Why is “done” said before verbs in ebonics?
- Erik Van ThienenLv 71 month ago
"Done" is an auxiliary verb in both African American AND Southern US dialects, equivalent to the Standard English auxiliary verb 'have'.
FYI, "Ebonics" is an obsolete term avoided by linguists.
- tribeca_belleLv 71 month ago
That's a Southern thing that is not limited to any ethnicity but is common in the rural South.