Case agreement on noun adjuncts (Surgut Khanty)

NoNXCaseAgr: There is no case agreement between head nouns and their adjuncts in general.

(1) mīša ʌoɣs-əm-nat

Misha friend-1sg-com

’with my friend, Misha’ (L. N. K.)

(2) māša ōpe-m-nam

Masha sister-1sg-apr

’to my sister, Masha’ (L. N. K.)

In Surgut Khanty, neither noun adjuncts, nor adjectival, numeral, and determiner modifiers agree with their noun heads.


Márta Csepregi