Datapoint Aboriginal English/Use of zero article where StE has indefinite article

Variety: Aboriginal English
Feature: Use of zero article where StE has indefinite article
Value: A - feature is pervasive or obligatory
Informants: Ian Malcolm

Examples

Example 3854:
We was playing Ø game
We were playing a game'

Source: Eagleson, Robert Donn and Kaldor, Susan and Malcolm, Ian G. 1982: 86

Example 3855:
There Ø was big mob of crows on tree with the cockies

Source: Rochecouste, Judith and Malcolm, Ian G. 2003: 19