hangen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a merger of two distinct verbs:

Cognate with English hang, German hängen.

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Verb[edit]

hangen (past singular hing, past participle gehangen)

  1. (intransitive) to hang
    Het schilderij hangt aan de muur.
    The painting hangs on the wall.
  2. (transitive) to hang
    Hij hangt het schilderij aan de muur.
    He hangs the painting on the wall.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

hangen

  1. Genitive singular form of hanki.

German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old High German hangen, from Proto-Germanic *hangijaną, *hangāną.

Verb[edit]

hangen

  1. (Switzerland, intransitive) to hang
  2. (Switzerland, transitive) to hang

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Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon hāhan, from Proto-Germanic *hanhaną. See also hängen.

Verb[edit]

hangen (third-person singular simple present hangt, past tense hung, past participle hungen or hangen, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. (intransitive) to hang; to be suspended
    An wat hangen.
    To hang from something.
  2. (intransitive) to stick; to cling
  3. (intransitive, figuratively, with an) to be fond of, to feel strongly about
    Bochum ik hang an di.
    Bochum, I'm fond of you.
    # (transitive) to hang
  4. (transitive) to hang (something); to suspend (hängen is usually preferred in this sense)
  5. (transitive) to hang (someone), e.g. for a crime (hängen is usually preferred in this sense)

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Hangen has a doublet with nearly the same meaning and usage, hängen. However, hangen is usually preferred in its intransitive meaning, while hängen is more commonly used as a transitive verb.

The weak past participle hangt is sometimes found instead of the more common forms hungen and hangen.


Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hangijaną, *hangāną, whence also Old English hangian, Old Norse hanga.

Verb[edit]

hangēn

  1. (intransitive) to hang
  2. (transitive) to hang

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