Dictionary verb aus verb *konk- hängen aushängen


to unhinge, to unmount
(For a door or a window.)
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Opposite (closest): einhängen
to put on display, to hang up
(By hanging. Think of a board in school lobby where a list with the winners of chili the eating contest is pinned.)
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to hang out
(When you hang on your arms for a minute to decompress the body after sports or a long day of sitting.)
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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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