YON-NEST

yon

[yon] Older Use.
adjective, adverb
pronoun
2.
that or those yonder.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English; Old English geon; akin to Dutch gene, German jener, Old Norse enn, inn the, Gothic jains that

1. hence, hither, thence, thither, whence, whither, yon (see usage note at whence) ; 2. yawn, yon.
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yon or yond (jɒn, jɒnd)
 
determiner
1.  chiefly (Scot), (Northern English)
 a.  an archaic or dialect word for that : yon man
 b.  (as pronoun): yon's a fool
2.  variants of yonder
 
[Old English geon; related to Old Frisian jen, Old High German jenēr, Old Norse enn, Gothic jains]
 
yond or yond
 
determiner
 
[Old English geon; related to Old Frisian jen, Old High German jenēr, Old Norse enn, Gothic jains]

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yon
O.E. geon (adj.) "that (over there)," perhaps from P.Gmc. *jenaz (cf. O.Fris. jen, O.N. enn, O.H.G. ener, M.Du. ghens, Ger. jener, Goth. jains "that, you"). Outside Gmc., cognates include Skt. ena-, third person pronoun, anena "that;" O.C.S. onu "he;" Lith. ans "he."
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