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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
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
England 2051 Thou schalt mowe senden hire a lettre. schalt mowe Unknown Unknown England 1390 Written 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
Montgomery 2015 Ken Passman may could. may could White College graduate Unknown SC (Columbia) 1994 Stranger to stranger 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
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
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
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 2061 þou ... shalt mowen retourne hool & sounde. shalt mowen Unknown Unknown England 1374 Written
Montgomery 1995 It might could begin by a normal mother-daughter argument about different things. might could Female Unknown 20 College (Some) Unknown TN (Memphis) 1980 stranger to hypothetical Written Naturalistic
Verilogue Corpus 2278 might can Female White 50 to... Unknown Unknown SC Patient Spoken Naturalistic
LAGS 559 You might would. might would Female Black 44 High school equivalent AL (Dothan) AL (Dothan) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1914 might could might could Female Black 40 9th grade GA (Savannah) SC (Savannah) 1972 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Feagin 735 If they’re not too busy, I might can. might can Female White 30s Unknown AL (Unknown) early 1970s acquaintance Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1755 might could might could Female White 70 Illiterate NC (Sanders Chapel) NC (Sanders Chapel) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Reed 1492 You might would have to import it in. might would Female White 20s Graduate school (Doctoral degree) SC (Columbia) SC (Columbia) 2011 teacher to class Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
COCA 1078 Might could be. might could Female Unknown unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) Fictional Story 1994 woman to man Written 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 242 I could used to do that. could used to Female White 87 7th grade FL (Rock Hill) FL (Rock Hill) 1973 female to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1693 might could might could Female White 44 College (Some) NC (Winfall) NC (Winfall) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Feagin 767 And you might could tell her you hadn’t been gettin’ one. might could Female White 26 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 23 I don't think I failed, but I think I might coulda done a lot better. might could Female White 20s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 female to female Spoken 1.8 Naturalistic
Skipper 177 I was just thinking I might could use them. might could Female White 19 Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1787 mought could mought could Female White 77 Learned to read at home NC (Forestville Church) NC (Forestville Church) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 527 You might could tell. might could Female White 23 6th grade TN (Rankin) TN (Rankin) 1972 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Elsman 844 We might could do a cognitive lab at the end. might could Female White 30s Graduate school (Master's degree) Unknown SC (Columbia) 2007 supervisor to subordinates Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 273 Might can do it. might can Female Black 67 High school (Graduate) TX (Marshall) TX (Marshall) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1629 mought could mought could Female White 81 3 years VA (Back Bay) VA (Back Bay) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 703 He used to wouldn't. used to wouldn't Female Black 65 8th grade TN (Covington) TN (Covington) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Boertien 2146 mightn't ought mightn't ought Female White 19 College Student TX (Dickenson) TX (Unknown) c1980 Elicited
LAMSAS 1978 might possibly will might possibly will Female White 45 11th grade GA (Decatur) GA (Decatur) 1970 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
Feagin 799 My husband useta could play one of those things. used to could Female White 61 8th grade AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) 1972 Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 55 Could we might possibly just cancel Christmas this year? could might Female White 40s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 female to male (family) Spoken 2.0 Naturalistic
Montgomery 210 There are some ideas we have in mind and you might could think about some of them. might could Female White unknown Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.6 Naturalistic
Montgomery 1996 The mother would still have memories of being raped and because of that may would take her revenge on the baby. may would Female Unknown 20 College (Some) Unknown TN (Memphis) 1980 stranger to hypothetical audience Written Naturalistic
Verilogue Corpus 2279 might would Female Black 60 to... Unknown Unknown MA Patient Spoken Naturalistic
Boertien 2085 Pledges might oughta all carry their pledge book with them at all times. might ought to` Female White 19 College Student TX (Dickenson) TX (Unknown) c1980 1.0 Elicited
LAMSAS 1662 might could might could Female White 46 Until age 16 VA (Cismont) VA (Cismont) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Feagin 736 They might can get more time. might can Female White 30s Unknown AL (Unknown) early 1970s acquaintance Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1756 might could might could Female White 61 Until age 15 NC (Smithfield) NC (Smithfield) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 496 I might could. might could Female Black 38 College (1 year and some business college) LA (Monroe) LA (Monroe) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Reed 1493 You might could get something. might could Female White 20s Graduate school (Doctoral degree) SC (Columbia) SC (Columbia) 2011 teacher to class Spoken Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1603 mought could mought could Female White 61 From ages 6 to 15 VA (Friends Church) VA (Friends Church) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 672 Used to could. used to could Female White 33 Graduate school (Master's degree) TX (Houston) TX (Houston) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1947 might could might could Female White 85 Private school GA (Bath) GA (Bath) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1694 mought could mought could Female White 74 2 months NC (Trapp) NC (Trapp) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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
Mishoe 24 We may can work something out. may can Female White 50s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 aunt to niece Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Elsman 845 I might oughta do that, shouldn't I? might ought to Female White Graduate school (Master's degree) NC (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2007 co-worker to co-worker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 120 I got some, but I might should buy a little bit more. might should Female White 40s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 daughter to mother Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
LAGS 274 Might can do it tomorrow. might can Female Black 48 8th grade (Some) GA (Clayton Co.) GA (Lovejoy) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 344 Might could. might could Female White 47 Unknown Unknown AL (Dothan) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Boertien 2147 mightn't shouldn't ought mightn't shouldn't ought Female White 19 College Student TX (Dickenson) TX (Unknown) c1980 Elicited
Feagin 800 I could, useta could make the icin’, but I can’t stand up. used to could Female White 78 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) 1972 Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
Mishoe 57 Do you think there is a chance Wallace may can come? may can Female White 50s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 aunt to neice Spoken 1.5 Naturalistic
Montgomery 211 Y'all might rather come up on Saturday. might rather Female White 70 College (Graduate) Unknown SC (Unknown) Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Montgomery 1997 Someone from the archives staff might canhelp you. might can Female White 50 College graduate Unknown TN (Knoxville) 1994 Friend Spoken Naturalistic
Verilogue Corpus 2280 may will Female Other 30 to... Unknown Unknown RI Patient Spoken Naturalistic
LAGS 561 I guess you might would say that. might would Female White 38 High school and 1 term trade school LA (Bayou Sorrel) LA (Bayou Sorrel) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1916 might could might could Female White 90 Private governess, some public school GA (Savannah) SC (Savannah) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Boertien 2086 John, I guess, may could do that. may could Female White 21 College Student TX (Beaumont) TX (Unknown) c1980 1.0 Elicited
LAGS 377 Might could. might could Female White 86 Unknown Unknown TX (Caney) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1757 mought could mought could Female White 80 Until age 15 NC (Manchester) NC (Manchester) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
COCA 1014 I might not can write but I want a piece of a great man to remember. might not can Female Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown Fictional Story 1994 woman to man Written 1.1 Naturalistic
LAGS 244 I may can {do it} may can Female White 72 5th grade GA (Folkston) GA (Folkston) 1969 female to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
COCA 1030 I used to couldn't eat enough and now I just eat because I feel hungry. used to couldn't Female Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown Television 1997 interviewee to interviewer Spoken 1.8 Naturalistic
LAGS 593 I might would say it in that sense. might would Female White 22 College (Graduate, B.S. degree) TN (Morristown) TN (Morristown) 1978 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Boertien 1297 Could you might come over here for a minute? could might Female White 25 Unknown TX (Unknown) TX (College Station) Spoken 2.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 673 I used to could whistle. used to could Female Black 63 6th grade MS (Washington County) MS (Leland) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1948 might could might could Female White 61 Hood's Chapel School GA (Augusta) GA (Augusta) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1695 might could might could Female White 74 2 months NC (Trapp) NC (Trapp) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 409 I might could do it. might could Female Black 18 High school student at time of interview AR (Little Rock) AR (Little Rock) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 769 You might could lead into it. might could Female White 60 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Birmingham) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 25 I might shouldn't worry about it, but I do. might shouldn't Female White 50s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 aunt to niece Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
Skipper 179 It may would have driven me out. may would Female White 19 Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 529 I might could tell you. might could Female White 78 5th-6th grade FL (Shady Grove) FL (Shady Grove) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Elsman 846 I might would too. might would Female White Graduate school (Master's degree) NC (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2007 Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic

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