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Can もの follow a noun?

Toritoribe

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自民党の中にも様々な動きが出てくると思いますが、他党のことですから私の方から何もコメントするものはありません。
http://www.asahi.com/politics/update/0315/TKY201003150363.html

Hmm, I think コメントすることはありません is far more natural in this context.😌
もの in コメントするものはありません sounds to suggest concrete things, so it would have the nuance epigene-san wrote.
 

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Heh, Looks like Hatoyama had better be careful or he'll get grouped in with Asō under "Prime Ministers who aren't good at Japanese." :p
 

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I haven't gone through all the other replies yet, but before I forget, I think the way you want to use もの is in the form of -teki na mono -的なもの. As to whether you can place mono right after a noun or not I can't answer that.

For example
科学的なもの would mean scientific stuff (science -> science-tifical -> science-ti-fical stuff)
女性てきなもの would mean feminine stuff (girl -> girl-ly -> gir-ly stuff)
 

Elizabeth

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"noun + もの" means "thing/work regarding~", or "thing corresponding to~".
e.g.
学園もの: campus-life story
ノーベル賞ものの発見: a discovery worthy of a Nobel Prize
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And following "no" as a possessive "mono" in the sense of "owning or being owned by", I like the translation "To such-and-such belongs the XYZ." A bit grandiose but as a set phrase or setting somehow fits the occasion. We see it in religious quotations for example:

Instead of boring old "The battle belongs to Jehovah" flip the subject and object to get "To Jehovah belongs the battle" : "Tatakai ha Yehoba no mono." Nice. :)
 
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