, to reinforce "I"? So, sort of like "I myself" graduated? And when is it used?

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    Could you provide some context? Maybe some of the surrounding sentences? – Shurim Mar 11 at 1:32

もん is a casual way of saying もの(者、物). This もん is 者. うちのもん means "a person who belongs to the speaker's own family" or "a person who is close to the speaker".

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