Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

514: The Shift of Sex

      500-559 Supernatural Helpers

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

The sister becomes a soldier in place of her brother. Marries the daughter of the king [K1837, K1322]. She is driven away and rescued by her companions. The change of sex in the ogress' house [D11]. Marriage with the princess [L161].

Examples

AuthorYearCountryLanguageTitle
Adolfo Coelho 1879 Portugal Portuguese A Afilhada de Santo António

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