1it (in particular)she/he (in particular)‘"Uyayibona into enjalo mshana?" sekusho lona iqili elinguChiliza’ — "Do you see such a thing, my nephew?" says Chiliza, the crafty person‘Akusilo iqiniso okushiwo nguNgubane’ — It is not the truth, what Ngubane says
2it (in particular)‘Lona udaba lukaSista Dlamini, siyalwazi’ — The serious case of Sister Dlamini, we know it
The meaning of this pronoun is not always directly visible in an English translation. When "lona" is preceded by formatives such as "yi-", "si-", "na-" or "ku-", the final emphasizing syllable "-na" is usually deleted. See the second example at sense 1.
1this (one)‘USigobongo lona yiqhawe elikhulu leNkosi’ — This Sigobongo is the great hero of the king‘Kwacaca ukuthi umlenze lona ukhubazeke impela’ — It was clear that this leg was truly hurt
This pronoun always follows the noun.