Dictionary verb um verb um (sep) *konk- hängen umhängen


to hang to a different location
(Think of taking a picture from the living room and hanging it up in the kitchen.)
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to hang something around somewhere
("jemandem+Dat etwas umhängen" - Think of hanging a necklace around someone. When you do it to yourself, you need a self reference "sich umhängen".)
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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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