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left-hand

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈleftˌhænd/
on or to the left: the left-hand column
Translations of “left-hand”
in Korean 왼쪽의…
in Arabic يَسارا…
in Portuguese esquerdo…
in Catalan a mà esquerra…
in Japanese 左(側)の…
in Italian a/sulla sinistra…
in Chinese (Traditional) 左側的,左邊的…
in Russian левый, находящийся слева…
in Turkish sol taraf…
in Chinese (Simplified) 左侧的,左边的…
in Polish lewy…
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