How do you use quien in Spanish in a sentence?
Use quien when you have a one-word preposition or para before the relative pronoun. Such as: El hombre de quien hablas es mi tío. – The man you are talking about is my uncle. (De is the preposition that tips us off to use quien.)
What does quien es mean when it links two parts of a sentence?
The relative pronoun quien literally means “who” or “whom.” Note that in Spanish, relative pronouns are required, whereas in English, they are sometimes optional. Quien joins a main clause to a dependent or relative clause, replaces one or more words, and can only refer to people. * The plural form is quienes.
How is que used?
A relative pronoun is a type of pronoun used in both Spanish and English to introduce a clause. The most common Spanish relative pronoun is que, which usually means “that,” “which,” or “who.” Because of differing sentence structures, Spanish relative pronouns are sometimes optional in translation to English.
How do you know which relative pronoun to use in Spanish?
In English the most common relative pronouns are that, who, which, whom, and whoever. In Spanish there are 4 sets of relative pronouns that are somewhat interchangeable: que, quien, el que, and el cual. So the challenge of using these relative pronouns is knowing which to use.
What form is quien?
Quien / quienes. Quien and its plural form quienes are used to refer back to people. These are the Spanish equivalents of the English pronoun “who(m).”
What subject is quienes?
The plural version of “who,” quiénes, is meant to represent several people, so you would use the ellos/ellas form of the verb with it. When the question words quién and quiénes are used without prepositions, they always will be the subject of the sentence.
What is the subject for quien?
The singular version of “who,” quién is meant to represent one person, so use the él/ella form of the verb you would use if one person were the subject of the sentence. The plural version of “who,” quiénes, is meant to represent several people, so you would use the ellos/ellas form of the verb with it.
Does que need an accent?
When the word qué (with an accent) is accompanied by a question mark, you can use it in different forms. In a question, qué with the accent mark usually means “what,” but it can also mean “which.” For example: ¿Qué lugar es más bonito, el restaurante o el cine? Which place is nicer, the restaurant or the movies?
How do you spell quien?
quine, quien, nique.