Quick answer
"From which" is a phrase which is often translated as "del cual", and "that" is a conjunction which is often translated as "que". Learn more about the difference between "from which" and "that" below.
from which
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (in relative clauses)
a. del cual
My mother took a small envelope from the drawer, from which she produced a ring.Mi madre sacó del cajón un sobre pequeño, del cual sacó un anillo.
2. (in questions)
a. de qué
From which university did you graduate?¿De qué universidad se graduó?
3. (referring to a phrase)
a. de lo cual
He said "I have to work late, but I'll try to make it," from which I gathered we wouldn't be seeing him.Dijo "tengo que trabajar hasta tarde, pero trataré de ir", de lo cual entendí que no lo íbamos a ver.
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that(
thaht
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A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
1. (used to introduce a subordinate clause)
a. que
She said that she wanted to sleep.Dijo que quería dormir.
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
2. (used to introduce a relative clause)
a. que
The dress that you saw yesterday was mine.El vestido que viste ayer era mío.
3. (demonstrative)
a. eso (neuter)
Bring me that.Tráeme eso.
b. ese (masculine)
That is my ball.Ese es mi balón.
c. esa (feminine)
That is my apple.Esa es mi manzana.
d. aquello (neuter)
Bring me that over there.Tráeme aquello de allá.
e. aquel (masculine)
That over there is my ball.Aquel de allá es mi balón.
f. aquella (feminine)
That over there is my apple.Aquella de allá es mi manzana.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (demonstrative)
a. ese (masculine)
That man is my father.Ese hombre es mi padre.
b. esa (feminine)
That woman is my mother.Esa mujer es mi madre.
c. aquel (masculine)
That man over there is my father.Aquel hombre de allá es mi padre.
d. aquella (feminine)
That woman over there is my mother.Aquella mujer de allá es mi madre.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
5. (very)
a. tan
Big Ben is not that tall.La torre del Big Ben no es tan alta.
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