quién

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quién(
kyehn
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (interrogative)
a. who
¿Quién preparó la cena? ¡Está deliciosa!Who made dinner? It's delicious!
b. whom
¿Quién conoces en esta fiesta?Whom do you know at this party?
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quién
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (sujeto)
a. who
2. (complemento)
a. who
3. (formal)
a. whom
¿quién es ese hombre?who's that man?
no sé quién vieneI don't know who is coming
¿a quiénes has invitado?who o whom have you invited?
¿de quién es?whose is it?
¿quién es?who is it?
¡quién pudiera verlo!if only I could see!
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quién
pronoun
1 (interrogativo) (como sujeto) who; (como complemento) whom
no sé quién lo dijo primero I don't know who said it first; ¿quién es esa chica? who's that girl?; —te han llamado —¿quién era? "somebody phoned you" — "who was it?"
"¿Quién es Quién?"
¿a quién se lo diste? who did you give it to?; ¿a quién le toca? whose turn is it?; ¿con quién estabas anoche? who were you with last night?; ¿de quién es la bufanda esa? whose scarf is that?; ¿quién de ustedes lo reconoce? which of you recognizes it?
2 (exclamativo)
¡quién sabe! who knows!; ¡quién pudiese! if only I could!; ¡quién lo hubiera dicho! who would have thought it!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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