Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

2019: Fair Katrinelje and Pif-Paf-Poltrie

      2000-2020 Chains Based on Numbers, Objects, Animals, or Names

            2000-2100 Cumulative Tales

                  2000-2399 FORMULA TALES

Each member of a family is assigned a characteristic function; various wooers appear and are rejected until the one which is apparently the most unpromising is chosen. [Z31.1].

Motive(s)

- Z31.1:

Examples

AuthorYearCountryLanguageTitle
Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm / Margaret Hunt 1884 Germany English Fair Katrinelje and Pif-Paf-Poltrie

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