Cuyo in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary
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cuyo
adjective
1. (indicating possession)
a. whose (living things)
Este es el perro cuyo dueño vive al lado de mi primo.This is the dog whose owner lives next to my cousin.
b. of which (inanimate objects)
Este es el libro cuyo primer capítulo está escrito en verso y el resto en prosa.This is the book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining in prose.
2. (relative)
a. in which
Es obligatorio presentar un documento de identidad, a no ser que sea socio, en cuyo caso presentará la tarjeta del club.It is mandatory to present an ID card, unless you are a member, in which case you will present the club card.
cuyo, -a
adjective
1. whose (posesión) (por parte de personas) ; of which, whose (por parte de cosas)
  • ésos son los amigos en cuya casa nos hospedamos those are the friends in whose house we spent the night
  • ese señor, cuyo, -a hijo conociste ayer that man, whose son you met yesterday
  • un equipo cuya principal estrella… a team, the star player of which o whose star player…
  • en cuyo, -a caso in which case
cuyo
adjetivo:relativo
1 [+de persona] of whom (formal); whose; [+de cosa] of which; whose
la señora en cuya casa nos hospedábamos the lady in whose house we were staying; el asunto cuyos detalles conoces the matter of which you know the details
2
en cuyo caso in which case; por cuya razón and for this reason
(amante) lover
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