Is the word 'whose' referring to an inanimate object correct in this sentence?
Usage of “whose” not referring to a person.
Referring to some attribute of an inanimate object — use “who's”?
What is the possessive form of “what”?
Other ways of saying “whichs”
'Which', 'whose' or something else?
Today I wanted to say something like
A camera whose wires go through the wall.
but it sounded funny. Whose to my ear only applies to people, and perhaps animals.
Is there a single word I can use in its place? I can say something like "A camera that has wires..." but I just wondered why another word didn't come readily to mind — or perhaps more accurately, I wondered why I wanted to use whose with the camera!
Bonus: what is the grammatical name for the word whose in this sentence? What part of speech is it?