Case marking on nouns (Synja Khanty)

CaseNAff: Case is marked on nouns using suffixes.

(1) luw ūnt-a jaŋxǝ-s.

(s)he forest-lat go-pst.3sg

’(S)he went to the forest.’ (Onina 2009: 24)

(2) ūt-ǝn ār tolǝx.

forest-loc lot mushroom

’There are a lot of mushrooms in the forest.’ (Onina 2009: 24)

Case is expressed by suffixes in Synja Khanty. There are three nominal cases, which are polyfunctional (cf. Onina 2009, Honti 1984).


Nikolett F. Gulyás