Yon
Yon Yon (y[o^]n), a. [OE. yon, [yogh]on, AS. geon; akin to G. jener, OHG. jen[=e]r, Icel. enn, inn; cf. Goth. jains. [root]188. Cf. {Beyond}, {Yond}, {Yonder}.] At a distance, but within view; yonder. [Poetic] [1913 Webster]

Read thy lot in yon celestial sign. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Though fast yon shower be fleeting. --Keble. [1913 Webster]


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  • yon — /yon/, Older Use. adj., adv. 1. yonder. pron. 2. that or those yonder. [bef. 900; ME; OE geon; akin to D gene, G jener, ON enn, inn the, Goth jains that] * * * …   Universalium

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  • yon — O.E. geon (adj.) that (over there), from P.Gmc. *jaino (Cf. O.Fris. jen, O.N. enn, O.H.G. ener, M.Du. ghens, Ger. jener, Goth. jains that, you ), from PIE pronomial stem *i (Cf. Skt. ena , third person pronoun, anena …   Etymology dictionary

  • yon — literary or dialect ► DETERMINER & ADVERB ▪ yonder; that. ► PRONOUN ▪ yonder person or thing. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • yon — [yän] Now Chiefly Dial. adj., adv. [ME yone < OE geon, akin to Ger jener, Goth jains, that < IE pronominal base * eno , that one > L enim, indeed] yonder pron. that or those at a distance …   English World dictionary

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