Table - See Overview for Filtering and Searching Explanation

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 1594 might could might could Female White 57 Until age 17 VA (Remo) VA (Remo) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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
LAMSAS 1841 might could might could Male White 75 3 months a year until age 14 SC (Summerville) SC (Summerville) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Mashburn 1258 He may ought to see you today. may ought to Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
LAMSAS 1936 might could might could Male White 84 2-3 local schools GA (Bellville) GA (Bellville) 1948 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1683 might could might could Female White 66+ None NC (Fruitville) NC (Fruitville) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1777 mought could mought could Male White 83 6 months total NC (Guilford College) NC (Guilford College) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Jamaica 1217 shuda hafi “should must” should hafi (=have to, must) Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Jamaica (Unknown)
LAMSAS 1532 might could might could Male White 79 2-3 years PA (Buck Valley) PA (Buck Valley) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 918 He might could do it, if he tried. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.3
England 2042 I shall not konne answere. shall koone Unknown Unknown England 1386 Written 1.0
LAMSAS 1619 might could might could Male White 55 Until age 17 VA (Midlothian) VA (Midlothian) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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
LAMSAS 1874 may can may can Female White 78 Limited, local SC (Lykesland) SC (Lykesland) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1968 might could might could Male White 87 3-4 terms of country school GA (Goshen Highway) GA (Goshen Highway) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1715 might could might could Female White 74 6 months total NC (Arba) NC (Arba) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1809 mought could mought could Male White 75 Illiterate NC (Warlick) NC (Warlick) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1564 mought could mought could Male White 68 4th grade MD (Shady Side) MD (Shady Side) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 950 He used to could do it, didn’t he? used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
LAMSAS 1904 might could might could Male White 66 7th grade SC (Newberry) SC (Newberry) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1651 might could might could Female White 48 Private; to high school VA (Younger Store Community) VA (Younger Store Community) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1745 might could might could Male White 78 2 months NC (Pembroke) NC (Pembroke) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1500 might could might could Male White 53 Winters until age 18 NJ (Oak Grove) NJ (Oak Grove) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Wentworth 886 He’ll not kin go. will not can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown WV (eastern) 1931 Spoken 1.0
Hern.&S 2019 You may should wipe the thing. may should Male Black 23 Unknown IL (Chicago) IL (Chicago) 1970s Unknown Spoken
LAMSAS 1595 mought could mought could Male White 73 Illiterate VA (Brays) VA (Brays) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 968 We’ll can agree fine will can Male White Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1886 Written 1.0
LAMSAS 1842 might could might could Male White 65 2nd grade SC (Cross) SC (Cross) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Mashburn 1259 He ought to would see you. ought to would Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
LAMSAS 1937 might would might would Female Black 60 8 years GA (Metter) GA (Metter) 1972 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1684 might can might can Female White 66+ None NC (Fruitville) NC (Fruitville) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1778 might could might could Male White 44 College (Some) NC (Guilford College) NC (Guilford College) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Jamaica 1218 shuda kyan “should can” should can Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Jamaica (Unknown)
LAMSAS 1533 maybe could maybe could Male White 79 2-3 years PA (Buck Valley) PA (Buck Valley) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 919 He must could do it. must could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
England 2043 He shal neuer conne trotte. shal conne Unknown Unknown England 1484 Written 1.0
LAMSAS 1620 mought could mought could Female White 73 15 months VA (Dewitt) VA (Dewitt) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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
LAMSAS 1875 might could might could Male White 77 Old field school 2 years SC (White Rock) SC (White Rock) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1969 might could might could Male White 71 Common schools GA (Elberton) GA (Elberton) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1716 might could might could Male White 44 Off and on until age 20 NC (Snow Hill P.O.) NC (Snow Hill P.O.) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
England 1171 He wouldn’t could’ve worked, even if you had asked him. would could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Newcastle) 1.3
LAMSAS 1810 might could might could Female White 53 11th grade NC (Boiling Springs) NC (Boiling Springs) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Harris 1235 You might should get her to a hospital anyhow. Bandaid might not work. There’s tetanus, ya know. might should Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Hotel clerk to a woman whose daughter has cut her hand on glass in the parking lot. Spoken 1.0
LAMSAS 1565 might could might could Male White 46 no information MD (Tracys Landing) MD (Tracys Landing) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 951 He used to could do it, couldn’t he? used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
LAMSAS 1905 might could might could Male White 62 4th or 5th grade SC (Mountville) SC (Mountville) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1652 might could might could Male White 76 Until age 14 VA (Reeks Mills) VA (Reeks Mills) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1746 might could might could Female White 43 Until age 18 NC (Barker Ten Mile) NC (Barker Ten Mile) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1501 might could might could Male White 77 None NJ (Warren Grove) NJ (Warren Grove) 1941 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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
LAMSAS 1596 might could might could Female White 45 2 years VA (Wares Wharf) VA (Wares Wharf) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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
LAMSAS 1843 might could might could Male White 50 no information SC (Moncks Corner) SC (Moncks Corner) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Mashburn 1260 He ought to will see you. ought to will Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
LAMSAS 1938 might could might could Male White 54 High school (Some) GA (Stilson) GA (Stilson) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1685 mought could mought could Male White 65 Until age 15 NC (Point Harbor) NC (Point Harbor) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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
LAMSAS 1779 mought could mought could Female White 76 Very little NC (Sophia) NC (Sophia) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1534 might could might could Male White 75 Until age 16 PA (Clearville) PA (Clearville) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 920 He must can do it. must can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
England 2044 ... þatt mannkinn shollde muʒhenn wel Upp cumenn inntill heoffne. shollde muʒhenn Unknown Unknown England c1200 Written
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
Scotland 1103 I’ll can go tomorrow. will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) Scotland (Unknown) 1999 1.0
LAMSAS 1876 might could might could Male White 72 In local schools SC (Creston) SC (Creston) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1970 might could might could Male White 77 Local schools GA (Elberton) GA (Elberton) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1717 might could might could Male White 66 Little or none NC (Emmaus Church) NC (Emmaus Church) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
England 1172 A good machine clipper would could do it in half a day. would could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Newcastle) 1.0
LAMSAS 1811 mought could mought could Male White 84 None NC (Rock Creek) NC (Rock Creek) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1566 mought could mought could Male White 83 None MD (Three Notch Road, Ridge) MD (Three Notch Road, Ridge) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 952 He has to can swim, doesn’t he? have to can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) Written 1.0
LAMSAS 1906 might could might could Male White 84 College graduate SC (Mountville) SC (Mountville) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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
LAMSAS 1747 mought could mought could Male White 89 no information NC (Conway P.O.) NC (Conway P.O.) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1502 might could might could Male White 78 Until age 15 NJ (Perth Amboy) NJ (Perth Amboy) 1941 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Smiley 888 wouldn't could wouldn't could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown NY (New Paltz) 1924
LAMSAS 1597 might could might could Male White 70 Until age 17 VA (King and Queen Courthouse) VA (King and Queen Courthouse) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 970 What I want to ken is, if I winna could hinder him that’s my fiancé frae dicin’ or drinkin’ ‘t awa’ ance he got me mairried to him? will could Male White Unknown Unknown Scotland (Argyll) 1927 Written 1.2
LAMSAS 1844 might could might could Male Black 58 7 years SC (Charleston) SC (Charleston) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Mashburn 1261 She used to could run the marathon. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
LAMSAS 1939 might could might could Male White 61 College graduate GA (Statesboro) GA (Statesboro) 1968 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1686 mought could mought could Male White 41 Until age 16 NC (Moyock) NC (Moyock) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1780 may can may can Female White 76 Very little NC (Sophia) NC (Sophia) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Jamaica 1219 wuda hafi “would must” would hafi (=have to, must) Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Jamaica (Unknown)
LAMSAS 1535 maybe could maybe could Male White 75 Until age 16 PA (Clearville) PA (Clearville) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 921 He should can do it. should can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
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
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
Scotland 1104 I'll not can go tomorrow. will not can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
LAMSAS 1877 might could might could Male White 71 9th grade SC (Cordova) SC (Cordova) 1965 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1971 might could might could Female White 61 10th grade GA (Carnesville) GA (Carnesville) 1968 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1718 might could might could Male White 48 Until age 15 NC (Mt. Olive) NC (Mt. Olive) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
England 1173 I used to could do it. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Newcastle) 1.0
LAMSAS 1812 might could might could Male White 77 Illiterate NC (Mill Spring) NC (Mill Spring) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1567 might could might could Male White 76 Illiterate MD (Mattaponi Farm, Pearson) MD (Mattaponi Farm, Pearson) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 953 He’d like to can swim, wouldn’t he? would like to can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
LAMSAS 1907 might could might could Male White 63 150-200 days in country schools SC (Abbeville) SC (Abbeville) 1941 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1654 mought could mought could Male White 82 None VA (Ebony P.O.) VA (Ebony P.O.) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1748 might could might could Female White 65 Until age 16 NC (Lasker) NC (Lasker) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1503 maybe could maybe could Male White male None PA (Cochranville) PA (Cochranville) fieldworker to informant Spoken

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