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source Entry Example Modal 1 Modal 2 Modal 3 Gender Race / Ethnicity Age Level of Education Home Community, Town, or State Location Collected Year Relation to Addressee Medium Sentence Structure Statussort descending
LAMSAS 1908 might could might could Female White 78 College (Some) SC (Lebanon) SC (Lebanon) 1941 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1655 might could might could Female White 62 Until age 20 VA (Gholsonville) VA (Gholsonville) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
COCA 1046 If he could learn when to keep his mouth shut, thought Clearwater, and how to think ahead, he might could still turn out with some kind of maturity and style. might could Male Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown Fictional Story 2007 narrator Written 1.2
LAMSAS 1749 mought could mought could Male White 68 no information NC (Hollister) NC (Hollister) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1504 might could might could Male White 75 Until age 17; first learned English at school PA (Bethel Township) PA (Bethel Township) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Payne 890 Go to see Mr. Smith. He might can tell you. might can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown AL (eastern) 1909 1.0
LAMSAS 1598 may can may can Male White 70 Until age 17 VA (King and Queen Courthouse) VA (King and Queen Courthouse) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 971 But I doubt, Miss Girzie, ye’ll no can expec her to domicile with the like of you. will no can Male White Unknown Unknown Scotland (Ayrshire) 1826 Written 1.4
LAMSAS 1845 might could might could Male White 86 8th grade SC (Charleston) SC (Charleston) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Mashburn 1262 She might could have been being seen by someone else. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
LAMSAS 1940 mought could mought could Male White 69 About 18 months GA (Rincon) GA (Rincon) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1687 might can might can Male White 41 Until age 16 NC (Moyock) NC (Moyock) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Nagle 1142 Ælc cristen man hit sceall cunnan. “Each Christian man shall know it” sceall (=shall) cunnan (=could, ken, know) Male White Unknown Unknown England (Unknown) c1000 Written 1.0
LAMSAS 1781 mought could mought could Male White 52 Until age 18 NC (Thomasville) NC (Thomasville) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1536 might could might could Male White 61 Part of three winters PA (Greenbriar) PA (Greenbriar) 1940 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 922 He should could do it. should could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
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
LAMSAS 1623 might could might could Female White 45 Until age 17 VA (Newville) VA (Newville) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 1105 I might will can go tomorrow. might will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) Scotland (Unknown) 1994 1.0
LAMSAS 1879 might could might could Male White 75 Local one-teacher schools SC (Livingston) SC (Livingston) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1972 might could might could Female White 65 Until age 14 GA (Bogart) GA (Bogart) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1719 mought could mought could Male White 71 Illiterate NC (Chinquapin P.O.) NC (Chinquapin P.O.) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1813 mought could mought could Female White 57 Very little NC (Friendship Church) NC (Friendship Church) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 954 I dinae think he’ll dae it, but I suppose he might could. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.8
LAMSAS 1909 might could might could Female White 79 Until age 12-13 off and on SC (Anderson) SC (Anderson) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1656 mought could mought could Male White 82 Illiterate VA (Stony Creek) VA (Stony Creek) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1750 might could might could Female White 59 Until age 15 NC (Darlington) NC (Darlington) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1505 might could might could Male White 66 Until age 21 PA (Hanover) PA (Hanover) 1940 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Taylor 891 I mought ’a’ could if I’d ’a’ wanted to. mought have could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown MO (southwestern) 1923 1.3
LAMSAS 1599 might could might could Male White 44 College VA (West Point) VA (West Point) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 972 Yince an A’d wun there, A thocht, A micht mebbies cood geet a hurl the lenth o Hawick. might mebbies (=maybe) could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Roxburghshire) 1925 Written 1.0
LAMSAS 1846 might could might could Male White 83 Grammar school SC (Charleston) SC (Charleston) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Mashburn 1263 He might used to could run the marathon. might used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) Unknown Unknown 1.0
LAMSAS 1941 might could might could Male White 76 About 10 months GA (Sylvania) GA (Sylvania) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1688 mought could mought could Male White 79 None NC (Old trap) NC (Old Trap) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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
LAMSAS 1782 mought could mought could Female White 79 Little NC (Corinth Church) NC (Corinth Church) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Jamaica 1220 wi mos “will must” will must Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Jamaica (Unknown)
LAMSAS 1537 might could might could Male White 76 Until age 12 or 14; off and on PA (Cannelton) PA (Cannelton) 1940 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 923 He'll can do it. will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
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
LAMSAS 1624 mought could mought could Male White 75 no information VA (Mills Swamp) VA (Mills Swamp) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1878 might could might could Female White 78 Country school SC (Patterson Mill) SC (Patterson Mill) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1973 may can may can Female White 65 Until age 14 GA (Bogart) GA (Bogart) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1720 might could might could Female White 61 Until age 20 NC (Friendship) NC (Friendship) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1814 might could might could Male White 16 High school student NC (Walnut) NC (Walnut) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 955 I cannae dae it the now, but I would could next week. would could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.1
LAMSAS 1910 may can may can Female White 79 Until age 12-13 off and on SC (Anderson) SC (Anderson) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1657 mought could mought could Male White 62 Short terms until 17-18 VA (Browntown) VA (Browntown) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1751 mought could mought could Male White 73 Illiterate NC (Rocky Mount P.O.) NC (Rocky Mount P.O.) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Butters 1203 But if I be coming out of the field and riding Old Judge, I may would kinda switch off. may would Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Spoken 1.2
LAMSAS 1506 might could might could Male White 78 Until age 17 PA (Grantville) PA (Grantville) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1600 might could might could Male White 64+ None VA (Central Garage) VA (Central Garage) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 973 He wouldna could dae’t, would could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Argyll) 1929 1.0
LAMSAS 1847 might could might could Male White 76 High school SC (Charleston) SC (Charleston) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
R&W 1264 I might could ketch a possum tonight, over on East Mountain. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown AR (Unknown) Written 1.0
LAMSAS 1942 might could might could Female White 88 Lessons at home and 6 months at school GA (Halcyon Dale) GA (Halcyon Dale) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1689 might could might could Female White 37 Until age 18 NC (Belcross) NC (Belcross) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 1144 He’ll can help us the morn. will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
LAMSAS 1783 might could might could Female White 38 College NC (Salisbury) NC (Salisbury) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Jamaica 1221 wi hafi “will must” will hafi (=have to, must) Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Jamaica (Unknown)
LAMSAS 1538 mought could mought could Male White 80 None WV (Hanging Rock) WV (Hanging Rock) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 924 He’ll maybe come the morn will maybe Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
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
LAMSAS 1625 might can might can Female White 44 10th grade VA (Whitleys Store) VA (Whitleys Store) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1880 might could might could Male White 44 High school (Some) SC (Hattieville) SC (Hattieville) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1974 might could might could Male White 62 Cleveland School GA (Bogart) GA (Bogart) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1721 might could might could Male White 69 Little; until age 21 NC (Pleasant Hill) NC (Pleasant Hill) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
England 1176 I mightn’t can use this thumb properly, if it heals like this. might can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Newcastle) 1.3
LAMSAS 1568 might could might could Male White 54 Until age 16 MD (River Spring) MD (River Spring) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1815 might could might could Male White 78 One or two months NC (Dillingham) NC (Dillingham) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 956 He cannae dae it these days, but he used to could. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.1
LAMSAS 1911 might could might could Male White 58 Country school SC (Anderson) SC (Anderson) 1941 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1658 maybe could maybe could Female White 64 Until age 20 VA (Stuarts Draft) VA (Stuarts Draft) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1752 may can may can Male White 73 Illiterate NC (Rocky Mount P.O.) NC (Rocky Mount P.O.) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1507 ought to could ought to could Male White 73 4 months per year until age 18 PA (Turbotville) PA (Turbotville) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Johnson 893 I used to could speak that jargon better than I could English and we had a i-dea that was to be the standard language here in Oregon. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown OR (Unknown) 1909 1.1
Scotland 974 An dan, wi baid een staandin wide, Sae noucht could can ta pass me. could can to Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Shetland) Written 1.0
LAMSAS 1848 might could might could Female White 51 Private finishing school SC (Charleston) SC (Charleston) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
R&W 1265 I might could dry them dishes for ye. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown MO (Unknown) MO (Unknown) Written 1.0
LAMSAS 1943 might could might could Male White 70 7th grade GA (Sylvania) GA (Sylvania) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1690 might could might could Male White 83 Sunday school 19 days NC (Fort Island) NC (Fort Island) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 1145 They might could be working in the shop. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
LAMSAS 1784 mought could mought could Female White 76 Very little NC (Black Ankle) NC (Black Ankle) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1539 mought could mought could Male White 72 Illiterate WV (Swedeland) WV (Swedeland) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 925 He’ll might can come the morn. will might can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
England 2049 Hu sal ani man ðe muʒen deren? sal muʒen Unknown Unknown England c1259 Written 2.0
LAMSAS 1626 mought could mought could Male White 75 Very little VA (Drewryville) VA (Drewryville) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1881 might could might could Female White 19 no information SC (Barnwell) SC (Barnwell) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1975 might could might could Male Black 80 4th grade GA (Thompson) GA (Thompson) 1971 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1722 might could might could Male White 51 High school NC (Trenton P.O.) NC (Trenton P.O.) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1569 might could might could Male White 70 Illiterate MD (Nanjemoy) MD (Nanjemoy) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1816 might could might could Male White 54 Educated at Newfound, then 3 years at Haywood Institute NC (Lower Hominy) NC (Lower Hominy) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1912 might could might could Male White 69 4 years SC (Greenville) SC (Greenville) 1941 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1659 mought could mought could Male White 73 Illiterate VA (Shiflett Hollow) VA (Shiflett Hollow) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1753 mought could mought could Female White 68 Very little NC (Black Creek P.O.) NC (Black Creek P.O.) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1508 maybe could maybe could Male White 67 Until age 19 PA (White Hall) PA (White Hall) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1601 might could might could Male White 46 Until age 16 VA (Beulahville) VA (Beulahville) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 975 I didn’t use tae could tak them at aa. did used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Argyll) 1931 1.0
LAMSAS 1849 might could might could Male White 80 8th grade SC (Indian Fields) SC (Indian Fields) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken

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