- 握 [wò]
- （拿; 抓） hold; grasp; take by the hand:
hold power; 大权在握
grasp one's gun; 手握枪
Who holds sovereign power in the state?
She held the small bird in the hollow of her hand.
He came running here with one hand holding a knife.
He came running here with a knife held in one hand.
It is difficult to grasp the concept of infinite space.
He held her hand in a firm clasp.
He held her hand fondly.