Translation of "hand" - English-Japanese dictionary

hand

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

手で, 手製で
This sweater has to be washed by hand.
hold hands

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

手をつなぐ

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

(時計の)針
give someone a hand

B1 to help someone

~を手伝う, ~に手を貸す
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

一方では~だが他方では(~だ)
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

~を捕まえる
I’ll kill him if I ever get my hands on him.
verb uk /hænd/ us /hænd/

B1 to give something to someone

(人)に(物)を手渡す
Could you hand me that book, please?

(Translation of “hand” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)