hanged, hung
In standard usage, the past tense and past participle of hang is hanged with reference to capital punishment and hung in other meanings. So curtains and pictures are hung but a convicted murderer is (or was) hanged. The distinction can be traced back ultimately to the existence of two separate words, one Old English and the other Old Norse. Hung is occasionally used in the meaning of hanged, especially in regional and dialect use.

Modern English usage. 2014.

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