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source Entry Example Modal 1 Modal 2sort descending Modal 3 Gender Race / Ethnicity Age Level of Education Home Community, Town, or State Location Collected Year Relation to Addressee Medium Sentence Structure Status
Nagle 1141 þat hie healfre geweald wið Eotena bearn agan moston. “That they might own an equal share with the sons of the Geats.” moston (=must, might) agan (=own, owe, ought to) Male White Unknown Unknown England (Unknown) c1000 Written
England 1143 þeah we hine for þam alwaldan agan ne moston. “Though we might not hold it against the all-powerful.” moston (=must, might) agan (=own, owe, ought to) Male White Unknown Unknown England (Unknown) c1000 Written
Scotland 967 We’ll ... aiblins no can rise our lane. will aiblins (=maybe) no can Male Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Roxburghshire) 1808 Written 1.0
Scotland 915 He might be to go tomorrow. might be to Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Elsman 853 ... anything that looks like we might need it, we might better put aside ... might better Female White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 786 And I thought I might better tell you. might better Female White 60s Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Feagin 787 You might better. might better Female White 26 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 788 You might better shake it up. might better Female White 30 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Selma) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
DiPaolo 1396 If you need me, holler. -Well, you might better stay in. why don't you stay in here? might better Male White unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Henderson) 1979 father to daughter Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
DiPaolo 1397 This might better go in here. might better Female Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) 1980 woman to woman Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
DiPaolo 1398 I might better hurry might better Female White unknown Unknown TX (Tyler) TX (Austin) 1980 sister to sister Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
DiPaolo 1861 You might better look and see if you can find it might better Unknown Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) 1980 unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
DiPaolo 1399 A: Do you know the roads out of here? B: No. A: We may better get a map. may better Female Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown On airplane to Austin TX woman to woman Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 258 might better might better Male White 67 8th grade TN (Arno) TN (Arno) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAGS 259 might better might better Male White 74 5th grade GA (Buford) GA (Buford) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAGS 260 might better might better Male White 70 8th grade GA (Hawkinsville) GA (Hawkinsville) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Elsman 850 We might better. might better Male White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 co-worker to supervisor Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Butters 1204 Bob Cushaw [of Andrews NC] says he would like his wife to quit her babysitting job. “If you come back here in one year, I may can say I now own this or I now own that, but I’ll talk to you just as I... may can Male Black Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
Mishoe 43 I might can find something else after the first of the year. might can Male White 40s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 husband to wife Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Hern.&S 2026 He should can go. should can Unknown Black Unknown IL (Chicago) IL (Chicago) 1970s 1.0 Elicited
Mishoe 123 I might can trade some books at the flea market Saturday. might can Male White 80s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 father to daughter Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Scotland 948 He’ll can do it, will he no? will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Skipper 173 He might probably can find somebody to fix it. might can Female White 44 Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Foxfire 884 Let me see one more time. I might can do it. might can Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (northeast) 1970 Written 1.0
LAGS 269 Might can do it. might can Male White 36 High school (Graduate) TN (Medon) TN (Jackson) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Scotland 965 Baith you and her will can spare some o’ the cost. will can Male Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Ayrshire) 1822 Written 1.0
DiPaolo 1391 It may can be moved. may can Unknown Unknown unknown Graduate Unknown TX (Austin) 1976 unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Reed 1480 I might can get this finished tonight. might can Male White 29 Graduate school (Doctoral degree) TN (Sneedville) SC (Columbia) 2012 husband to wife Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Dumas 1138 We may can do it better. may can Male White 52 Unknown AR (Unknown) AR (Unknown) 1987 Spoken 1.0
Montgomery 205 I may not even can get out of the parking lot. may not can Male White 50 Graduate school (Master's degree) SC (Unknown) SC (Unknown) Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 301 I might can tell you. might can Female White 44 11th grade GA (Marietta) GA (Marietta) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 302 I might can think back. might can Male White 70 10th grade GA (Georgetown) GA (Georgetown) 1978 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Butters 1205 What It Might Can Do ... The Rural Development Act of 1972 might can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) Written
DiPaolo 1417 I may not can get into this parking place. may not can Unknown Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Memphis) 1980 unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Visser 1267 On al the maners that ye shall conne demaunde. shall can Male Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Unknown) 1485 Written
Montgomery 238 They might can break one of us, but they can't break all of us. might can Female White 30s College (Graduate) Unknown SC (Unknown) from a wikipedia listing Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1945 may can may can Male White 83 2 months GA (Alexander) GA (Alexander) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 949 He’ll can do it, can he no? will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) Spoken 1.0
Verilogue Corpus 2245 may can Male Graduate Degree (MD) Unknown AL Doctor-Patient Spoken Naturalistic
Skipper 174 Well, we may can go to the falls Saturday afternoon then. may can Female White 40s Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Maxfield 885 I don’t think I will can go. will can Unknown Unknown Unknown PN (southwestern) 1931 1.4
LAGS 270 Might can do it. might can Male Black 67 4th grade LA (Zachary) LA (Zachary) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Scotland 966 He’ll can tell us. will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1881 Written 1.0
DiPaolo 1392 I may not can read it as well as it is written. may not can Female White unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Henderson,) woman to group Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 108 Do you think they can tell me something about the Mac hook-ups? Answer: They might can. might can Female White unknown Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 store employee to unknown caller Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Scotland 917 He might can do it, if he tried. might can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.3
LAGS 303 You might can see that light. might can Male White 75 8th grade GA (Miller Co.) GA (Colquitt) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Verilogue Corpus 2214 might can Male Graduate Degree (MD) Unknown AL Doctor-Patient Spoken Naturalistic
Scotland 1101 If we get a German doctor, not one of us will can speak to him. will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) Scotland (Unknown) 1975 1.2
Mishoe 45 We may can get one of those apartments close to the school this summer. may can Female White 30s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 female to male Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
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
Montgomery 239 If you ask me, I might can help you with the problem. might can Female White unknown Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.2
Verilogue Corpus 2246 might can Male Graduate Degree (MD) Unknown NE Doctor-Patient Spoken Naturalistic
Skipper 175 We might can get down some weekend soon. might can Female White 40s Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Wentworth 886 He’ll not kin go. will not can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown WV (eastern) 1931 Spoken 1.0
LAGS 271 Might can do it. might can Male Black 22 Technical school (Some) LA (New Orleans) LA (New Orleans) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Verilogue Corpus 2278 might can Female White 50 to... Unknown Unknown SC Patient Spoken Naturalistic
Mishoe 109 He might can put the son of a bitch back together. He's good at shit like that. might can Male White 50s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 husband to wife Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1661 may can may can Male Black 80 None VA (Batesville) VA (Batesville) 1933 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 304 He might can tell you. might can Male White 46 10th grade FL (Lake City) FL (Hopeful Church) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Price 1206 I may not can keep that up. may not can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Written 1.0
Scotland 1102 Aiblins when auld Dick gees o’er the post The youth himself may can to rule the rost. may can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) Scotland (Unknown) 1768 Written 1.2
Mishoe 46 We might can find a closer way to go. might can Female White 30s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 wife to husband Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
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
LAMSAS 1852 may can may can Male White 84 Until age 14 SC (Hendersonville) SC (Hendersonville) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Elsman 855 I think I might can do something with it. might can Male White College (Graduate) Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 employee to supervisors Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Boertien 2116 must not can must not can Male White 20s College Student TX (San Antonio) TX (Unknown) c1980 Elicited
Jamaica 1224 mos(a) kyan “may/might must” must can Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Jamaica (Unknown)
Skipper 176 I may can find out tomorrow. may can Female White 19 Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Wentworth 887 She’ll never kin catch a mouse now. (Said when a pet cat became crippled). will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown WV (eastern) 1930s 1.0
LAGS 272 Might can do it. might can Male Black 87 4th grade LA (Bull Run Plantation) LA (Ardoyne) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Scotland 968 We’ll can agree fine will can Male White Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1886 Written 1.0
LAMSAS 1820 may can may can Male White 77 A little NC (Bryson City) NC (Bryson City) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Labov 1240 In deep water. I might can get hurt. might can Unknown Black 14 Unknown Unknown NY (New York City) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
COCA 1002 You may can go to these schools, but these kids will look at you and say, "Bryant Gumbel, he's a square." may can Male Black 26 High School CA (San Francisco) Television 1991 interviewee to interviewer Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAGS 305 I might can fix it. might can Male White 73 8th grade FL (Flemington) FL (Flemington) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Scotland 1103 I’ll can go tomorrow. will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) Scotland (Unknown) 1999 1.0
Scotland 952 He has to can swim, doesn’t he? have to can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) Written 1.0
Reed 1454 Do you think we might can meet next week? How about Thursday? might can Male White 25 College (Graduate) SC (Gaffney) SC (Columbia) 2011 friend to friend Spoken 2.4 Naturalistic
Mishoe 79 She might can wear it if she fixes the belt. might can Female White 40s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 female to family Spoken 1.3 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1631 might can might can Male White 18 College student VA (Back Bay) VA (Back Bay) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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
Scotland 969 I looked for your brither before this, but nae doot ye‘ll can tak’ a message tae him. will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Fife) 1929 Written 1.1
Montgomery 1997 Someone from the archives staff might canhelp you. might can Female White 50 College graduate Unknown TN (Knoxville) 1994 Friend Spoken Naturalistic
Scotland 920 He must can do it. must can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Verilogue Corpus 2217 may can Female Graduate Degree (MD) Unknown GA Doctor-Patient Spoken Naturalistic
Reed 1495 We may not can find one here, but we should look anyway. may not can Male White 29 Graduate school (Doctoral degree) TN (Sneedville) SC (Columbia) 2012 husband to wife Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
Scotland 1104 I'll not can go tomorrow. will not can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
LAGS 243 I may not can get it up. may not can Male Black 77 High school MS (Pontotoc) MS (Pontotoc) 1974 male to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Skipper 178 You may can study on the way down. may can Male White 21 Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1887 may can may can Male White 63 3-4 years SC (Philipps Church) SC (Philipps Church) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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
Montgomery 1998 Some of what the church might can do is to offer a support program. might can Male White College graduate SC (Columbia) SC (Columbia) 1992 Acquaintance to acquaintances Spoken Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1664 might can might can Male White 53 Little VA (Whistle Creek) VA (Whistle Creek) 1933 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 921 He should can do it. should can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
LAGS 307 You might can fix it. might can Male Black 46 High school LA (Zachary) LA (Zachary) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Cunningham 1272 He might be can do that. might be can Unknown Black Unknown SC (Unknown) SC (Unknown) 1.0
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
Verilogue Corpus 2250 might can Female White 40 to... Unknown Unknown SC Patient Spoken Naturalistic
Payne 890 Go to see Mr. Smith. He might can tell you. might can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown AL (eastern) 1909 1.0

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