adjective, adverb

  1. yonder.


  1. that or those yonder.


  1. mainly Scot and Northern English
    1. an archaic or dialect word for that yon man
    2. (as pronoun)yon’s a fool
  2. variants of yonder

Old English geon (adj.) “that (over there),” from Proto-Germanic *jaino- (cf. Old Frisian jen, Old Norse enn, Old High German ener, Middle Dutch ghens, German jener, Gothic jains “that, you”), from PIE pronomial stem *i- (cf. Sanskrit ena-, third person pronoun, anena “that;” Latin idem “the same,” id “it, that one;” Old Church Slavonic onu “he;” Lithuanian ans “he”). see hither and thither (yon).

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