afhangen etymology

Dutch word afhangen comes from Latin pendeo

Detailed word origin of afhangen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pendeo Latin (lat) I am ready to fall, hang suspended.. I am suspended, interrupted or discontinued.. I am uncertain, perplexed or in suspense.. I hang (down), I am suspended; hover, overhang, float.. I hang about, loiter, tarry, linger.. I hang down; I am weak or without strength; sag, droop.. I hang upon a person's words; listen attentively to.. I have weight or value.. I rest or depend upon.. I weigh.
dependere Latin (lat)
dépendre Old French (fro)
afhangen Middle Dutch (dum)
afhangen Dutch (nld) (intransitive) to depend [+ van (object) = on].

Words with the same origin as afhangen

Descendants of pendeo