Datapoint Aboriginal English/Sentence-initial focus marker

Variety: Aboriginal English
Feature: Sentence-initial focus marker
Value: B - feature is neither pervasive nor extremely rare
Informants: Ian Malcolm


Example 3945:
Aaay ol boy reckon, Who that wadjela woman wants, girl?
The old man asks the girl who that white woman wants.'

Source: for Applied Language and Literacy Research nd: A Day in the Park