Multilingual Folk Tale Database

Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

316: The Mermaid in the Pond

      300-399 Supernatural Adversaries

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

The youth promised to the nix is pulled into the water by her. I. Promise to the Water-Nix. A boy is unwittingly promised to a waternix. II. Grateful Animals. A youth receives from grateful animals the power of transforming himself into their…


Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm ???? Germany English The nix of the mill-pond

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