Is whose possessive form of who?
Yes, the pronoun 'whose' is the possessive form of 'who'.
The pronouns 'who' and 'whose' are both interrogative pronouns and relative pronoun.
Example as interrogative pronoun:
Who parked in our driveway?
Whose car is in our driveway?
Example as relative pronoun:
The one who parked in our driveway is the painter.
The one whose car is in the driveway is the painter.
The form who's is not the possessive form for the pronoun who. The correct possessive form is whose. Example: Whose job is this? The one whose job it is is the busboy. The form who's is a contraction, a shortened form of the pronoun 'who' and the verb 'is'. Example: Who is that girl? --> Who's that girl? The word who is a pronoun; an interrogative pronoun that introduces a question; a relative pronoun that…
The possessive form of the pronoun "who" is "whose". Possessive forms of pronouns do not use an apostrophe, the pronoun itself is the possessive form. The pronoun "whose" functions as an interrogative and a relative pronoun. EXAMPLES Whose job is cleaning the lunchroom? (interrogative use, introduces a question) The one whose job it is to clean the lunchroom is posted on this schedule. (relative use, introduces a relative clause)
"whos" is not a word. "who's" and "whose" are homophones -- they sound identical. they are not homonyms, synonym, nor antonyms. "who's" is a contraction for "who is" or sometimes "who has" as in the examples "who's at my door?" and "who's eaten my cake?" "whose" is a possessive form of "who" -- "it was mark whose dog got into our garbage" or "whose dog is this in my garbage?" "who's" works similarly to "what's"…
No, the word who's is a contraction, a shortened form of the pronoun 'who' and the verb 'is'. The contractions who's functions as a subject and verb (or auxiliary verb) in a sentence. Example: Who is next? Or: Who's next. The possessive form of the pronoun 'who' is whose. Example: Whose job is it to walk the dog?
The plural possessive noun for mercy is "mercies'". The plural possessive form of any noun whose plural ends in "s" is the plural itself followed by an apostrophe. The plural possessive form of any noun whose plural does not end in "s" is the plural itself followed by an apostrophe followed by "s". Examples: Singular Singular possessive Plural Plural possessive Mercy Mercy's Mercies Mercies' Cat Cat's Cats Cats' Child Child's Children Children's
The word "whose" is a possessive or interrogative pronoun. Instead of saying "Who owns this pencil?" you can say "Whose pencil is this?" Example sentences: "Whose trash is this on the table?" "I talked to the boy whose bike had been stolen." Note: The apostrophe form "who's" is not the possessive, but rather a contraction for the phrase "who is." (See the Related link.)
The word "who's" is a contraction, a shortened form of the pronoun "who" and the verb "is". In order to make a correct sentence, the noun "job" will have to be the name of a person (Job). Example: Who is Job? Or: Who's Job? What you really need is the possessive form of the pronoun "who". The possessive form is whose. Example: Whose job is it to wash the dishes?