1isimelabizoThe words "he" and "they" are pronouns in English — U"yena" no"bona" zizimelabizo esiXhoseni
- in English, a word that stands in the place of a noun or noun phrase
- EsiNgesini, ligama elimele isibizo okanye igatya elinesibizo
In isiXhosa, subject and object concords are usually used instead of pronouns, as in 'bahamba (they go)'. Absolute pronouns such as 'mna' and 'yena' are also used.