Datapoint Gullah/Negative morpheme types

Aint is classed as a negative auxiliary verb because it can occur sentence-initially to introduce a polar negative questions as in Example 178 Aint you know say comin back rebel time? This is not possible with na.

Values

Negative particle Frequency: 50.0%

Example 13-179:
Me na gwine fa no flour.
Me
1sg.sbj
na
neg
gwine
going
fa
for
no
no
flour.
flour
I am not going to get any flour.

Source: Turner [1949] 2002: 260

Example 13-180:
Me na gwine gone.
Me
1sg.sbj
na
neg
gwine
going
gone.
go.pst
I am not going to go.

Source: Turner [1949] 2002: 260

Confidence:
Certain

Negative auxiliary verb Frequency: 50.0%

Example 13-181:
I ain gine worry a soul.
I
1sg.sbj
ain
neg.aux
gine
going
worry
worry
a
a
soul.
soul
I am not going to worry a soul.

Source: Turner [1949] 2002: 262

Example 13-182:
I ain min bout de body.
I
1sg.sbj
ain
neg.aux
min
mind
bout
about
de
the
body.
body
I do not mind about the body.

Source: Turner [1949] 2002: 262

Example 13-178:
Aint you know say comin back rebel time?
Aint
neg.aux
you
2sg.sbj
know
know
say
comp
comin
coming
back
back
rebel
slavery
time?
time
Don’t you know that slavery is coming back?

Source: Turner [1949] 2002: 264

Confidence:
Certain