Hung is both the past form, and the past participle,
of hang (as in hang up a telephone),
so you can say:
(a) I hung up the phone.
(b) I hung up.
In this use, as in sentences (a) and (b) above, hang up
is a separable phrasal verb.
Hang is also used as a transitive verb, to mean the
same as hang up, as in sentences (c) to (e) below:
(c) Nancy hung her clothes in her closet.
(d) You hung the pictures wrong!
(e) The pictures were hung on the wall with great
Hang is also an intransitive verb, as in (f) and (g):
(f) The clothes hung on the clothesline, frozen
stiff in the cold.
(g) The picture hung crookedly from one of its hooks;
the other hook had fallen away.
The other past form of hanghangedis
the past or past participle of hang. It is used to
refer to the execution of a person by hanging a rope around the neck,
as in (h) and (i):
(h) They hanged the ax murderer.
(i) The ax murderer was hanged.
Fortunately, hanged is used much less frequently than