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Meaning of “wrist” - Learner’s Dictionary

wrist

noun [C]     /rɪst/
B2 the part of your body between your hand and your armThe arm
Translations of “wrist”
in Arabic مِعْصَم…
in Korean 손목…
in Malaysian pergelangan tangan…
in French poignet…
in Turkish bilek…
in Italian polso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手腕, 腕關節…
in Russian запястье…
in Polish nadgarstek…
in Vietnamese cổ tay…
in Spanish muñeca…
in Portuguese pulso…
in Thai ข้อมือ…
in German das Handgelenk…
in Catalan canell…
in Japanese 手首…
in Indonesian pergelangan tangan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 手腕, 腕关节…
(Definition of wrist from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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