Word order of demonstratives (Northern Mansi)

DemN: The adnominal demonstrative appears directly preceding the noun; neither an article nor classifier appears in the phrase.

(1) ti sāli-­janǝm-­tǝl χumus ūs-­n min-­ēγ-­ǝm? 
this sledge-1sg-­ins how town-lat go-­prs­-1sg
‘How can I go to the town with this sledge?’ (S. D.)

In Northern Mansi, demonstratives precede their noun heads (1).


Szilvia Németh