Word order of ordinal numerals (Northern Mansi)

OrdN: The ordinal numeral precedes the noun or NP.

(1) ti centr-ǝt am χūrm-­it tāl rūpit­-ēγ­-um.
this center-loc I three-­ord year work-­prs­-1sg
‘This is the third year I have been working in this center.’ (Lūimā Sēripos 2015/2: 4)

In Northern Mansi, ordinal numerals (such as other noun modifiers) precede the noun head (1).


Szilvia Németh