Modern Descendants of Latin ROMANCE INTERROGATIVES (seep 371) 375 FRENCH (a) Adverbial how? how much? how many^ when > where * why ? (&) Pronouns and Adjectives SPANISH ITALIAN comment como come combien cuant<? (-a, etc ) quanta (a3 etc ) quand cuando quando ou d6nde dove pourquoi por que perche which? quel (etc ) LEQUEL (etc ) CUAL (-£5) QUALE& who^ whom? QUI QUIEN (-ES) CHI what? (subject or object) QUE what? (after a preposition) QUOI QUE, QUE COSA CHE, CHE COSA tion between persons (who) and animals or things (which or whaf)3 (c) by the existence of interchangeable forms analogous to our own that-which couplet For self-expression we need only know one correct substitute, preferably the most common For illustrations of the use of the table on p 373 we shall confine ourselves to Spanish and French. As subject or object of a subordinate clause the common Spanish equivalent for whoy whom or which is the invariant QUE, e g . el medico que me ha curado = the doctor who has cured me los hbros que hemos lecho ~ the books (which) we have read In all circumstances que is the correct Spanish equivalent for the link- pronoun which or that, but it cannot replace whom when a preposition accompanies the former of the two The correct substitute for whom is then QUIEN or its plural qwenes, e g los politicos de qmenes hdblamos = the politicians of whom we are talking A special Spanish relative pronoun CUYO (-a, -os, -as) equivalent to whose or of which can refer ahke to persons or things, e g • el tren cuya partida las tslas cuyas rocas = the train, whose departure. , .. = the islands, of which the rocks. e . .