Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

1440-1524: Stories about a Woman

1440-1524 Stories about a Woman
1440The tenant promises his daughter to his master against her will
1441Respite from Wooer while he Brings Clothes all Night
1447Drinking only after Bargain
1450-1474 Looking for a Wife
1450Clever Elsie
1451A suitor chooses the thrifty girl
1452Choosing a Bride by How She Cuts Cheese
1453Bride test: key in flax reveals laziness
1454The greedy fiancee
1455The Hard-hearted Fiancée
1456The blind fiancée
1457The lisping maiden
1458The girl who ate so little
1459Keeping up appearances
1461The girl with the ugly name
1462The unwilling suitor advised from the tree
1462Clean and tidy
1463Finger-drying Contest Won by Deception
1464Good housekeeping
1464Nothing to cook
1468Marrying a stranger
1475-1499 Jokes about Old Maids
1475Marriage Forbidden Outside the Parish
1476The Prayer for a Husband
1477The wolf steals the old maid
1478The Meal of Beans
1500-1524 Other Stories about Women
1501Aristoteles and Phyllis
1503The daughter-in-law and the real daughter
1511The Faithless Queen

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