Translation of "hand" - English-Arabic dictionary

hand

noun uk /hænd/ us /hænd/

A1 the part of your body on the end of your arm that has fingers

يَدّ
I had my hands in my pockets.
by hand

B1 done or made by a person and not a machine

يَدَوي
This sweater has to be washed by hand.
hold hands

If two people hold hands, they hold each other’s hand.

يُمْسِك بِيَدِه / يُصافِح

one of the long, thin pieces that point to the numbers on a clock or watch

عَقْرَب السَّاعة
give someone a hand

B1 to help someone

يُساعِد شَخصاً ما
Could you give me a hand with these suitcases?
on the one hand… on the other hand…

used when you are comparing two different ideas or opinions

مِن ناحِية … وَ مِن ناحِية أُخْرى
On the one hand, I’d like more money, but on the other hand, I don’t want to work.
get your hands on someone

to catch someone

يُمسِك بـِ
I’ll kill him if I ever get my hands on him.
verb uk /hænd/ us /hænd/

B1 to give something to someone

يُعْطي / يُناوِل
Could you hand me that book, please?

(Translation of “hand” from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)