welche

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German welih, wilih, from Proto-Germanic *hwilīkaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

welche f and plural, welches n, welcher m

  1. (interrogative) what; noun modifier which indicates that the precise identity of the noun is unknown.

Determiner[edit]

welche f and plural, welches n, welcher m

  1. (interrogative) which; which kind of.
    Welches Hemd wirst du tragen?
    What shirt are you going to wear?
  2. (interrogative, dated) how much; how great (used in an exclamation)
    Welches Talent er hat!
    What talent he has!

Pronoun[edit]

welche f and plural, welches n, welcher m

  1. which
  2. nominative plural of indefinite pronoun: some
  3. accusative plural of indefinite pronoun: some

Declension[edit]

German indefinite pronouns
masculine feminine neuter plural
nominative einer eine ein(e)s welche
genitive - - - -
dative einem einer einem welchen
accusative einen eine ein(e)s welche


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