146 Use of verbal suffix -ing with forms other than present participle/gerund

A - feature is pervasive or obligatory1
B - feature is neither pervasive nor extremely rare1
C - feature exists, but is extremely rare9
D - attested absence of feature52
X - feature is not applicable (given the structural make-up of the variety/P/C)10
? - no information on feature is available3

Feature area:
Verb phrase III: verb morphology
Typical example:
I can driving now; Thou wants thy tow [‘hair’] cutting
Example source:
HKE (ICE-HK:W1B-010#230:4); Yorkshire (Upton et al. 1994: 490)
Variety World Region Type Value
Id Primary text Variety Variety Type