226 “Negative inversion”

A - feature is pervasive or obligatory2
B - feature is neither pervasive nor extremely rare8
C - feature exists, but is extremely rare7
D - attested absence of feature50
X - feature is not applicable (given the structural make-up of the variety/P/C)5
? - no information on feature is available5

Feature area:
Discourse organization and word order
Typical example:
Didnʼt nobody show up ‘Nobody showed up’; Thereʼs an old house up here, but donʼt nobody live in it ‘…nobody lives in it’
Example source:
Schneider (2008: 775); AppE (Montgomery 2008: 259)
Variety World Region Type Value
Id Primary text Variety Variety Type