yonder etymology

English word yonder comes from Old English geonre (To that place (over there); thither; yonder.), Proto-Germanic *jainar (Over there, yonder.)

Detailed word origin of yonder

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
geonre Old English (ang) To that place (over there); thither; yonder.
*jainar Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Over there, yonder.
ġeonre Old English (ang)
ȝendre Middle English (enm)
yonder English (eng) Something that is distant but within sight. (informal, dialect) In a distant, indicated place; over there. Distant but within sight.