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Definition of Which

Which

  1. Of what sort or kind; what; what a; who.
  2. A interrogative pronoun, used both substantively and adjectively, and in direct and indirect questions, to ask for, or refer to, an individual person or thing among several of a class; as, which man is it? which woman was it? which is the house? he asked which route he should take; which is best, to live or to die? See the Note under What, pron., 1.
  3. A relative pronoun, used esp. in referring to an antecedent noun or clause, but sometimes with reference to what is specified or implied in a sentence, or to a following noun or clause (generally involving a reference, however, to something which has preceded). It is used in all numbers and genders, and was formerly used of persons.
  4. A compound relative or indefinite pronoun, standing for any one which, whichever, that which, those which, the . . . which, and the like; as, take which you will.
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Which Translations

which in Afrikaans is wie, wat, watter
which in Dutch is hetwelk, wie, die, dat, welke, welk
which in Finnish is kuka
which in French is quels, quelles, quel, qui, qu', quelle
which in German is welch, welche, welche, welcher
which in Hungarian is amelyik, amelyet, amelyiket, melyiket, ami, az
which in Italian is che
which in Latin is qui quae que quod
which in Norwegian is hvem
which in Portuguese is qual, quem
which in Swedish is vilken, som, vilken
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