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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
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
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
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
Montgomery 2015 Ken Passman may could. may could White College graduate Unknown SC (Columbia) 1994 Stranger to stranger Spoken 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
LAGS 499 I might could. might could Female White 46 12th grade LA (Harrisonburg) LA (Harrisonburg) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 753 Thelma Chapin might could, now. might could Female White 70s Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 248 may can do it may can Female Black 23 College GA (Brunswick) GA (Brunswick) 1977 female to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Elsman 830 The expression that the TA uses might could mislead a child. might could Female White 30s College (Graduate) SC (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2007 employee to coworkers and supervisors Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1691 might could might could Female White 38 Until age 18 NC (Trotville) NC (Trotville) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 595 I might would say that. might would Female Black 30 College (4 years) TX (Houston) TX (Houston) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 689 Used to could get him for a dollar. used to could Female Black 77 None (Illiterate) LA (Boothville) LA (Boothville) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1627 might could might could Female White 55 Until age 17 VA (Courtland) VA (Courtland) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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
LAGS 531 I might could think up some. might could Female White 75 8th grade MS (Lauderdale) MS (Lockhart) 1972 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Boertien 1299 It scared him that he may could’ve been killed yesterday. may could Female White 20 Unknown TX (southeast) TX (Unknown) 1.4 Elicited
Feagin 785 I thought you might would like that letter. might would Female White 60s Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAGS 279 I might can. might can Female White 70 9th grade GA (Twin City) GA (Swainsboro) 1972 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Boertien 2144 might not should might not should Female White 19 College Student TX (Dickenson) TX (Unknown) c1980 Elicited
Verilogue Corpus 2276 might could Female White 50 to... Unknown Unknown SC Patient Spoken Naturalistic
COCA 1095 I might could have stood anything but that. might could Female Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown Fictional Story 1991 interior monologue Written 1.0 Naturalistic
Montgomery 215 We might can leave Dalai in Nashville. might can Female White 70 College (Graduate) Unknown SC (Unknown) Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 469 Might could help you. might could Female White 68 1st grade MS (Redwood) MS (Redwood) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 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
COCA 1000 I consider where each person has come from, what their talent levels are, where they may could have come from ... may could Female Black 60 College (Graduate, B.S. degree) PA (Edenborn) Radio 2008 interviewee to interviewer Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
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
Reed 1490 They might would have done better. might would Female White 34 College (Graduate) SC (Rock Hill) SC (Columbia) 2011 friend to friend Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 657 I used to could spell. used to could Female White 82 High school and commercial college TX (Austin) TX (Austin) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1850 mought could mought could Female White 70 Until age 16 SC (Byrd Station) SC (Byrd Station) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 500 I might could. might could Female White 36 Graduate school (Master's degree) LA (Lake Charles) LA (Lake Charles) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 754 You think you might could drop off and take a rest for about an hour? might could Female White 50s Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) Spoken 2.4 Naturalistic
Montgomery 240 The lighted bus appeared on top of the next hill and as it approached, they moved out into the street to meet it. He put his hand under her elbow and hoisted her up on the creaking step. She entered... might could Female White unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) woman to unknown Written 1.4 Naturalistic
DiPaolo 1362 That's why you might oughta give me a ring--if something comes up and I don't think about it. might ought to Female White unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin, on phone) 1979 woman to woman Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Elsman 831 That's why I thought we might should get together. might should Female White 30s College (Graduate) SC (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2007 employee to coworkers and supervisorsdepen Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1692 might could might could Female White 74 Only a little NC (Elizabeth City) NC (Elizabeth City) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Mishoe 90 We waited as long as we could, cause we thought he may did want to go with us. may did Female White 40s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 daughter to mother Spoken 1.3 Naturalistic
LAGS 342 Might could. might could Female White 51 Unknown Unknown AL (Prattville) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAGS 596 What we might would say. might would Female Black 40 7th grade GA (Sumter County) GA (Koinonia) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1786 might could might could Female Black 90 None NC (East Rocky Ford) NC (East Rocky Ford) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
COCA 1080 Yeah, but I- I sort of kind of like living that high, because if you live low down, somebody might could shoot in your house or something, but when you're up high, it probably can't happen... might could Female Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown Television 1993 interviewee to interviewer Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
LAGS 690 I used to could do that. used to could Female Black 55 High school equivalent AR (St. Francis County) AR (Forrest City) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 438 Might could. might could Female Black 91 None (literate) LA (Tensas Par) LA (Cooters Point) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAGS 532 Things that somebody might could use now. might could Female White 93 College (1 year) GA (Fayetteville) GA (Fayetteville) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.6 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
LAGS 280 I might can. might can Female White 76 6th grade GA (Eldorendo) GA (Newton) 1970 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Boertien 2145 might not should ought might not should ought Female White 19 College Student TX (Dickenson) TX (Unknown) c1980 Elicited
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
LAMSAS 1724 might could might could Female White 42 Until age 18 NC (Straits P.O.) NC (Straits P.O.) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Mishoe 122 If we can save some today and I can afford to take off, we might can plan to have another baby soon. might can Female White 20s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 female to friend (f) Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1818 might could might could Female White 45 High school (Some) NC (Brevard) NC (Brevard) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
COCA 1096 Seems like if I could just remember that, I might could come to some kind of reckoning about come me to kill him. might could Female Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown Fictional Story 1991 interior monologue Written 1.2 Naturalistic
LAGS 470 Might could help you. might could Female Black 33 Graduate school (Doctoral student at time of interview) MS (Red Creek) MS (Red Creek) Unknown subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 58 Could you might turn that thing down? could might Female White 30s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 mother to daughter Spoken 2.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 564 Might would call it. might would Female White 63 High school GA (Sardis) GA (Hartwell) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
COCA 1001 We've heard a little from military officials suggesting that some of the Iraqi civilians may could have been -- or, possibly could have been involved in this attack. may could Female White 36 College MN (Unknown) Television 2003 broadcaster to reporter Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Verilogue Corpus 2213 may will Female Graduate Degree (MD) Unknown MA Doctor-Patient Spoken Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1754 might could might could Female White 40 Educated in Wilson and Saratoga NC (Evansdale) NC (Evansdale) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Reed 1491 You might could look for it this way. might could Female White 20s Graduate school (Doctoral degree) SC (Columbia) SC (Columbia) 2011 teacher to class Spoken Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1509 might could might could Female White 47 Until age 15 or 16 PA (Danville) PA (Danville) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 501 I might could. might could Female White 42 College TX (Burkeville) TX (Wiergate) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 755 You might could get it. might could Female White 60s Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Elsman 832 ... what the general public might would find acceptable. might would Female White 30s College (Graduate) SC (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2007 co-worker to co-worker Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1693 might could might could Female White 44 College (Some) NC (Winfall) NC (Winfall) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Mishoe 91 He might could do it, maybe, but I'm not sure. might could Female White 30s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 daughter to mother Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
LAGS 597 You might would say. might would Female Black 72 9th grade (Some) AL (Selma) AL (Selma) 1978 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 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 691 Better than he used to could. used to could Female White 77 8th grade AR (Hearn) AR (Hearn) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAGS 439 Might could. might could Female Black 19 High school TN (Nashville) TN (Nashville) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1629 mought could mought could Female White 81 3 years VA (Back Bay) VA (Back Bay) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Mishoe 27 I may can do it on my way in tomorrow. may can Female White 30s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 sister to brother/ direct response to no. 26 Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
COCA 1034 She used to could kill a horse with a fist between the eyes, but this week it's been migraines and fainting spells. used to could Female Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Fictional Story 1991 woman to man Written 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 787 You might better. might better Female White 26 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Boertien 2146 mightn't ought mightn't ought Female White 19 College Student TX (Dickenson) TX (Unknown) c1980 Elicited

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