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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 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
England 2061 þou ... shalt mowen retourne hool & sounde. shalt mowen Unknown Unknown England 1374 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 2051 Thou schalt mowe senden hire a lettre. schalt mowe Unknown Unknown England 1390 Written 1.0
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 2052 Thou schalt mowe senden hire a lettre. schalt mowe Unknown Unknown England c1390 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 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
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
LAMSAS 1972 might could might could Female White 65 Until age 14 GA (Bogart) GA (Bogart) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Mishoe 95 Well, I don't know. He might not mind, but then again he might would. might would Female White unknown Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 secretary to professor Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
LAGS 369 Might could. might could Female Black 71 Unknown Unknown LA (Pineville) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Reed 1476 I thought y'all might would. might would Female White 32 College (Graduate) SC (Lake City) SC (Columbia) 2011 friend to group Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Verilogue Corpus 2272 might not could Female Black Unknown Unknown CA Patient Spoken Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1813 mought could mought could Female White 57 Very little NC (Friendship Church) NC (Friendship Church) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 717 I used to would have say. used to would Female White 81 4th grade FL (Sopchoppy) FL (Sopchoppy) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 465 Might could help me. might could Female White 19 College (Student at time of interview) MS (Hattiesburg) MS (Hattiesburg) 1978 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Montgomery 231 They might could have some over there. might could Female Black 30s Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1908 might could might could Female White 78 College (Some) SC (Lebanon) SC (Lebanon) 1941 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Mishoe 31 If you follow this map carefully, you might can get there with the rest of us. might can Female White 50s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 professor to student Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1655 might could might could Female White 62 Until age 20 VA (Gholsonville) VA (Gholsonville) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 559 You might would. might would Female Black 44 High school equivalent AL (Dothan) AL (Dothan) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 811 You useta could. used to could Female White 30 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Selma) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 327 Might could. might could Female White 84 Unknown Unknown GA (Surrency) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Reed 1486 I think that we may should go ahead and do it, but what do you think? may should Female White 28 Graduate school (Doctoral degree) TN (Seymour) TN (Seymour) 2011 wife to husband Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 135 I kinda wanted to go to Sears, if you have a few minutes and might wouldn't mind driving me. might wouldn't Female White unknown Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 woman to daughter-in-law Spoken 1.3 Naturalistic
LAGS 401 I might could do it. might could Female White 77 6th grade FL (Mason City) FL (Mason City) 1973 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
Skipper 160 You might could use it. might could Female White 21 College (Some) Unknown SC (Unknown) Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1878 might could might could Female White 78 Country school SC (Patterson Mill) SC (Patterson Mill) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Feagin 782 The kids might would enjoy it if you gon throw it away. might would Female White 61 8th grade AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) 1972 Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 296 Might can. might can Female Black 42 High school (Graduate) TX (Dallas) TX (Dallas) 1975 Unknown Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Boertien 2141 shouldn't SUBJECT ought shouldn't ought Female White 32 College Student TX (Matagorda City) TX (Unknown) c1980 2.0 Elicited
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
Verilogue Corpus 2273 might would Female White 60 to... Unknown Unknown NC Patient Spoken Naturalistic
LAGS 466 You might could help out. might could Female White 71 10th grade FL (Rockmart) FL (Rockmart) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Montgomery 232 Are you making a listing of this book? You know you might can just make a listing. might can Female White 60s Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
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
Mishoe 32 Could I might possibly bother you for a minute? could might Female White 40s Graduate school (Some) Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 student to student Spoken 2.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 812 I useta could, but I can’t any more. used to could Female White 15 9th grade AL (Unknown) AL (Selma) early 1970s Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1750 might could might could Female White 59 Until age 15 NC (Darlington) NC (Darlington) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Mishoe 134 Supper may will get cold before you finish playing with your building blocks. may will Female White 60s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 grandmother to grandson Spoken 1.3 Naturalistic
LAGS 402 I might could do it. might could Female White 81 4th grade FL (Sopchoppy) FL (Sopchoppy) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 496 I might could. might could Female Black 38 College (1 year and some business college) LA (Monroe) LA (Monroe) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 750 But you might could catch ’em home one night. might could Female White 61 8th grade AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 264 I might can do it. might can Female Black 45 Junior high school GA (Savannah) GA (Savannah) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Boertien 2111 should SUBJECT might ought should might ought Female White 21 College Student TX (Beaumont) TX (Unknown) c1980 2.0 Elicited
Elsman 827 I might could recruit some people from Aiken too. might could Female White 30s College (Graduate) SC (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2007 Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Verilogue Corpus 2241 might will Female Graduate Degree (MD) Unknown FL Doctor-Patient Spoken Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1782 mought could mought could Female White 79 Little NC (Corinth Church) NC (Corinth Church) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1783 might could might could Female White 38 College NC (Salisbury) NC (Salisbury) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 435 You might could get up here and help me. might could Female White 73 7th grade TN (Big Creek) TN (Big Creek) 1971 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1625 might can might can Female White 44 10th grade VA (Whitleys Store) VA (Whitleys Store) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
COCA 1030 I used to couldn't eat enough and now I just eat because I feel hungry. used to couldn't Female Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown Television 1997 interviewee to interviewer Spoken 1.8 Naturalistic
LAGS 529 I might could tell you. might could Female White 78 5th-6th grade FL (Shady Grove) FL (Shady Grove) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Boertien 1297 Could you might come over here for a minute? could might Female White 25 Unknown TX (Unknown) TX (College Station) Spoken 2.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 783 I might would. might would Female White 70s Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (West Anniston) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Boertien 2142 might not ought might not ought Female White 19 College Student TX (Dickenson) TX (Unknown) c1980 Elicited
Mishoe 97 I thought you might could do it a little different this time. I'm tired of this same old look. might could Female White 40s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 female to hairdresser (f) Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Verilogue Corpus 2274 might could Female White 80 to... Unknown Unknown VA Patient Spoken Naturalistic
LAGS 719 They used to would stack it. used to would Female White 76 6th grade TN (Rocky River) TN (Spencer) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
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

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