Multilingual Folk Tale Database

Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

405: Jorinde and Joringel

      400-424 Wife

            400-459 Supernatural or Enchanted Wife (Husband) or Other Relative

                  300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

A witch turns the girl into a bird. The youth with the help of a magic object changes her back into her former shape.


Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm / Margaret Hunt 1884 Germany English Jorinda and Joringel

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