locative demonstrative copulative
1there (they) are‘Nanso-ke imigqa emithathu yezibongo zenkosi isebenzisa izifaniso imbongi’ — There, then, are the three lines of the king's praise poems where the poet uses assimilation
2there (it) is‘Nanso-ke indoda yakho Thembi’ — There, then, is your man, Thembi
This word can also be used as a demonstrative, with the meaning "those/that", e.g. "nanso imininingwane" = "those details", "nanso impendulo" = "that answer".