Meaning: They (feminine)
Ellas son amigas.
They are friends.
Meaning: Them (feminine)
Voy a llamar a ellas.
I'm going to call them.
Meaning: She (formal)
Ellas están esperando en la sala de reuniones.
She is waiting in the meeting room.
A1: Ellas son amigas.
A1: They are friends.
A1: Ellas estudian juntas.
A1: They study together.
A1: A ellas les gusta bailar.
A1: They like to dance.
B1: Ayer ellas fueron al cine.
B1: Yesterday they went to the cinema.
B1: Ellas han viajado por todo el mundo.
B1: They have traveled around the world.
B2: Ellas están preparando una fiesta sorpresa.
B2: They are preparing a surprise party.
C1: Ellas habrían ganado el concurso si hubieran practicado más.
C1: They would have won the contest if they had practiced more.
C1: Ellas llevan años trabajando en la misma empresa.
C1: They have been working in the same company for years.
C2: Ellas se conocieron durante su estancia en el extranjero.
C2: They met during their stay abroad.
The word 'ellas' is a Spanish pronoun that means 'they' in English. It is the feminine plural form of the pronoun 'ella', which means 'she'. 'Ellas' is used to refer to a group of females or a mixed-gender group where the majority are females.
In Spanish, pronouns are used to replace nouns and avoid repetition. The pronoun 'ellas' is used when talking about a group of females or a mixed-gender group where the majority are females. It agrees in gender and number with the noun it replaces.
For example, if you want to say 'They are my friends', you would say 'Ellas son mis amigas' in Spanish. Here, 'ellas' replaces the noun 'amigas' (friends) and indicates that the friends being referred to are all female.