Definitions for yonyɒn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. (adv.)yonder.

    Category: Status (usage)

  2. (pron.)that or those yonder.

    Category: Status (usage)

* Archaic..

Origin of yon:

bef. 900; ME; OE geon, akin to MD gene, OHG jenēr, Go jains that (one), ON enn, inn the

Princeton's WordNet

  1. yonder, yon(adverb)

    distant but within sight (`yon' is dialectal)

    "yonder valley"; "the hills yonder"; "what is yon place?"

  2. yonder, yon(adverb)

    at or in an indicated (usually distant) place (`yon' is archaic and dialectal)

    "the house yonder"; "scattered here and yon"- Calder Willingham


  1. yon(Adverb)


  2. yon(Pronoun)

    that one over there

  3. yon(Adjective)

    distant, but within sight

    I live in yon cottage on the hill.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Yon(adj)

    at a distance, but within view; yonder

  2. Yon(adverb)


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a division on a compass eg north, south-west etc.

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