60 Use of definite article where StE has indefinite article

A - feature is pervasive or obligatory11
B - feature is neither pervasive nor extremely rare15
C - feature exists, but is extremely rare10
D - attested absence of feature30
X - feature is not applicable (given the structural make-up of the variety/P/C)5
? - no information on feature is available5

Feature area:
Noun phrase
Typical example:
I had the toothache; ...when theyʼd get the cold… ʼa coldʼ
Example source:
Kortmann/Szmrecsanyi (2004); NfldE (Clarke 2008: 501)
Variety World Region Type Value
Id Primary text Variety Variety Type