Keywords: yon, yonder

Sign Definition

As a Pointing Sign

  1. Used to refer to someone or something distant and separate from both the signer and the person they are signing to. Various phrases would be used in modern English (e.g., 'that thing over there', 'that person over there'). Obsolete English = yon.
  2. Used to refer to a place which is far away from the signer and the person they are talking to. Various phrases would be used in modern English (e.g., 'way over there'). Obsolete English = yonder.
  3. Used to refer to a time which is a long time before or after the present time.

As Question

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