Meanings

1.
to hang
(For literally hanging somewhere or hanging something somewhere. Also for hanging a person. Of the act of "being suspended" the past is "gehangen" and for "suspending something/someone" it's gehängt.)
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2.
to depend on
("hängen an+Dat" - not very common. "abhängen" is the standard here. Spoken past is with "gehangen".)
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to be attached to
("hängen an+Dat" - In the sense of emotionally being attached and having a hard time letting go. Spoken past is with "gehangen".)
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Word Family

Root: *konk-

The core idea of this root was:

hanging, being in the air

It’s the origin of English to hang and to hinge and also of Stonehenge, which quite literally means “stones in the air”.

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