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Definition for: who

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English

Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.
me an we #43: who said would been

Etymology

Old English hwā (dative hwām, genitive hwæs) < Proto-Germanic *khwas, *khwes, *khwo < Proto-Indo-European *qwos, *qwes .

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /huː/, SAMPA: /hu:/
  • Rhymes: -uː

Pronoun

who (singular or plural, nominative case), possessive whose , objective case whom

(Note that who is often used instead of whom , especially in informal writing or conversation.)

  1. ( interrogative pronoun ) What person or people; which person or people (used in a direct or indirect question).
    Who is that? (direct question)
    I don't know who it is. (indirect question)
  2. ( relative pronoun ) The person or people that.
    It was a nice man who helped us.

Translations

who? (interrogative pronoun)

  • Albanian: kush
  • Arabic: مَنْ (man)
  • Arabic, Egyptian: مين (miin)
  • Balinese: nyen
  • Basque: nor
  • Bikol: siisay
  • Blackfoot: tahkaa
  • Bosnian: ko
  • Catalan: qui
  • Cebuano: kinsa
  • Chinese: 誰, 谁 (shuí, shéi)
  • Chinese Cantonese: 邊個/边个 (bīn go), 邊位/边位 (bīn wái)
  • Cree: awina
  • Croatian: tko
  • Czech: kdo
  • Dutch: wie
  • Esperanto: kiu
  • Filipino: sino
  • Finnish: kuka
  • French: qui
  • German: wer
  • Hebrew: מי (mi)
  • Hiligaynon: sin-o
  • Hungarian: ki, kik pl
  • Ibanag: sinni
  • Ido: qua, qui pl
  • Ilocano: sino, siasino, asino
  • Indonesian: siapa
  • Irish: cé
  • Italian: chi
  • Japanese: 誰 (だれ, dáre), どなた (dónata), どちらさま (dóchira sama)
  • Kapampangan: ninu
  • Kinaray-a: sin-o
  • Korean: 누구 (nugu)
  • Kurdish: kî, kê
  • Latin: quis m/f
  • Maltese: li
  • Norwegian: hvem
  • Ojibwe: awenen
  • Pangasinan: siopa
  • Persian: کی (ki)
  • Polish: kto
  • Portuguese: quem
  • Rohingya: hon
  • Romanian: cine
  • Romany: kon
  • Russian: кто (kto)
  • Scottish Gaelic: cò
  • Serbian:
Cyrillic: ко
Roman: ko
  • Slovak: kto
  • Slovene: kdo
  • Spanish: quién, quiénes pl
  • Swedish: vem
  • Tagalog: sino
  • Tausug: hisiyu
  • Telugu: ఎవరు (evaru)
  • Thai: ใคร (khrai)
  • Tibetan: སུ་ (su)
  • Turkish: kim
  • Ukrainian: хто (khto)
  • Waray-Waray: hin-o, hin-o

who (relative pronoun)

  • Arabic: اَلّذِي (allaðíː) m . , اَلّتِي (allatíː) f . , اَلّذِينَ (allaðíːna) m/pl , اَلّلوَاتِي (allawáːti) f/pl
  • Arabic, Egyptian: ʔilli
  • Dutch: die
  • Esperanto: kiu
  • Finnish: joka
  • French: qui
  • German: der/die/das
  • Hebrew: אשר (ašer)
  • Hungarian: aki, akik pl .
  • Ido: qua, qui pl .
  • Indonesian: yang
  • Latin: qui m . , quae f .
  • Portuguese: que; quem
  • Russian: что (što), который (kotóryj) m .
  • Slovak: čo, ktorý / ktorá / ktoré m/f/n
  • Spanish: quien
  • Swedish: som
  • Thai: ที่ (thèè)
  • Viet Nam: Template:Ai

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