Adjective "yon" definition and examples

(Yon may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/jɒn/

Definitions and examples

determiner & adverb

Yonder; that.
  1. 'Seems yon vicar changed the water authority into a distillery overnight, producing the best-ever vintage to flow out of Chateau Accrington.'
  2. 'What is the purpose of yon barrel?'
  3. 'Maybe he'll write a sequel to yon film.'

pronoun

Yonder person or thing.

    More definitions

    1. yonder. pronoun

    2. that or those yonder.

    More examples(as adjective)

    "climbs can be yon."

    "willows can be yon."

    "ropes can be yon."

    "pumpins can be yon."

    "pots can be yon."

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    Origin

    Old English geon, of Germanic origin; related to German jener ‘that one’.

    Phrase

    hither and yon