hangen

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See also: hängen and Hängen

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a merger of two distinct verbs:

Verb[edit]

hangen

  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.

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of hangen (strong class 7)
infinitive hangen
past singular hing
past participle gehangen
infinitive hangen
gerund hangen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular hang hing
2nd person sing. (jij) hangt hing
2nd person sing. (u) hangt hing
2nd person sing. (gij) hangt hingt
3rd person singular hangt hing
plural hangen hingen
subjunctive sing.1 hange hinge
subjunctive plur.1 hangen hingen
imperative sing. hang
imperative plur.1 hangt
participles hangend gehangen
1) Archaic.

Derived terms[edit]


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.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hangen

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

Further reading[edit]


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)

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

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.


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a merger of two distinct verbs:

Verb[edit]

hangen

  1. to hang (up)
  2. to hang, to be hanging
  3. to hang (on gallows)
  4. to be hanged (on gallows)

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Alternative forms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • hanghen (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • hangen”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929
  • haen”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

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

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]