|Origin:||hwæs, from hwa; WHO|
whose S2 W1
used to ask which person or people a particular thing belongs to:
Whose is this?
Whose keys are those?
used to show the relationship between a person or thing and something that belongs to that person or thing:
That's the man whose house has burned down.
Solar energy is an idea whose time has come.
used to give additional information about a person or thing:
Jurors, whose identities will be kept secret, will be paid $40 a day.