Definitions For Whose

Pronoun

{{en-pron}} (interrogative) Of whom, belonging to whom. : {{ux, en, Whose is this book?}} : {{ux, en, He does not know whose this is.}} (relative, rare) Of whom, belonging to whom.

Translations

French: à qui? German: {{q, whose is/are, to whom does it / do they belong?}} wem gehört/gehören? Hungarian: kié? Kazakh: : Arabic: كىمدىكى : Cyrillic: кімдікі Latin: cūius Manchu: ᠸᡝᡳ᠌ᠩᡤᡝ Mongolian: : Cyrillic: хэнийх : Mongolian : ᠬᠡᠨ ᠦ ᠬᠢ : Classical Mongolian: ᠬᠡᠨ᠋ᠡᠶᠢᠬᠢ Tuvan: кымныы Yakut: кимиэнэ Hungarian: akié Kazakh: : Arabic: كىمدىكى : Cyrillic: кімдікі Latin: cūius Manchu: ᠸᡝᡳ᠌ᠩᡤᡝ Mongolian: : Cyrillic: хэнийх : Mongolian : ᠬᠡᠨ ᠦ ᠬᠢ : Classical Mongolian: ᠬᠡᠨ᠋ᠡᠶᠢᠬᠢ Tuvan: кымныы Yakut: кимиэнэ

Etymology

{{PIE root, en, kʷ}} From {{inherited, en, enm, whos}}, from {{inherited, en, ang, hwæs}}, from {{inherited, en, gem-pro, *hwes}}, genitive case of *hwaz, gloss=who *hwat, gloss=what..

Determiner

{{en-det}} (interrogative) Of whom, belonging to whom. : {{ux, en, Whose wallet is this?}} (relative) Of whom, belonging to whom. : {{ux, en, This is the man whose dog caused the accident.}} (= This man's dog caused the accident.) (relative) Of which, belonging to which. : {{ux, en, We saw several houses whose roofs were falling off.}} (= The roofs were falling off several houses that we saw.)

Translations

Arabic: لِمَن Armenian: {{t-needed, hy}} Belarusian: чый Bulgarian: чий Catalan: de qui Chickasaw: kata Chinese: : Mandarin: 誰, alt=誰的, sc=Hani, 谁, alt=谁的, tr=shuí de, shéi de, sc=Hani Czech: čí Danish: hvis Dutch: van wie, wiens, m, n, wier, f-p Esperanto: kies Estonian: kelle Finnish: kenen French: à qui Galician: de quen Georgian: ვისი, sc=Geor German: wessen Greek: ποιανού, m, n, ποιανής, f, ποιανών, m-p, f-p, n-p, τίνος, m, f, n : Ancient: τινῶν, m-p, f-p, n-p, τίνος, m, f, n, τοῦ, m, f, n Hebrew: שֶׁל מִי (shel mi) Hindi: किस का, किसका Hungarian: kinek (a/az) …-a/-e/-ja/-je/-i/-ai/-ei/-jai/-jei? {{q, only in adjectival/determiner's position; for the predicative/pronoun's position, see the other sense below}} Ido: di qua Irish: cé#irish, leis#irish, leis Italian: di chi Japanese: 誰, alt=誰の, tr=だれの, dare no, どなた, alt=どなたの, tr=donata no (honorific) Kazakh: : Arabic: كىمنىڭ : Cyrillic: кімнің Korean: 누구, alt=누구의, 누구 Latin: cuius, m, f, n, quorum, m-p, n-p, quarum, f-p Macedonian: чиј Mazanderani: کنی (kënê, këni, sc=fa-Arab) Mongolian: : Cyrillic: хэний : Mongolian: ᠬᠡᠨ ᠦ : Classical Mongolian: ᠬᠡᠨ ᠦ Navajo: háí bi- Norwegian: hvem sin, hvems, hvis Old Church Slavonic: : Cyrillic: чии Old English: hwæs Polish: czyj Portuguese: de quem Russian: чей, че́йный {{qualifier, colloquial, nonstandard}} Serbo-Croatian: чѝјӣ, sc=Cyrl, čìjī Slovak: čí Slovene: čigáv Sorbian: : Lower Sorbian: ceji Spanish: de quién Swedish: vems Tuvan: кымның, кым Ukrainian: чий Urdu: کس کا (kis kā) Vietnamese: của ai Volapük: kima Yakut: ким Yiddish: וועמענס Arabic: اَلَّذِي, m, اَلَّتِي, f, اَلَّذِينَ, m-p, اَللَّوَاتِي, f-p Catalan: el subjecte del qual, de qui Czech: jehož, m, n jejíž, f jejichž, p Danish: hvis Dutch: van wie, wiens, m, n, wier, f-p Esperanto: kies Estonian: kelle Finnish: jonka French: de qui, dont, duquel (de + lequel) Galician: de quen, cuxo, m Georgian: რომლის, sc=Geor German: dessen, m, n, deren, f-p Greek: του οποίου, m, n, της οποίας, f, των οποίων, m-p, f-p, n-p : Ancient: οὗ, m, n, ἧς, f, ὧν, m, f, n, οἷν, m-d, n-d, αἷν, f-d Hindi: जिसका, sc=Deva Hungarian: akinek (a/az) …-a/-e/-ja/-je/-i/-ai/-ei/-jai/-jei Indonesian: yang, yang mana Irish: a#irish, a {{qualifier, indirect relative followed by resumptive possessive pronoun}} Italian: il cui Kazakh: : Arabic: كىمنىڭ : Cyrillic: кімнің Latin: cuius, m, f, n, quorum, m-p, n-p, quarum, f-p Mongolian: : Cyrillic: хэний : Mongolian: ᠬᠡᠨ ᠦ : Classical Mongolian: ᠬᠡᠨ ᠦ Norwegian: hvis Polish: który, m Portuguese: cujo, m, cuja, f Russian: чей Slovene: čígar Spanish: de quien, cuyo, m, cuya, f, cuyas, f-p, cuyos, m-p Swedish: vars Tuvan: кымның, кым Urdu: جس کا (jis kā) Yakut: ким Czech: jehož, m, n jejíž, f jejichž, p Danish: hvis Dutch: waarvan Esperanto: kies Estonian: mille Finnish: jonka French: dont, duquel, m, de laquelle, f, desquels, m-p, desquelles, f-p Galician: cuxo, m, cuxa, f Georgian: რომლის, sc=Geor German: dessen, m, n, deren, f-p Hindi: जिसका, sc=Deva Hungarian: aminek/amelynek (a/az) …-a/-e/-ja/-je/-i/-ai/-ei/-jai/-jei Interlingua: cuje Irish: a {{qualifier, indirect relative followed by resumptive possessive pronoun}} Italian: il cui Latin: cuius, m, f, n, quorum, m-p, n-p, quarum, f-p Norwegian: hvis Polish: który, m Portuguese: cujo, m, cuja, f, cujos, m-p, cujas, f-p Russian: который, alt=кото́рого, чей Spanish: cuyo, m, cuya, f, cuyos, p, cuyas, f-p Swedish: vars Urdu: جس کا (jis kā, sc=ur-Arab)

Anagrams

Howes, Howse, howes, whoes {{catlangname, en, interrogative pronouns, relative pronouns, possessive pronouns}}

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