Origin of yonMiddle English yone from Old English geon, akin to German jener, Gothic jains, that from Indo-European pronominal base an unverified form eno-, that one from source Classical Latin enim, indeed
that or those at a distance
That one or those yonder.
Origin of yonMiddle English short for yond yond ; see yond . yonder yonder ; see yonder . Pron., Middle English from Old English geon ; see i- in Indo-European roots.
- (dated or dialect) Yonder.
- (dated or dialect) That one or those over there.
Old English Ä¡eon