Parts of the Hand in English

When discussing your hands, it’s helpful to know the different parts and their names. This can be important in medical settings or casual conversations. The Parts of the Hand section provides detailed information on each part, while Parts of Hand Names with Examples offers practical examples to help you understand their use.

Parts of the Hand

Parts of the Hand
Parts of the Hand – Created by 7ESL
  • Thumb
  • Index finger
  • Middle finger
  • Ring finger
  • Little finger
  • Palm
  • Wrist
  • Knuckle
  • Fingernail

Parts of the Hand with Examples


– She accidentally hit her thumb with a hammer while trying to hang a picture.

Index finger

– He used his index finger to point out the location of the hidden treasure on the map.

Middle finger

– She raised her middle finger to express her frustration with the rude driver who cut her off in traffic.

Ring finger

– He slipped the engagement ring onto her ring finger and asked her to marry him.

Little finger

– She held the teacup delicately with her little finger extended, just like they do in fancy tea parties.


– He held the hot cup of coffee in the palm of his hand to warm up on the chilly morning.


– She twisted her wrist to adjust the dial on her watch and check the time.


– He cracked his knuckles before starting to type on the computer keyboard.


– She painted her fingernails with a glossy red polish to match her outfit for the evening.