[ UK /jˈɒndɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈjɑndɝ/ ]
[ US /ˈjɑndɝ/ ]
distant but within sight (`yon' is dialectal)
what is yon place?
the hills yonder
at or in an indicated (usually distant) place (`yon' is archaic and dialectal)
scattered here and yon
the house yonder
How To Use yonder In A Sentence
- She tossed her mane a bit hither and then a bit yonder.
- For example, I see in yonder cupboard near which you are standing, several of what you call boxes (but like everything else in Flatland, they have no tops nor bottoms) full of money; I see also two tablets of accounts. Flatland: a romance of many dimensions (Illustrated)
- He whom the Apura name Jahveh hath passed yonder by the The World's Desire
- Mistress Helen has quick news," said I. "She has a maid yonder, Dol Beag's lass, and she brought the word frae The McBrides A Romance of Arran
- But we maun a 'live the day, and have our dinner; and there's Vich lan Vohr has packed his dorlach, and Mr. Waverley's wearied wi' majoring yonder afore the muckle pier-glass; and that grey auld stoor carle, the Baron o 'Bradwardine that shot young Waverley
- What gentle ghost, besprent with April dew, Hails me so solemnly to yonder yew?
- -- I'se be caution the warst stibbler that ever stickit a sermon out ower the Tweed yonder, wad lay a ghaist twice as fast as him, wi 'his holy water and his idolatrous trinkets. Rob Roy — Volume 01
- They wad hae seen my father's roof-tree fa 'down and smoor me before they wad hae gien a boddle a-piece to have propped it up -- but they could a' link out their fifty pounds ower head to bigg a hottle at the Well yonder. St. Ronan's Well
- To the left we had the Champs-Elysees with their noble elms whose terminus is marked, off yonder on an elevation, by the great triumphal arch of Napoleon in the Place de L'Etoile. France Through Canadian Eyes
- The amount they have in savings: ‘All the money I saved for when I get ready to retire is up yonder now at the hospital, and the doctors,’ Patsy says.