Ubizo-magama /thuh or thee/
1The child is here — Umntwana ukhonaI took the keys — Ndizithathile izitshixo
In English, you use 'the' when you talk about a particular thing. If you say 'I saw the horse', you and the person you are talking to know exactly which horse you mean. But if you say 'I saw a horse', you mean any horse. There is no direct translation for 'the' in isiXhosa. Noun pre-prefixes take the place of these words.