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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 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
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
LAMSAS 1596 might could might could Female White 45 2 years VA (Wares Wharf) VA (Wares Wharf) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 493 I might could. might could Female White 39 12th grade LA (Zachary) LA (Zachary) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 747 She might could tell you some’in. might could Female White 82 Unknown AL (Unknown) early 1970s acquaintance Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Boertien 2108 might not ought might not ought Female White 21 College Student TX (Beaumont) TX (Unknown) c1980 Elicited
Elsman 824 [One] used to could get a bag like this for three dollars - five dollars. used to could Female White 30s College (Graduate) SC (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2007 co-worker to co-worker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 335 Might could. might could Female White 34 Unknown Unknown FL (Cedar Key) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAGS 589 I might would say. might would Female Black 26 High school and technical college AL (Eufala) AL (Eufala) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Verilogue Corpus 2238 might could Female Graduate Degree (MD) Unknown GA Doctor-Patient Spoken Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1779 mought could mought could Female White 76 Very little NC (Sophia) NC (Sophia) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Skipper 157 You might not can see it. might not can Female White 44 Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Montgomery 197 Do you have any time this afternoon that I might could talk with you? might could Female White 20s College (Graduate) Unknown SC (Unknown) Unknown Spoken 1.6 Naturalistic
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
LAGS 525 Someone that might could tell him. might could Female White 37 High school TN (Stewart) TN (Stewart) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.6 Naturalistic
Boertien 1293 I might had oughta, hadn’t I? might had ought to Female White 21 College Student TX (Beaumont) TX (Unknown) c1980 2.8 Elicited
Feagin 779 There are so many things we might could do. might could Female White 38 Unknown NC (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken 1.6 Naturalistic
Boertien 2138 might not should might not should Female White 32 College Student TX (Matagorda City) TX (Unknown) c1980 Elicited
Mishoe 93 Lance may will want corn instead of potatoes. may will Female White 50s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 aunt to niece Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Elsman 856 We would might want to take those out. would might Female White 26 Graduate school (Master's degree) IL (Unknown) SC (Unknown) 2007 employee to coworkers and supervisors Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 367 Might could. might could Female White 40 Unknown Unknown AR (Arkadelphia) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAGS 463 He might could. might could Female White 37 High school FL (Oxford) FL (Oxford) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Montgomery 229 I just can't do what I used to could do. used to could Female White 71 College (Graduate) Unknown SC (Unknown) Unknown Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
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
LAGS 557 I thought you might have would have helped me. might have would Female Black 48 8th grade (Some) GA (Clayton County) GA (Lovejoy) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Feagin 809 We useta could hear ’em when we lived up yonder, but since we moved up there, I haven’t heard ’em. used to could Female White 85 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Tuscaloosa) early 1970s Spoken 1.8 Naturalistic
Verilogue Corpus 2206 might could Female Graduate Degree (MD) Unknown GA Doctor-Patient Spoken Naturalistic
LAGS 399 I might could do it. might could Female White 68 Unknown Unknown GA (Rhine) subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Skipper 165 You might should check further. might should Female White 21 College (Some) Unknown SC (Unknown) Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 748 My sister might could tell you somethin’ further bout that, cause she was oldest and she might have known somethin’ about it; but me, I don’t know anything about it. might could Female White 61 Unknown AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
Boertien 2109 had SUBJECT might ought had might ought Female White 21 College Student TX (Beaumont) TX (Unknown) c1980 2.0 Elicited
Mishoe 62 This is what I was afraid of. I was scared this might would happen. might would Female White 20s Graduate school (Some) Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 student to group Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Elsman 825 All third graders might not ... would have as much as fourth grade. might not would Female White 30s College (Graduate) SC (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2007 employee to coworkers and supervisors Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Verilogue Corpus 2239 might can Female Graduate Degree (MD) Unknown FL Doctor-Patient Spoken Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1780 may can may can Female White 76 Very little NC (Sophia) NC (Sophia) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 684 You used to could hear. used to could Female White 49 High school AL (Mexboro) AL (Mexboro) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 432 You might could get a book. might could Female White 77 5th grade GA (Columbus) GA (Eelbeck) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
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
LAGS 526 Might could tell you. might could Female White 89 High school (Graduate) TN (Paris) TN (Paris) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Boertien 1294 It scared him that he might could’ve been killed yesterday. might could Female White 21 College Student TX (Beaumont) TX (Unknown) c1980 1.4 Elicited
Feagin 780 If ... she might would take a job. might would Female White 70 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Gadsden) early 1970s Spoken Naturalistic
Boertien 2139 might not can might not can Female White 32 College Student TX (Matagorda City) TX (Unknown) c1980 Elicited
LAMSAS 1971 might could might could Female White 61 10th grade GA (Carnesville) GA (Carnesville) 1968 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1386 I know what I can do instead of working this afternoon. I might can go see (name) take his first swimming lesson. might can Female White unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) 1982 friend to friend Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Reed 1475 We may would want to have it at the church. may would Female White 32 College (Graduate) SC (Lake City) SC (Columbia) 2011 friend to group Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Verilogue Corpus 2271 may will Female White Unknown Unknown VA Patient Spoken Naturalistic
LAGS 464 Might could help. might could Female White 20 College (Junior at time of interview) TX (Edinburg) TX (Edinburg) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Montgomery 230 You might could find that next door. might could Female Black 30s Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
DiPaolo 1324 Call back some other day and I might could tell you some more about it. might could Female White unknown Unknown TX (Lamesa) TX (Austin, on phone) 1979 woman to woman Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
Mishoe 30 They're saying we may shall get some rain. may shall Female White 60s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 older woman to younger woman Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Feagin 810 We useta could hear the trains. used to could Female White 85 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Tuscaloosa) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 326 Might could. might could Female Black 45 Unknown Unknown GA (Savannah) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1748 might could might could Female White 65 Until age 16 NC (Lasker) NC (Lasker) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Mishoe 136 That radio might could be playing softer. might could Female White 40s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 mother to daughter Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
LAGS 654 Used to could rattle those things off. used to could Female White 31 High school and beautician training FL (Port Orange) FL (Port Orange) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 749 If these people wanted it, they might could keep it. might could Female White 61 8th grade AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) 1972 Unknown Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
LAGS 263 I might can do it. might can Female White 71 8th grade GA (Screven Co.) GA (Hiltonia) 1970 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Boertien 2110 ought SUBJECT might had ought might had Female White 21 College Student TX (Beaumont) TX (Unknown) c1980 2.0 Elicited
Mishoe 63 I'll tell you what we might should do. might should Female White 40s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 sister to sister Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Elsman 826 I didn't know if there was a person who handled technology who might could better answer my question. might could Female White 30s College (Graduate) SC (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2007 customer to representative of rental meeting space Spoken 1.6 Naturalistic
LAGS 337 Might could. might could Female White 65 Unknown Unknown TN (Forbus) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Verilogue Corpus 2240 might would Female Graduate Degree (MD) Unknown SC Doctor-Patient Spoken Naturalistic
COCA 1078 Might could be. might could Female Unknown unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) Fictional Story 1994 woman to man Written 1.0 Naturalistic
Reed 1446 The man said he might could send it later. might could Female White 39 Graduate school (Master's degree) TN (Sneedville) TN (Sneedville) 2010 interviewee to interviewer Spoken 1.4 Elicited
Montgomery 199 Do you think I might should just come up with another one? might should Female White 40s Graduate school (Some) NC (Unknown) SC (Unknown) Unknown Spoken 2.4 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1623 might could might could Female White 45 Until age 17 VA (Newville) VA (Newville) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 527 You might could tell. might could Female White 23 6th grade TN (Rankin) TN (Rankin) 1972 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 781 Call the druggist and he might would send you somethin’ for it. might would Female White 61 8th grade AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) 1972 Unknown Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
LAGS 295 Might can. might can Female White 72 5th grade AR (Dudley Lake) AR (Dudley Lake) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Boertien 2140 mightn't ought mightn't ought Female White 32 College Student TX (Matagorda City) TX (Unknown) c1980 Elicited

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