Interrogative and relative pronouns
(Pronomina interrogativa et relativa)

The circumflex accent ( ) is used to denote the length of the vowels.


There are two interrogative and one relative pronouns in Latin:

    quis, (quae), quid who? which one? what man / what woman / what thing?
    qui, quae, quod what kind of?
    qui, quae, quod who, which
 
Cases
Interrogative pronouns
 
Relative pronouns
m
f
n
m
f
n
Sg.
Nom.
Gen.
Dat.
Acc.
Abl.
quis
cujus
cui
quem
quô
quae
cujus
cui
quam
quâ
quid (quod)
cujus
cui
quid (quod)
quô
qui
cujus
cui
quem
quô
quae
cujus
cui
quam
quâ
quod
cujus
cui
quod
quô
Pl.
Nom.
Gen.
Dat.
Acc.
Abl.
qui
quôrum
quibus
quos
quibus
quae
quârum
quibus
quas
quibus
quae
quôrum
quibus
quae
quibus
qui
quôrum
quibus
quos
quibus
quae
quârum
quibus
quas
quibus
quae
quôrum
quibus
quae
quibus

    The interrogative pronouns are referred to persons, objects and qualities.

    There are two types of interrogative pronouns:

  1. The substantive interrogative pronoun quis, (quae), quid is used independently; the answer to it is always a noun. Usually the feminine forms are substituted by the masculine ones.
  2. The adjective interrogative pronoun qui, quae, quod is used as a determinative; the answer to it is always an adjective. The declension of the adjective interrogative pronoun is like that of the relative one.

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