PM: Person marking of the agent is marked on the verb (through verbal agreement) regardless of whether the agent is, or could be, expressed by a full noun or a pronoun.
(1) āmp sāli kinsi.
dog reindeer search_for.prs.3sg
‘The dog is looking for the reindeer.’ (S. D.)
(2) taw taj kinsi-te.
‘He/she is looking for that.’ (S. D.)(3) am ēkwa nupǝl potert-ēγ-um.
I woman towards speak-prs-1sg
’I am speaking to the woman.’ (T. M.)
In Northern Mansi, the verb is marked next to both nominal (1) and pronominal (2–3) agents (Kálmán 1976, Riese 2001).