Multilingual Folk Tale Database

Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

923: Loving the Salt

      920-929 Clever Acts and Words

            850-999 REALISTIC TALES

The youngest of three daughters says that she loves her father like salt. The sick father is driven forth, etc. [592.1]. See analysis of Type 510: I c; II a; III c; V.


923A: Like wind in the hot sun

A wife thus expresses her love for her husband. He is offended but in the hot sun learns the meaning of his wife's saying and returns to her.


923 Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm / Margaret Hunt 1884 Germany English The goose-girl at the well
923 Francesc Maspons Labrós 1871 Spain Catalan Los fustots
923 Dobšinský Pavol 1880 Slovakia Slovak Soľ nad zlato

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