AdNumNoCase: Adnominal numerals are not inflected. (No numeral agreement.)
PronNum=NCase: Pronominal numerals are inflected the same as the nouns they replace.
(1a) mīša qōʌəm āmp-nat wɔ̄jəɣ kənč-čaɣə mən.
Misha three dog-com game search-inf go.pst.3sg
’Misha went hunting with three dogs.’ (L. N. K.)
(1b) müw ārit āmp-nat mīša wōnt-nam mən? qōʌəm-nat.
we lot dog-com Misha forest-apr go.pst.3sg three-com
’Did Misha go with three dogs to the forest? Yes, with three.’ (L. N. K.)
(2a) āŋki ńāń qōʌəm pūl-ɣə äwət-təɣ.
mother bread three piece-tra cut-pst.3sg
’The mother cut the bread into three pieces.’ (L. N. K.)
(2b) āŋki ńāń qōʌəm-ɣə äwət-təɣ.
mother bread three-tra cut-pst.3sg
’The mother cut the bread into three (pieces).’ (L. N. K.)
Due to the lack of agreement between the adjunct and its head in Surgut Khanty, the numeral adjunct (adnominal numeral) does not take case suffixes (1a), (2a). However, if the numeral stands on its own (pronominal use), it displays the same case-marking as would its (missing) noun head (1b), (2b).