159 Never as preverbal past tense negator

A - feature is pervasive or obligatory24
B - feature is neither pervasive nor extremely rare30
C - feature exists, but is extremely rare9
D - attested absence of feature8
X - feature is not applicable (given the structural make-up of the variety/P/C)2
? - no information on feature is available3

Feature area:
Negation
Typical example:
He never came ‘He didnʼt come’
Example source:
Kortmann/Szmrecsanyi (2004)
Variety World Region Type Value
Id Primary text Variety Variety Type