Of, pertaining to, or located on or toward the west when somebody or something is facing north. Opposite of → right.
M.E. left, lift, luft, O.E. left, lyft- "weak, idle," cf. Ger. link, Du. linker "left," from O.H.G. slinc, M.Du. slink "left," Swed. linka "limp," slinka "dangle."
Cap "left," from unknown origin.
razan-e dast-e cap
Fr.: règle de la main gauche
See → Fleming's rules.
capâl (#) , capdast (#)
Using the left hand with greater ease than the right.