Datapoint Aboriginal English/Levelling of past tense/past participle verb forms: regularization of irregular verb paradigms

Variety: Aboriginal English
Feature: Levelling of past tense/past participle verb forms: regularization of irregular verb paradigms
Value: A - feature is pervasive or obligatory
Informants: Ian Malcolm

Examples

Example 3879:
I runned
I ran'

Source: Kaldor, Susan and Malcolm, Ian G. 1991: 78

Example 3880:
e digged it
he dug [the hole]'

Source: Malcolm, Ian G. and Haig, Yvonne and Königsberg, Patricia and Rochecouste, Judith and Collard, Glenys and Hill, Alison and Cahill, Rosemary 1999: 53

Example 3881:
Johnny seed a galgula plant
Johnny saw a galgula plant'

Source: Anthropological Museum, University of Western Australia nd: Leonora L16A