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Which in Spanish

Which in Spanish

This article is going to tell you how do you say ‘which in Spanish’. Which is a word that is used to
ask about a specific information. It is used to know about anything particular and about any specific thing.

Which in Spanish

How do you say ‘which in Spanish’?

This word is translated in the Spanish language as: cuál, cuáles.

Conversation 1:

Nancy: ¿Cuál es su carro? (Which is your car?)

Nelson: Mi carro es el rojo. (My car is the red one.)

Conversation 2:

Elisa: ¿Cuál es su nombre? (What is your name?)

James: My name is Ana (Mi nombre es Ana.)

 

Examples:

Spanish

English

‘¿Cuál de las tiendas te gustó más?’

‘Dime, ¿cuál de los vestidos prefieres?’

‘¿Cuál quieres?’

‘¿Cuáles son los tuyos?’

‘Which of the stores did you like the most?’

‘Tell me, which of the dresses do you prefer?’

‘Which one do you want?’

‘Which of those are yours?’

Ways to Use ‘Cuál’?

In some cases, ‘¿Cuál?’ is synonymous with: ¿Qué?

Note: ¿Cuál? and ¿Cuáles? mean “What?” or “Which?”

Examples:

¿Cuál es tu nombre? (¿Cómo te llamas?) – What is your name?
¿Cuáles son tus canciones favoritas? –  What (Which) are your favorite songs?

Note: When used with the verb to be “ser”, “cuál” and “qué” can both mean “what”. Cuál is more common, and is used to indicate a selection, or choice of possibilities. Qué is used to elicit a definition or an explanation.

e.g.

¿Cuál es tu religion? –  What is your religion?

¿Qué es tu religion? – What is your religion?

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