SOV: The basic word order of content questions is SOV.
(1) χum χoťjut-n puŋk pin-ǝs?
In Northern Mansi, the intonation contour of content questions is important feature, since content questions do not differ structurally from indicatives (both have SOV). The object of the example is unmarked. For information about interrogative elements, see the parameter “Word order of interrogative phrases”.