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"Who" is a pronoun which is often translated as "quién", and "whose" is a pronoun which is often translated as "de quién". Learn more about the difference between "who" and "whose" below.
who(
hu
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (interrogative)
a. quién
Hello? Who is calling?¿Hola? ¿Quién llama?
I don't know who he is, but he looks a lot like my brother.No sé quién es, pero se parece mucho a mi hermano.
2. (relative)
a. quien
My father, who is 60 years old, won a tennis tournament.Mi padre, quien tiene 60 años, ganó un torneo de tenis.
b. que
My friend is the one who has a date tonight.Mi amigo es el que tiene una cita esta noche.
WHO
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
3. (World Health Organization)
a. OMS
Breast milk has many benefits. According to the WHO, exclusive breastfeeding is the best option during the first six months of life.La leche materna tiene muchos beneficios. Según la OMS, el amamantamiento exclusivo es la mejor opción durante los primeros seis meses de vida.
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whose(
huz
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (possessive)
a. de quién
Whose are these DVDs?¿De quién son estos DVDs?
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (possessive)
a. de quién
I don't know whose car it is.No sé de quién es el coche.
b. cuyo
That's the girl whose boyfriend was sent to jail.Esa es la chica cuyo novio fue enviado a la cárcel.
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