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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 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
Warner 889 I might could play the piano. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown AR (southeast) 1938 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 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 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 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 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

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