Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

220-299: Other Animals and Objects

220-299 Other Animals and Objects
220The Council of Birds
221The Election of Bird-King
222The Willow-Wren and the Bear
223The Bird and the Jackal
224Wedding of the Turkey and the Peacock
225The Tortoise That Wanted to Fly
226The Goose Teaches the Fox to Swim
227The geese's eternal prayer
228The Titmouse Tries to be as Big as a Bear
229The Hawk Frightened at the Snipe's Bill
230The Rearing of the Large-headed and Large-eyed Bird
231The Heron (Crane) Transports the Fish
232The Heathcock and the Birds of Passage
234The Nightingale and the Blindworm
235The Jay Borrows the Cuckoo's Skin
236Imitating bird sounds,
237The Parrot That Talked Too Much
238The Keen Sight of the Dove and the Keen Hearing of the Frog
239The Crow Helps the Deer Escape from the Snare
241The Officious Bird and the Monkey
242The Frog Enticed out of his Hole
243The Parrot Pretends to be God
244Peacock Plumes
245Tame Bird and Wild Bird
246The Hunter Bends the Bow
247Every Mother Thinks Her Child Is the Most Beautiful
248The Dog and the Sparrow
250Swimming Match of the Fish
252The Pike and the Snake Race to Land
253The Fish in the Net
275The Race of the Fox and the Crayfish
278Rat and Frog Tie Paws Together
280The Ant Carries a Load as Large as Himself
283Spider Invites Fly to Rest on her Curtain
285The child and the snake
289Bat, Diver, and Thornbush Shipwrecked
291Deceptive Tug-of-war
292Ass Tries to Get a Cricket's Voice
293Debate of the Belly and the Members
294The Months and the Seasons
295The Straw, the Coal, and the Bean
298Wind and sun

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