Inguqulelo ka they in isiXhosa

they

SC+

Ubizo-magama /thay/

isimelabizo

  • 1

    SC+
    The girls have gone; they are playing tennis Amantombazana ahambile; adlala itenesi
    The children are hungry; they want food Abantwana balambile; bafuna ukutya
  • 2

    As for them, they can do it! We refuse Bona, bangakwenza oko. Thina siyala

Usetyenziso

'They' is usually expressed by a subject concord (SC) in isiXhosa. Absolute pronouns also express 'they', especially to show contrast or emphasis.