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Yon vs. Yow

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Yonadjective

That (thing) over there; of something distant, but within sight.

‘He went to climb yon hill.’;

Yowpronoun

You.

Yonadverb

yonder.

Yonpronoun

That one or those over there.

Yonadjective

At a distance, but within view; yonder.

‘Read thy lot in yon celestial sign.’; ‘Though fast yon shower be fleeting.’;

Yonadverb

Yonder.

‘But, first and chiefest, with thee bringHim that yon soars on golden wing.’;

Yonadjective

distant but within sight (`yon' is dialectal);

‘yonder valley’; ‘the hills yonder’; ‘what is yon place?’;

Yonadverb

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

‘the house yonder’; ‘scattered here and yon’;

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