StAdj: The order is standard, adjective; markers are not used.
StAdjM: The order is standard, adjective, marker.
(1) luw ēʟt-el ūn pox
(s)he from-3sg big boy
‘the boy who is older than him/her’ (S. O.)
(2) xɔ̄t ɔ̄w ēʟti jēša jēl-šǝk āp xɔ̄t
house door from little far-comp dog house
‘the dog house which is a bit farther from the door of the house’ (Onina 2011: 18)
In Synja Khanty, comparative meanings can be expressed using either the basic form of the adjective (1) or its comparative form with the -šǝk derivational suffix (2), followed, in both cases, by the postposition ēʟti, which has and ablative meaning (cf. Honti 1984: 65‒66, S. O.). The comparative standard precedes the adjective, which is followed by the optional comparative marker.