Multilingual Folk Tale Database

Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

715: Demi-coq

      700-749 Other Tales of the Supernatural

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

Is put in with the horses, oxen, etc. The animals taken along (bear, wolf, etc.) help.


715A: The Wonderful Cock

An old couple have a cock and a hen; the cock flies to the rich man's manor and cries: »Cock-a-doodle-doo, I will eat you!»; the man orders it to be thrown into the stable. It pecks open the horses' heads (eyes): when thrown into the well, it…


715 Adolfo Coelho 1879 Portugal Portuguese O Pinto Borrachudo

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