Multilingual Folk Tale Database

Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

655: The Wise Brothers

      650-699 Supernatural Power or Knowledge

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

The king is bastard. Staying at the king's court they are asked to utter three wise words. As a result of extraordinary powers of deduction, they declare that the king is bastard, the roast is dog meat, etc. All proves to be true.


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