AdpPPPM: Person marking is required on personal pronominal adpositions.
(1) pūpi čēwer kīńťa wökkəŋ.
bear rabbit than strong
‘A bear is stronger than a rabbit.’
(2) pūpi məŋ kīńťa-ɣəw wökkəŋ.
bear we than-1pl strong
‘A bear is stronger than us.’
(3) mā ürəkk-am
‘except for me’
(4) nīn jot-in
‘with the two of you’
(5) ʌüw paγ-əʌ qūťŋ-əʌ-a ūmət-təγ.
(s)he boy-3sg close-3sg-lat make_to_sit-pst.3sg
‘(S)he made his / her son sit next to him/her.’
In Surgut Khanty, if the argument of the postposition is a noun, it does not take personal suffixes (1). However, if the argument of the postposition is a personal pronoun, it is compulsory to mark the postposition with a coreferent personal suffix (2)–(5). Case suffixes with adverbial meaning are attached to the personal suffix, and the personal suffix is attached directly to the stem of the postposition (5).