Multilingual Folk Tale Database

Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

336: Death washes his feet

      300-399 Supernatural Adversaries

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

When death visits a house the youngest daughter is sent by her mother and her elder sisters for light to make a fire. On her way she meets a ghost. When she returns home, Death is washing his feet. The daughter asks about Death's strange looking…


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