"abhängen" is one German translation for "to depend". Today, we'll learn why it means that and how it connects to relaxing and taking down laundry.
A thorough look at the German word 'von'. We'll find its core idea, learn which locations to use it for, and go over the most common verbs with 'von'. And gifs.
von, halten von, denken von, träumen von, abhängen von, von + location
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”.