Translation of "hand" - English-Catalan dictionary


noun uk /hænd/ us /hænd/

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

I had my hands in my pockets.
by hand

B1 done or made by a person and not a machine

a mà
This sweater has to be washed by hand.
hold hands

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

agafar-se la mà, anar agafats de la mà

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

give someone a hand

B1 to help someone

donar un cop de mà a algú
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

d’una banda… d’altra banda…
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

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

B1 to give something to someone

Could you hand me that book, please?

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