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Synonyms for Enets

the Uralic language spoken by the Yeniseian

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which shows regular strengthening j > d' and the regular spirantization of dental stops in Forest Enets makes a common origin quite likely.
The only feature shared by all three languages Forest Enets, Tundra Nenets and Nganasan in which the postposition is a regular adjunct is clearly the least intriguing.
Finally, the valency patterns of several verbs in Nganasan and Forest Enets require the same postposition:
By contrast, ditransitive verbs cannot be used with (-)d'a and the same is valid for Tundra Nenets and Forest Enets.
But, a little detail from Forest Enets offers further support for the postulation of Evenki influence on Nganasan in this domain.
And as a matter of fact, Tundra Enets also follows Forest Enets since the same development from spatial postposition (26a) to temporal adverb marker has taken place (26b):
Forest Enets, which shares the etymologically related postposition d'ed with Nganasan, has split this function.
This means that number on pronouns in Forest Enets is expressed by possessive suffixes and in this respect Forest Enets differs even from Nenets.
In contrast to Forest Enets which took over the personal pronouns unchanged, Nenets would have affixed the Px for 3Sg -da to bu which then resulted in puda/pyda.
For convenience, his table on the pronominal paradigm of Enets is reproduced here again:
Schiefner to a certain degree altered Castren's manuscripts somewhat while preparing them for publication, I decided to consult Castren's unpublished description of Tundra Enets ("Anteckningar ofver Chantaiskokarasinska dialecten") and the original manuscript on Enets which was used for compiling Castren's comparative grammar ("Grammatikaliska anteckningar i Jeniseiska Samojed-dialecten").
On the other hand, the Forest Enets forms which were published in brackets in his "Grammatik der samojedischen Sprachen" (1854) are marked as Forest Enets forms in the manuscript while they were not marked as such in the edition by Schiefner.
As already mentioned, the pronominal system of Tundra Enets differs from Forest Enets in that the pronoun stem for 2Sg is related to the reconstructed Proto-Samoyedic/Proto-Uralic stem, while the stem for 3P seems to be an innovation specific to Tundra Enets.
Turning to Forest Enets, scholars agree that the stems for 2P and 3P independent pronouns derive from Ket.
No appropriate independent words (as in case of the auditive) that could have been grammaticalised are not known in the Enets probabilitive.