Translation of which in Spanish:

which

cuál, pron.

Pronunciation /(h)wɪtʃ/ /wɪtʃ/

pronoun

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    • 1.1

      (singular) cuál
      (plural) cuáles
      which of these is yours? ¿cuál de estos es el tuyo?
      • of the 25 paintings which were sold? de los 25 cuadros ¿cuáles se vendieron?
      • which of you wrote this? ¿cuál / quién de ustedes escribió esto?
      • What do you feel about this friend and which of his or her qualities do you see in yourself?

    • 1.2(in indirect use)

      cuál
      do you know which she chose? ¿sabes cuál eligió?

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    • 2.1(as relative)

      the parcel which arrived this morning el paquete que llegó esta mañana
      • the newspaper in which the article appeared el diario en el que / en el cual apareció el artículo
      • a lot of information, most of which is useless gran cantidad de información, la mayor parte de la cual no sirve para nada
      • he said it was an accident, which I know is not true dijo que había sido un accidente, lo cual sé que no es cierto
      • from which they inferred that … de lo cual dedujeron que …
      • The game can also end if the stock runs out of cards, in which case the result is a draw.
      • So we do not need to step out of the house for days, which I am so looking forward to.
      • Cars go out in the first session in the order in which they finished the previous race.
      • There he had a nest over the window of a house in which dwelt the writer of fairy tales.
      • They return to spawn in the same stream in which they were born, and die a few days later.
      • This is not to mention the trauma of fear and terror of the bombing which has no end.
      • It is often used to refer to a sort of social meeting in which it is pleasant to be together.
      • As we took the top out of it I found a huge nest which is what I assume was the magpie house.
      • You really must have your own work area which can be cut off from the rest of the house.
      • It was of average size for a house of the particular period in which it had been built.
      • He spent the night in the house of the evil spirit which was no longer able to live there.

    • 2.2formal (whichever)

      choose which you like elige el que (or la que etc.) te guste

adjective

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    • 1.1(in questions)

      (singular) qué
      (singular) cuál
      (plural) qué
      (plural) cuáles
      in which European city is it? ¿en qué / cuál ciudad europea está?

    • 1.2(in indirect questions)

      (singular) qué
      (singular) cuál
      (plural) qué
      (plural) cuáles
      ask her which chapters we have to read pregúntale qué / cuales capítulos hay que leer
      • do you know which one/ones to keep separate? ¿sabes cuál/cuáles hay que dejar aparte?

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    • 2.1(as relative)

      we arrived at two, by which time they had gone llegamos a las dos y para entonces ya se habían ido
      • in which case en cuyo caso
      • he refused, which decision proved disastrous se negó, decisión que resultó desastrosa

    • 2.2formal (whichever)

      sit at which table you please siéntense en la mesa que deseen