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German translation of “where”

where

adverb /weə/
(to or in) which place (?)
wo(-hin, -her)
Where are you going (to)? Do you know where we are? Where does he get his ideas from? We asked where to find a good restaurant.
whereabouts adverb near or in what place(?)
wo ungefähr
Whereabouts is it? I don’t know whereabouts it is.
whereabouts noun singular or plural the place where a person or thing is
der Aufenthaltsort
I don’t know his whereabouts.
whereas conjunction when in fact; but on the other hand
wohingegen
He thought I was lying, whereas I was telling the truth.
whereby relative pronoun by which
durch welche/n/s
We made a deal whereby he would have to deliver the goods by the end of the month.
whereupon conjunction at or after which time, event etc
worauf
He insulted her, whereupon she slapped him.
wherever relative pronoun no matter where
wo auch immer
I’ll follow you wherever you may go Wherever he is he will be thinking of you.
(to or in) any place that
ganz gleich wo
Go wherever he tells you to go.
(Definition of where from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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