Hyphenation left hand·ed
Turkish pronunciation left händıd
/ˈleft ˈhandəd/ /ˈlɛft ˈhændəd/
Etymology [ 'lEv ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English leven, from Old English l[AE]fan; akin to Old High German verleiben to leave, Old English belIfan to be left over, and perhaps to Lithuanian lipti to adhere, Greek lipos grease, fat.