Ukuhunyushwa kwe hang e isiZulu

hang

-lenga

isenzohanging, hangs

  • 1

    -lenga
    ‘The washing is hanging on the line’ Izingubo eziwashiwe zilenga kulayini
  • 2

    -lengisa
    ‘They used to hang people for crimes such as murder’ Babejwayele ukulengisa abantu abenze amacala afana nokubulala

Usage

In sense 1 hung should be used as past tense and past participle, but in sense 2 hanged is the correct form. For example: The washing hung on the line. In the old days he would have been hanged for murder.