Translation of "hand" - English-Japanese dictionary

hand

noun uk /hænd/

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

I had my hands in my pockets.
hold hands

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

手をつなぐ
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.

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.

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