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Is yon a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word yon is a Scrabble US word. The word yon is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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You can make 8 words from 'yon' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

3 letters words from 'yon'

NOY 6ONY 6
YON 6 

2 letters words from 'yon'

NO 2NY 5
ON 2OY 5
YO 5 

All 3 letters words made out of yon

yon oyn yno nyo ony noy

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word yon. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in yon.

Definitions and meaning of yon

yon

Etymology 1

From Middle English yon, from Old English ġeon, from Proto-Germanic *jainaz.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /jɒn/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /jɑn/
  • Rhymes: -ɒn
  • Homophone: yawn (with cot-caught merger)

Adjective

yon (not comparable)

  1. (dated or dialectal) That (thing) over there; of something distant, but within sight.
Translations

Adverb

yon (not comparable)

  1. (dated or dialectal) yonder.

Pronoun

yon

  1. (dated or dialectal) That one or those over there.
    • 1828, James Hogg, Mary Burnet
      As soon as old Andrew came home, his wife and he, as was natural, instantly began to converse on the events of the preceding night; and in the course of their conversation Andrew said, "Gudeness be about us' Jean, was not yon an awfu' speech o' our bairn's to young Jock Allanson last night?"

Etymology 2

Phrase

yon

  1. (knitting) Acronym of yarn over needle.
    • 2006, Heather Dixon, Not Your Mama's Knitting (page 222)
      Buttonhole row: (K1, p1) 3 times, yon, k2tog, (k1,p1) 5 times, yon, k2tog, []

Anagrams

  • Noy, noy

Haitian Creole

Etymology

Maybe a contraction of French il y a un.

Article

yon

  1. a, an; the indefinite article

Usage notes

Yon always precedes the noun it modifies, unlike most adjectives.

Related terms

  • a
  • an
  • la
  • lan
  • nan
  • yo

Japanese

Romanization

yon

  1. Rōmaji transcription of よん

Kok-Paponk

Pronoun

yon

  1. you; second-person singular pronoun

References

  • 2008, Paul Black, Pronominal Accretions in Pama-Nyungan, in Morphology and Language History →ISBN, edited by Claire Bowern, Bethwyn Evans, Luisa Miceli)

Scots

Alternative forms

  • thon

Etymology

From Middle English yon, from Old English ġeon, from Proto-Germanic *jainaz. Compare English yon and German jener.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [jon]
  • (North Northern Scots, Orcadian) IPA(key): [jɪn]
  • (Shetlandic) IPA(key): [jʌn]

Adjective

yon (not comparable)

  1. that, those, yonder (indicating a person or thing at some distance in time or space usually more remote than that)

Pronoun

yon

  1. that one person or thing, etc.
  2. those

Adverb

yon (not comparable)

  1. yonder, over there, further away
  2. thither, to that place

Derived terms

  • yonwey (yonder way)

Tatar

Etymology

From Proto-Turkic *juŋ. Compare Kazakh жүн (jün, wool, fur, feather).

Noun

yon

  1. feather

Ternate

Etymology

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈjon]

Noun

yon

  1. a kind of dance

References

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to march with heavy equipment over difficult terrain; to cover a certain distance in this way.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)