Modern Descendants of Latin
how much? how many^
(&) Pronouns and Adjectives
cuant<? (-a, etc )
quanta (a3 etc )
quel (etc )
LEQUEL (etc )
what? (subject or object)
what? (after a preposition)
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 . .