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source Entry Example Modal 1 Modal 2 Modal 3 Gendersort descending Race / Ethnicity Age Level of Education Home Community, Town, or State Location Collected Year Relation to Addressee Medium Sentence Structure Status
England 2044 ... þatt mannkinn shollde muʒhenn wel Upp cumenn inntill heoffne. shollde muʒhenn Unknown Unknown England c1200 Written
England 2045 forrþi let be swellenn þa þe middle & þe little, þatt Crist ne shollde mu ʒ henn himm O nane wise attwindenn. shollde muʒhenn Unknown Unknown England c1200 Written 1.4
England 2046 To lefenn & to trowwenn þatt swillc an shollde muʒhenn beon Shippennd off alle shaffte shollde muʒhenn Unknown Unknown England c1200 Written 1.4
England 2048 Swa þatt menn sholldenn muɽhenn sen þurrh Goddspellbokess lare All hu þeɽɽ mihhtenn follɽenn rihht þatt stih. sholldenn hafi (=have to, must) Unknown Unknown England c1200 Written 1.3
England 2047 forr þatt Crist ne wollde nohht þatt Nicodm ne wisste þatt he ne shollde muʒhenn nohht ben borrʒhenn, þohh he mihhte Lefenn & trowwenn rihht o Crist þurrh Cristes miccle tacness, But iff he wære... shollde muʒhenn Unknown Unknown England c1200 Written 1.4
England 2049 Hu sal ani man ðe muʒen deren? sal muʒen Unknown Unknown England c1259 Written 2.0
England 2050 ... þai sall noght mow stand. sall mow Unknown Unknown England c1345 Written
England 2061 þou ... shalt mowen retourne hool & sounde. shalt mowen Unknown Unknown England 1374 Written
Hern.&S 2027 He may might must can sing. may might must can Black Unknown Doctoral student at Emory University at time of interview IL (Chicago) IL (Chicago) 1.0 Elicited
England 2051 Thou schalt mowe senden hire a lettre. schalt mowe Unknown Unknown England 1390 Written 1.0
Scotland 2028 A'll noa can gawn dhu-moarn (I won't be able to go to-morrow). will no can White Unknown Unknown Scotland Scotland 1.0
Scotland 2029 Ivray wain in thu toon ull can say thawt (Every child in the village will be able to say that). will can White Unknown Unknown Scotland Scotland 1.0
England 2052 Thou schalt mowe senden hire a lettre. schalt mowe Unknown Unknown England c1390 Written 1.0
England 2053 ... tanne i schal mow truliche sey ... the wordes þat be writen in holi writ. schal mow Unknown Unknown England c1400 Written 1.0 Elicited
Boertien 2148 shouldn't ought shouldn't ought White 19 College Student TX (Dickenson) TX (Unknown) c1980 Elicited
England 2054 for he shal mowe shewe be experience th’entente of his good will (OED). shal mowe Unknown Unknown England 1402 Written 1.0
England 2055 if it be wiþoute help any long tyme ... it shal noʒt mow be cured. shal mow Unknown Unknown England c1425 J. Arderne, Treatise of Fistula in Ano (EETS) 42, 26
England 2056 They shall ... mowe be ... emendyng to devout prayers ... in Goddis house, where prayers be most exaudible. shall mowe Unknown Unknown England c1443 Written 1.0
England 2057 After the discrecyon of myne Executors as þe shal mow seme most ... expedient (OED). shal mowe Unknown Unknown England 1449 Written 1.3
England 2058 Lete me have knowlache of ʒour mynde ... whan ʒe shall moun be in this cuntre. shall moun Unknown Unknown England 1481 Written 3.0
England 2059 As longe that I shall maye bere armes (OED). shall maye Unknown Unknown England c1489 Written
England 2060 No ship of greate burdon shall mowe comme ... in the seid Haven. shall mowe Unknown Unknown England 1495 Written 1.0
Hasty 2132 Another thing we might could have on is the Neurontin. might could Doctoral degree Unknown Physician to patient Spoken 1.6 Naturalistic
Hasty 2133 So you're kind of thinking about that, that might be something that might would help you? might would Doctoral degree Unknown Unknown Physician to patient 2.4 Naturalistic
Verilogue Corpus 2264 might can Unknown Unknown NC Patient Spoken Naturalistic
Hasty 2134 You know what might could help that is losing some weight. might could Doctoral degree Unknown Physician to patient Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Montgomery 2015 Ken Passman may could. may could White College graduate Unknown SC (Columbia) 1994 Stranger to stranger Spoken Naturalistic
England 2041 Na mare saltow ham con rede þen sternes of heyuen. sal con Unknown Unknown England 14th century Written 1.0
Hasty 2135 My bones might not can take that. might not can Unknown Unknown Patient to physician Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
England 2042 I shall not konne answere. shall koone Unknown Unknown England 1386 Written 1.0
Hasty 2136 You might could try and see if you want to try a little bit of that and see how it does for you. might could Unknown Unknown Physician to patient Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
England 2043 He shal neuer conne trotte. shal conne Unknown Unknown England 1484 Written 1.0
Elsman 832 ... what the general public might would find acceptable. might would Female White 30s College (Graduate) SC (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2007 co-worker to co-worker Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Mishoe 91 He might could do it, maybe, but I'm not sure. might could Female White 30s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 daughter to mother Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
Boertien 2108 might not ought might not ought Female White 21 College Student TX (Beaumont) TX (Unknown) c1980 Elicited
LAGS 597 You might would say. might would Female Black 72 9th grade (Some) AL (Selma) AL (Selma) 1978 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Verilogue Corpus 2238 might could Female Graduate Degree (MD) Unknown GA Doctor-Patient Spoken Naturalistic
LAGS 691 Better than he used to could. used to could Female White 77 8th grade AR (Hearn) AR (Hearn) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1779 mought could mought could Female White 76 Very little NC (Sophia) NC (Sophia) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 439 Might could. might could Female Black 19 High school TN (Nashville) TN (Nashville) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Mishoe 27 I may can do it on my way in tomorrow. may can Female White 30s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 sister to brother/ direct response to no. 26 Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
COCA 1034 She used to could kill a horse with a fist between the eyes, but this week it's been migraines and fainting spells. used to could Female Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Fictional Story 1991 woman to man Written 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1621 might can might can Female White 47 Until age 16 VA (Aspen Hill Plantation) VA (Aspen Hill Plantation) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Feagin 787 You might better. might better Female White 26 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Boertien 1293 I might had oughta, hadn’t I? might had ought to Female White 21 College Student TX (Beaumont) TX (Unknown) c1980 2.8 Elicited
Boertien 2138 might not should might not should Female White 32 College Student TX (Matagorda City) TX (Unknown) c1980 Elicited
LAGS 629 Used to could buy it. used to could Female Black 61 8th grade AR (Little Rock) AR (Little Rock) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1653 might could might could Female White 58 Until age 20 VA (Boydton P.O.) VA (Boydton P.O.) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 313 Might couldn't. might couldn't Female White 62 5th grade GA (6 miles from Milledgeville) GA (Milledgeville) 1970 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Verilogue Corpus 2206 might could Female Graduate Degree (MD) Unknown GA Doctor-Patient Spoken Naturalistic
LAGS 659 Used to could. used to could Female Black 79 None GA (Clay County) GA (Fort Gaines) 1978 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Skipper 155 He might can help you with that. might can Female White 44 Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 501 I might could. might could Female White 42 College TX (Burkeville) TX (Wiergate) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1596 might could might could Female White 45 2 years VA (Wares Wharf) VA (Wares Wharf) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Feagin 755 You might could get it. might could Female White 60s Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Elsman 833 The general public might would endure. might would Female White 30s College (Graduate) SC (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2007 co-worker to co-worker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 92 Do you think all these potatoes will fit into this pan? They might will. might will Female White 50s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 aunt to niece Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 344 Might could. might could Female White 47 Unknown Unknown AL (Dothan) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Boertien 2109 had SUBJECT might ought had might ought Female White 21 College Student TX (Beaumont) TX (Unknown) c1980 2.0 Elicited
Verilogue Corpus 2239 might can Female Graduate Degree (MD) Unknown FL Doctor-Patient Spoken Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1780 may can may can Female White 76 Very little NC (Sophia) NC (Sophia) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Mishoe 28 It's a long way and he might will can't come, but I'm gonna ask. might will can't Female White 50s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 aunt to niece Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1622 might could might could Female White 66 Until age 16 VA (Prince George Courthouse) VA (Prince George Courthouse) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Feagin 788 You might better shake it up. might better Female White 30 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Selma) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Boertien 1294 It scared him that he might could’ve been killed yesterday. might could Female White 21 College Student TX (Beaumont) TX (Unknown) c1980 1.4 Elicited
Boertien 2139 might not can might not can Female White 32 College Student TX (Matagorda City) TX (Unknown) c1980 Elicited
LAMSAS 1971 might could might could Female White 61 10th grade GA (Carnesville) GA (Carnesville) 1968 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1386 I know what I can do instead of working this afternoon. I might can go see (name) take his first swimming lesson. might can Female White unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) 1982 friend to friend Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Reed 1475 We may would want to have it at the church. may would Female White 32 College (Graduate) SC (Lake City) SC (Columbia) 2011 friend to group Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Verilogue Corpus 2271 may will Female White Unknown Unknown VA Patient Spoken Naturalistic
DiPaolo 1324 Call back some other day and I might could tell you some more about it. might could Female White unknown Unknown TX (Lamesa) TX (Austin, on phone) 1979 woman to woman Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
LAGS 660 Used to could. used to could Female White 81 4th grade FL (Sopchoppy) FL (Sopchoppy) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1748 might could might could Female White 65 Until age 16 NC (Lasker) NC (Lasker) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Skipper 156 I'm anxious to see what kind of pictures you took that your daddy might can paint. might can Female White 40s Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.6 Naturalistic
LAGS 408 I might could do it. might could Female White 35 High school (Graduate) LA (Schriever) LA (Schriever) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 502 I might could. might could Female Black 66 8th grade TX (Pine Flat) TX (Pine Flat) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 756 She might could be a big help to you. might could Female White 60s Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) Early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 250 You may can still [get a sack of flour]. may can Female White 89 High school (Graduate) TN (Henry Co.) TN (Paris) 1974 female to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Elsman 834 Who knows who might could take her place? might could Female White 30s College (Graduate) SC (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2007 co-worker to co-worker Spoken 2.4 Naturalistic
Mishoe 93 Lance may will want corn instead of potatoes. may will Female White 50s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 aunt to niece Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 345 Might could. might could Female White 87 Unknown Unknown FL (Rock Hill) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Boertien 2110 ought SUBJECT might had ought might had Female White 21 College Student TX (Beaumont) TX (Unknown) c1980 2.0 Elicited
Verilogue Corpus 2240 might would Female Graduate Degree (MD) Unknown SC Doctor-Patient Spoken Naturalistic
COCA 1078 Might could be. might could Female Unknown unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) Fictional Story 1994 woman to man Written 1.0 Naturalistic
Reed 1446 The man said he might could send it later. might could Female White 39 Graduate school (Master's degree) TN (Sneedville) TN (Sneedville) 2010 interviewee to interviewer Spoken 1.4 Elicited
LAGS 535 You might could. might could Female White 80 8th grade TX (Waco) TX (Waco) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1623 might could might could Female White 45 Until age 17 VA (Newville) VA (Newville) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Feagin 789 You might otta have that checked. might ought to Female White 74 13 years AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) 1972 Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Boertien 2140 mightn't ought mightn't ought Female White 32 College Student TX (Matagorda City) TX (Unknown) c1980 Elicited
LAMSAS 1972 might could might could Female White 65 Until age 14 GA (Bogart) GA (Bogart) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 377 Might could. might could Female White 86 Unknown Unknown TX (Caney) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAGS 631 I used to could do that. used to could Female White 77 5th grade GA (Columbus) GA (Eelbeck) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Reed 1476 I thought y'all might would. might would Female White 32 College (Graduate) SC (Lake City) SC (Columbia) 2011 friend to group Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Verilogue Corpus 2272 might not could Female Black Unknown Unknown CA Patient Spoken Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1813 mought could mought could Female White 57 Very little NC (Friendship Church) NC (Friendship Church) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Montgomery 219 Are there any other prayer concerns that you may would want to share? might would Female White 40s College (Graduate) Unknown SC (Unknown) Unknown Spoken 2.6 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1908 might could might could Female White 78 College (Some) SC (Lebanon) SC (Lebanon) 1941 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 567 Some people might would call them "tow sacks." might would Female Black 67 9th grade AR (Blytheville) AR (Blytheville) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1655 might could might could Female White 62 Until age 20 VA (Gholsonville) VA (Gholsonville) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 661 Used to could have that. used to could Female Black 44 High school equivalent AL (Dothan) AL (Dothan) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic

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