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From Middle High German bangen, pangen, from Middle High German bange (fear). Compare Middle High German angen (to fear). More at bang.

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bangen (third-person singular simple present bangt, past tense bangte, past participle gebangt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to feel dread or fear, especially for someone else without being able to do something about it.
    Sie bangte um sein Leben.
    She feared for his life.

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