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It Has 5 letters ( w h o s e )         2 vowels ( o e )         3 consonants ( w h s )         Word on the contrary esohw

Which the in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

Genitive of who, from Old English _hwæs_, the genitive of _hwa_, from Proto-Germanic _*hwaz_, from Proto-Indo-European _*kʷis_

Genitive of who, from Old English hwæs, the genitive of hwa, from Proto-Germanic *hwaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷis

Which the in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (UK, US) IPA(key): /huːz/ * Rhymes: -uːz * Homophone: who's

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /huːz/
  • Rhymes: -uːz
  • Homophone: who's

Which the in categoryENGLISH - PRONOUN
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English - Pronoun

WHOSE * Of whom, belonging to whom; used as an interrogative pronoun. _WHOSE wallet is this?_ * Of whom, belonging to whom; used as a relative pronoun. _This is the man WHOSE dog caused the accident._ (=This man's dog caused the accident.) * (formerly proscribed) Of which, belonging to which; used as a relative pronoun. _We saw several houses WHOSE roofs are falling off._ (=The roofs are falling off several houses we saw.) TRANSLATIONS

whose

  1. Of whom, belonging to whom; used as an interrogative pronoun.
    Whose wallet is this?
  2. Of whom, belonging to whom; used as a relative pronoun.
    This is the man whose dog caused the accident. (=This man's dog caused the accident.)
  3. (formerly proscribed) Of which, belonging to which; used as a relative pronoun.
    We saw several houses whose roofs are falling off. (=The roofs are falling off several houses we saw.)

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