PsblSit~Ep: Situational and epistemic possibility are partially distinguished in terms of verbal modality.
(1) wōrajan χum-ǝt sāw lēŋen kāt-n patt-uŋkw wērmi-s-ǝt.
(2) vera uj-uŋkwe χāsi.
(3) ti tūr-ǝt pul-uŋkwe rōwi.
In Northern Mansi, epistemic and situational possibility are overlapping categories. The infinite of the verb + the wērmi ‘able’ auxiliary construction can mark both epistemic and situational possibility (1). The other two constructions, however, can only express epistemic possibility (2)–(3).