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German - English (British) translations for "Hand"

"Hand" German translation





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Meaning: hand (part of the body)

Sie wusch ihre Hände gründlich.

She washed her hands thoroughly.

Meaning: hand (as in a clock)

Die große Hand zeigt auf die Stunde und die kleine Hand zeigt auf die Minute.

The big hand points to the hour and the small hand points to the minute.

Meaning: hand (as in handwriting)

Seine Handschrift ist sehr schön.

His handwriting is very beautiful.

Meaning: hand (as in help or assistance)

Kannst du mir bitte eine Hand geben?

Can you please give me a hand?

Meaning: hand (as in cards in a card game)

Er hat eine gute Hand beim Pokern.

He has a good hand in poker.


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A1: Ich habe eine Hand.

A1: I have a hand.

A2: Meine Hand tut weh.

A2: My hand hurts.

A2: Kannst du mir bitte die Hand geben?

A2: Can you please give me your hand?

B1: Er hat sich die Hand verletzt.

B1: He injured his hand.

B2: Sie wusch ihre Hände gründlich mit Seife.

B2: She thoroughly washed her hands with soap.

B2: Der Künstler formte den Ton mit seinen Händen.

B2: The artist shaped the clay with his hands.

C1: Die Hände sind das wichtigste Werkzeug eines Chirurgen.

C1: The hands are the most important tool of a surgeon.

C1: Er ist ein begabter Pianist und spielt mit unglaublicher Geschicklichkeit auf den Tasten seines Klaviers.

C1: He is a talented pianist and plays with incredible dexterity on the keys of his piano.

C2: Die Hände des Bildhauers verwandeln einen groben Stein in eine elegante Skulptur.

C2: The sculptor's hands transform a rough stone into an elegant sculpture.

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The German noun 'Hand' translates to 'hand' in English. It refers to the body part at the end of the arm that is used for grasping, holding, and manipulating objects.

In addition to its anatomical meaning, 'Hand' can also have various metaphorical and idiomatic uses in German. For example, it can be used to refer to a person's skill or ability in doing something, as in the phrase 'gute Hände haben' (to have good hands). It can also be used in expressions like 'jemandem die Hand geben' (to shake someone's hand) or 'etwas aus der Hand legen' (to put something aside).

The word 'Hand' is a feminine noun in German and its plural form is 'Hände'. It is one of the most commonly used words in the German language and plays an important role in everyday communication.

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