Datapoint Aboriginal English/He/him used for inanimate referents

Variety: Aboriginal English
Feature: He/him used for inanimate referents
Value: B - feature is neither pervasive nor extremely rare
Informants: Ian Malcolm


Example 3803:
one song 'e name is 'O Carol'
a song, it's name is 'O Carol'

Source: Eagleson, Robert Donn and Kaldor, Susan and Malcolm, Ian G. 1982: 87

Example 3804:
e break

Source: Malcolm, Ian G. 1995: 142