welch

welch
I Interr. Pron. what?; auswählend: which?; welcher? which one?; welcher von den beiden? which of the two?
II Rel. Pron. bei Personen: who; bei Dingen: which, that
III unbest. Pron.
1. some, any; haben Sie Geld? - ja, ich habe welches yes, I have (oder I’ve got) some; brauchen Sie welches? do you need any?; es gibt welche, die sagen there are some who say, some people say; welcher (auch) immer whoever; welches (auch) immer whichever
2. intensivierend: welch seltener Gast! hello, stranger! umg., a rare visitor indeed!; welch ein Zufall / Pech! etc. what a coincidence / what bad luck etc.!
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wẹlch [vɛlç]
1. interrog pron inv
1) (geh in Ausrufen) what

welch friedliches Bild! — what a peaceful scene!

2)

(in indirekten Fragesätzen) welch (ein) — what

2. rel pron inv

X, Y und Z, welch letztere(r, s) ... (obs, form) — X, Y and Z, the last of which/whom ...

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welch
[vɛlç]
pron
\welch [ein] what [a]
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1.
Interrogativpronomen
1) (bei Wahl aus einer unbegrenzten Menge) what

aus welchem Grund? — for what reason?

um welche Zeit? — [at] what time?

2) (bei Wahl aus einer begrenzten Menge) attr. which; allein stehend which one

an welchem Tag/in welchem Jahr? — on which day/in which year?

welcher/welche/welches auch immer — whichever one

welcher/welche/welches von [den] beiden — which of the two

3) (geh.): (was für ein) what a; oft unflektiert

welch reizendes Geschöpf! — what a charming creature!

welch ein Zufall/Glück! — what a coincidence/how fortunate!

2.
Relativpronomen (bei Menschen) who; (bei Sachen) which
3.
Indefinitpronomen some; (in Fragen) any
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welch
A. int pr what?; auswählend: which?;
welcher? which one?;
welcher von den beiden? which of the two?
B. rel pr bei Personen: who; bei Dingen: which, that
C. indef pr
1. some, any;
haben Sie Geld? -
ja, ich habe welches yes, I have (oder I’ve got) some;
brauchen Sie welches? do you need any?;
es gibt welche, die sagen there are some who say, some people say;
welcher (auch) immer whoever;
welches (auch) immer whichever
2. intensivierend:
welch seltener Gast! hello, stranger! umg, a rare visitor indeed!;
welch ein Zufall/Pech! etc what a coincidence/what bad luck etc!
* * *
1.
Interrogativpronomen
1) (bei Wahl aus einer unbegrenzten Menge) what

aus welchem Grund? — for what reason?

um welche Zeit? — [at] what time?

2) (bei Wahl aus einer begrenzten Menge) attr. which; allein stehend which one

an welchem Tag/in welchem Jahr? — on which day/in which year?

welcher/welche/welches auch immer — whichever one

welcher/welche/welches von [den] beiden — which of the two

3) (geh.): (was für ein) what a; oft unflektiert

welch reizendes Geschöpf! — what a charming creature!

welch ein Zufall/Glück! — what a coincidence/how fortunate!

2.
Relativpronomen (bei Menschen) who; (bei Sachen) which
3.
Indefinitpronomen some; (in Fragen) any
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adj.
which adj. pron.
that pron.
what pron.
whichever pron.

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