Is it grammatically incorrect to ask: "Whose own is this?"


Yes, most definitely it is grammatically incorrect.

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  • Why? Please tell me the reason. – M. Rostami Jan 3 at 0:39
  • Because ownership is a generic relationship, and therefore "whose," which implies that the relationship is exclusive, cannot apply. To put it a different way, who owns ownership? There may be some thought there struggling to be expressed, but, without a great deal more context being provided, it is impossible to give a more detailed response to this question. – Jeff Morrow Jan 3 at 5:22

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