1they (in particular)them (in particular)‘Basebenzise yona imifanekiso’ — They used the pictures‘Le mithi yiyo futhi ezobamba amanzi ukuthi angahambi ngamandla agugule inhlabathi’ — These trees will also prevent the water from running with force and then eroding the soil
2it (in particular)she/he (in particular)‘Bantshontsha yona yodwa ingubo yakhe yomshado’ — They stole only her wedding dress‘Inhliziyo yomuntu yiyo engumbusi wakhe’ — The heart governs a person
The meaning of this pronoun is not always directly visible in an English translation. When "yona" is preceded by formatives such as "yi-", "si-", "na-" or "ku-", the final emphasizing syllable "-na" is usually deleted. See the second examples at senses 1 and 2.