Person marking on personal pronominal adpositions (Northern Mansi)

AdpPPPM: Person marking is required on personal pronominal adpositions.

(1) taw jot-e
(s)he with-3sg
’with him / her’ (S. D.)

(2) *taw jot
(s)he with
‘with him / her’

In Northern Mansi, postpositions can take personal suffixes (1) next to personal pronouns, demonstratives and nouns. In the case of personal pronouns the Px component is obligatory (cf. Riese 2001: 35).


Szilvia Németh