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WH-word

or wh-word

[ duhb-uhl-yoo-eych-wurd ]
/ ˈdʌb əl yuˈeɪtʃˌwɜrd /
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noun Grammar.(in English)
an interrogative or relative word that usually, but not always, begins with wh-, as what, why, where, which, who, or how.
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