Datapoint Earlier African American Vernacular English/Ainʼt as generic negator before a main verb
Earlier African American Vernacular English
Ainʼt as generic negator before a main verb
B - feature is neither pervasive nor extremely rare
I hop' ya ain't wanna kno' much mo' 'cause I 'bout through.
Perdue, Charles L. and Barden, Thomas E. and Phillips, Robert K. 1992