Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

9: The unjust partner

      1-69 The Clever Fox (Other Animal)

            1-99 Wild Animals

                  1-299 ANIMAL TALES

In the field and in the stable. The bear works: the idle fox cheats the bear.

Variants

9A: In the Stable the Bear Threshes

The fox pretends to hold up the roof so that it will not fall on the bear's head.

9B: In the Division of the Crop the Fox Takes the Corn

While sharing the corn they planted together, the fox takes the corn and the bear the chaff. The fox claims the difference in sound is because his share got moist.

9C: In Cooking Dinner the Foxs Porridge Is Light

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