PossSuff: Possession is expressed through the use of a suffix on the possessed noun; the pronoun referring to the possessor does not appear, regardless of person.
PrsPPossSuff: Possession is expressed through the use of a personal pronoun, in base form, with a suffix on the possessed noun.
(1) (mā) näm-am
(2) (nüŋ) āmp-ɣəʌ-a
(3) (mīn) qūt-mən
(4) (ʌəɣ) wēʌi-ʌ-aʌ
In Surgut Khanty, if the possessor is expressed by a personal pronoun, its referent can appear in the sentence but it is optional. However, the noun denoting the possessed entity always takes a suffix which reflects the person and number of the possessor. Thus, in the examples, the personal pronouns in brackets can be omitted. If they appear, they fulfill an emphatic function.