Yu.E. Berezkin, E.N. Duvakin

Thematic classification and distribution of folklore and mythological motifs by area

Analytical catalogue

Ethnicities and habitats

K32. Replaced woman, K1911; ATU 403, 404.


A man does not notice that another woman, an evil spirit, or a trickster man is replacing his wife or fiancée who is expelled, imprisoned in the lower world, killed, etc.

Bushmen, Hottentots, Zulu, Swazi, Suto, Xhosa, Owambo, Kuanyama, Herero, Lenje, Ndau, Kongo, Kiniramba, Isanzu, Kikuyu, Digo, Kaguru, Baule, Wai, Tenda, Efik and Ibibio, Ikom, Soninke, Songhai, (mukulu), Kera, Joluo, Lango, Mundang, Sakho, Iraku, Malgashi, Sudanese Arabs, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Western Sahara, Egypt, Berbers Morocco, Kabilas, Italians (Piedmont, Veneto, Tuscany, Umbria, Roma, Lazio, Campania, Molise, Abruzzo, Basilicata, Calabria, Puglia), Sicilians, Maltese, Sardinians, Spaniards, Aragon, Catalans, Portuguese, Basques, Irish, British, French (Dauphine, Nièvre, Poitou and, probably, etc.), Bretons, Dutch, Flemish, Walloons, Luxembourgers, Germans (Hessen, Harz, Grimms, Austria), Arameans, Palestinians, Arabs of Syria, Jordan, Iraq, Qatar, Yemen, Mehri, Jibbali, Savi, Vogeo, Kiwai, Kewa, Dauan, Gudinaf (Bwaidoka), San Cristobal, (bilua), Kanaka, Loyalti Islands, Ponape, Kusaie, Satawal, Marshall Islands (Kuwajleen, Lae), Kapingamarangi, Tuvalu, Bellona, Ontong Java, Tuamotu, Manihiki (North Cook Islands), Rarotonga (South Cook Islands), Tibetans (Yutzang, Amdo, Ham), Mustang, Kirati, Toto, Lepcha, Bhutan, Lhota, Angami, Sema, Lushi, Chins, Ghanaians, Burmese, Arakans, Lao, Zyaray, Khmer, Cham, Sre, Khao, Khmu, Himachali Pahari, Marathi, Konkani (Goa), Uttar Pradesh (Hindi), Assamese, Bengalis, Kannada, Tamils, Sinhala, Maria, Ho, Baiga, Toraja, Tetum, Apayao, Ifugao, Paywan, Lisu, Chinese (Guangdong, Hubei, Zhejiang, Sichuan, Shandong, Gansu), Chuan Miao, Koreans, Hungarians, Serbs, Romanians, Moldovans, Bulgarians, Slovenes, Croats, Bosnians, Greeks, Albanians, Czechs, Luzhitans, Slovaks, Poles, Russians (Tersky Bereg, Arkhangelsk, Olonetskaya, Vologda, Pskov, Moscow, Ryazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Voronezh, Kursk, Tambov), Ukrainians (Eastern Slovakia, Transcarpathia, Ivanovo- Frankovshchina, Podolia, Poltava, Kharkiv), Belarusians, Rumeis, Kalmyks, Abkhazians, Karachays, Ossetians, Terek Cossacks, Ingush, Chechens, Nogais, Kumyks, Avars, Dargins, Lucks, Lezgins, Tabasarans, Georgians, Megrelians, Armenians, Azerbaijanis, Turks, Kurds, Lurs, Persians, Mountain Tajiks, Tajiks, Yagnobes, Baluchis, Uzbeks, Turkmens, Lithuanians, Latvians, Lutsi, Livons, Estonians, Setus, Veps, Finns, Karelians, Westerners Sami, Norwegians, Icelanders, Danes, Swedes, Faroese, Chuvash, Mordovians, Mari, Udmurts, Kazan Tatars, Bashkirs, Kazakhs, Karakalpaks, Kyrgyz, Dungans, Yellow Uighurs, Altaians, Shors, Tuvans, South Altai Tuvans, Buryats, Mongols, Dagurs, Mongors, Northern Khanty, Southern Selkups, Central, Northwestern and Northeastern (Verkhoyan) Yakuts, Western, Baikal and Far Eastern Evenks, Orochi, Nanais, Negidals, Wilta, Ainu Hokkaido, Japanese, Chukchi, Reindeer Koryaks (?) , coastal Koryaks (Palana, Alutortsy), Itelmen, tundra (?) Yukaghirs, Asian Eskimos, St. Lawrence, Northern Alaska and Bering Strait Inupiate, Netsilic, Caribou, Polar, Baffin Land, Koyukon, Kuchin, Southern Tutchoni, Tagish, Dogrib, Slevi, Helmet, Taltan, Chipewayan, Tlingits, Bellacula, quarry, chilcotin, shuswap, tillamook, ojibwa, fox, malesit, assiniboine, pawnee, wichita, biloxi, maidu, yana, zunyi, Laguna, Seama, Sicuani, trio, aguaruna, chikuna, arua, machigenga, kashibo, marubo, tacana, chiriguano, matako, maca, toba, mokovi.

The husband is carrying his wife. A false wife replaces a real one, when her husband goes away on the way - hunts (Zulu), goes to look for food (Arabs of Iraq), goes hunting (Ukrainians), looks for a ford (Chukchi), goes to get water (coastal Koryaks, itelmen, tundra (?) Yukaghirs, Asian Eskimos, St. Lawrence, Northern Alaska Inupiate).

Mother replaces daughter: Sudanese and Syrian Arabs, Netsilic, Caribou, Polar, Baffin Land, Koyukon, Kuchin, Southern Tutchoni, Tagish, Dogrib, Helmet, Taltan, Chipewayan, quarry, ojibwa, fox, assiniboine, arua.

A real wife is made an owl: southern tutchoni, tagish, doghrib, helmet, taltan, tlingits, bellacula, quarry.

SW Africa. Bushmen: Kotlyar 1983, No. 40 [Gtsoncemdima and her younger sister Jackal went to the spring, G. fell into the water, Jackal came to G.'s husband; to find out if it was his wife, he ran a brush over her face; skin it was not smooth, and the woman began to lick the fat; the husband stuck the arrows in the sand with the point up, at night the Jackal scratched against them, died; the girl noticed dried nga seeds in her ass; grandmother and granddaughter they fried, ate the jackal; everyone pulled G. out of the spring, everyone's legs were short; only the Giraffe reached, G. returned home], 31 [Python's older sister is pregnant; the youngest Jackal went with her to the spring, asked to climb a tree for fruit, she fell into the water; the Jackal came to her husband and relatives, who noticed her swirling gait; smeared a grease-soaked brush to make the woman's face shiny ( they always did this to Python), but the Jackal began to drink this fat, people realized that it was not their daughter-in-law; Python Bustard's husband plunged his arrows into the sand with his points up, at night the Jackal scratched and died; the girl noticed she has dried nga seeds in her ass; Great Bustard gathered all the animals to get his wife out of the water; everyone's legs are too short, only the Giraffe could reach, pulled Python and her baby out; they were brought home by mats spread out], 42 [Great Bustard is married to Python; Python's younger sister Jackal went with her to the lake, asked her to climb a tree, she fell into the water; the Jackal put on her jewelry and came to her husband; he understood deception, stuck arrows in the sand with his tips up, at night the Jackal scratched on them, died; became a jackal, her husband a bustard], 62 [the wife of the Heart of the Dawn (Jupiter) is Hzó-Gnuing-Tara; the husband hid their child Under the leaves, various animals and birds pretended to be the child's mother, but the child recognized only the real mother; in order to take revenge, the Jackal and Hyena then poisoned Hyena's armpits, the larvae that GGT collected, she turned into a lynx when she warned her younger sister Tse-Dé-Koë; Hyena wore GGT jewelry, came to her husband under her guise; the baby cries; TDK carries the baby three times in the bush to the Lynx; she feeds him, says that she is increasingly turning into a lynx; when her husband puts his hand on TDK's shoulder, she says that let your wives, old hyenas, clap their hands for him; the husband threw Assegai at Hyena, she ran away , throwing away his jewelry; he told TDK to take him to the bush, brought the goats there, the Lynx rushed at the goat, her husband and sister grabbed it, rubbed the contents of the goat's stomachs, trotting off the hair; she ordered her to leave the wool on her ears, otherwise she would stop hearing; she could no longer eat larvae; her husband always killed hyenas and jackals]: 62-64, 64-67, 111-115; (a generalized version of three Biesele 1993 versions: 124-133 in Belcher 2005:15-17); Bushmen |Xam [Hyena turns a hunter's young wife into a lynx or lioness, puts on her clothes and jewelry, takes her place; her younger sister brings her baby to her canes to she fed him; soon she says that this is the last time she will become an animal; her sister tells her husband that people grab the heroine, treat her by rubbing the contents of the goat's stomach into her skin]: Schmidt 2007:286; Bushmen! Khung [the heroine is Boa, her husband is a bird, her father is an Elephant, her cannibal sister is the Jackal; the Jackal sister pushes her into the pond, takes her place; the husband soon realizes the deception, kills the liar; all animals trying to get the heroine out of the water, Giraffe succeeds; the heroine gave birth to a child in the water, now she is at home]: Schmidt 2007:287; Hottentots: Schmidt 2007, No. 16 [the bird tells a childless woman to cut a cow, put everything in the skin, bury it; children arise from different parts of the cow; the youngest is Milk (came from a udder); two brothers see her; one takes her as his wife, the other takes her sister, they go to their mother ; Milk goes swimming along the way; The frog takes her clothes, takes her place; Milk comes in the guise of a maid (secretly?) ; the blind mother of the brothers asks her son to stay and spy; he grabs a real wife, she becomes beautiful; he whips the frog with a scourge into the river; a blind mother sees the light], 17 [one wife has two children- crippled, the other has 4 eggs; the husband loves the first one, but when 2 boys and 2 girls hatched from the eggs, they immediately got to work, the husband fell in love with the second; the son of a blind woman sees an older sister named Lutanga, gives her ring; L. asks his sister to remain silent, she takes her food for it, then tells her mother anyway; the mother laughs; the young man takes L. away in a bull, his sister accompanies her; on the way L. leaves out of need; from a tree to the spirit of the dead rushes her, takes her clothes, takes her place; at night, the false wife pricks, the husband stabs her with an awl in response; the bull finds the mistress in the veld, she is brought to her husband, he understands the deception, his mother saw the light ; the imaginary wife is pushed into a hole with fire; the people of her husband's village envy him, prepare to cut off their sisters while dancing; the mother-in-law tells them to run, leaving the calebass and the blanket to answer for themselves; the sisters run, they climb a tree; the pursuers cut down the trunk, L. calls his father, the bird, the tree becomes intact; when the tree is cut down again, the bird carries the sisters under its wings, the tree falls, crushed all but one boy; at the request of (earthly) father L., husband and mother-in-law move to parents L.]: 41-45, 45-54.

Bantu-speaking Africa. Zulu: Snegirev 1937:94-106 [(Quail in Zhukov, Kotlyar 1976, No. 236:575-590); all the leader's wives give birth to crows, the eldest is childless; two pigeons scratch her back, tell her to place drops of blood in a vessel , a boy and a girl Tzombenzantzini appear there; the mother hides them; they go to the river, they are seen by the people of another leader, his son Kakaka comes to marry; fearing that the crows will kill her, Father C. immediately sends her with K.; mother tells me not to chase the green beast along the way; K. and his warriors are chasing; at this time, the lizard asks C. to try on her clothes, takes her place; C. and other girls turn into birds; K. believes that C. fool from the sun; the birds shout that K. took the lizard; fly to the legless old woman Khlesa, turn into girls, do all the work; K. asks H. to tell the truth, finds the girls; The lizard lured into a hole filled with milk, filled with boiling water], 179-191 [Sylvane has tamed the leopard like a dog; everyone is afraid that he will become a sorcerer; his sister Silvanecazana gives the leopard hot, he dies; Sylvanas kills her; kills a sheep, says that the blood is sheep; Ntombiyaapansi's other sister learns the truth from a fly; her father grabs Sylvanas, sets fire to the house, Sylvanas burns down with her parents; before that, her father tells N. ride a bull to another sister; on the way, the lizard asks N. to let her clothes be tried on, takes her place, calls herself by her name, and the real N. is now Silauezing ("dog tail"); imaginary N. explains sister who was ill; the real N. is sent to guard the field from birds; she sings about what happened, the birds immediately disappear; another girl spies on N. taking on her appearance, her things, a bull, appear from the ground ; the chief grabs N.; tells him to dig a hole, pour milk, tells the lizard to jump, the tail pulls it to milk, fill the hole with boiling water]; F. Johnson in Werner 1933 [when the groom takes Chief Untombiyapansi's daughter to his Kraal and leaves on the way, imbulu forces her to give her her clothes, takes her form; the real W. is sent to chase birds; she summons her parents from the grave, and. exposed, the chief marries U.]: 91; Swazi [beautiful Mulha lives with her parents and two younger sisters; when leaving, the mother tells me not to open the pot; M. opened it, a cannibal appeared, ate one of the sisters; M. ran away to her mother on the other, the father went to kill the monster; but he is invulnerable; the mother refers M. to her other sister, who is married, hoping that M. will marry the chief's son; on the way, M. climbed a tree for fruits that are considered forbidden; Imbula (a female monster) came out of the tree, forced M. to change her clothes and appearance; in the house of married sister M. was sent to live with an old woman; Imbula's skin gave M. the ability to rejuvenate and create food in abundance, she made the old woman young; a married sister saw the imaginary Imbula take off her skin by the river and become beautiful; the chief, who wanted to marry, invited the imaginary beauty to the hole into which milk was poured; the tail hidden under her belt reached for milk, Imbula was killed; M. regained her appearance, became the chief's wife]: Bourhill, Drake 1908, No. 19:224-236; braid: McCall Theal 1882 [brother quarreled with his sister, killed her; mother killed her son; sent her second daughter to her uncle, said she would commit suicide; in the mbulu river, he hits the water with his tail, the spray flies; says that someone is a little wet, must bathe; puts on the girl's clothes; the girl's uncle pretends to be his niece and the girl to be the maid; she is sent to chase birds in the crops, she sings about what happened; women hear her; mbulu they slip mice; mbulu's tail chases them, falls into a trap; people poured milk into the pit, made mbulu jump; mbulu's tail wants milk, rushed there; people killed mbulu, buried them in this hole; The real niece married a man who had previously married mbulu; they have a child; a square pumpkin grew in the place where mbulu was buried, tried to swallow the child; but people cut it into pieces and burned, ashes thrown into the river]: 135-138; Schmidt 2007 [the magically born heroine is beautiful, the daughter of the same husband's other wife is ugly; the young leader is persuaded to take both; the freak confronts beauty from a cliff into a pond; an ox pulls her body out of the water and licks it until the woman comes to life]: 287; suto [the leader's eldest wife gives birth only to a raven, the youngest is childless; pigeons agree with her help, make an incision in her leg, place drops of blood in two calabasses, white and red corn kernels; Soyane and her brother are born from calebas; the mother releases them at night when the crows sleep; one day they go out on their own, Ukakaka (the son of another leader) sees S., asks the chief to marry her; the chief is glad, drives away the crows; S.'s mother warns W. not to leave S. on the way to his house; he and his own people go hunting; the Lizard turns S. and her maids into birds, puts on her clothes, takes her place; Father W. is surprised that the bride is ugly; birds fly to the old woman Uhlese every day, turn into girls, work around the house; make beer, she brings it to W.; he guesses who made the beer, finds S., kills the Lizard; wedding]: Knappert 1977, No. 3:119-126; owambo (quanyama) [ the husband pulled the bow, it broke, the piece bounced into it, he died; the widow dies, tells her son and daughter to go to Dilanene; they go with the cow and the slave; the slave invites the young man to climb the tree for fruit, cleans the stairs, takes the girl's jewelry, passes her off as a slave from D., she is sent to chase from the bird field; she sings about her fate, her mother's cow brought with her is mooing; one woman heard, called D., that I understood who this girl was; the cow led people to the tree, the stairs were found, the young man was lowered, washed from bird droppings; the slave was pushed into a hole with boiling water, covered with earth]: Loeb 1951:302-305 (=Anpetkova-Sharova 1975:403-405); Herero [a sliver bounces into the man's eyes, he goes blind, then dies; the widow tells two daughters to go to Vila-Nene and his wife before she dies, they will adopt them; the slave goes with them; the eldest the sister climbs the tree for fruit, the youngest cleans the stairs; the eldest stays in the tree, the youngest comes to the VN with the slave; the slave pretends to be the daughter of the dead, the girl as a slave; she is sent to chase from the field birds; she sings about herself, about her sister left in the tree; VN's wife hears this, learns her story; she and her husband remove their older sister from the tree, wash her, she is stained with bird excrement; slaves pour into throat boiling oil]: Estermann 1961, No. 3:164-166; Lenje [one of the most popular stories in the Zambezi region; when leaving, the chief says: if one of the wives gives birth to a boy, he must be thrown away; one gave birth the boy, put him on the bed in the reeds, the old woman promised to take care of him; his mother named him Kalombe, but the old lady named him Mandu; his first cousin Ngoma ("drum") and his friends hear his song and tries pull him out of a hole in an anthill, where he hides like a rabbit; they dug it up, brought him to his mother; he came to his father, who is not going to kill him, gives him half of the village, slaves and cattle; he goes to marry the daughter of the rain god; sees an unusual bird, follows her; meets an old woman, sleeps with her; she gives him the feather of this bird; then the feather leads him along the right road, removes him from her dangers and obstacles (excrement; a herd of elephants; a mountain with steep cliffs; buffaloes; snakes), teaches and guides him, performs tasks; he is asked to enter various huts, saying that this is his daughter's abode rain god; offer the girl herself; the pen repeatedly reports the deception (the girl's mother herself and others take her form) and shows the right choice (which mat is the daughter of the rain god and which are not); to him they give wine and food, but these are only father-in-law and mother-in-law transformed, he does not drink or eat; the rain god orders him to get bark from the top of the tree; the other two applicants fall, the pen assures that M. will get the bark; then for M. they bring a bride, but they also want to deceive: the daughter of the rain god is covered in ash and covered with skin, and the maid is wearing jewelry from head to toe; the pen reports everything; the father-in-law tells me to dig a hole that she hid M., but he tells the pen to grab his father-in-law, he is forced to let M. go out of the hole; then the same episode when the pen takes his father-in-law hostage, with a tree (must throw M.), with a bunch of dry trees (the father-in-law himself begins to burn, tells the fire to let M. go), with a hammer in the forge; the father-in-law orders to fill the pot with tears, M. asks the other sons-in-law to fill the second pot; the father-in-law has to order that the roof does not throw off M.; M. with their wife, servants, cattle, provisions leave; M. gives his feather and wild cat skin to his wife; he goes ahead, she and her companions fall behind; it rains, but M. tells him to be sunny; when almost goals, a liar comes out of the forest, takes the form of the daughter of a rain god; M. discovers deception, because the imaginary wife does not have his pen; does not believe that she forgot him while swimming; the liar runs away, M. returns for wife, she is solemnly received; after 10 days she says that she cannot live here, incest is everywhere, leaves; M. rushes after her; after her breaks into the abode of the rain god; stays there; in version Related to Sera Lenje If one thunder rattles from one side of the sky and the other answers him, it is the son-in-law claps his hands and the father-in-law claps back]: Torrend 1921, No. 18:97-144; ndaw [husband killed a bird, gave cook for his beloved wife; the unloved one stole her out of envy; the husband told the wives to cross the river on a tight rope; the unloved told the daughter after her death to take a slave, go to her sister Mgali; the beloved passed the river, the rope broke off under the unloved one, she drowned; the girl and the slave came to the river; the slave offered to change clothes, refused to change back, told M. that she was the daughter of her sister, and with her slave; the girl was sent to chase birds from the garden; her mother's spirit came, washed her, gave her beautiful clothes; so every day, but every evening, the imaginary daughter and M. take away their clothes; M.'s husband spies; M. digs a hole, covers with a mat, pushes a liar there, she dies; niece takes her place]: Boas, Simango 1922, No. 17:193-195; Congo [Nzambi (progenitor goddess) raised her daughter in isolation; sends her to a remote village while the house is being cleaned for rituals (purification of the paint-house); the girl is accompanied by a slave; on the way, daughter N. asks her about the names of the creatures she sees (snake, antelope, eagle, butterfly); before answering, the slave demands to give her an item of clothing and jewelry; comes to the village dressed as daughter N. pretends to be her, N.'s real daughter, as a slave; she is sent to monitor the crops; people hear her complaint song; the merchant agrees to convey her mother's words; N. comes, restores justice, a slave is burned in the house]: Dennett 1898:128-131; kiniramba (central Tanganyika) [Kiali's husband kills her sister; K. goes to her mother; on the way, the porcupine cannibal throws her into a hole, takes her form, comes to her house; the real K. comes to life, the cannibal is exposed, thrown into the fire, buried under the hearth; in the morning a pumpkin grows there; she repeats everything the people of the village say; they come to chop it with an ax, she swallows them, a woman with her son Mlilua remains hidden in the cave; he, starting with a grasshopper, hunts larger animals; kills the Kiali Pumpkin with arrows in the lake; when he dies, K. tells him to cut it from behind to avoid injuring the swallowed; swallowed go out; cutting K., M. injured one woman's ear, she gives him poisoned beer, he dies]: Johnson 1931:334 in Werner 1933:217-218; isanzu [ a mother dies; her daughter, accompanied by a slave, goes to her grandmother; on the way, a slave takes away her jewelry, introduces herself as a daughter; a real daughter is considered a slave, sent to chase birds from the field; people hear she addresses her mother, her mother in the form of a bird brings her food from heaven; her imaginary daughter is promised that her wedding day has come, she is pushed into a hole with hot coals]: Kohl-Larsen, Allensbach 1937, No. 30:38-39; isanzu [a woman rejects various animal suitors, marries an Elephant; he turns out to be human; she brings him lunch in the field; on the way, the Serpent offers her to have sex, eats part of the food; her husband is a woman explains that she met a relative; this is how every day; one person sees this, says to her husband; they summoned the Snake with the song that the woman summoned him to, killed him; the wife brings a vessel full of food for the first time; the husband says he took out antelope meat; when his wife ate, he explains that she ate her lover; she gives birth to snakes; the husband kills five, the sixth hides; six months later he goes out, calls the Elephant his father, asks for a bow; asks him to find a bride; five sisters refuse, the youngest sixth marries the Snake; at night he turns into a man; the mother advises her daughter to throw snakeskin into the fire; the husband receives human clothes from their mother; sisters' husbands are surprised at their new son-in-law; sisters lead the youngest to buy firewood, push her into the well; the eldest took the place of the youngest in front of her husband; the brushwood thrower hears a voice from wells; parents pull out, treat youngest daughter; father kills eldest daughter with an ax]: Kohl-Larsen, Allensbach 1937, No. 47:61-66; kikuyu [dying, father and mother tell daughter to go to her uncle Mukuru Muriati; she is greeted by a cannibal, tells her to give up all her jewelry, takes her form, and she takes hers; MM's cannibal sleeps on the bed and her niece is on the floor; she was sent to chase birds into the field and live in a hastily made shelter, and the imaginary niece is to live under a good canopy; the girl sings, talking about what happened, birds and monkeys do not touch her fields, and they ate everything from her imaginary niece; she gave birth to a daughter by a monkey; MM found out about song, stabbed the liar, returned the girl honorably; the liar's daughter was thrown away]: Mwangi 1983:80-85; digo [younger sister married to the chief, her elder envies her, combing her hair, hits her the head flies away like a bird, the eldest replaces it; whenever the chief wants to talk to her, she is sick; Chief Tsibiraka's servant hears the bird telling its story; tells about this chief, turns into a woman again; kills a liar]: Arewa 1961, No. 3046:143; Kaguru: Beidelman 1967d, No. 3 [two girls promise to give the third a beautiful vessel if she kills her mother; the girl pushes her mother into the river, but her friends laughed at her and did not give her a vessel; she is starving, she goes to the shore, her mother tells her where to find a fruit tree from the water; her friends are surprised that the girl is not starving, they go with her, they eat all the fruits; the same with the place where there are pumpkins; the chief promises to marry someone who dances well; friends try not to allow the orphan to dance, but the chief insists, marries her; one of friends come to braid her hair, sticks a thorn, the chief's wife turns into a bird, a friend takes her form; a real wife radiated light, and when she washed, coins appeared; the husband notices that more this does not happen; hears a bird singing about what happened; tells her to catch it, light emanates from her at night, he realizes that it is his wife; notices a thorn in her head, pulls it out, in front of him; he kills a liar, cooks her meat, feeds her relatives and friends with it, kills them, throws the corpses into the bush], 7 [Kalinde went on a journey, found a wife, stayed with her; once went with her to visit her parents; when he went ahead, a female baboon approached her wife, asked for her clothes, put them on, took the form of a wife; the true wife remained naked, did not dare to go any further; a baboon wife surprises her husband's sister by not picking beans, but immediately eating them raw like baboons; K.'s mother was convinced that this was the case, called her imaginary wife to wash, poured boiling water, she ran away in the guise of a baboon; K. returned, found a true wife; holiday]: 11-16, 24-27; (cf. nyanja [when he dies, the mother tells her son to go to her brother; another boy went with him; he offered to move him across the river, asked for permission to wear his clothes; at his uncle's house he pretended to be a son a dead woman, and her real son was sent to chase crows from the field; every time a big crow came in, dispersed others, shouted that her son was sent to chase crows; a child hears and sees it, tells his uncle; the boy is returned, the deceiver is killed]: Holland 1916:140-141).

West Africa. Baule [the chief promises to give Maii's daughter to someone whose neck can withstand two blows of a sword; many suitors are killed; Kofi sees girls bathing, takes the dress alone; this is M.; 1) she tells me to name her when the father brings the sword; 2) the father tells you to grow beans overnight, cook beans; M.: say her name three times; 3) distinguish M.'s finger, stuck into one of the holes in the wall of the house, from the fingers of other girls (M. warns that she will cut his finger); the young run away, the mother catches up; M. throws an egg on the ground for the goddess Assie to help; M. has three eggs with her, her mother has two, the last word is for M., they run away; at home, K. goes to prepare a meeting, M. climbs a tree; two women see her reflection, take it for their own, throw their jugs, because such beauties should not work; one notices M. in a tree; she warns that the comb is dangerous for her; the old woman sticks the comb into her hair, M. flies away as a bird; the old woman claims that she is M.; brother K. catches the bird, the comb falls out, M. takes his form; the old woman was beaten to death]: Himmelheber 1951b: 127-134 (translated into Himmelheber 1960:169-180); Vai [the king keeps his daughter in captivity until marriage; accompanied by a maid, marries another son king; the maid convinces the princess to change her clothes and status, for which she tells her about nature (she does not know basic things), threatens trouble if the princess reveals the deception; two years later, the king comes to visit her daughter; the deception is revealed, the maid is fed to animals]: Creel 1966:82-88; tenda [woman has been pregnant for several years; gives birth on the elephant path, one child from the mouth (from the nose), the other from the lower body; the elephant wants to step over it, but stumbles {apparently pressing}; sister Tyita collects milk from the nipple from the sky, feeds Brother Tyara; he wants to cut off more, goes up to the sky nipple, falls, breaks to pieces; The turtle teaches the song, the brother resurrects, kills the Turtle; the sister brings yam, the brother wants more, cuts the root, blood appears; this is the blood of the underground spirit Fato (boa constrictor), it will cause drought; the sister brings a bird to eat, the brother destroys the entire flock; the sister brings some grain from the mouse; the brother breaks the hole, takes everything; the sister goes to marry the chief, the brother goes to the savannah, where birds nest in his hair; after a few years he goes to his sister; now he is Yanunu (Y.), sister Kunemi (K.); by the pond there are two girls, the Mabuya lizard and the Frog; only M. gives him a drink; he gives her honey; she eats, throws away wax, the Frog swallows it; K. at first does not recognize his brother, sends him to the chicken coop, because he has bird nests in his hair; K.'s husband finds out, accepts his son-in-law with dignity; he brings himself to order; M. and the Frog come, Y. chooses M., she gives birth to a son with him; The frog is considered the second wife; swallows his frog grandmother to seem pregnant; pushes M. into the pond, takes her child, replaces her in front of her husband; at the bottom of the reservoir, a blind man asks to suck pus out of his eyes, eat a scab; she does it; the parents of the blind man come, a goat and a ram are hung from their bodies instead of clothes ; M. does not laugh; is not afraid of a snake; she is given a grain of different cultivated plants, everyone can feed the whole village; M. returns to her husband, feeds everyone; The frog tells her to push her into the pond; does not sink, then press her down with a stone; refuses to suck pus; laughs at the sight of the blind man's parents; she is afraid of a snake; she is given a fonio dish, she says it's not enough; they don't pay attention to her at home]: Ferry 1983, No. 48:269 -285; soninka [the man went to look for a suitable bride; he gave alms to the old man; he taught him to find a tree in the forest, pick three lemons from it, and when he left, open one; a girl came out of the first asked for tobacco and bread, he did not have it, she returned to lemon; the same with the second girl; then the man bought bread and tobacco, the third girl stayed with him; he arranged a tree house for them; she gave birth the boy and he went home to tell his family; Jeannia saw the beauty's reflection in the sea, thought she was so beautiful, and she was sent to fetch water, broke a jug; for the third time she noticed a beauty in a tree, told him to go down, stuck a pin in her head, the beauty flew away like a bird; Ginnia told the man that beauties from another world change easily - now they are beautiful, tomorrow they are not; when they see the freak, the people became laugh at a person; one day a bird flew in, sat on the child's lap; the father took it, felt it and took out a needle; the bird became a girl again, and Ginnia died immediately]: Reuss-Nliba, Reuss-Nliba 2018:96-103; songhai (zarma) [Taayertchin has a brother Ayaooro; their mother is dead; one woman wants to marry a widower; T. explains that she is only ready to remarry after T. is able to get food; woman advises her to stand on a mortar to get it; immediately after the wedding, the wife says that her aunt needs to be smeared with cow fat; soon all the cows are slaughtered; T. and A. realize that they will soon be slaughtered as well personal cows; they leave, ask the date palm to bend down; the prince stops under it; T. and A. throw him ripe dates, and the crooked servant unripe; the prince asks them to go down, takes T. as his wife; He already has a wife, Zaani Gurfudan, her mother's name is Zaani Butuan; in the evenings, when shepherds bring cows, they ask T. for hair to keep the cattle alive; they ask him to smile because T.'s teeth emit light ; ZG is jealous, pushed T. into the water and crushed it with a stone; her mother replaced T. with her; but her hair can't tie her cattle, no light comes from her teeth; but her brother said it was not his sister; the prince looked for T., she answered him from under the water; no one should move the stone; the lamb asked to be given his mother's milk for a long time, moved the stone; ZG was planted on a wild camel and allowed a deaf slave to lead him through the prickly thickets; the slave did not respond to the woman's complaints; when she was taken to the blacksmith village, she was already dead; her meat was cooked and sent to her mother; she died when she saw her daughter's hand with a ring on her finger]: Calame- Griault 2002:131-134; (cf. mukulu [the girl rejects men; once a voice told all the inhabitants to lie on the ground and the girl remained sitting; a spit fell on her palm; a rhesus monkey appeared, and the girl's finger became pregnant; then from tumors on the shore of the pond, a girl was born and fell into the water; only a wasp managed to drain the pond and took out the child; now two girls, a crowned crane and a rhesus monkey, went to the chief to become his wives {unclear How does this part compare with the previous one; a crane that falls into a pond is a crowned crane? or her mother?} ; the food brought by the macaque was thrown away, and the food brought by the crane was delicious; the heavenly leader died, everyone needs to go to the funeral; while the crane was cooking, the monkey killed her child with poison; the crane tried the soup also died; the chief ordered to find a way to revive his wife and child; they came to life; but the chief ordered them to remain silent and announce their death; while preparing the memorial feast, the monkey sings: finally then I will be alone and only me will have my husband's penis, what a bliss! when the chief begins to listen, the monkey pretends to lament; the chief ordered the monkey hut to be set on fire, but one pregnant female escaped and macaques come from her]: Jungraithmayr 1981, No. 6:25- 30); ether and ibibio [{indicates that Ibibio county}; Akpan paid a good dowry for Emma; her father sends her to him; with them her little sister and maid; juju water perfume in the spring; the maid knows this, but E. does not; E. comes to bathe, the maid pushes her into the water, takes her place; tells the girl to remain silent, otherwise she will kill her; becoming A.'s wife, tortures the girl, burns with hot coals; perfume They let E. go for a while, she promises her sister that the hour of reckoning will come; the same thing again; the hunter sees this, tells Akpan; the witch teaches A. what sacrifices to make to the spirits; he buys a slave, a goat, a chicken, the witch cuts them for spirits; they let E. go; the maid is burned with coals, then tied to a tree to starve]: Dayrell 1910, No. 34:126-132 (=Radin 1952, No. 51:193-196); ikom [take everything in wife Ewa Abagi; she agrees to the offer of a chief who has not yet seen her but asks to wait until she gives birth to a child; this is an Essere girl; when she is 7 years old, she goes to the chief accompanied by her slave Mossim; taking off her clothes, she bathes with the girl; M. pushes her into a deep place, puts on her clothes, tells E. to call her mother, otherwise she will punish her; the leader and the people are disappointed that EA is ugly; E. goes to fetch water , calls the mother, she goes out, helps her put a jug on her head, paints her body with patterns; next time a man who climbs a tree sees it, tells the chief; EA grabs, the chief marries her; M. they sacrifice the spirit of the river by cutting off its head; slaves have been sacrificed ever since]: Dayrell 1913, No. 8:17-19; kera [a childless woman made four clay pots, set them to burn, one split, a beautiful girl came out; the daughter of the same man's other wife is ugly; two young men are looking for brides; seeing both girls, everyone says they want the one in front (or behind); ugly every time tries to swap with beautiful places, but the young man marries a beautiful one; the mother warns not to leave his wife in the rain; in the absence of her husband, the mother-in-law goes with his daughter-in-law for brushwood; she says that soon it will rain; her mother-in-law reproaches her for being lazy, does not let her go home; the young one runs, but the rain overtakes her, she blurs into clay; her mother-in-law puts on her jewelry, falls into her bed; the husband returns, suspects deception, because the body of the imaginary wife is tough; the Ant advises to collect blurred clay, bring his wife's mother; she orders the son-in-law to kill his mother; he kills; (it is not said whether the woman revived her daughter from clays)]: Evert 1975, No. 9:295-299; (cf. dagari [a woman gives birth to twins, leaves an ugly girl in the forest, brings a beautiful boy home; her husband scolds her, but when she goes to the forest in the morning, she cannot find a baby; a few years later, a woman goes for firewood, hears a voice calling her mother; the wife calls her husband, he pulls out a bush, sees a fragile girl who rushes into the swamp; he catches only a frog there; the wife advises to bring her home if it is and there is a daughter; when they go to the field, the spouses tell the frog to redo all the housework; that girl appears, does everything; the spouses think that the frog has done the work; on the fourth day, the spouses wait her, the mother is enough, the girl turns into a beautiful basket; the husband takes her to the men's room; the frog calls the assistant, she does not come, then she calls the frogs, they try, but they do everything badly; the main the frog shows them the basket; they are surprised, the last frog is a leper; the basket is not given, falls, turns into a pool of blood; the frog explains to the father that it is his wife's menstrual blood, that hers the husband has injured his toe; when the couple asks together, the frog confesses that the blood is from the basket; the woman asks the frog to try whether the water is warm, pushes it into boiling water, carries the pot out the door; the frog moans while dying]: Hien 1995:14-24).

Sudan-East Africa. Lango [Akelo has a child and Hyena is infertile; kills A., puts on her clothes, takes the child; the husband finds out the truth when he hears the deceased wife talk about what happened; adjusts that Hyena falls into a hole, she is filled with boiling water]: Wright 1960:109; joluo [Awuor goes to marry Obong'o; Hyena meets her, makes her give her clothes and jewelry, closes her in a cave, comes to O. in her appearance; eagerly eats all the food; sister O. hears A.'s complaint from the cave; imaginary A. is forced to undress to swim; everyone sees that it is a hyena, she is killed; A. is released]: K'Okiri 1970:137-145; mundang: Louafaya 1990 [Matallé's girl went to a distant village in the evenings to dance; on her way back, she sang a song, telling her father to open the door; Hyena overheard, sang for M., and her father heard a rude voice, did not open; the fortune teller advised Hyena to go to the Guianriang monster, who gave her a subtle voice; her father believed that M. had come, opened it, Hyena ate it; M. saw Hyena in blood, told two young men to kill her, put on her skin; began to grind millet for beer for her father's funeral, asked the frog for help; she told her to be hit with a millet stalk, became beautiful, and M. in Hyena's shoes was ugly; both they came to the leader, he took the Frog, sent M. to herd oxen; while swimming, she sings every day that the beautiful woman is herding oxen, and the despicable woman is in the palace; the old woman hears, advises the leader to listen; tells the hawk grab the hyena's skin while M. is swimming, throw it into the fire; M. grieves for the skin, the leader grabs it, leads it to the palace, sends the Frog to herd oxen]: 117-120; (cf. Louafaya 1990 [The chief's ten daughters go to look for husbands; the shepherds they meet each time say that the youngest is the most beautiful; others throw the skin of a dead animal over her, flies flock to the stench; now the people they meet answer that the youngest is ugliest; no one in the village takes her as his wife; the old woman invites her to marry her son; the young man's bride is disgusting, he puts prickly between his wife and himself on the bed a branch; his mother sees a girl taking off her fly skin to swim, amazed at her beauty, says it to her son; now he wants to hug his wife, but she puts a prickly branch between them; the fortune teller tells him the old woman asks the hawk to take her skin and throw him into the fire; the young are happy; all sisters must publicly bring water to their husbands; sisters are waiting for shame for the youngest, but they see the beauty; they envy, they say the chief, who only should own a beautiful woman; he organizes a collective hunt, everyone must come with a sled animal; on the advice of a fortune teller, the young man's wife gives honey and flour to the derby antelope, her husband comes on an antelope, looks the best; the chief tells the older sister's husband to get water from the well, who sends her husband next in rank, so to the youngest husband; when he goes down, the stairs are cleaned; the antelope lowers his rope; tells him to pretend to be dead, vultures fly off, his leader must be grabbed, he will give amulets for himself; with the help of amulets, the young man kills and revives people; the leader orders to kill himself, the young man takes his place]: 202-209); sakho [the girl Abarash's father married her to the royal governor; when her husband left, her mother-in-law sent her daughter-in-law to herd her calves, replaced her ugly daughter, wearing she put her daughter-in-law's clothes in her bed; in the steppe, her husband's friend recognized her, told him; the husband agreed with his wife, brought everyone to the king; the audience decided that her husband's father should now wear shoes, her mother should wear shoes from now on, her mother in rags, her daughter - take out the night pot]: Reinisch 1889, No. 13:83-86; to Iraq [Ama'irmi ate a woman, took her form; tells her husband she is sick, asks for goat soup; swallowed soup with the cauldron; the same next time, the husband wonders where the pots have gone; the neighbor invites her husband to listen to a song sung by the imaginary wife, calling herself A.; the husband shoots A. three times, each time she says he will not die because this is her land; tells her to cut off her finger; he sequentially cuts off her fingers, swallowed to come out alive; a hyena came out of the index, a calf from the middle, and a ring one from the ring one man's wife, from the little finger, a man previously swallowed; A. died]: Kohl-Larsen 1963:29-31; Sudanese Arabs: Al-Shahi, Moore 1920, No. 9 [an infertile woman went to a holy man; he ordered fry the sheep, bring it to him; read from the Koran, returned it, ordered it to eat after midnight; the wife left the roast, left the house; the husband (he is the son of the prince) found, ate, became pregnant; begged God to move the fetus to him leg; opened the tumor, there was a girl; the bird took it to its nest; she grew up and became beautiful; Wad al-Nimair (VN) and his friends stopped under a tree, noticed the girl; they went on; VN pretended that he forgot the ring; took out the girl, took her mother to raise her; married her, she is pregnant; VN's mother does not love her, tells the servant to take her away and kill her; the servant brought blood to the gazelle; the wife of VN settled on the island on the Nile; VN's mother pretended to be his wife, said that his mother was dead; the imaginary wife was pregnant, wanted something that was only on the island where the real wife was; a slave came and turned to the mistress of the island, let her the lion and the crocodile will let him in; she says that VN became pregnant with his mother, calls scissors, they cut off the slave's tongue; the same with another slave; VN came himself, rejected the scissors, found his wife, found out everything, returned her, mother kicked out], 14 [the poor man's wife went to her sister to get something to eat, but one day she closed the door in front of her; they went to live elsewhere; the woman spent time with the Sultan's wives and servants; three arrived hawk, women guessed it was perfume; the Sultan's wife asked for a wise and powerful son, the minister's wife a son as beautiful as the moon, the poor man's wife asked for a daughter who, if she cries, it rains if laughs, sapphires fall, if she steps, grass grows; another sultan heard this, married; when the girl reached marriageable age, she was sent to the Sultan accompanied by her aunt, who also has a daughter (this is she closed the door in front of her sister, but then came to her and stayed when she found out that she was held in high esteem); on the way she gave her niece a drink in exchange for her eyes; left her blind in the desert; she was picked up by a woodcutter; he is already 7 daughters; when the picked up cries, it rains, when she laughs, jewelry falls; she asks the person who picked up to buy her material; she made a doll, ordered to exchange it in the palace for her eyes (there, instead of the Sultan's wife she is her aunt's daughter); she made another doll, hid in it, her adoptive father brought her to the palace, the sultan took it for himself; three nights she goes out and cleans his room; he cut his finger on purpose so as not to fall asleep; finds a girl; everything is clear; aunt and her daughter were torn apart by three camels]: 79-81, 95-98; malgashi: Haring 1982, No. 6.403 (Maevatanana County) [Rasoandranovola (RN) is rich, Rasoandranomanga (RM) is poor; RM rejects princes because they can't give her a torn mat; one promises to give, brings rich gifts, marries her; RN puts feathers on her body, turning it into a bird, takes its place; the returning prince does not notice the change; the bird sings to him; the prince catches it, she becomes a woman again, talks about everything; the prince invites her to choose punishment for RN; she was beheaded and sent to her parents with her lamb heads; they try in vain to get her daughter's body]: 442-443; 2007, No. 33 (Tsimihety) [a woman sends her daughter Ikalo to her brother, her accompanied by a slave; she demands clothes and jewelry for her help, finally takes everything, leaving her in rags; she is sent to chase birds into the field; the birds scream that the maid has become a mistress, and mistress maid; uncle heard; offered a test as to who would jump over the rope; the imaginary mistress jumped lightly, and the imaginary maid came up barely moving; the uncle realized that her niece was her; the maid was executed]: 43-44.

North Africa. The Berbers of Morocco (Fez) [when the king finally had a daughter Lalla, he imprisoned her in a glass palace and ordered her to feed her only boneless meat; when the princess was 15 years old, the former maid died, and the new one did not know about the ban; the princess hit the bone against the wall to extract her brain; the glass broke and the garden was viewed; there was a young man in the garden, Ahmed bin Amar; they fell in love; A. says the palace is beautiful , but there is not enough veranda; L. demands a veranda from his father; then new similar requests; finally, A. says that it is not enough for him and L. to sit next to each other; L. is unhappy; the old woman killed L.'s favorite bird; L.: let the one who killed the bird be as miserable as I am out of love for A.; the sultan tells the eunuch to take L. to a deserted place, slaughter it, bring a bloody shirt; the eunuch warned L. to take it jewelry, brought a shirt soaked in the blood of a ram; L. was hired as a maid; her mistress, sister A.; A. explains that he is bewitched and tells him how to spell him; you have to stay awake for a month, sitting next to him; at the last moment L. fell asleep, and a peasant woman who came up took her place and left with A.; L. dyed herself black and sold herself as a slave to A.'s house; the children ask her to tell a fairy tale; she tells her story; joined A., a peasant woman was torn apart by two camels]: El Fasi, Dermenghem 1926:48-59; Algerian Arabs [mother dies, stepmother tyrannites stepdaughter and stepson, cow gives water them with her milk; when the stepmother sent her own daughter to the cow, she knocked her eye out with her hoof; the stepmother tells her husband to sell the cow, but he, selling it at the bazaar, predicts misfortune to the one who bought it; the cow is not they buy; then the stepmother persuaded the butcher to buy a cow for any price and slaughter it; the husband asked for the udder to be given to him, put it on the grave of his first wife, milk continued to flow from the orphan nipples; when the stepmother's own daughter venerated her, there was blood and pus in her nipples; the stepmother threw the udder to the dogs and ordered the children to be taken to the forest; but they returned; then the stepmother, her husband and daughter left themselves; the stepmother left the poisoned bread, but her sister gave it first to the cat, she died; brother and sister went on a journey; the shepherd warned: if you drink water from a spring and then breathe, you will become a gazelle; brother deliberately left the talisman at the source to return; drank, sighed, became a gazelle; the sister began to live in the forest, the gazelle with her; while combing her hair, the sister dropped her hair into the stream; the Sultan noticed him, decided marry the owner; old Settoute went up the stream, found the girl, told the Sultan; he came with his men; to force the girl to come down from the tree, S. began to grind the grain, placing the millstone is wrong; the girl went down to show how to do it, S.Yu quietly nailed her clothes to the ground with a peg, the sultan grabbed the girl, married, promised not to harm the gazelles; a beggar, young The Sultan recognized her father, put a gold coin in his bread; the stepmother guessed that the Sultan was her stepdaughter; brought her daughter to the palace; when the Sultan was ready to give birth, she began to comb her hair and pushed her into the well, took her place; ordered the gazelle to be slaughtered; the gazelle asks her to say goodbye to her sister, comes to the well; "They sharpen knives, the boilers are boiling"; sister: "My sons Lahcène and d'El are on one of my knees -Hocine, and on the other, a snake with its mouth open"; the sultan asked the wise El-moudjarrab for advice; he ordered the freshly slaughtered cow to be lowered into the well; the serpent climbed into the carcass, at which time the Sultan and the children were pulled out; the sultan cut off his imaginary wife's head, cooked the meat, put her head in a bag, the meat on top; sent the cat and dog to take the bag to her stepmother; she ate the meat, believing that she was eating a gazelle, then found daughter's head]: Belamri 1982:15-28; Tunisia: Al-Aribi 2009, No. 68 [the merchant has three daughters, the father does not want to marry them; after overhearing their conversations, he married them if they wish: the eldest to a bald man rich man, middle for an honest rich man, the youngest named Marjana ("coral"; hereinafter her name is Lyulya) for a poor bathhouse attendant; she gave birth to a daughter who was predicted that when she laughed, her mouth would be precious stones fell down, and emeralds when she cried; this is how her father became rich; she grew up, the Sultan's son came to her; his aunt went to the prince in a carriage with her, she hated Lyulya; when she If she wanted to eat, her aunt gave her salted fish in exchange for her eye, and when Lyulya asked for water, her aunt gouged her second eye and threw her out of the carriage, dressed her daughter in her clothes, put her in Lyulya's place ; a bird flew past Lyulya in the forest, saying that if she chewed a leaf from a tree, she would become a dove; Lyulya did so; while hunting, the prince caught a dove, put it in a golden cage, and began to escort her for a long time; the wife told the sick to fry her dove; a palm tree grew in the place where her bones were buried; the prince spent time near the palm tree, the wife demanded that it be cut down, otherwise she will fall ill again; the prince cut down a palm tree, threw it into the forest; an old woman picked up the firewood, brought it home; when she left the house and returned, she found that everything in the house was tidy; the neighbors said that it was not them; the old woman began to spy, saw a girl coming out of the firewood; Lyulya told her what had happened to her; made a necklace of precious stones that fell out of her mouth while she was talking, gave it away to an old woman to take it to the market, but not to sell it to the prince's wife; she sold it; when the prince saw the necklace, he asked the old woman, she told him about Lyulya; he went to her and returned from her with son, and told his wife that it was the son of his suddenly deceased friend; Lyulya told her son to ask the prince's wife for a necklace from his neck; the wife took off the necklace, died immediately; Lyulya entered the palace, took her seat], 70 [ Aisha and Zahra are the same husband's wives. Aisha gave birth to a boy and a girl, Hasan and Zainab, and Zahra also gave birth to a boy and a girl. The women went to the dyeing house, there were a lot of people there, they left their wool and went to the market. When they returned, the coat was already dyed, but they couldn't find their donkey anywhere. Then Aisha began to worry about what her husband would say, revealed her secret to Zahra: "Take my handkerchief and hit me with it, I'll turn into a cow, you put wool on me and ride me home, and when you arrive, Hit me again with a handkerchief and I'll be back in human form." When they got home, Zahra decided not to turn Aisha into a human being again. Aisha's children asked about her mother, she said she didn't know anything. Zahra began to mistreat Aisha's children and did not give them food, but for some reason they were still getting prettier. So she sent her daughter to find out what was going on. She went with her brother and sister to herd a cow. When they were hungry, they asked for a cow and she gave them dates and milk. Zahra asked her husband to slaughter a cow. A palm tree grew out of the seeds, and Aisha's children began to grow prettier again. Zahra sent her son to ask them to reveal a secret that he was different from his sister and would not tell his mother. Then the children asked the palm tree to eat, and it gave them dates, and a source of oil came from its roots. Zahra's son oiled his head and put a date seed in his boot. When I got home, I asked my mother to look in his head and see what got into his boot. Zahra understood everything again and asked her husband to cut down the palm tree. He cut it down. The children left home, reached the river, the boy drank water from the river despite his sister's warnings, and turned into a gazelle. At night, the girl climbed a tree and fell asleep on it, and the gazelle under the tree. There was a puddle under the tree, into which the girl's hair fell. A prince passed by. His horse wanted to drink from the puddle, but couldn't because of his hair. When he saw the hair, the prince wanted to marry its owner and called Azuz Sittut to help him with this. The old woman asked for semolina, pot and eve and started cooking couscous, but she did everything wrong on purpose. The girl came down and showed her how to do it. The prince married her. I went hunting, and Zahra came to visit the princess. She forgave her. Zahra threw the princess into the well and dressed her daughter in her clothes. When the prince returned, he was surprised to see his wife, but she talked out of it. The gazelle started running to the well. The fake wife tried to persuade the prince to slaughter the gazelle, and the prince knew it was her brother. He thought his wife was crazy. The gazelle told her sister, Zainab, about this, who told him to ask the prince to bring two wooden bowls, one with food and the other empty. The snake in the well ate the food, and the princess was taken upstairs with her son, whom she gave birth in a well. The fake wife was stabbed to death, made into couscous and sent to her mother Zahra. She ate couscous and found her daughter's hand at the bottom of the plate. She screamed and fell dead] at Korovkina MS; Morocco: El Koudia 2003, No. 4 [dying, a mother asks her husband not to remarry until her daughter takes the box with her jewelry (i.e. grows up, to reach her); the mother's sister, who has her own blind daughter, is kind to the girl, she persuades her father to marry; the aunt helps her niece get the box, the father marries her; now she tyrants niece; she goes to the river to clean the fish caught by her father, the fish asks her to let her go, turns into a siren; when she learns about the fish she has released, the stepmother hits the girl, throws her into the dungeon; when the father opens it, the daughter sits there covered in gold; first the siren does not let her go, then lets her go out; the father puts her in a separate room, the siren gives her everything she needs; the Sultan has a holiday, the girl secretly goes there, loses her shoe; the sultan's messengers find the owner, the Sultan's son marries her; she gives birth to a son; her stepmother comes to her, offers to comb her hair, pierces seven pins, she flies away with a dove, her stepmother replaces her her daughter; the husband immediately understands the deception, cuts the imaginary wife into pieces, sends it to her mother as a gift; she thinks it's food, distributes pieces of meat to neighbors, finds her daughter's head at the bottom; everyone is a dove visits his son, sits on his shoulders; the beggar reports this to the Sultan's son, who lubricates his son's shoulders with glue, catches a dove, takes out his pins, the dove turns into a woman again; the stepmother was burned alive] , 6 [seven brothers are waiting for their mother to give birth to; she gives birth to a daughter, but the mother's sister does not put up a spindle, but a stick; brothers think that a boy has been born again, they leave; the daughter has grown up, asks why people they call her the sister of seven brothers; she goes to look for them; a servant and a maid are with her; her parents gave her an amulet, it is in her hair, they see what is wrong with her; the servant finds it, breaks it; she is bathed in a black river, she is being done maid; the servants themselves bathe in white, ride her camel; the elder brother is the sultan, the others are provincial chiefs; the elder recognizes the camel and the dog, believes that the woman on the camel is his sister; the real the sister was sent to herd the camels; she turns to the camels, telling him about herself, they listen to her, they do not graze, they lose weight; the sultan arrives, she tells him everything, the camels begin to graze; the sultan tells him everything, the camels begin to graze; the sultan tells him everything take the imaginary sister and husband and real sister to those streams; the imaginary husband and her drink black water, the sister is white, everyone regains their true form; the liars are burned; the brothers' jealous wives persuade them Sister swallow an egg if she loves her brothers; she is pregnant, her brothers drive her away; she comes to old people; they feed her salty meat, hang her upside down, she belches seven snakes; old people send a letter to the Sultan; sister is returned, wives are executed], 16 [a man has two wives, one has a daughter Nunja and a son, the other has a daughter Aakasha; the first one says she would like to be a cow to eat herbs; the other touches her with a necklace, turns her into a cow, but refuses to turn her back into a human; the cow has been slaughtered, her bones are buried, and something like a candy stick has grown in this place, sucked by her son and daughter they were full; mother A. asks what they eat since they are so healthy; they say that frogs; she sends A. to eat frogs, the frog jumps in her face, dazzles her; the children say that A. does not know how to catch frogs; stepmother herself watches the children, pulls out the nutritious stem, scatters bones; going to the bazaar, the father asks what to bring; N. asks for pomegranates; everyone goes to the Sultan's party, N. leaves to collect scattered grain; The crow does this as a reward for a piece of rag for his nest; N. finds a dress and shoes in a pomegranate, goes to the party, returns, loses his shoe; the sultan orders to find an owner, marries at N.; at the wedding, the stepmother pierces a needle into N.'s head, she flies away with a dove, the stepmother replaces her with her blind daughter; A. becomes the Sultan's wife, gives birth to a daughter; the sultan orders to cut the reeds, the dove interferes to do this, rushes to the Sultan, does not give her to A., tells her to take care of her; she slowly plucks her, says that the child did it; the sultan finds, takes out the needle, the dove turns into N.; the sultan sends mother A. the body of her daughter cut to pieces; stepmother gives the sultan's gift to her neighbors, finds her daughter's nose, falls dead]: 19-26, 33-38, 100-103; kabila: Arezki 2010 [Aïcha and her Bejliman's brother is orphans, stepmother especially hates A.; when A. goes, she is followed by a trail of wheat grains, when she laughs, the sun is in the sky, she cries, it rains, combs her hair, gold and silver fall; B. spoke about to this king, he asked A. for hand; together with his stepmother A. goes through the desert to the groom's country, suffers from thirst, her stepmother gives her a drink in exchange for her eyes; replaced her ugly daughter, leaves A. under with a tree; the deceived king ordered Brother A. to be tied in the stable; the turtles brought leaves that restored A.'s sight; they also offered to become a turtle, she became; the gorlinka sings to the peasant, then to the king about suffering brother; the young queen tells you to catch a turtle, then cut her throat; a date palm tree has grown in this place; when the queen wants to pick dates, the branches rise; she tells you to cut down a palm tree, one An old woman took a sliver; the next morning, instead of firewood, a girl asks for a comb, gold is pouring in; she asks for refuge in the royal palace; cries - a storm begins; gold falls from her hair; the king recognizes A. frees her brother, and his daughter is tied to his place]: 43-50; Rivière, p. 45 in Cosquin 1887 [girl Dania goes to her 7 brothers; her father gave her a magic pearl, a camel and a slave; on the way, the girl washed herself in a slave spring, and the slave in a spring for the free; demands that D. get off the camel, but the pearl tells her not to be afraid; next time the pearl is silent, the slave pulls off D. to the ground, pretending to be the brothers' sister and D. as a slave; the girl was sent to herd camels; she wants the rock to grow to see her parents' home; talks about what happened camels cry, except for one who is deaf; the youngest brother spied and overheard; the old man advises the brothers to remove the handkerchief from the girls' hair - the sister's hair should be shiny; the brothers forced the slave take off the headscarf, make sure they were deceived and killed her]: 200-201; Western Sahara [seven brothers hope that their mother will now give birth to a daughter; a girl is born, but the maid mistakenly raised a large spoon, not small - a sign that a boy has been born; brothers are leaving; girl Shreser Dahbú grows up, rides a camel to look for brothers; Kymba's black maid walks; makes the SD switch places; swims in a milk river, becomes white; tells the SD to swim in the resin river, the SD becomes black; the brothers (the eldest is Ahmed) take K. for their sister, the SD is sent to cook, herd camels; And . hit her, do not wash the blood off her clothes, the cadi explains that this is because they are blood relatives; A. offers both girls goat meat; K. eats giblets greedily, SD takes a rib, does not eat; A. tells tear K. apart with camels, takes her sister to the river of milk, she swam, turned white; other women, out of envy, forced her to swallow a snake egg; they said that she was pregnant, A. hears sounds from her stomach, believes that it is the child who moves, tells her to be thrown into the well; she hides in a cave, her hair grows with grass; the shepherd is surprised that camels do not eat grass there, tells the owner; he digs up the SHD, marries her; one of the brothers tries to penetrate her, he has a snake assistant whom he saved from an eagle; the SHD husband thinks that his lover wants to penetrate, tries to kill the young man, the snake protected him; the husband collects people kill brothers, SD warns them of danger, they run away]: Aris, Cladellas 1999:39-46; Arabs of Egypt [a childless woman bought a pomegranate, put it under sauerkraut; husband came and wanted to eat; wife: eat what is under the washing pan, but not what is under the sauerkraut; but he found and ate a pomegranate, thought his wife was hiding the best from him; he became pregnant; after 9 months, his wife told me to go to desert; if a boy is born, you must wrap him in a cloth and bring it, and if a girl, wrap it in silk and leave it; a girl was born, her father left her in a tree, the falcon took her to his nest and raised her; son The Sultan began to water his horse, saw the girl's reflection in the water, fell ill with love; his grandmother promised to lure the girl out of the tree; brought the sheep and pretended to slaughter her from the tail; then from the back; from her foot; the girl says what is wrong every time, the old woman pretends not to understand; the girl told the tree to be the size of her finger, went down to show her; the prince grabbed her, took her to the palace and married her; went on Hajj; his mother did not give bread to her daughter-in-law, gave her in exchange for permission to cut off her hand; so with all her limbs; she threw what was left out the window; she fell on the "ring royalty", the spirit asked what he should do; the girl demanded that she be made whole and healthy again, and that the palace and garden with fruits nearby should be out of season; the prince's mother took the form of his wife and said that his mother died; became pregnant, asked for grapes from a nearby garden; the prince sent a servant to his mistress (i.e. his true wife), and she responded: my father conceived me, the falcon and the peacock fed me, and now the Sultan's son his mother became pregnant, let the scissors cut off the tip of the questioner's tongue so as not to tell me; the same with the second servant; then the prince went himself; she told him what had happened; the prince poured kerosene on his mother and burned, brought his wife back]: El-Shamy 1975:159-163; the Arabs of Egypt [the ruler is childless; the old woman gave his wife a pomegranate to eat in half with her husband; a daughter was born Pomegranate Apple (GJ); mother died, ruler took another wife, she has her own daughter and sorcerer friend; the woman asks him who is the most beautiful, he replies that GJ; to get rid of GJ, let her stepmother send her to the cellar, give her dirty claps and tell her tie stockings out of it; the old woman teaches: the blue, red, and Black Sea will pass by; when the white sea appears, you have to immerse cotton in it, wash your hands and face; stockings appeared, the GJ became even more beautiful; stepmother sent own daughter; an old woman tells her to wash in the Black Sea, the girl has become a freak; the stepmother told her husband that his daughter is walking with boys; he sent a vizier to kill the girl; the vizier let her go, brought the dog's blood; GJ I came to 40 as a robber, cleaned everything up; the next day one robber stayed to look; the robbers left the GJ as their mistress; the stepmother asks the sorcerer if she is more beautiful; the sorcerer: no, GJ, who has 40 robbers; stepmother came, gave GJ a poisoned ring; the robbers put the body in a glass coffin; the prince saw, asked to give the coffin to him, decided to bury the girl; the servants took off the ring, she came to life; put it back on and asked the prince how he would reward them; when GJ came to life, the prince generously rewarded the servants; the GJ invited 40 thieves to the wedding, asking them for permission to marry the prince; the mirror answers again that GJ is more beautiful; the sorcerer gave a pin to stab the GJ's head; she will become a dove, she must be replaced by the woman's own daughter; she is ugly: it means she is sick; the dove puts the gardener to sleep, he forgets to water trees, they are dry; the prince caught the dove, takes care of it; the sorcerer teaches a woman to ask a woman to kill a dove in order to rub her daughter with blood - she will recover; but the prince accidentally took out the pin, the wife returned her appearance; woman and sorcerer burned at the stake]: Ildan Dan 1977:25-28 in Sutrop 2018:679-682.

Southern Europe. The Spanish (Extremadura) [the princess looks at the snow and the blood of an animal slaughtered by a shepherd; he utters a verse in which blood is opposed to snow; there is a king who wakes up once a year in the morning on Ivanov Day; if a girl is nearby, the spell will be removed and he marries her; the princess goes in search wearing iron shoes; the Sun comes to her mother, she hides her from her son; he does not knows where the king's castle is, sends the Stars to his sisters; they don't know, maybe their brother Aire knows; his mother hides the princess; The wind says that there are two lions at the gate of the castle, they should leave the food he chewed; burps food, his mother hides it in two bags, gives it to the princess in the morning; the princess throws food to the lions, enters the palace, everything is motionless; the princess sits by the bed for months sleeping; a black woman offers to buy it, on the night of Ivanov Day she is at the bed, the king marries her; the palace comes to life; the king leaves for gifts; the princess asks to buy her a hard stone and a bitter stick (poems), she does not want to live; the king hears the princess ask for a stone in her room and he answers, telling her story; the king marries her, executing a black woman]: Camarena, Chevalier 1995, № 425G: 259-265 (translated to Malinovskaya 2002:110-116); Portuguese: Braga 2002 [three sisters lived near the forest, loved each other; a witch and daughter lived side by side; the witch persuaded give the youngest coriander to the elders and they turned into bulls; the king saw the youngest and married; the witch put two pins into her head, the queen turned into a dove, the witch replaced her with her daughter; she told the king that she was fool because of illness; the dove arrives and asks the dog how her baby is; the dog: he is silent at night, but cries during the day; they heard it, handed it to the king, he caught the dove, pulled out his pins; a witch and her daughter were lowered down the mountain in barrels of nails]: 183-184; Cardigos 2006, No. 450 [{many very different options}; brother and sister leave home (from stepmother; stepfather, etc.); after drinking from a certain source, the brother turns into a rabbit (peacock, deer, lamb); they are sheltered in the same house; they move on; sister becomes a maid in the royal palace, lives in a hut; the king wants marry a girl against her mother's will (meets her while chasing her animal brother); while a king at war, mother-in-law or rival deprives a girl of freedom, she is replaced by a liar; they want to slaughter her brother, this time he tells everything; the cook tells the king about it; he frees his wife; mother-in-law dies, the spell disappears], 451 [two or seven brothers leave after the sister is born; she grows up goes looking for them; the bird brings it to the brothers' house; they warn her not to let the fire go out, not to take water from a certain source; it violates the ban, with a pin or witchcraft herbs the witch turns the brothers into oxen or deer; the sister takes care of them; var.: they disappear; she agrees to marry the king if he allows her enchanted brothers to be taken; the younger brother promises keep in touch with her sister; a black woman bewitches the king's wife, takes her place; or the courtiers intrigue, seeing that the king's wife is talking to someone secretly at the gate (this is her ox brother); the king's wife she is taken into custody or turns into a dove; she is disgraced by a prince, or rescued by broken brothers, or she calls her mother and she splashes her sons, or witches disappoint them ]: 107-108, 108-109; Pedroso 1882, No. 2 [the girl is imprisoned in a tower; she lowers her hair, the prince goes up to her room; once a witch saw it; she called the girl, imitating the voice of the prince; the girl lowered her hair; the witch climbed in and began to persuade her not to hang out with the prince; went downstairs and left; when the prince got up and the girl told him everything, he told him to run immediately; the girl said goodbye to all objects, but forgot about the broom and broom; took a glass of water and bags of pebbles and sand with her; when the witch came, the table and chairs replied that the girl was sick, but a broom with a broom they said that she ran away with the prince; the witch set off in pursuit; the girl threw sand (sand wasteland), pebbles (wall), poured water (the river, the witch stopped chasing); the prince told the girl to wait for him at a tree, and he would go prepare for their solemn arrival; a black maid came for water, saw the girl's reflection in the spring, took it for her own, broke the jug - why does such a beautiful woman need it; came a second time - the same; the third time with a brass jug, it did not break, she looked up, saw the girl, climbed to her, offered to comb her hair, put a pin in her head, turning the girl into dove; when the prince returned, the black woman said that she had darkened from the sun while sitting in the sun; every time a dove flies to the gardener and asks how the prince is doing with black Mary; the gardener told The prince, who told me to catch a dove with a ribbon snare; dove: you can't catch me in such a thing; the same is made of silver; when the snare was golden, the dove was caught; the imaginary wife asked me to kill the dove, but the prince refused; once she felt and pulled out a pin, the girl was reborn; replied that she would like to make steps out of the maid's bones to climb into bed and pull her skin onto the drum]: 6-9; Pedroso 1882, No. 9 [if in the house is a married girl, a golden ball must be hung at the door; they hung her two eldest daughters, they married princes; there was not enough money for gold for the youngest, they hung a silver ball; the older sisters refused meet the youngest and her husband; when she gave birth to a daughter, three fairies appeared; one gave the girl beauty, the second wealth, the third that flowers would fall from her lips if she spoke; and the fairy turned the house into luxurious palace; the girl grew up; a prince was going to marry the daughter of one of his older sisters, but when he saw the youngest daughter, he chose her; when, on the advice of doctors, the prince went to travel and the bride went up to the tower to look after him, the older sister's daughter crept up behind and pulled out her eyes; a man picked up a blind man; when the prince returned, the criminal pretended to be his fiancée; blind sent flowers to the wedding in exchange for her eyes; came to the prince, who recognized his ring on her finger, then found out; married a true bride]: 37-40; (cf. Shishlova 1971 [stepdaughter - Good Maria, own daughter - Evil Maria; DM gave the beggar an egg; there was a diamond inside, she returned it to DM, ordered it to always be worn; the king saw her, married her; the king left to war; when DM was swimming in the pond and left the stone on the shore, ZM and her mother stole it; went to the king, hoping that he would mistake the owner of the stone for his wife; but the goose took the stone; the king returned but did not know wife (apparently, her appearance has changed without a stone); she was sent to the kitchen; the king is preparing a new wedding; DM cuts a goose, finds a diamond in it, hangs it around her neck, the king recognizes her, she takes a seat next to him ; the new bride returned to her kingdom]: 211-215); Aragon [the prince marries one of the princesses coming out of magic oranges; the witch (Moorish woman) sticks a pin in her head, turning her in a dove, takes her place]: González Sanz 1996, No. 408:80; Catalans [the fairy tells the girl that her stepmother is going to get rid of her and her little brother, gives a drug to protect her from troubles; the stepmother turns the boy into an animal; the king asks the girl to marry him, she agrees on the condition that he also takes her brother; while the king is gone, the witch throws the young wife into the well and occupies her place; pretends to be ill, asks the king to slaughter the animal, then she will recover; from the bottom of the well, the girl turns to her brother, he turns to her (they say in verse); the king overhears, pulls out his wife, punishes witch, boy takes on human form]: Oriol, Pujol 2008, No. 450:99-100; Sicilians: Calvino 1980, No. 178 (Agrigento) [wife died; husband took another one with one-eyed daughter; stepmother hates stepson and stepdaughter; when they went to take food to their father in the field, sent them the other way; they got lost; sister asks sources; one replies that the one who drank water from him will become a donkey , the other a wolf, the third a calf; the brother was so thirsty that he drank from a third spring, became a calf with golden horns; the prince saw his sister, married her; one day the girl's father came into the house; they We agreed that the stepmother and her daughter should also move in with her stepdaughter; the stepmother pushed her stepdaughter into the sea, changed her daughter, dressed in the clothes of the prince's wife; let, when the prince appears, she say that it is the calf who gouged her with the horn of her eye, asks her to be slaughtered; the calf runs up to the window, calls her sister: they sharpen a knife, boil water in a cauldron, they want to slaughter me; sister: it's all in vain, I'm in the womb of a whale; butcher I heard and called the prince; he ordered the whale to be caught, the wife was taken out alive; the stepmother and her daughter were imprisoned, and the fairy restored her brother to his human appearance], 183 (Ragusa) [the Marquise sister has an ugly daughter, the poor sisters are three beautiful; the Marquise agreed to put them in the attic, but did not allow the lights to be lit; they spin in the moonlight; when the moon went down, one of the girls followed her and went to 12 monks; everyone rewarded her: if she washes her hands, fish and eels appear, if she combs her hair, diamonds and pearls fall, she will do any job instantly; etc.; the aunt sends her own daughter; the monks say for snakes to fall from her hair, if she washes, lizards, if she talks, sickening dirt will drip from her mouth; etc.; the king saw the poor girl, took her to the palace; on the way, her aunt snatched her her eyes, closed her eyes in the cave, changed her own daughter; but the king cannot enter her because of the bad smell; the old man found blinded; the girl ordered to exchange for the jewelry that fell off her for eyes; seeing the light, embroidered a handkerchief with her portrait, sent her to the palace; the king saw and found a wife; her aunt and her daughter were cooked in oil]: 641-645, 656-658; Gonzenbach 2004a [1870], No. 4 [king calls Muntifiuri to the service; he takes a portrait of his sister with him; the king sees him, wants to marry; M. comes to pick up his sister; the old woman asks to take her ugly daughter with her on the ship; tells his daughter to make a hole to The siren took Sister M.; the liar puts on the beautiful clothes; M. tells the king that her sister has fallen overboard; the king marries the neighbor brought in; she wants to lime M., tells the king that M. can overnight 1 ) build a fountain; a sister appears out of the water, held by sirens on a gold chain, promises that the fountain will be ready by morning; 2) plant a blooming garden around (the same); 3) the liar tells 12 ducks to herd if in a day, she will disappear alone, execute; the sister shakes pearls and gold from the goats, the ducks eat it; they shout that Sister M. is brighter than the sun; the next morning the liar hides one duck, says that M. has lost it; M. asks allow the king to go ashore for the last time; the sister orders M. to ask M. to bury him by the fountain after execution; goes out to mourn him for three nights; the king tells the king that he cuts off the chain, marries his sister M.; the liar's body is cut into pieces, salted in a barrel, with her hand with a ring on the bottom, sent to her mother; she eats, does not give it to the cat and the dog; when she realizes that it is a daughter, the cat and the dog rejoice, otherwise would comfort her], 20 [a widowed father marries a neighbor; she has an ugly one-eyed daughter; she tells her husband to take Maria and Peppa to the forest; M. leaves lupine seeds on the trail, then beans, then bran; each since the father hangs a pumpkin to knock in the wind, as if he were cutting wood, he leaves; the children come back on the trail twice, but the bran was carried away by the wind; P. is thirsty; the first stream murmurs that the water that has been drunk will become snakes ; the second - P. will be a rabbit; the third - M. will become beautiful, P. will become a lamb; P. drinks; M. and a lamb live in a cave for several years; the king finds them, takes M. as his wife; she is pregnant; stepmother comes with her daughter; stepmother pushes M. into the sea, swallows her by a shark; leaves her daughter instead of M.; imaginary M. says that she is fool because of the lamb, tells him to be killed; by the sea, the lamb turns to his sister, says that they sharpen knives, cook cauldrons, want to slaughter him; M. replies that she is in the shark's jaws, cannot even give birth; the servant tells the king; M. teaches to throw a hook into the shark's mouth, the king pulls it out; chopped head stepmother's daughters send stepmother disguised as tuna; she recognizes the blind eye; stepmother is cooked live], 25 [teacher gives Katerina sweets; asks if she wants her to be her mother; teaches her to ask her mother take a date out of the chest, drop the lid around her neck, put the date in her mouth; everyone thinks that K.'s mother is to blame; K.'s father reluctantly agrees to her request to marry a teacher; she has her own ugly daughter; stepmother tells K. to hide all the wool in a day; the ram tells her to go to bed, by evening the yarn is ready; the stepmother tells K. to ask the intestines, take three golden balls out of them, run together with brother Giovanni, stay away from the sea, otherwise he will become a snake; gold balls turn into a rich castle; he is by the sea, K. does not go anywhere; the king sees J., makes him close; he advises marry K.; K. demands to pave the road from the royal castle to her; J. and the workers do; stepmother comes with her daughter; tells K. to step to the sea-facing window, K. disappears; stepmother's daughter takes her place; the king is angry with J., sends the ugly woman with her mother into the forest; J. tells everything; the stepmother persuades the king to tell J. to make a water fountain, an oil fountain, a fountain of wine; J. goes to the sea, the snake-K. gives a magic wand to do everything; 2) the crystal palace (the same); 3) the oven into which all the fish from the sea will rush; K. teaches that he must grab it, throw it in a vat of milk; is reborn as a girl; the king marries her, the stepmother and her daughter are left alone in the woods], 28 [a rich sister gives the poor only leftovers for work, but the daughter of a rich woman is ugly, and a poor sister is beautiful like hers Quaddaruni's brother; the poor daughter goes to get water, gives seven young men a drink; each rewards her (roses will fall from her lips, pearls will fall from her hair, she will marry the king, etc.); a rich sister sends her to the spring her daughter; she refuses to let the wizards drink; dirt drips from her lips, scorpions and snakes fall from her hair, she is one-eyed, hunchback; Q. carries roses to the city, the king demands to sell them, he talks about sister; the rich daughter is imposed as a companion; K. shouts from the shore to cover her from the sun; the freak explains that K. wants her to give her her clothes, pushes her into the sea; K. explains to the king that happened; sent to herd geese and ducks by the sea; sister says that the siren put her on a gold chain; learns from the siren that seven swords need to cut the chain, seven horses to take it away from the water; head the liars salted, sent their mother, she saw and died]: 21-27, 130-137, 166-173, 185-194; the Maltese [the childless king promises to build a source of oil (or also a source of wine) from which it will pour until the son reaches a certain age; a son is born and grows up; breaks a jug of an old woman who has come for butter with a stone; she tells him to marry a girl of seven lemons; he meets old people help him find seven lemons; he opens 6, each girl dies of hunger and thirst, because the young man has nothing to give her right away; for the seventh he has prepared food and drink in advance, she stays alive; the prince leads her to his country, leaves her in a tree while he goes to prepare everything for the meeting; a Moorish woman climbs a tree, offers to look in the girl's head, pierces a pin, the girl turns into a dove; the returning prince marries a liar, although he is surprised that the bride is fool; the bird arrives, talks about itself, the false wife kills her; a tree grows out of the bones in the old woman's yard; then the girl is reborn; the prince finds her, the liar is executed]: Mifsud-Chircop 1978, No. 408:99-101; Italians (Piedmont, Veneto, Tuscany, Umbria, Roma, Lazio, Campania, Molise, Abruzzo, Basilicata, Calabria, Puglia), Sardinians: Cerise, Serafini 1975, No. 403:88-91; Sardinians [a young man goes to look for a wife; a woman (this is St. Virgo) sends him to the master (this is the Lord); he teaches how to enter the yard: if the eyes of the guarding lions are open, they sleep; the rival pierces a pin into the chosen one's head, she flies away as a goose; follows a young man and his false wife; he catches and strokes a goose, takes out a pin, his wife regains her human appearance]: Aprile 2000:274; Italians: Calvino 1980, No. 12 (Piedmont; p. 718; pomegranate motif a tree whose fruits can only be picked by a girl, added from the Tuscan version of Gradi) [the peasant has three daughters; the eldest goes to take lunch to her father, sits on a stump, a snake crawls out, the girl runs away home; the same with the middle; the youngest carries two servings, gives one to the snake, which asks to take it with her; lives under the girl's bed; when she grows up and crawls away, gives her the ability to cry pearls and silver, laugh at the golden pomegranate seeds that will fall out of her hair, and when she washes her hands, fish will appear in the water; the sisters are jealous, lock the youngest in the attic; the prince sees her; under her window a pomegranate tree grows, which grows taller as soon as the prince tries to pick fruit; the old man says that whoever can pick the fruits will become the prince's wife; the king gathers all the girls; sisters they hide the youngest, but they find her, the wedding is announced; the youngest goes through the forest with the elders; they cut off her hands, gouge out her eyes and throw her in the forest, her older sister replaces her; the poor logger picked her up crippled; got rich collecting her silver and pearls; the snake tells her that the new wife of the prince, who is now king, is expecting a child and wants figs; the handless tells the logger to take figs to the palace (they're here but they grew out of season) and exchange them for eyes; next time peaches in exchange for hands; the younger sister got her eyes and hands back, they grew; the queen gave birth to a scorpion; the younger sister came to ball, the king recognized her as his true wife: pearls and gold are pouring in, fish are swimming in the washbasin; the older sisters were burned at the stake with the scorpion], 92 (Siena; follows the French text of the end of 17 c., see) [after the death of their parents, two princes do not want to marry without marrying their sister; a peacock flies into her room; she agrees to marry only the king of the peacocks; the older brother goes in search; the wizard speaks that the peacock king lives in Peru; when he gets there, the young man shows KP a portrait of his sister; the KA keeps him hostage, sends him for the girl; she is brought by his younger brother; the maid paid the captain to threw the princess into the sea, replacing her with her daughter; when he saw the freak, the king threw both brothers in prison to hang them; the princess swam on the mattress with her dog to the coast of Peru; lives with the poor a sailor and his wife; sends a dog to bring royal food from the palace; the king sees her and comes after her; the princess tells us who she is, the king compares her to her portrait, makes sure she is right; the brothers are released, the peacock king marries the princess, the maid and her daughter are hanged]: 37-40, 338-344; Kotrelev 1991 (Abruzzo) [the prince goes to look for a wife white as milk and rosy as blood; the old man gives three grenade, tells them to break by the stream; each has a naked girl, the first two immediately die of thirst, he immediately sprinkles the third with water, she remains alive; he tells her to climb a tree, goes for clothes; filthy sarazinka comes to get water, takes the girl's reflection for her own, breaks the jug, leaves; the hostess scolds her; so twice; on the third girl laughed, the sarazinka asks her to go down, she will comb her hair; killed her, pricked her with a hairpin in her ear; a drop of blood turned into a dove; sarazinka explains to the prince that while he was walking, the sun and the wind changed her appearance and voice; the prince marries her; the dove bites crumbs, leaves the cook with golden feathers; he wants to take it to the prince, the sarazink kills her, a pomegranate tree grows out of a drop of blood; the dying who ate pomegranates have recovered; the last sarazink pomegranate wants to keep it for herself, the prince tells her to give it to the woman whose husband is dying; the woman's husband has already died, she has kept the pomegranate for herself; when she returns, she sees that the house has been cleaned; the confessor tells the old woman to see what happens to with a pomegranate; she finds a girl; the prince recognizes her; the sarazinka herself says to be smeared with resin and burned in the square]: 118-122; Keller 1981 (Ticino) [the prince decided to find the fairy of three golden apples; old lady told me to take a rope, a broom, a strong pole, a bag of bread, a bag of millet; he threw millet to an eagle, bread to wolves, gave a pole to people who supported the stone with their shoulders, a broom to wipe under the oven with his hands, a rope - who took water out of the well with a bucket; took apples, the witch chased, shouted to everyone to whom the prince gave gifts to detain him, but they refused; the prince opened one apple, a girl came out, she needed a drink water, no water, it died and disappeared; the prince opened the second apple by the stream, but it dried up the same; the third one at the well, the fairy drank water, stayed with the prince; he went to prepare everything for the meeting; witch offered to comb the fairy's hair, stuck a pin in it, the fairy turned into a dove; the witch took her place, said that she had become ugly because of hunger; in the palace, the dove flies, interfering with cooking; the prince picks up the dove, takes out the pin, the fairy regains its former appearance; the witch runs away]: 272-275; Spaniards: Malinovskaya 2002:110-116 [the shepherdess tells the princess that the prince is in a distant castle wakes up once a year on Ivanov Day; if no one is around, she falls asleep again; the princess consistently comes to three old women; the first has a Sun Son, the second has a Star Daughter, the third has a Wind Son; only the Wind knows where the castle is; the mother of the Wind gives the princess a piece of meat bitten by her son; she throws it to the lions, they let her into the castle; on Ivanov Day, the princess leaves, the prince wakes up, next to a black slave; Prince prepares a wedding with her; overhears the princess talking to the stone about her fate; prince executes a slave, marries a princess], 210-214 [when daughter Mariquita is born, parents forget seven sons, they leave; M. got lost, got into the brothers' house, secretly cleans it up; the brothers wait for her, recognize her sister by the ring; M. forgets to feed the dog, he fills the fire with urine, M. goes for fire to the dragon; she gives a head; the dragon comes after him, everyone sucks blood from M.'s finger; the brothers kill him, parsley grows on his grave, whoever eats it will become a black bull; M. forgets about it puts it in soup, the brothers become bulls; the prince takes M. as his wife, the bulls are with her; leaves; the maid turns M. into a dove, sticks a pin in her head, takes her place, makes the bulls work; the dove flies to the prince, he accidentally takes out his pin, M. takes on a human form; the brothers are split with the same pin; the maid is executed]; the Basques: Azcua 1942, No. 2 [after taking a new wife, the father dies, the daughter stays with her witch stepmother; she sends her in winter for strawberries; the girl meets three men, they say that she will find strawberries under the woodpile behind the house; one promises that with every word she says her mouth will fall gold, every day she will become prettier, after death she will go to heaven; a witch sends her own daughter; three men ask if one basket of strawberries was not enough; promise that her toads will fall lips, she will become uglier, she will go to hell after death; a witch sends her stepdaughter to the frozen river to wash her skeins of thread; the king sees the girl, brings her to him, takes her wife; she gives birth to a boy; husband and mother-in-law bring him to the garden, at which time the witch replaces the queen with her daughter, throws the queen into the river; the king is amazed at how his wife has changed; the bird sings, the king realizes what happened, saves his wife, burns a witch, drowns her daughter at sea]: 18-22; Barandiaran 1962a, No. 25 [a witch approaches a young woman with a baby, asks for permission to search in her head, pierces a pin, a woman flies away as a white dove; a witch is mistaken for a real wife; a dove arrives, an imaginary wife drives her away, her husband greets her; notices a pin, takes it out, the wife reappears; the witch was burned in the square]: 97- 99; Webster 1879 (recorded in French) [seven brothers leave home; after that, a mother gives birth to a girl; while playing, other children tell her that she would be as good as her brothers; mother confesses that the daughter has brothers, she goes to look for them; finds the brothers' house, cleans, cooks, hides; every night, when the brothers fall asleep, she sews a shirt for one of them; the youngest wakes up; her brothers do not tell her to go to her neighbor; her sister goes to look for fire to cook; the witch lets her fire and put herbs in a basin to wash her feet; after putting her legs in there, the brothers turn into cows, the youngest into a Breton cow; her girlfriend loves her more than others; the king sees her, she agrees to become his wife on the condition that he will allow her to take care of cows, especially Breton cows; she gives birth in absence husband; the witch throws her into the abyss, goes to bed instead of her; tells the king that he will recover if he slaughtered a Breton cow; the servant goes after the cows, they are at the abyss; he hears the Queen's voice; she says that she does not suffer because of herself, but because of her child, husband and cows; the king pulls his wife out of the abyss; threatens the witch to burn her in the stove if she does not restore the young men to their human appearance; she returns, but it was burned anyway; the ashes were scattered, the brothers married the ladies of the court]: 187-191.

Western Europe. Dutch, Flemish, Walloons, Luxembourgers, Germans (Austria): Uther 2004 (1), No. 403:237; Irish [King Aedh Cúrucha lived in Tir Conal, his Fair, Brown, and Trembling daughters; F. and B. went to church in beautiful dresses and T. worked in the kitchen; henwife gave her gorgeous dress and shoes, a white mare under a golden saddle and with a gold bridle; on T. sits a honey-bird on her right shoulder, a honey-finger on her left shoulder; she must be at the church door, but not inside, must leave before the end of service; so three times, each time new clothes and a horse; sisters they talk about a beautiful and rich stranger; for the third time, the son of King Omanya (Emania in Ulster) managed to pull off her shoe from her foot; found T., only the shoe fit her; she is wearing all those clothes in which she was at the church; other princes summon Prince of Omania to fight, he wins, they recognize his right to T.; T. gives birth to a boy; F. leads her to the sea, pushes her into the water, she is swallowed by a whale, she comes to her husband disguised as T.; he suspects deception, puts a sword between them at night, if he becomes warm, then his wife is in bed; the sword remained cold; the shepherdess saw everything; the next day, the whale regurgitated T.; she asks the shepherdess to tell her husband about what happened; she herself cannot walk; the whale will belch her three times, she will not come again; you must kill a whale with a silver bullet, hitting a red spot on his chest; first day F. gave the shepherdess a drink of oblivion; on the second, T. told him not to drink what F. would give; on the third day, the husband came, killed the whale in the stain, T. recovered; the prince entrusted the execution of F. to his father; he ordered to quit F. in a barrel at sea; T. gave birth to a daughter; the shepherdess was educated; he and daughter T. grew up and married; T. was happy with her husband, had 14 children]: Curtin 1975:37-48; the Irish [dying, the Queen commands daughters vigilantly keep the girdle that she tied to her arm at her shoulder; if another woman takes possession of it, she will change her appearance with the princess; the maid of honor has an ugly daughter; she began to court the princess so that she persuaded her father to marry her, the maid of honor; when she became queen, she began to abuse her stepdaughter; once she was embroidering a handkerchief, she heard a voice: for whom? She jokingly replied that for the son of the Norwegian king; looked around: a man; says he is the son of a Norwegian king; asked her father for her hand; went to prepare the wedding; the princess sails to him by ship, with her stepmother's daughter; they went swimming on vacation; her stepmother's daughter told her to give her girdle on her arm, otherwise she would drown with the help of her maid; after changing her appearance, she swore an oath not to tell anyone about what had happened; { the page is missing in pdf}; but in the end the princess told her dog; the boy overheard this, told the king; he summoned his son and bride; the guards held a resisting liar, and the princess took off her girdle and became beautiful; the liar was shackled and sent home; the king ordered her and his wife to be torn by horses]: Kennedy 1875, No. 4:21-24; the British [the king left at this time the queen gave birth to a boy, decided not to baptize him, but to call him Nix Nought Nothing; when the king went home, the giant offered to move him across the river, saying that in return he only needed nothing or nothing; when he returned, the king found out about his son; decided to give the giant the son of a poultry house; the giant carried the boy, asks what time it is; he replies that just at this time his mother is collecting eggs for the Queen at breakfast; the giant killed him; the next time the same time (the gardener's son; mother is picking vegetables for lunch); when the queen is carried, he replies that the king father was sitting down for dinner at that time; the giant's daughter fell in love NN, helps him; the giant demands: 1) clean the stable (animals and birds did); 2) drain the lake (the fish drank water); 3) get 7 eggs from the nest at the top of a smoothbore tree 7 miles tall; girl cut off her fingers and toes, made steps out of them; NN took out eggs, but one broke; the girl tells me to run, the giant catches up, she tells me to throw the comb (thorny thickets), the dagger (hedge), a bottle (wave, the giant drowned); leaving the bride, NN went to the castle alone; the poultry house bewitched him, he fell asleep, his parents did not know, the king ordered him to marry someone who could wake him up; the giant's daughter climbed in on a tree, the gardener's daughter saw a reflection in the spring, decided that it was her own and that she should try to marry a sleeping young man; the poultry house taught him to spell for a while; the gardener also saw his daughter a giant, brought to see his daughter's fiancé; he is sleeping, the giant's daughter is trying to wake him up; tells their story out loud, calling the young man NN; the king and queen hear, forced their daughter to be a gardener to spell NN; the poultry house was executed]: Jacobs 1890, No. 7:33-39 (translated to Shereshevskaya 1957:102-107); the French (Dauphine) [the prince refuses to marry, cut his finger, blood dripped on the cream, he promises to marry the one who is like blood and milk; his father sends him to look for his wife; he sails to a barren island, where a Death woman lives, sends him to another, rich vegetation, where Life lives , she refers to Youth, she gives three lemons and a knife; you have to cut the lemon at the spring, a girl will come out, she must be given water right away; after cutting the first two lemons, the prince is so fascinated by the beauty of the girls that he does not gets them drunk before they disappear; the third one drinks; she goes to tell her father, in his absence the girl climbs a tree; the black woman sees her reflection in the source, thinks that it is her beautiful; breaking a jug, she notices a beauty; she pierces a pin into her head, she flies away with a dove; the black woman tells the prince that an evil fairy has turned her into a black woman; a wedding is being prepared; the dove arrives, sings, the servant grabs it, cuts it, three drops of blood grow a lemon with three lemons; the prince cuts lemons, the girls from the first two disappear, in the third his bride; they want to burn the black woman, the bride asks her just expel]: Joisten 1991, No. 16.1.: 137-139; the French (Nièvre; also Poitou and probably others) [The boy is 15, his sister is 12 years old; they are in the forest; the shepherdess warned that the one who drank water from the spring would become a lion; the young man drank and became a lion; the king came up; the sister agreed to marry him if the lion will stay with her; the king has gone to war, the wife has given birth to a son; the king's mother-in-law pushed the queen and child into the well and replaced her with her daughter; when the king returns, the imaginary queen asks him to feed her with lion meat; the servant sees the lion coming to the well: Jean (the king's servant) wants to shoot me with a gun; the king also heard me, told me to scoop out a well, but at the bottom there is a stone that cannot be moved; his king he moved himself; under him the room, in which his wife and son; the king ordered the liar to dress his mother-in-law in a gray shirt and burn her alive; he forgave the imaginary wife, "but you will punish yourself by saying from here" {?}] : Delarue, Tenèze 1964, No. 450:123-128; Germans (Harz) [the widower has a 14-year-old daughter, an ugly neighbor has her own; the neighbor asked the girl to persuade her father to marry her; began to tyrant her stepdaughter; she dreams twice that she must leave; she comes to the house 7 giants, the old woman hides her, then shows her; the giants do not harm, send them to others; they send them to 7 dwarfs, tell her to fix the jug wells, clean the beds; the girl performs, the dwarfs make her gold-haired; she returns home; the stepmother sends her own daughter; she does not help the old woman in the giants' house, they tell her to break the jug, throw beds; dwarfs tell her to be lousy; stepmother wants her stepdaughter to feel bad too; pretended to be sick, sent her for strawberries in winter; three men sit by the fire in the forest; they allowed who came to warm up, and she shared her meager breakfast; it was God, Christ and the Holy Spirit; after eating, Christ filled the girl's basket with strawberries, God made her even more beautiful, and let it be from her lips when she spoke , gold coins were pouring in; when the stepmother saw the gold, sent her own daughter for strawberries; but three of them did not give her a seat by the fire, and she did not share food with them; when she asked for strawberries, three replied that it's winter; God ordered the girl to grow horns on her head; the count saw the stepdaughter and married her; after giving birth to a child, she wrote a letter to her father, but it fell to her stepmother; she appeared in the absence of the count, pushed her stepdaughter went to the lake and replaced her daughter; when she saw his wife with horns, the count wanted to die; at night, a real wife appeared and asked the poodle to bring her baby to feed her; she had a chain on her leg; she says that she would come twice more, and if she was not released with a golden sword, she would be drowned forever; as she spoke, gold coins fell from her lips; the servant heard this, told the count; the next night he saw and heard everything himself; collected the fallen gold coins and told the blacksmith to forge a sword from them; on the third night he cut the chain with a sword; ordered his stepmother and daughter to burn them, and placed his wife's father in the palace]: Prö hle 1854, No. 5:13-20; Germans: Grimm, Grimm 2002, No. 11 [brother and sister leave the witch stepmother; she bewitched the springs; sister warns not to drink so as not to become 1) tiger, 2) wolf, 3) wild a goat; brother drinks from the latter, becomes a kid; they live in a forest hut, the king hunts, chases the kid, hears him ask his sister to let him in, asks himself, takes the girl as his wife, promises take care of the kid; after becoming queen, the sister gives birth to a boy, the stepmother puts her in the bath, makes a fire in the bathroom, replaces her with her one-eyed daughter; the maid sees a true queen at night comes to the baby and the goat; the king grabs her, she comes to life, the witch's daughter is sent to the forest to be eaten by animals, the witch is sent to the fire (=Grimm, Grimm 1987:34-39)], 13 [after the death of a woman, a neighbor persuaded her daughter to advise her father to marry her, a neighbor; she has her own daughter; the father promises to marry if the water poured into the leaky boot does not leak; but the boot is wet and the water does not leak; in winter, the stepmother sends her stepdaughter for strawberries; she comes to the hut of three gnomes; she is polite to them, does not complain, sweeps them in front of the entrance, shares bread; one gives her beauty, the other does so that at every word chervonets will fall from her lips, the third promises to marry her king; sweeping the snow, the girl found strawberries; her stepmother's own daughter goes to the forest; she is rude, unfriendly; gnomes make her become everything uglier, toads fall from her lips, she will die a fierce death; the stepmother sends her stepdaughter to the ice-hole to be yarn, but the king arrives and takes her away; she gave birth to a son, the king has left; the stepmother and her daughter threw her into the river, the stepmother's daughter lay down in her bed; the king is surprised why his wife changed; at night a duck came, turned into a queen, fed the baby; the second night is the same; on the third night she tells the cook to call king - let him wave his sword; the spell has subsided; the king asks the old woman what to do with someone who pulls another out of bed, throws him into the water; old woman: let him down the mountain in a barrel covered with nails; with stepmother and her daughter did so; (=Grimm, Grimm 1987:42-46)], 89 [the old queen sends her daughter to her fiancé, the queen of a distant country; gives a horse named Falada; a handkerchief with three drops of her blood; maid; on the way, tells the maid to take water into the gold goblet and give it to her; she refuses to be a maid; the princess got off her horse, got drunk, but not from the goblet; three drops of blood: if the mother had I knew it; the same for the second time; I swam away on the third handkerchief, the princess did not notice it; the maid forced her to change horses and clothes; upon arrival, the liar asked for the maid, i.e. the real one princess, work, she was sent to herd geese; the liar asked the groom to order the horse to be beheaded because she was afraid he would tell everything; the princess bribed the flayer to hang F.'s head above the gate ; when he chases geese, he turns to F., and the head responds: if mother knew; the shepherdess Kurdchen wanted to snatch the princess's golden hair, but she caused the wind, he ran for his hat, and she did it time combed her hair; like this three times; K. complains to the king and talks about the conversation between a goose and a horse's head; the old king followed, began to ask; princess: I swore to remain silent; king: then tell the iron stove; the queen gets a real princess; the king tells an imaginary story, asks what the liar deserves; she answers: put her naked in a barrel covered with nails, let the horses she is being dragged through the streets; this is how she was executed (=Grimm, Grimm 1987:236-241)]: 38-42, 45-50, 296-301; Germans (Hessen, first publication 1811) [brother and sister left the witch stepmother; found themselves in the woods; in the morning the boy was thirsty; the stepmother made the water from a spring near the children turn the drinker into a deer; the sister saw a warning not to drink in the noise of the water, but the brother drank water and became a deer; a few years later, the king found them in the forest, married a girl; the queen gave birth when the king was hunting; the witch took the form of a maid of honor, called the woman in labor to wash in the bathhouse, where hot stove, locked, replaced with her daughter; the babysitter notices that at night the queen comes to feed her child and groom the deer; sings that she will only come again; the nanny told the king that he will come only once again grabbed the queen, she came to life and became beautiful again; the witch was burned and her daughter was sent to the woods to be eaten by animals]: Bolte, Polívka 1913:79-82; Germans (Hessen) [the mighty king can't find wife; the servant said that his sister was extremely beautiful; her portrait in his room; the king came in by chance and saw; ordered him to deliver a girl; ugly mother with her black daughter Margareta asked to accompany the bride; at midnight, when they were sailing on the ship, the old woman cut the messenger's throat, threw the corpse into the sea; in the morning the bride went to the window and admired the view of the castle to which she was sailing the ship; the old woman and M. pushed her into the water; M. put on the bride's dress and ring, and the old woman bewitched everyone in the castle to make her daughter look beautiful; the king did not like her, but the old woman and M. said that his messenger had already married him in absentia; in anger, the king threw the bride's brother into prison; the bride's dog helped her get ashore, she built a hut and began to live in it; the king hears someone singing: Where is black M.? dog: in the king's arms; the king rushed to his voice and hugged the bride; asked her brother for forgiveness; wedding; and the old woman and M. fled]: Wolf 1845, No. 19:79-80, 83-87; Bretons: Luzel 1887 (2), No. 9 [y poor widower children Yves and Yvonne; father died, Eve went to look for work, hired him as a pig in the royal palace; the king noticed him, made him a valet; let him see his sister for 5 days; returned, capturing him a portrait of her; the king saw him and told her sister to be brought in; she sailed on the ship with her nurse and her daughter; the king ordered Yvonne to stay in a glass chest during the day and not darken from the sun; the nurse threw Yvonne into the sea, replacing her daughter; the siren brought Yvonne to her palace; Eve met the ship; the nurse said his sister had drowned; Eve had to tell the king that the girl his sister, but fainted from smallpox; the king married because he could not break his words; the liars persuaded the courtiers, they killed Willow, threw pieces of her body in a chapel in the woods; the siren gave Yvonne living water revive her brother, but chained Yvonne to prevent her from leaving; she had to rub her body for three nights; the second night, a grinder spent the night in the chapel, hid and overheard, told the king, brought the soldiers; her sister revived brother, warriors broke the chain, the siren disappeared into the sea; the nurse and daughter were burned in the stove; the king married Yvonne, made Yves commander-in-chief]: 370-380; Luzel 1995 [Leveles and her 9 brothers (the eldest Gulwen) live in a castle; while hunting, the brothers meet an old woman, ask for water, for which she demands to marry her, they refuse, the old woman destroys the castle, turns the brothers into lambs; a young senor marries L., the lambs are placed in the garden; the maid L. is the daughter of that old woman, the gardener's wife; both are pregnant, the maid throws L. into the well, goes to bed instead of her, asks to slaughter more lamb (this is G.); a lamb runs around the well, the senor hears his wife's voice from there; L. is taken out, she gives birth to a handsome boy; the priest turns lambs into people, a sorceress, her daughter and gardener are tied to the horses, the remains were burned]: 161-167 (=Lopyreva 1959, No. 49:224-230); Lopyreva 1959, No. 63 [something happens at the crossroads in front of the chapel at night; to get rid of her stepdaughter, her stepmother sends her to the chapel behind a forgotten prayer book; little men dance at the crossroads; stepdaughter dances with them; they make her even more beautiful, kinder and smarter; stepmother sends stepdaughter, who is rude to little men, they make her completely stupid, ugly, angry; saying, she spews manure; the prince sees his stepdaughter, comes to marry her; stepmother hides her in a chest, puts her daughter in the carriage; a dog, a bird tries about him Say this; he guesses some deception, finds a freak, returns for his real daughter-in-law; stepmother and her daughter return home]: 295-300; Soupault 1959, No. 12 (Lower Brittany) [spouses have 50 children, they can't find a goddaughter for 51, is the youngest daughter; a beautiful lady offers to become a goddaughter, calls the girl Marie, turns a poor house into a rich one; but soon the children die one by one, remain Marie and her brother Yvon; parents are also dead, brother and sister live with a wet nurse and her ugly daughter; M. gives his brother his portrait, asks him not to show him to anyone, asks him not to be hired to work for the king; but I. stays with the king; talks to the portrait every day; the valet overhears and peeks, tells the king; when he sees the portrait, he demands that I. bring his sister; the nurse and her daughter go together with M. on the ship; the nurse pushes M. into the sea, the siren chains her with four gold chains; the king sees a freak instead of a beautiful woman, is dissatisfied; the nurse hurries the wedding; the valet leads I. into the forest , kills in the chapel; M. asks the siren to allow her to visit her brother three times to revive her with magic ointment; I. gradually comes to life; M. says that if tomorrow four blacksmiths hit her chains, she will be freed from the power of the siren; the beggar overhears, tells the king, he sends blacksmiths; marries M.; the wet nurse, her daughter and valet were thrown into the oven]: 145-158.

Western Asia. Syrian Arabs: Kuhr 1993:34 [The prince dreams of a beautiful woman, leaves in search; he hardly persuaded the captain to take him across the sea; there a woman tears off her leaves as soon as she tears off someone she dies; sends her sister to her sister, she sews dresses as soon as she sews it, a child is born; teaches that a beautiful woman in an orange must be cut, but immediately let her drink water; the prince took three orange; when I cut the first two, I forgot to cook water, the girls disappeared; the third time I got a beauty; left her on a tree above the stream, went to my father's palace to buy clothes; the maid saw reflection, at first decided that she was so beautiful; then asked the beauty to get down, stabbed her, she flew away as a bird, the maid took her place; the father says that the bride is evil and ugly, the son does not believe; the bird began to fly to the bedroom, the imaginary wife broke the glass, cut off the bird's head, and an orange tree grew out of drops of blood in the garden; when the prince cut the third orange, the beauty reappeared; to the maid the head was cut off], 218-224 [the merchant gave an apple to make the woman pregnant; she cut off a piece, the rest was accidentally eaten by a man; his ankle was swollen, nine months later a girl was born; she was carried away by a hawk, brought it to a palm tree, began to bring food, the girl grew up; the prince drove up to the spring to give his horse a drink, saw a reflection, the girl refused to go down; the prince returned home, the old woman offered to help; became pretend that she cannot fry scrambled eggs on the fire (either a frying pan upside down or pours fuel into the fire); the girl came down to show, the prince took her away, hid her in his chambers; tells her mother to bring double portions of food; goes to Mecca, the mother finds the girl, leads to the window, throws her out the window; below the black snake fought against the white snake, the girl wished black victory, she won, offered to fulfill any wishes; the girl wanted a palace with servants and a vineyard in front of the prince's palace; when the prince returned, her mother pretended to be his wife; he asks why she has different eyes, mouth, nose, etc., she each time she replies that because of fatigue, waiting, etc.; and the mother supposedly died; the imaginary wife pretends to be pregnant, asks the prince to send the maid for grapes; the girl answers who she is, tells her to scissors cut off the maid's tongue; the same with the second, with the third maid; the prince comes himself, everything is explained; he executed the mother, her long bones were turned into the crossbars of the ladder; when the prince's wife She climbed them, they creaked]; Arameans [the witch doctor gave the woman a remedy for infertility, told her to swim before the appointment; she left the product in a niche and left the house; her husband accidentally ate; he was swollen thigh; nine months later he went to the field, cut his thigh, took the girl out and left her; the gazelles fed her; the prince and the minister's son hunted, the prince found the girl, brought her mother to raise a wife for him; he left; shortly before his return, the prince's mother came to the river, threw a handkerchief into the water and asked the girl to reach it; she reached out, the prince's mother pushed her into the water and the river carried her away; she climbed ashore ; someone came up and asked to hide him from the pursuer; when the stalker came, the girl killed him by hitting him on the head with a stone; saved: demand what you want; girl: castle and servants; everything appeared; in at this time, the prince's mother stabbed and buried the sheep; put on the girl's clothes and pretended to be her to her returning son; and the mother allegedly died - showed the grave; the prince, unaware of this, married his mother; she became pregnant; when she found out that a castle had appeared nearby, the woman sent a maid to ask her neighbor for grapes; but the girl cut off that tongue; so with 10 maids; the prince asked if his wife wanted to go herself for grapes; she did not want to, he offered to go himself, then she agreed to go together; they sat on the sofa, but no one brought grapes; they wanted to stand up, but the girl told the pillows to stick to them backs; she said: My mother wished me, my father was pregnant with me, brought me to the field, the gazelles fed me, the Sultan's son found me, hid it under my clothes, his mother became pregnant with him and I still have to give them grapes? Prince: If this is my thing, where is the girl? girl: it's me; then she told everything; the prince told everyone to bring firewood, burned his mother, married a girl]: Bergsträsser 1915, No. 2:2-5; Jordanian Arabs: Uther 2004 (1), No. 403:237; Palestinians: Bushnaq 1987 [Jubeinah is incredibly beautiful; a prince from a distant country decided to marry her; he was advised to kidnap her - suddenly her parents would not agree to the marriage; all the girls were invited to wedding; J. also went; her mother gave her a blue bead; along the way, a black nubian maid led J.'s horse along the other road, demanded to get down; bead: get out, black; but when J. leaned down to the river, The bead fell into the water; first she answered from the water, then her voice was not heard; the maid smeared herself with chalk and J. with charcoal; the prince took the maid and J. sent the sheep to herd; she sings about it, the sheep cry, not they eat; the prince went to find out why the cattle were losing weight, heard everything; washed off the maid's chalk, threw her into the fire; washed off coal from J., married him]: 206-208; Muhawi, Kanaana 1989, No. 2 [a woman gave birth to a girl and left her under in a tree; the birds wrapped her and fed her; she grew up, climbed a tree; the Sultan's son came under the tree to drink a horse in the pond, but he was frightened; the young man found the girl, married her; went on Hajj; his the mother is jealous of her daughter-in-law, drove her away; dug the grave, buried the sheep, tried to look young herself, as if she were the wife of the Sultan's son; when he returned, she showed him the grave in which, allegedly, his mother was buried; after becoming pregnant with her son, she asked for sour grapes; a maid was sent to a neighbor for grapes, whose real wife of the Sultan got a job as a maid; the maid wife said everything the maid who came and told the scissors to cut off her tongue; when she returned, she only mumbled; the same with the servant of the Sultan's son; when he came by himself, the scissors began to circle around him, but did not cut off her tongue; the son of the Sultan dug a grave, found a sheep, ordered a fire to be made {and apparently burned his mother}], 18 [the king promises that if his son grows up safely, he will fill one watercourse with honey and the other with ghee; each the boy meets an old woman the day, she tells him to remind his parents of the promise, otherwise he threatens to kill him; he forgets, she puts pebbles in his pocket, his mother finds it, he remembers, the king builds watercourses, fills with honey and butter; the old woman comes up when almost everything is sorted out; picks up the last drops, the boy throws a pebble, breaking her vessel, she tells him to fall in love with Lolabe, the daughter of Lolabe; he goes to look for L., that puts his hair down from the window, he climbs it; when her witch mother gets up, the daughter turns the young man into a pin, she senses the man's spirit, tells her to give her the pin to take out the splinter, the daughter gives another one, turns the young man into a melon, the mother tells him to give the melon, the daughter hides one seed, revives the young man from it, tells him to run away, spraying all objects except a mortar and pestle with henna; everyone says to the mother that the daughter is here, a mortar and a pestle give it away; a witch chases the fugitives, a dog with her; a daughter throws a comb (a forest, a witch and a dog gnaw), a brazier (fire, a witch and a dog extinguish urine), a mirror (a lake, a witch with a dog they drink, burst); at the house, a young man tells L. to wait for him to prepare everything for the wedding; L. climbs a tree, the maid takes her reflection in the well for her own, throws a jug (such a beauty should not serve); L. laughs, the maid asks her to go down, pierces her pins, turning her into a dove, puts on her clothes, explains to the groom that she cried waiting for her, so she changed; the dove cries for the palace's kitchen, tears turn into pearls, corals, the cook picks them up, every day the food burns, the prince calls him, finds out about the dove, catches him, takes out his pins; the maid from behind now pierces them into him, turning him into a dove; for the third time L. catches him, takes out his pins; wedding; the maid is burned]: 59-62, 159-166; Iraqi Arabs: Bushnaq 1987:75-79 [a rich merchant asks who he owes his condition and position; the two eldest answer that to themselves, the youngest to God's blessing; the merchant kicked her out - let her seek God's blessings; she came to the mule drivers and met the same one there beggar like herself, and they got married; the wife gave birth to a girl; when she was bathed, drops of water turned into gold, and jasmines and lilies fell from her lips; she grew up and the prince married her; sent her to him; aunt with their daughter was forced to accompany her; the girl is thirsty, the aunt gives a little bit in exchange for her eyes, leaves the bride in the desert and puts her own daughter in her place; the old man picked her up; his the family was delighted when the washing dishes were filled with gold coins; the prince saw that flowers did not fall from his wife's lips, and she supposedly lost the ring she had given; he realized that the bride had been changed, but was afraid of losing face; the real bride sent the old man to town to sell flowers in exchange for her eyes; the aunt ripped out her daughter's eyes so she could say that flowers fell from her lips in her absence prince; and the bride got her eyes back and saw the light; dressed as a young man, came to court and hired to drive a mule at the mill; the mule was so amazed at her beauty that he ran faster; everyone wonders where so much anguish; the prince found out about this and, when the girl was swimming, he hid the ring he had given her; the aunt and her daughter were sent home, and the prince had a new wedding for 40 days], 109-114 [childless the king's wife promises to fill one ditch with fat and the other with honey; gives birth to a beautiful and intelligent son; but forgot her vow; at night someone says to the young man: if the mother does not keep her word, the son will go to a place where no one is he would not find it; so three nights; the young man forgot his dream, but the third time he woke up and told; the prince's mother did everything in a hurry; by evening the ditches were empty and only one old woman scraped up the remnants; the prince, out of mischief threw an arrow into her pot and smashed it; old woman: how did you break my pot, so let your heart be broken because of your love for the girl of the Raranj and Taranj trees; the prince went in search; at the fork alone the road of Reliability, the other is security and obscurity; the old man advises to turn back; after learning of the prince's firm intention, he gives a ring and tells him to drive 7 days along the road of the Unknown to the palm tree groves; rub the ring there: a genie horse will come out; ride it without paying attention to wild animals; a tree in the center of the grove; lions and wild goats on the sides; meat in front of the goats, hay in front of the lions, you need hay change; while the animals are eating, we must climb a tree and pick the fruits; taking three, the prince went down and galloped back; on the way he opened one, then; a beauty came out of each, asked for water, and without getting it immediately, died; the prince opened the third fruit by the river on the border of his father's kingdom; the prince left the beautiful woman and went to get clothes and entourage; the girl climbed a tree; a dark-skinned woman came to the river for water the slave took the beauty's reflection for her own; when she saw the beauty, she offered to take out her insects, but plunged her pin into her, turning her into a dove; the maid told the prince that the evil genie had changed her appearance; every day, a dove flies into the kitchen and the cook replies that the prince is sleeping with the ugliest woman; the dove's tears turn into pearls and corals; the cook told the prince that he caught a dove, pulled out a pin, the beauty was reborn; the liar was burned]; Yaremenko 1990, No. 23 [an infertile woman promises to fill one ditch with honey and the other with oil; gives birth to a son; the old woman reminds the boy of his mother's vow; parents ditches are filled, the old woman comes last, picks up the leftovers; the boy accidentally broke her jug; she wishes him love for taranga and trange (TT; "sour lemon and bitter orange"); he grows up, goes to look TT; the old man at the fork says that one road of well-being, the second misfortune, the third does not return; the young man rides the first, falls to the giantess's chest, she teaches how to pick TT in the garden when the eyes of monsters will be open (so they are sleeping); when they tried to peel the next fruit, they asked for water, the fruit shrunk; the last young man peeled by the water, he became a girl; the young man walked away, leaving TT on the tree; A witch came up to the source, took the beauty's reflection for her own; she offered to help wash the dishes; the witch got up to her, put a pin in her head, TT flew away as a bird; the young man said that she would be again beautiful a year later; the bird flew to the young man, the witch wife ordered her to be killed, otherwise she would not recover; a drop of blood grew yuyuba, her trunk was covered with pearls; the witch wife orders her to be made a cradle for child; the child in her cries; the witch gave the cradle to a poor neighbor; someone cleans her house, she waits for the girl, asks not to return to the cradle; the witch asks for the cradle to be returned, calls the craftsmen sew pearls on a dress; TT comes, tells his story; husband leaves a witch, brings TT to parents]: 129-136; Iraqi Arabs [a friend tells a childless woman to buy a bitter orange, bring it home and eat it, but not give it to her husband; he saw his wife bring an orange, did not believe about the pregnancy, took it away and ate it; the wife promised to leave the house if he gave birth; after 9 It happened for months; in the desert he gave birth to a daughter; wrote on a piece of paper about what had happened, tied the paper to the baby's hand and left; the gazelle fed her, and the falcon covered her wings from the scorching sun; The prince found her, brought her to the palace, asked her mother to raise her, and when she became a girl, he married her; the prince's mother and wife looked very similar, both gold-haired; when the prince went to war, her mother-in-law beat her daughter-in-law and then drove her away; she asked God to create a palace and garden for her that would bear fruit all year round; this happened, but in the palace the young woman missed her husband; when The prince returned, his mother pretended to be his wife and said that his mother was dead; the imaginary wife gave birth; when she saw a wonderful garden from the roof of the palace, she wanted grapes and sent her son there; he sent a slave; the owner of the garden says that she is a bitter orange, the daughter of a bitter orange, her mother brought her, her father gave birth, fed a gazelle, a falcon hovered over her, the Sultan's son has a child from his own mother, I will not give grapes; a slave came back and told him everything; the prince thought about it and went by himself; when his wife saw him, she told him everything; he demanded that the imaginary wife show his mother's grave; she had to confess; the son poured oil on her and burned alive in the desert, he gave birth to a daughter to give birth; after 9 months it happened and home and ate, when the young queen gives birth, mother-in-law chovo]: Stevens 2006, No. 22:98-102; Qatar [father and mother died; the sister heard about a man named Al-Khadrabouna (H.) and fell in love without seeing him; the brother hears her say his name, goes in search; when she comes to H., she says that when his sister steps, {on ground} stuffed chicken falls when she laughs, pearls fall off her lips, and when she cries, it starts to rain; H. gives his brother a cloth to give it to his sister; she must wash it, pour water before at home and in this place he will grow a tree; when H. comes and sees the tree, he will understand that the bride is here; the neighbor overheard the conversation between brother and sister; changed the water, poured out the one that, after washing the fabric X. in front of her own house; H. marries a liar; sister sends a brother to him, but H. puts him in prison; sister turns into a throat; flies to the guard guarding her brother about everything says; stuffed chicken falls, pearls fall, a storm begins with rain; H. notices oddities in the guard's behavior, eavesdrops and spies, catches a throat, {she again turns into girl}; H. divorced a liar, married his betrothed]: Abu Shehab 2019:59-62; Yemen [the fortuneteller predicts that the happiness of the older sister is on the roof, the middle sister is on the mountains, the youngest is in the cemetery; the eldest went to the roofs, went down to the tavern, stole a cake and chicken; the third time the owner caught her, made her a wife; the middle one went to the mountains, there are many rooms in the cave, a dead man lies; the inscription: if anyone will stay with him for 3 months, 3 days, 3 hours and 3 minutes, the dead man will come to life, marry him if it is a woman, or enrich him if it is a man; two months later, the middle sister came out, asked the old woman to give her a girl, to sit by the bed alternately; the dead man is resurrected, while the middle sister was sleeping, he married a girl; she gave birth to children and their middle sister became their maid; the husband asks what to bring from the trip; maid: a knife and a stone of patience; on the way back, the ship does not move; the husband remembered that he had forgotten about the gifts to the maid; after buying them, he sailed home; the maid began to tell the stone what had happened until the stone did not split; she wanted to stab herself, but her husband overheard and prevented, everything was fine; the younger sister hid in the cemetery, saw how the Sultan's wife buried her son, the slave dug up the grave, revived With spells, the young man came together with him; then killed him again; so every day; the girl told the Sultan about this, the maid was captured, she admitted that she was the young man's mistress, and when she found out that they wanted to marry him, bewitched; the slave was burned, the Sultan's son married a girl; and the grandmother of three sisters married a soothsayer]: Lebedev 1990, No. 15:73-80; Mehri: Jahn 1902, No. 28 [the king has a wife, son Hamed and a daughter Fatima; there are no sheep to slaughter for the feast; the cadi allows the king to slaughter H. and his wife F.; H. hears, says to his sister, they run away; father: let gold in their way; they pick it up, run on ; let the evil camel; H.: my father and I have already ridden you; the camel skips; let the stream; F.: my mother and I have already played with you; the stream skips; father stops chasing; F.: I forgot my hairpin; H. returns, wild goats will return the hairpin if H. drinks water with them; he drinks, turns into a goat; F. led him on a rope; a maid sees them at the well, tells the Sultan that he takes F. as his wife; the first the wife pushes her into the well, is swallowed by a shark; the wife pretends to be sick (and obviously pretends to be F.), wants goat meat; they sharpen knives, make a fire, put up a cauldron; the sultan sees from the window how a goat runs to the well, talks about the danger, F. replies that she has the son of a sultan in her bosom, that they are in the womb of a shark; the shark was pulled out, F. and the child were removed from her womb, their first wife was killed]: 124-127; M& #252; ller 1909, No. 39 [poor parents have children Hamed and Fatmeh; H. hears that parents agree to kill them; tells his sister they run away from home, F. takes a comb and a pin with him; parents are stalking; mother: let the children pick up pearls on their way; they start picking them up, run again; father: let the chest jewelry (amulets); they pick it up again, run again; father: let the evil male camel; son: my father and I are on you were galloped, the camel lets the children pass; mother: let the stream; daughter: my mother and I washed our hair with your water; the stream hears; the father and mother stop pursuing; the sister forgot the pin and comb; H. suggests follow them; sister: wild goats can make you a goat; H. goes, comes back, becomes a goat, a pin and a comb are his horns; F. and the goat come to the spring, F. climbs a tree; a slave sees them, tells the Sultan that he is taking F. as his wife, she warns that the goat is her transformed brother; when F. is pregnant and her husband is away, the other wife and her mother pushed her into a well where Iblis's shark ; another wife took the form of F.; told her husband that she wanted goat meat; the husband ordered the fire to cook meat; the goat ran to the well; F. told him from there that she had given birth to a son; the sultan follows, hears ; F. tells him that his mother-in-law pushed her into the well; the shark was pulled out and cut, taken out by F. and his son; the sultan killed his mother-in-law and first wife, stayed with F. and her brother {about his transformation into a man again is not says}]: 99-105; jibbali [one sister married a rich man, the other a poor man, both with daughters; the poor man's daughter blew her nose into the beggar's cup, there was a gold coin; he told the Sultan about a girl who has snot - gold coins, when she bathes, gold appears when she cries, it rains, when she laughs, lightning flashes, whose urine is musk and bowel movements are amber; the sultan decided to marry on it; aunt and daughter took the girl on the ship; did not let her eat or drink; first took her jewelry for water, then gave her eyes to her daughter, threw her niece into the sea in a basket; the fisherman caught her, they and the wife thinks she is an old woman; she asks for water to wash, the basin is filled with gold; they come to the Sultan, the girl tells her story, each time she asks the bowl of water if this is true; a bowl replies that it is true; the sultan takes his eyes away from his imaginary wife, returns the real one, she sees the light; asks to hang his aunt by the legs in front of the entrance so that everyone who passes beats her; asks her cousin to hang her body put a hot coals brazier; both died, the sultan stayed with his real wife]: Müller 1907, No. 16:63-69; Socotra: Kogan, Naumkin MS [the man has a son and daughter; their mother died, the husband took another wife; his stepmother invites him to slaughter the children; the girl hears this, they run away; the stepmother accuses her husband of warning the children; the husband denies everything, the stepmother goes to look for the children; going to the cave, throws a stone into the dark, it hits the boy's forehead, but his sister clutched his mouth; the stepmother left, the children came to the tamarind, under which the stream flowed; the girl was swimming, her hair swam along the stream; when she came to water young palm trees, the Sultan's servant saw the hair, brought it to the Sultan; he sent him to find the owner of the hair; the slave went up the stream, found the children, brought them to the Sultan; he married a girl, she became pregnant; out of envy, the maid decided to destroy her, pushed her into the well; her brother (his name Hamed) told her to remain silent, otherwise she would cut off her head; both replied to the Sultan that they did not know where his wife had gone; she, while in well, a week later gave birth to a boy and a girl; H. comes to the well, says he is wrong; the sister replies: the sultan's daughter is on my lap, the sultan's son is around my neck; since then, my brother has been regularly brings food to his sister; the Sultan noticed this, began to ask him, the boy said that his sister was in the well, the Sultan took it out, the maid was beheaded]; Naumkin et al. 2014, No. 28 (brief summary): 10; (cf. Müller 1905, No. 20 [the man has a son and daughter; their mother is dead, the husband has taken another wife; his stepmother offers him to slaughter the children; the boy overheard their conversation, told his sister; she takes the purse where she puts it a comb, makeup and a mirror, and at night she runs away with her brother; the children came to the cave, which had two exits; the next day, the stepmother and husband come to look for them, they enter the cave through different entrances; the stepmother finds the children, but tells them to sit quietly; the husband asks who she is talking to, she replies that she has stumbled; the father and stepmother have left, the children have come to the pond, swam, moved on, climbed on tamarind; the girl wanted to comb her hair, but forgot the comb by the pond, sent her brother to pick him up; he met women by the pond; one of them combed out his sister's comb with lice and filled her broken bowl with them; the women told the boy to eat the lice and swim, then they would return the comb; as soon as he did, he turned into a bull, the women took him away; the slave came to the tamarind; the girl threw off his fruit, he noticed her, went to tell the Sultan; he promised to kill the slave, if the girl was ugly, came with him to the tamarind; the girl cried for her lost brother, the Sultan said that he had him; bringing the girl to him, he promised show her brother after marrying her; the girl married the Sultan and forgot her brother]: 99-105).

Melanesia. Savi [Morfwi is a good hunter; he has an old mother and wife; Yar Ivar (a spirit woman) wanted him for herself; her mother poisoned him; raised her pregnant wife to a tall tree, tied her there, occupied her herself place, eating meat with bones as if pregnant; real wife gave birth to a son, they can't go down; son calls father but YI distracts him; finally son and mother came down; YI called men, lured YI climb a tree, cut off the rope, YI fell, pierced it with spears; but did not cut off its head; so the body cringed and climbed the yanae tree, where it now lives (this spirit is most feared of)]: Yost 1988:76 ; vogeo [two brothers Tamtara-Bitang and Tamtara-Sik (i.e. big and little Tamtara) and two sisters Jina and Kasuara; the fire went out, the girls' mother sent them to the boys for fire; they never tried baked tarot; J. put on jewelry, went to go beyond TB; on the way, old woman Vina stopped her to look at the bird, threw lime in her eyes, dazzled her, took her jewelry, went beyond TB; TS found blind J. smeared her eyes with saliva, she saw the light, married him, gave birth to a son; V. puffed her stomach, then admitted that she was an old woman; TB killed her brother with a club; the son of the murdered Lelenga grew up, took revenge, piercing his uncle's heart; made a wooden doll; enemies attacked her, he and his mother sailed to the main island]: Hogbin 1970:35-36; kiwai: Landtman 1927 [híwai-abére - female creatures, fat, with a large head and stomach, sharp claws that kill wild pigs; constantly blow the wind; can take the form of ordinary women and replace wives and brides; a man is surprised at his wife's changed behavior; such stories always end in identifying a monster and returning a real woman]: 312; Landtman 1977, No. 46 [Hivai-abere wanted to replace Koudabo's wife Bockarie; became as an octopus, when B. stabbed him with a spear, a stream of blood threw her far into the tree; H. put on her clothes, pretended to be sick, hid her face from her husband, did everything clumsily; sitting on a tree, B. ate her lobe her ear, became pregnant, gave birth to a hawk (the origin of the hawks), who brought her food, took straws from her underskirt to her husband; he found, lowered B., killed H. with arrows, burned the body], 47 [hivai-abere wanted to replace a man named Madara for his wife Sine; asked her to pick fruit, made the tree tall; came to M. (as in No. 46); S. was pregnant, gave birth to a son; the serpent lowered her with her son, arranged a party, the husband who came among the guests recognized his wife, returned her and her son; H. killed her with arrows], 48 [Khivai-abere shoved her sleeping bride Novara at an empty root, threw her into the water, took her place; N.'s mother heard the girl's lamentations, N. found a real bride, killed Hivai-abere with an arrow]: 160-164, 164-167, 168-173; keva [young man converges with a sleeping girl, makes decorative cuts on her chest, meaning that she has a boyfriend; she gives birth to a boy; the young man still does not show up, builds a house for her, brings pigs; an old woman comes up, tells the woman that she does not take good care of her son; pushes her into a pond, puts her skin on; the boy manages to take a bundle of his mother's hair, tells his father everything; he calls his imaginary wife to the plot, kills with arrows, burns; the boy calls the mother, only her head shows above the water; the husband tries in vain to pull his wife out with a rope; husband and son turn into two ferns; gurgling in whirlpools are a woman trying to get out]: LeRoy 1985, No. 34:116-118; Dauan: Haddon 1890, No. 1 [Dórgai (female spirit, demoness) Gidzö took the form of an octopus; when the beautiful Bukari collected shells, grabbed it, took her shape, put B. in her drum, sent it to sea; took her place from her husband Maiwasa; M. suspects that it was not B., but dogai; B. sailed to the island, ate seeds from her ear ornaments; gave birth to an egg like an osprey; a bird son was born, began to fish, feed his mother; grew up huge, began to bear dugongs; B. sent him to her brothers, tied a seed to her leg, by which they found out that it was her messenger; her son brought fire, water; M. brings B. home, she kills dorgai with a stick]: 49-53; Wirz 1932 [Kaudau and his wife Bikara go fishing; female spirit Gí ze in the guise of a parrot fish pulls B. into the water, is K. in the guise of a woman; he takes her as a wife; B. lives on an island, gives birth to an eagle son, who brings her fish, then dugongs, fire; B. tells him to fly to his father K.; K. brings B. home; G. is going to drag her back into the crack with the rock, but B. kills her with a stick, and her eagle son tears his body to pieces]: 290-292; Gudinaf (bwaydoka) [when her husband went to hunting, a spirit woman came to her wife; offered a game: take turns wrapping each other in a mat and tying each other; the woman tied the spirit and then untied it; then the spirit woman tied the real woman, but not untied; the husband came; each of the two women began to say that she was a wife and the other was a liar; the husband believed the liar and threw his real wife into the river; she swam to some shore, there was an empty house; she went to live there, gave birth to twins; they grew up playing with other boys; the woman's husband came and found out her sons {it's not clear how}; their mother told them to stay in the pig pen; they were there for a long time were there and their sight became awful; but then she took pity and released them; they began to live together, all is well]: Young 1970, No. 18:123-126; San Cristobal [pregnant Saumamaruitaaru and her husband Bworouharimamu find fruit thrown out by the sea; they sail in a boat to find which tree it fell from; swim at the mouth of the river; the husband tells me not to go behind the tree, run to the boat if it rains with mushrooms; wife walks behind a tree; the Warungarae spirit descends from the tree, turns into a woman, gets into a boat instead of her, sails away with B.; S. calls her husband, he does not believe; she removes the necklace of teeth from her neck, consistently throws his teeth into the water; every time fish of a certain species appear, S. rejects them, saying that they will leave it, fascinated by prey; agrees to sail on a turtle; it emerges with S. in the middle of the sea; many times dives, bringing stones and creating an island out of them; if a woman wishes, all kinds of cultivated and useful plants grow on it; the turtle tells you to make a house out of a piece of its shell, carve fire on another piece; S. gives birth to a son, gives birth to a turtle; she takes him to sea (text ends)]: Fox, Drew 1915:180-181 (=Fox 1924:131-133); (cf. bilua [after her husband's death, the widow gave birth to a dog son; he asks his mother to marry him the chief's daughter; the older sister refuses, the youngest agrees; they go to the site, the dog dives into the sea, throws off the dog skin, becomes handsome; the older sister is jealous; when the youngest is pregnant, the eldest asks her and her husband to help in the field, refuses to bring her water, the youngest goes by herself, the eldest pushes her into water, it sinks; seeing his wife dead, the husband also drowns]: Obata 2003:287-320); kanaka [two sisters went for a weaving bast, spent the night, saw fire, the eldest sent the youngest to bring smut; The youngest of the fire saw only the man's face, took the smut; she went out, the eldest sent her again, giving food to the owner of the fire; he again allowed the fire to be taken; at night the eldest came to the fire and saw not his face And she brought a handsome man to her, he married both sisters; the youngest gave birth to a boy; the eldest went to visit her parents; the youngest came to swim, the spirit woman dragged her under the water, took her form, put on her clothes; the husband notices a change when he hears that his wife snores (perfume snores) at night; next time he sees that the woman has no body and limbs, only her face; tells her older sister who has returned She hacked the spirit woman with an ax; found the grass, chewed it, spit on the tree, it dried up; she spat on the other side, the younger sister appeared, talked about what had happened; both returned to her husband]: Leenhardt 1932: 237-254; Loyalty Islands (Lifou) [a young wife is expecting a baby; she was swallowed by an octopus, regurgitated on a desert island, made her give birth not to a son, but to an egg; a hawk hatched from it; catches for her fish; she sends him to her mother to bring her clothes, fresh water, fire, stones for an earthen stove; he brings everything; at this time the octopus turned into a woman, tried to become a real husband's wife women, but the imaginary woman cannot speak, but only repeats what she has said; the wife sends a hawk to tell her husband to kill the liar; the hawk shows how to tie a liar, tie her to a stone and throw her into the sea; leads to an island where wife, husband picks up wife]: Hadfield 1920, No. 16:254-260

Micronesia-Polynesia. Ponape [female birds regularly fly to the tree; Nahniken Ise caught one by tying her hair; her name is Limwahu; told me to go swimming not in the witch's clean stream, but in his her own dirty; L. went clean, the witch forced her to change her appearance with her, changed her appearance with her, made her a maid; the witch has an ugly son, the maid is handsome; L.'s father heard her complaint, came, made a cut on her forehead, restoring her appearance; L. ran away from NI, throwing objects, then left her son to him; the witch ate her child out of anger; NI took her son, came to L., returned her]: Fischer MS: 924- 929 in Lessa 196:121-122; Satawal [the story has been recorded many times in Ponapa, Marshals, and is on Kusaya (Sarfert 1920:319-320) and Sataval (Hijikata 1953:16-20, 76-83)]: Mitchell 1973:256; Marshall Islands: Downing et al. 1992 (Jaluit) [Jemediknene warns his wife not to wash her hands in the pond, only at sea; she leaves; the wife washes her hands in the pond out of curiosity, a woman spirit jumps out of it, takes her form; J. does not know who the real wife is, mistakenly lets the real one on a log into the sea, she sails to Kili Island, gives birth to a boy there; he grows up, sails to the island with his people father; when his father's people see him, he answers them strangely and then becomes invisible; so twice; at this time, the imaginary wife answers J., "Why cook fish, you can eat like this; he realizes what he sent to sea the wrong woman; asks to look in his head, then looks for his wife, she falls asleep, he finds a toothy mouth on the back of his head; burns the house with the spirit woman; the real wife and son come back]: 131-135; Mitchell 1973, No. 47 (informant from Lae, but recorded on Kwajalein) [Jemediknene tells his wife not to wash her hands in the pond but only in salt water; she washes in the pond, and a woman jumps out of the water -spirit, looks exactly like her; the returning husband cannot distinguish them, mistakenly sends the real sea on a log; she sailed to Kili, gave birth to a boy there; J. tells her imaginary wife to cook fish, she says you can eat it like this; he realizes that there is a spirit next to him; when she cleans her head, he sees a toothy mouth on the back of her head; burns it with her house; meets her son's boat, reunites with his wife, stays with her on Kili]: 131-134; Tobin 2002, No. 52 (Kuwajleen) [Jemerkinene warns his wife not to wash her hands in the pond; she washes, a woman comes out of the water, comes into the house with her, takes her form; J. does not know who is a demon and who is a wife; puts a pregnant wife with her two youngest sons in an empty log, lets her into the lagoon; the eldest two stay with their father; J. searches in the head of an imaginary wife, finds a mouth on the back of her head; puts her to sleep, burns her in the house; the eldest sons meet the youngest's boat, talk, then the boat disappears somewhere; J. himself talks to the youngest, born after the woman was launched; he replies that his father J.; father and older brothers welcome the woman launched]: 232-235; Kapingamarangi: Elbert 1948 [(in Emory, p. 348; pdf quality is very poor)]: 88-90; Emory 1963: 348 [Before diving for fish, Riuta tells Tuikoro's wife to wash her hands in the boat, not overboard, in the lagoon; she washes in the lagoon; eitu appears, pushes the woman aft, takes her place on her nose; husband emerges, sees that both women are the same, turns to his real wife; then eitu pushes her into the water, the husband stays with eitu, thinks it's his wife; the wife sails to the land in the south, gives birth to twins, teaches them how to fish; they come to their father, who burns his eitu wife in the house; goes with their sons to their mother; she kills her husband by throwing him on a sharp rock], 349 [same; at the very beginning, the witch swallows a piece coral to look pregnant; when it burns, this piece falls out of the fire], 350-351 [as in p. 349]; Tuvalu: Kennedy 1931 (Waitupu) [Takalalangi swims with pregnant wife Sina to fish; dives, check the traps; when he emerges, there are two identical women in the boat; the second is the spirit of Te Atua-Filipunga; they fight, T. pushed the real S. into the water; S. swims, tells a sandbank to appear, that appears, but soon disappears; then asks the Turtle to swim up, climbs it; the turtle tells me to get a nut with water from under its shell, another nut with pulp; does not tell you to break it against the front of it the shell, for the meat under it is for the leaders; the nut breaks only on this part; the turtle throws S.; returns and brings it to the shore; asks for water to wash off the human smell from its shell; but S. does not returns, so cannibal fish also attack turtles; Xu gives birth to two boys; does not tell them to walk in a certain direction; they go, catch them, tie them up, they must bake them in an earthen furnace in the morning; T. (apparently hearing what they say) asks who their father and mother are; tells them to push the false Sina into the fire themselves in the morning; stones and shells fell out of A.'s bursting stomach; T. tells his sons to write and correct I needed him; S. took pity on him (and returned)]: 177-180; Koch 1966 (Niutao) [Chief Tokalalanga's wife Tapulei; he sent her to wash a wooden bowl; on the shore of Sinaloi told her that the chief did not love her, advised me to sit in a bowl and sail away; Tapulei sailed to the island, gave birth to twins; S. took the form of T., began to live with the chief; to pretend that she was pregnant, S. swallowed stones and then coconut the shells; the twins sailed in a boat to their father's island; they were caught in the morning when they were dazzled by the rising sun; the chief tells them to bake them in an earthen oven to eat; but when everyone went for firewood, The twins told their father their story; she threw S. into the oven and returned his ex-wife]: 79-80; Ontong Java [Apunga is husband, Asinga is his pregnant wife; when they went to pick shellfish, the husband says not throw the cleaning overboard; Asinga decided to throw it away - what will happen? while her husband was underwater and Heilanga emerged from the sea, took the form of Asinga; her husband emerged and did not know what his real wife was; threw Asinga into the sea; she sailed to Kelaelae Island, ate the fruits of a tree, gave birth Twin sons Ohulusoi and Ohulusoa; they made a boat out of wood and sailed to their father; he heard their voices, they told everything; the father ordered the coconut leaves to be collected to burn Heilanga, but she ordered the fire go out and threw herself into the sea]: Keopo 1981:61-65; Bellona: Elbert, Samuel H., & Torben Monberg 1965, No. 52 [Tokonangangi and his wife Sina are fishing in a boat; T. dives while living in The Sinangeitataki Sea gets into the boat, pushes S. into the water, takes its place; S. reaches Nukuhengokingoki, gives birth to twins there; they complain that other children call them fatherless; S. tells them go to call the wasps the father, the brothers answer that the wasps will fly away; the kites will claw them; then S. tells them to go where she was pushed overboard; first the elder brother, then the younger brother in response to T.'s request to sing tangi sings about what happened to their mother; T. gives one brother a baked banana, the other a half-baked banana; the person who received the baked shares with his brother, T. recognizes them as his sons; offers Sinangeitataki light a fire in an earthen furnace, pushes her there, she gives birth to tridacna shells and snakes in the fire; T. and his sons came to Sina, made her wife again, she gave birth to a daughter; her father took her to his knees , the child peed himself, since then babies have been doing this on their fathers knees]: 148-152; Monberg 1966, text T32 (A.B) [a woman 'apai pushes Sina overboard, takes her seat in front of her husband; at the end, her husband returns his wife, his child urinates on his lap (this has happened to young children ever since)]: 88; Tuamotu: Emory 1949b: 312-314 [while Tu is fishing, Kuhi-Kiave's wife dives for oysters; Kio came up instead of her, pretended to be pregnant; when she emerges, a true wife sees a boat sailing away, calls her husband in vain; T.'s two sons complain that they are now being fed crap; T. realizes that his wife replaced; burns Kui in the house; coral swallowed by K. exploded in the fire; Kuhi-Kiave sailed east to the sun, gave birth to a son there; her eldest sons sail after her, on every island they are told that she swam; on the last thing you should not frighten her off; they see her (underwater?) , dive, grab her; she became a supernatural being; ashamed of her mother's nudity and sailing at night, brothers with mother and younger brother returned home], 314-315 [Tu in the boat, his pregnant wife Rei she dives for the last time; Kio tied her by the hair at the bottom of the lagoon, surfaced in her place, swallowing a piece of coral as if she were pregnant; Rei surfaced but T. did not believe her; T. tells his wife to feed his two sons; she eats everything herself, gives her crap to the children; T. burns his wife in the house, the corals and shells she swallowed remain; Rei in Punakau gave birth to twins; T. came there with her older sons, the family joined], 315-316 [starting as in other versions; the old woman tells T. that Puhu-Kiave's wife can only be caught at noon, when she crawls out of the cave to get water for the child; T. grabs her, from the smell of man she loses consciousness, wakes up by the fire; family connects], 316 [short version, until the imaginary Rei gives real crap to sons]; Manihiki (Cook Islands North) [female spirit accepted the appearance of a man's wife, replaced her in front of her husband; her two sons go in search of their father; their sister Ina (compared to the Moon) is the first to recognize them]: Williamson 1933 (1): 103; Pukapuka (Southern Tonga) [Leiakunavai is Luka's pregnant wife; they have an older daughter, Yuyulu, a younger Yinalangaivaka, and a middle son, Lapakiuila; Luka and his wife catch clams in the lagoon; when she dives, a rock woman jumps into the boat, takes the form of Leiakunavai; the husband mistakenly throws his real wife into the water; the false woman is not pregnant, she has a stone in her womb; Leiakunavai asks the gods for help, they place a stone under her feet; he grows turns into an island covered with coconuts and pandanus; she gives birth to twins Te-mangaitua and Te-mangaialo; the mother replies that their father is a pillar in the dwelling; sons call the pole to eat, put food in front of him; the mother tells the truth, sends her sons to bring her sisters, but not their father, otherwise she will turn into a rat; on the island where their father lives, brothers are caught and eaten; one of them sings that their father will eat them; Luke He hears it, they all sail to his wife together; after counting 6 heads in the boat, Leiakunawai turns into a rat, hides in a pandanus]: Beaglehole, Beaglehole 1938.

Tibet is the Northeast of India. Tibetans (Amdo): Potanin 1891 ("Tanguts") [{cf. Evenki Podkamennaya Tunguska, K32e motif}; the king has daughters Ngulyggun (silver princess) and Kserlyggun (golden princess), they have a servant Eg-Tamu-ntso ; E. offered to throw the buckets into the water, the golden and silver buckets of the princesses drowned, the wooden E. swam; the maid lied as if the king was telling the princesses to leave; she wears their dress, they put on a dress maids; the prince chooses K., E. threw her into the lake, took her place, sent N. to herd the sheep; K. leaves the lake every day, gives N. bread and meat; once she brought a piece to the palace; E. came to the lake, sang the same song, K. came out, E. cut her head with a red-hot coulter; K. did not go out anymore; N. gave birth to a semi-golden, semi-silver child; E. ordered him to be thrown to sheep, horses, cows, buried under with manure; told the king that N. gave birth to a puppy; a flower grew on the child's grave, eaten by a sheep, gave birth to a piebald lamb; he herds the herd, tells his mother to complain about him E., she will slaughter him, the bones must be hidden in a cave; a llama is born from bones, tells a story, the king ordered E. to be torn by horses]: 144-146; Tshe dbang rdo rje et al. 2007 [daughters of King Gold and Silver, they have a Wooden maid; that invites you to see whose vessel will not drown in the river; gold and silver sink, Gold jumps into the river, Serebryanaya is afraid to return to her father; together with Derevnaya she comes to where the king gathered the girls, marries the flower she caught; catches Silver, Wooden catches, marries the king, Silver is sent to herd cattle; she complains by the river, Gold comes out of the river, says she has become a wife The River King, gives food, tells not to show leftovers at home; Silver violates the ban, Wooden goes to herd cattle herself to kill Gold; Silver's tear drips on the king, she tells everything, that prepares a hole with fire at the bottom, covers it with a cloth; Wooden returns without killing Gold, falls into a hole; Silver marries the king]: 214-215; Tibetans [the prince, out of mischief, shot a slingshot at the jug in which the old woman was carrying; she cried; the prince brought her water in another jug; she wished him to marry the Drolmcade fairy; she wore an orange on a distant tree; you must pick the fruit and not along the way look inside; the prince did so, opened the orange only at home; the parents married their son to D.; took a girl like her as a maid; she is a witch; she offered to compare their beauty, look at the reflection in the lake, and in order to compare bodies rather than clothes, invited D. to take off her clothes and jewelry; pushed her into the water; the prince did not notice the substitution; the groom said that the golden lotus had blossomed on the lake; invited the prince to dress as a groom so that the lotus would not be afraid; the young man picked the lotus and hid it, then put it in a vase; the witch burned it; a walnut tree grew out of the ashes; the witch invited people to pick nuts, and burned the tree again; one nut went to a poor woman and her son; someone cooks and cleans; mother and son found her; but she did not leave their house; one day she left, the witch recognized the voice, told people grab and burn the girl; but a palace appeared at the site of the burning; the prince came in and recognized his wife; when she heard about the palace, the witch ran there, began to get up, fell down and crashed; her body was burned]: Komissarov 1997:55-68; Tibetans [the king's three daughters reject suitors; the old maid's knee is swollen, a frog pops out of the abscess; her husband has agreed to consider him a son; he sends his mother to marry the king's daughter; the king drives her away; the frog comes by himself, threatens to laugh; because of his laughter, the palace begins to collapse; the eldest daughter refuses; the frog cries, the flood begins; the middle daughter refuses; the frog jumps, the ground shudders, the youngest daughter agrees; the frog brought his wife, the hut became a palace; mother and sister realized that he was the son of the dragon king; he took off his frog skin for the night; the sisters pushed the wife was a frog in the well, the eldest put on her clothes, the frog did not notice the change; a walnut tree grew near the well; mother and son tried - the nuts were sweet, the sister tried it - bitter, ordered them to be cut down and burn a tree, scatter the ashes across the field; barley grew - sweet for the mother, bitter for his wife, she ordered the grains to be thrown into the water, they became birds, one told her husband about the villainy; the frog drove out older sisters]: Parfionovich 1969:98-105; Tibetans [(from Vetala's Twenty-Five Tales); a girl comes to a cannibal's house to ask for fire; gets a piece of fried human ear, eats, to her liked it; the cannibal and her daughter offer friendship, explain to the girl how to kill her mother so that she does not interfere; the girl pretends to be sick, tells her mother that she will recover if she hits a millstone with her chest; cuts off her breasts with a millstone, her mother dies; the cannibal and her daughter eat the corpse, the girl grazes their cows, carries firewood; the cannibal's daughter puts on her clothes and jewelry, gives her rags; the girl's mother She is reborn as a cow, all her milk is cream and butter; tells her daughter to leave her apron overnight, in the morning it wears ready-made yarn, firewood, cooked food, well-fed cows around; the cannibal sends her daughter; in the morning there is cow manure on the apron, the yarn hangs on the trees, the cows are scattered; the cannibal decides to kill the cow, she tells her daughter to ask her hooves, the skin from her feet, part of the entrails, to bury under the threshold; the cannibal with her daughter goes to the party, tells the girl to crush barley and mustard; the turtledove tells her to dig up the buried, the remains of the cow have become clothes, shoes, ornaments; the turtledove does the work; at the festival, the girl He sees the prince, loses his shoe on the way home; the prince promises to marry the owner of the shoe (he saw at the party that she was a goddess); turtledoves tell the girl to go to the palace, the prince takes her as his wife; she gives birth son Jalağ Ardasidi; prosperity in the country; the cannibal's daughter comes, asks about the habits of the new queen, she replies that she gives cows bones, dogs hay, the king soup, courtiers food, spanks her son, slams the door, stomps on the steps, puts a ball of thread into the fire in the evening (the fire will not remain in it until morning), etc.; the cannibal's daughter invites the prince's wife to wash her hair, pushes her into the lake, puts on her clothes and jewelry; the imaginary wife breaks doors and stairs, feeds her husband with liquid soup, gives bones to cows, etc.; the groom sees the horse drinking from the lake, crying, and flying out of the water gold lark, asks which queen is better at; the groom tells the king about everything; he asks the lark to sit on his head, catches him; the lark says she has committed a great sin (letters., "my daughter I did", but then the text on behalf of my daughter); you need to push the imaginary wife into a trap pit, fill it with hot coals, then the real one will take its shape; and so it happened; the revived one orders to cut off the dead the cannibal's daughter's head, wraps her head in a ball of thread, comes to the cannibal under the guise of her daughter; asks for help unraveling the ball; taking the end of the thread, jumps back; finding her daughter's head, the cannibal jumps after her; the girl screams that the cannibal's house is on fire; she takes the red scarf left by the girl in the window to the fire, comes back; everything is fine]: Schlepp 2002:125-132; Tibetans (Ham) [the leader's daughter with the golden bucket and the maid with the wooden bucket went to get water; the maid persuaded the lady to throw the buckets into the water; the golden bucket drowned; the girl was afraid to return home; the maid came and told the chief about it; he said that he was not angry; the maid told the girl that her father threatened to kill her, offered to run, changing clothes; the chief they met and the neighboring chief they came to notice the change, but the girl denies everything; the chief's son sends her to herd cattle; she hangs yarn on the trees, which turns into threads; throws pebbles and then collects it - the cattle first disperse and then gathers themselves; the son the chief veiled proposes to the chief's imaginary daughter, but she does not understand; the next day, the chief's imaginary daughter went to herd cattle; the real one told me what to do, but she did not succeed - the cattle did not gather, the yarn did not hide; the chief's son turns to the imaginary maid, who replies in the sense that she is from a richer family; the chief's son looks attentively at the maid and girl's hair and at the contents of their purses, understands who is who; sends both girls to the temple; their horses will have to be tied to the girls' legs; the maid's purse has a partridge; she takes off, the horse gets frightened, drags the maid is torn to shreds, and the chief's daughter's horse stands still; wedding]: Lhamo 2012:201-206; Mustang: Kretschmar 1985, No. 1 [the youngest of the three princes wants to marry only a princess Bea Rani; comes to the demon, calls him a friend; he sends a letter to his middle brother, the middle brother; the prince brings BR in a leather box, falls asleep; the princess comes out of the box; daughter The shoemaker throws her into the lake, puts on her clothes, climbs into the box; BR was surrounded by a rainbow, but the prince's wife was not; the lake became milky, and a lotus grew in it; the older brothers talked about to this prince; the elder and middle brothers cannot pick the lotus, the youngest is given it; while the brothers are hunting, the shoemaker's daughter tore the lotus, threw it out the window, ate it by a sheep, gave birth to a golden lamb in front, silver in the back, pearly in the middle, a rainbow around it; the shoemaker's daughter killed a lamb, cooked and ate the meat, the broth splashed out; in this place there was a milk lake, sandalwood on one side to the sky with a turquoise medosus tanagra (Cyanerpes cyaneus, türkis vogel) above, on the other there is a banyan with a parrot, other trees with birds along the banks; a parrot with a tanagra medosos talk, the parrot tells the whole story; the prince must crush the body of the honey sucker, put it in silk in a gold box, open it in 7 days; the prince hears it, so does everything BR revives; the shoemaker's daughter was thrown into river], 21 [the mother of three daughters is ill; says that only grass and water in a remote part of the valley will heal her; the eldest daughter is coming; there is a dog who will allow her to take grass and water on the condition that the girl marries him marry; she refuses, leaves with nothing; same with her middle sister; the youngest agrees, the dog gives grass and water, promises to come in two days; the mother recovers; hides the youngest daughter under a copper pot; the dog hits her older sisters, sits on the cauldron, the youngest screams that she is here; he leads her across the lake, across the plain, there's a golden house, then a silver house, then out of dog crap; the girl replies every time that home suits her; there is abundance inside the house, the old woman is the mother of the dog; she advises to pretend to be sleeping, wait for her son to take off his dog skin and go to bed, throw the skin into the fire; young in front of the girl King Kyirken Gambala; he says that the skin was burned too early, there will be problems; when she goes hunting, he leaves a bunch of keys; the girl opens rooms in a golden palace, it's full of gold, and the silver palace silver, coral in coral; there is no key to the wooden one; she finds the key on a stick under the ceiling, unlocks the door, behind her there is a mother-of-pearl staircase, she can see the whole world, she sees her native village, hers parents are hungry and sick; the older sister married a blacksmith, the average is a butcher; she searches for KG in her head, drops a tear, admits that she feels sorry for her parents; they go to them together, give gifts; the elders the sisters are jealous, the eldest leads the youngest to the lake, asks what she feeds her husband and what the servants are; the youngest guesses, answers incorrectly (my husband is buckwheat and pepper, I throw a plate out the door, the servants have rice with meat, plates on the shelf); the eldest pushes the youngest into the lake, puts on her clothes and jewelry, invites KG to return home; he suspects deception; the imaginary wife is afraid to go across the lake, does not want to enter the house out of dog crap, feeds her husband as servants and servants as husband; a shepherd sees sheep coming to the lake, a bird flies out of the water, asks about the king; the shepherd tells the KG about this; he goes with him to the lake, brings a bird, puts it in a cage; an imaginary wife kills and cooks poultry, lets her husband eat it with rice; he notices that there is poultry meat in the rice, throws it into the garden; trees grow there; the imaginary wife tells them to be cut down, split it into firewood; poor old husband and wife, husband went to bring firewood, found a piece of meat, put it in a chest; a few days later a girl came out; after that, the old people became rich; the girl gives to the old man the ring that remained on her finger when her sister pushed her into the lake; he calls the king and his wife, puts them on golden and turquoise thrones, shows the ring; the king demands a finger to the ring; his the wife comes out, the older sister turns into ash; KG: these were the problems I mentioned; the ash was hidden under a black stupa; the KG wife's parents' house made his summer residence], 39 [demoness with They live as a daughter in the upper reaches of the valley, a woman and her daughter live in the lower reaches; the woman went to look for the missing cow, the demoness invited her into the house, killed her; the daughter went, the demoness made her a maid; ordered her to herd the cow, The dead mother turns into her, gives her daughter sweets; the demoness hears the girl chewing something at night, walking with the cow herself, she stains her clothes with manure, the demoness decides to slaughter her; the cow tells the girl hide her head, hooves and skin behind the door; the demoness and daughter go to the party, telling the girl to separate peas, beans, barley and wheat; the revived mother does the work, the remains of the cow have become luxurious attire, the girl came to the party, lost her slipper on the way back; the servant brought it to the king; he tells all women between 16 and 40 to try it on; the demoness and daughter go to the screenings, the mother remains to pick up the grain, sends her daughter to the palace, tells her to be the last to come; she becomes the king's wife; when the demoness and daughter return home, everything is contaminated with chicken manure; the demoness sends her daughter to hire poultry house, tells the queen to stick a pin in the back of her head, she will be speechless, change clothes with her, take her place, and the Queen will be a poultry house; but the mother had previously given her daughter three cowries; she was sent herding cows; she took the cowrie, a young man appeared to herd the cows, and three girls who began to spin the yarn given to the girl; pulled out the pin, the queen was speechless, told the king everything, he ordered the liar to be beheaded, her body was burned, her head was hidden under sweets and meat; the queen, disguised as the daughter of a demoness, brought her a gift; she found her daughter's head, rushed in pursuit; the queen ran threw a piece of coal (darkness), a head brush (thorny forest), a mirror (ice field); on the ice, the demoness slipped, fell on a rock, crashed to death; all is well]: 11-22, 128-137, 218-223; kirati : Heunemann 1980, No. 1 [the poor old woman went to the forest, there was a snake in her shoulder basket; she tried to drive him away, kill him, he told him to be brought home; in her absence someone cooks, she realizes that it is a serpent; he says he will follow the princess's wife; tells him to close his eyes until he climbs to the top of the mountain; the old woman opens her eyes earlier, the serpent is immediately next to her again; the second time crawls over the mountain; in the palace she crawls into a mortar, calls the king; only the youngest and most beautiful of the five daughters finds out where the voice comes from; the king refuses to give the snake his daughter; then he cries - the downpour causes flood; the king promises but retracts his words; the serpent laughs, the drought hits the kingdom; the king agrees to give his daughter; only the youngest agrees; the king tells her to throw a piece of iron into the serpent's head along the way , an iron stick; a snake: why do you throw your spinning rod; a pin; the old woman and the princess liked each other at home; the snake creates a palace; the princess and the old woman go to the party; decide to return unnoticed; the old woman sees that the serpent took off his skin and became a prince; the princess grabs him, the old woman wants to burn her skin; the prince orders not to do this; jewelry falls out of the skin, then the courtiers, servants, and the people come out ; with luxurious gifts, the spouses come to the princess's father; the older sister tries on the younger sister's clothes and jewelry, asks what to give the child, if he wants to eat - cow manure; what to do if gets dirty - call the dog; persuades the father to stay and her husband to leave; he realizes that his wife will be killed, but cannot do anything; the older sister accompanies the youngest waterless terrain; by the lake she rushes to drink, the eldest drowns her; in her guise she comes home; the old woman understood the deception only when the imaginary daughter-in-law gave the child manure, etc.; the husband went to the lake, caught, burned his wife's corpse; A bird arrives in the lake, turns to the baby; the husband realizes that this is a transformed wife; the next day he caught her with bird glue, put her in a cage; the imaginary wife killed and fried the bird, said that she fed her son; the husband killed the child, locked himself in his room, began to conjure; opened the chest with his wife and son alive in it; sent the liar to her father], 9 [the wife persuaded the Raja to take her hunting; tired, asked to leave her at the source, climbed a tree; the shoemaker's wife saw her reflection, thought it was witchcraft, then looked up, asked the woman to get down, killed her, put on her clothes and jewelry, she climbed a tree; in the evening she answered her husband that during the day she had lost weight and darkened with heat and fatigue; in the palace, the parrot screams that the king had brought the shoemaker's wife; the liar killed him, buried him, and told the king that the parrot flew away; a fragrant flower grew in this place; no one could pick it off, only the king picked it; in a dream, the real wife appeared to the king, explained that she had taken the form of a parrot, a flower; in the morning the king asked the imaginary wife, where her parents live, what is their name; she answered incorrectly; he told her to cut off her nose, ears and hair, threw her away; the flower turned into bamboo, ordered it to be cut in the middle, a real wife revived]: 19-33, 91-95; toto: Majumdar 1991, No. 10 [old people sowed pumpkins, but only one grew up; when the old lady was about to cut it, pumpkin voice: grandmother, don't do this, I'll be you help; Pumpkin (Pagrusche, P.) grew a lot of pumpkins; went to marry the princess; the elders laughed, the youngest agreed; when she saw the ripe mangoes, she asked P. to pick them; he climbed the tree threw off the mango, then rushed down himself; a beautiful young man came out of the split pumpkin; his wife gave birth to him a son; the older sisters are jealous; the eldest came to P.'s wife, called him to swim, pushed him into the water, put it on clothes; but the baby did not recognize the imaginary mother, cries; at dawn, the soul came to the child drowned and fed him; P. realized that his wife had been replaced, returned the real one {it is not said how}; asked the imaginary one to dig a hole to plant an arek palm tree; buried the liar up to her neck, showed her sister, cut off her head with a sword; P. and his wife have many children], 16 [an orphan boy came to swim at the royal waterfall; king advised the two daughters to call him and offered to be a son-in-law; the young man chose the youngest; she cried at first, but when she saw a good house with lots of food, she was happy; the invited king also liked it; but the eldest the sister pushed the youngest into the water and took her place {how exactly is not told}; when the imaginary wife went to his father, the young man noticed a shadow and the food was cooked; he grabbed the creature, it turned out to be his a real wife; the young man beat the liar, and the king also expelled her], 20 [the orphan herds the master's herd, is starving; the old woman: there will be molasses in the left horn of the brown (red) cow, rice in the right; the orphan is full, He hid the rest in the hollow; the crane took it away; the orphan chased him; three days later the crane stopped and told the orphan to come to him; let him throw a handful of mustard on his tail, and then find it; following the trail, an orphan came to the old woman who told him about food in the horns of a cow; she warned him not to enter the crane's house through the main entrance - they would kill him; let him enter through the side door, will find the vessel and ask the crane to give it to him; the crane agrees, ordered not to open the vessel home; on the way back, the vessel became heavier; the orphan could not resist taking out the cork; the beautiful woman came out, asked to marry her; the orphan left her in a tree and went to the village to pick up people (to bring his wife solemnly); the cannibal ate the girl, took her place, took her form; they began to live in their house ; a pumpkin grew, it prevented her from entering the house; the imaginary wife pulled it out, but a pomelo tree grew in the same place; the imaginary wife gave birth, left the child in the shade of this tree; the fruit fell and killed him; the imaginary wife cut down a tree; an old woman came and took what was left; a girl came out of the fruit in her house; asked the old woman to bring betel, filled the vessel with gum and smeared it on the inside of the house where the orphan lived and witch; the old woman told the orphan everything, and when he saw the blood (i.e. bethel), he believed it; the old woman ordered him to dig a hole, push the cannibal into it; he cut off the cannibal's head, threw it into a hole and buried it; returned real wife]: 231-236, 253-256, 269-275; Lepcha [Kom-tar-hep sisters and younger Zer-tar-hep, garden keepers in Rum (country in heaven); Z. dreams that the Tan-gap witch will come; she comes to pick up they are married to the king of Lyang-bar (a country on earth); on the way, he tells them to swim, cuts off K.'s head, puts on her clothes and jewelry; spares Z. for his promise not to reveal a secret; under the guise of K. goes to the king, Z. - too, but she is sent to herd cattle, pigs, birds; Z. comes to the shore, sees K. spinning under water; K. goes out, brings out food for her sister; returns to the river in the evening; T. notices how Z. fell out of his apron a hidden piece of meat; the next day she tells Z. to babysit her child (this is a huge spider), goes ashore, answers K., she goes out, T. cuts off her head again; every day she eats one sheep, pretending to counts them; the next day, Z.'s tear drips again on K., she goes out; under water, K. is now large, the spinning wheel is too small for her; king tells Z. to tell the truth; kills, cooks a spider, feeds T.; pushes her into a hole with stakes, cuts off her head, feeds flesh to birds, pushes, sprays her bones {K.'s fate is not said}]: Stocks 1925, No. XXXIII: 445-447; Bhutan [the old man's knee is swollen; the old woman moves her leg away, the old man only moans; she hit her knee with a ladle, a frog jumped out of the tumor; tells her not to kill her: she will bring her daughter-in-law into the house; comes to the king; the eldest, middle daughter has no one they notice that the youngest says that a frog has come; the frog: if you disagree, I will cry; the king: crying; two streams poured out of the frog's eyes, washing everything away; the king agrees to give the daughter; but the daughters do not agree; the frog laughs, the palace is trembling; the elders are ready to marry a bear or a leopard as soon as possible; the youngest Phurzamo agrees; she soon noticed that her husband takes off her skin and becomes handsome; he warns the skin not to destroy, but go around, shaking her; in the morning the palace, servants, fields, herds, treasures appear; Sister Ph. came, took her for a swim, tried to push Ph. into the lake; says it was not her, but her finger; ate him, she is a demon; then she pushed and put on her clothes and jewelry; the husband did not understand the deception, only the son understood and cried; a bamboo stem rose from the lake; the peasant hears a bird sitting on him asking what does the demoness feed her son; the peasant: she gives the child ash, and the king and herself rice; after that, the bird disappeared into the water; the peasant told the king; he disguised himself as a peasant, came to the lake; the king to the bird: If you are my wife, fly here; brought it to the palace, put it in a golden cage; the liar ate the bird, the king found the bone and tells me to wrap it in silk; the parcel placed in the vessel grew, the wife was reborn; demoness defeated]: Choden 1994:93-98; lhota, angami [the hunter killed a wild boar, God was inside, asked which of his two daughters he wanted; the man rejected the ugly well-dressed, took a basket with a dirty and naked beauty; the hunter left the basket by the pond, went to call neighbors; Hunchibili threw the beauty into the river, sat down ma, went to call neighbors; he wants asavitseyuh daughters; man rejected n\ ugly and hona her place; the villagers laughed that he had taken the freak; the real wife turned into a young bamboo; the husband cut it off, began to cook it at home; you can hear her screaming from the pot, Hunchibili! The husband threw away the bamboo, an orange tree grew with one fruit; when H. tried to pick it, the branch deviated when the husband bent down; the husband left the orange in the basket; someone was cleaning her husband's bed, smudges H.'s bed with mud; husband spies, sees his wife coming out of the basket; cuts off H.'s head; she was carrying brushwood at that time, this plant is now in her blood]: Hutton 1921:280-282; sema [like lhota; an old woman tears off an orange, catches a girl secretly cleaning the house; a tree grows out of X.'s body; the husband makes a ladder out of it; goes headhunting, does not tell the pregnant wife to walk without him in the back; his parents insist, the stairs throw her down, she dies; the husband follows her to the cave, but God gives him a girl made of wax; she melts in the sun one day; the husband comes again, the wife is ready to go with him, but her father chases him away]: Hutton 1921:280-282; Chyns [Tom Singh finds a green egg, asks if there is an equally beautiful girl, father says it's Ral Don; TS comes for her, takes her away from home; returns for the necklace and cup she has forgotten; RD climbs a tree above the river, the witch takes her reflection for hers; RD laughs, the witch pulls her down, swallows her, puts on her clothes and jewelry, pretends to be RD; a drop of RD blood falls to the ground, a mango grows with one fruit, RD takes only a seed, hides it under the roof; someone cleans the house; TS spies, finds a real one wife, kills a witch with a sword; a banana grows out of her; TS does not tell his wife to pluck its leaves with her hands; RD plucks, touches the leaf with his tongue, becomes dumb]: Kasevich, Osipov 1976, No. 16:68-72; meitei (ranks) [two wives, each with a boy and a girl; the husband is dead; the youngest wife is evil; both went for fish; the eldest caught fish, the youngest oysters, eels and snakes; climbed a tree; the eldest asks to shed the fruit; that threw snakes and eels into her mouth, the eldest turned into a turtle and swam away; her youngest took her fish; her eldest daughter, Shandrembi, saw her mother in a dream; she talked about what had happened; let S. catch her, she keeps it where the rays of the sun and moon do not fall on her, and in 7 days she will be reborn as a man; but the son of his youngest wife noticed the turtle, began to demand that it be cooked for him; in a dream, the mother appeared again Sh. put my bones in the basket, I'll be a woman in 7 days; but S. opened the basket on the 6th day, a swallow flew out from there; S. and my younger sister's daughter, Chaisra, went to get water; S. in rags, C. in beautiful clothes; the king turns to Sh.; they exchanged clothes, but the king again turns to S.; took her away, made her queen; the youngest wife invited S. to the party, offered to wash her, poured boiling water over her, she flew away with a dove ; C. put on her clothes, took her place; the dove flies to the mower, says that the king forgot his wife, that S. was on the branch and C. was on the throne; the mower told the king; he brought the dove to the palace; C. killed her, fried; where the curry woke up, the plant and the fruit grew on it; the mower wanted to cut; but if there was a knife, there was no fruit, there was no fruit, there was no knife; the fruit turned into S., she began to cook for the mower when it was not there at home; he waited for her, grabbed her, brought her to the king; he gave C. a beautiful but dumb sword, and S. ugly but sharp told her to fight; S. hacked C.]: Singh 1985:278-285; best [Tlumtea brothers rejected ; he himself helps the rat, the snake, they help his father-in-law fulfill his father-in-law's errands, Tl. Marries Vanchung; she says she forgot her comb and rod, Tl. Returns for them, tells me to sit in a tree, not laugh, not cry; Tonulawki sees V.'s shadow, takes it for her own, but is surprised that other necklaces and bracelets; V. laughs, T. tells her to go down to look in each other's head; T.'s lice are huge, V. pretends who bites through them, only snaps his teeth; then T. looks in V.'s head, swallows it, puts on her clothes; replies to Tl., who has returned, that her fingers are sharpened, pointing towards him, her eyes narrowed, looking for him; people meet Tl. And his wife, but they see that he brought T.; she regurgitates V.'s bracelet, the old woman tells me to put it in a pot for seven days; T. confused, decided that for seven months; V. secretly comes out of the pot, cooks for T., prepares reindeer manure for T.; T. waited for her, lay down with her; T. came back, hears laughter; they killed her; a saichu tree grew out of her chest; her husband sent V. to wrap the leaves rice, told all residents to answer that they did not have leaves (so that she could go around the village and everyone could see its beauty); V. tried to take the leaves of the saichu tree, could not tear it off, began to bite off, S. cut it off language, she's dead]: Shakespear 1909:404-409.

Burma - Indochina. Shany [the husband loves his eldest wife, her daughter Nang Hsen Gaw, the youngest daughter Nang E; the husband caught many oysters, the wives came to carry the catch; the youngest ate everything herself, the eldest brought it; the youngest said that the eldest is a witch, she took everything; the youngest was killed, she turned into a turtle; the turtle asks her daughter to bring cotton so that she can spin and weave; the mother DID NOT follow, pretended to be sick, agreed with a doctor to recommend a boiled turtle as a medicine; the turtle was caught and cooked; she asks her daughter to bury her bones; the mother DID NOT give bones to the dogs, but one ran away, the NHG took the bone, a singing tree has buried and grown; the king sent servants to bring him a tree; they cut down with the best axes, the felling is overgrown, the servants are executed; the king promises to make whoever brings the tree an heir if it is a man , and the eldest wife, if a woman; NHG easily brings a tree, becomes a queen; an unrecognized mother is NOT hired as a maid, led the queen to the spring, stabbed her, buried her under the road, put her clothes on her daughter; the singing tree stopped and withered; the king allowed the sparrow to nest in the room, for which he told him everything; announced the replacement of the queen; the king ordered the imaginary wife to be cut off; the NHG grew up on the grave a flower, a man picked it up, brought it home; the man's mother is surprised that someone cooks and cleans the house; the woman peeked, crushed the flower, the NHG remained a girl; the sparrow told the king everything, ordered to execute his mother NOT, bring NHG; the tree began to play]: Griggs 1902:66-76; lao [the rich man has two wives, the youngest is mia noi (she is a demon), and the eldest mia luang; all went fishing together, younger wife on the bow, the eldest at the stern; the fisherman gave each fish, the youngest immediately ate hers, and the eldest had a full basket; the youngest swapped places with the eldest, the fisherman decided that it was the older demon who cut off her with an oar threw his head, body with a basket into the water; the eldest daughter Nang Utar, the youngest has Nang Kam; the youngest wife sends NU to herd buffaloes; the eldest has become a golden turtle, goes out to talk to her daughter; the youngest tells the husband should kill the turtle, otherwise he will not recover; NU tells the mother not to swim to the shore, the youngest wife threatens NU to kill her, then the turtle swam; the duck kept the bones, gave the dog, she buried them, grew a tree with gold and silver leaves; only NU was able to pull it out, transplant it into his father's garden; Paya Ying (Indra) went down, took the NU and the tree to heaven; the youngest wife sent a letter to NU: the father was ill, come back; dug a hole, put a pot of boiling water in it, asked NU to take off her clothes, she fell into the cauldron, the youngest wife put her clothes on her daughter NK, sent her to heaven; the NU children did not believe it, the tree withered; Paya Ying killed NK, sent the remains to her parents, they died of grief; NU was reborn, came out of an orange tree, began to live with old people, Pai Ying found her and returned her]: La May 1924:27-33 (translated to Kornev 196:21-26); Karen: Kasevich, Osipov 1976, No. 165 [the wife asks her husband to fish more, he hits her, she turns into a turtle; the neighbor adjusts him to marry him; Naunman's stepdaughter calls with the turtle's shores, she gives her food and clothes; does not give her stepmother's daughter; the stepmother pretends to be sick, she will be cured by turtle meat; the turtle tells N. to bury her bones, a tree has grown; only N. was able to pull him out, on a prince marries her; her stepmother spreads a rumor that N.'s father is sick; N. comes, her stepmother kills her, sends her daughter in her clothes; she explains to her husband that her nose has become crooked while she took care of her father; stepmother threw N.'s body into the river, N. became a bird, flew to take care of her baby; an imaginary wife kills a bird, a tree grows out of a bird, splits, young N. comes out of there, lives with poor spouses, meets a prince; he cuts his imaginary wife to pieces, sends them to her mother, she eats her daughter, finds her nose, cuts off his tongue out of grief]: 415-426; Mason 1865 [the young man brought a beautiful white wife from afar; a black maid exchanged skin with her, took her place; his wife, in the guise of a maid, was sent to chase birds from the field; the birds did not bite the harvest themselves; she sent a dove to bring fragrance from her mother's house oil; there the dove broke its wings, did not return for a long time; the wings recovered, the dove brought oil, the woman took on her true form; told her husband that the imaginary wife should have a black tongue; that they try to make her laugh, she does not laugh; then she is suddenly beaten, she screams, showing her tongue; her husband kills her with a sword; in order to cleanse herself, the wife tells her husband to ask in the water for seven days and nights; after a day, the husband barely alive from the cold; his wife lets him go out, accepts him, the couple is happy]: 210-211; Burmese [the wife tells her husband that the fish caught is for their daughter (her name is the Younger Mistress, MX); the husband beats her, she turns into a turtle; husband marries a widow, who has her own daughter; MX meets a Turtle; stepmother pretends to be sick, she will be cured by turtle meat; MX buries the bones of an eaten turtle; a tree grows with with gold and silver fruits; the prince marries the owner of the tree; the stepmother's daughter cannot pick the fruits, to MX they fall into the hem; MX goes to visit her stepmother; she pours boiling water on her, MX turns into a bird; stepmother's daughter pretends to be MX (long nose because she wiped it); the bird weaves instead of the imaginary wife; she orders to catch and cook the bird; the prince refused to eat it, the servant buried it; the quince grew up, the fruit fell into the hem of the old woman, she put it in a pot; someone cooks in the house; the old men are waiting for MX; test: MX with a wooden sword defeats an imaginary wife with an iron sword; the imaginary body is salted, sent to her stepmother, she eats it, finds fingers]: Aoun 1957:83-90; the Arakan people [after living many lives in heaven, the celestial is punished: he must live a snake on a fig tree for three months; the laundress and his wife have daughters Shwê Kyê n and Dwê Pyâ; mother washed under a fig tree, jokingly said: I will give the DP if you throw me figs; the snake called them to their house; at the fork she regretted her words, asked the stump to remain silent, gave him fig; the same with the anthill; the stump answered the snake that he had not seen anything, but the serpent saw a fig and understood everything, I had to say it; the same anthill; the serpent wrapped around the woman's hand, the mother told DP to go with the snake; once Gods were summoned to a meeting; the wife found empty skin, decided that her husband was dead; in order not to make a fuss, the skin was burned; the serpent appeared when it felt the fire; remained human; the Virgin herself gave the former a snake a wand that makes wishes come true; warned that snake blood should not touch it, otherwise it will become a snake again; HK became jealous of DP, pushed it into the river and took its place; caught it and brought it to the nest eagle, where she gave birth to a son; the snake prince heard voices, took his wife and child, giving the eagle a lot of fish for it; put his wife in a chest and gave it to his imaginary wife who came out to meet him; when she opened it, the SC was disgraced ; asked her father to get a snake as her husband; in bed, the boa constrictor began to swallow the HK; the father refused to come to the rescue; DP begged the prince to kill the boa constrictor, who cut it, but a drop of blood fell on him he became a snake himself and crawled into the forest; DP followed him; {"to be continued", but he's not in the next issue}]: Houghton 1893b, No. 1:98-102; zyaray [woman digs wild yam in the forest, it starts to rain, she comes to a banana plantation, promises a granddaughter to the owner, Boa comes down from the tree, marries H'Lui? (L.) turns out to be handsome; when going to Champa on business, her husband tells L. not to leave the house if she is called; her older sister H'Bia (B.) wants to take her place, calls, pushes her into the water, L. swallows a crocodile, in his womb she gives birth to a boy; when a crocodile goes ashore, the boy rips open his stomach with a knife, goes out with his mother; L. had an egg with him, a rooster comes out of it, sings, her husband returns, going to the voice of a rooster, finds out L., kills B.]: Dournes 1977:109-110; tyama [orphan Kayong is adopted daughter, Halk is native; whoever catches more fish will be the eldest; K. catches more, H. steals her fish; K. catches fish, lets her into the well, feeds her brother; H. overheard it, summoned it with the same words, caught it, ate it; the fish in a dream tells K. to bury its fins, from which they appear golden shoes; the raven takes one king; the king orders to gather all the girls, look for an owner; the stepmother does not let K. in, tells them to unravel the ball, separate the sesame and corn seeds (ants and others) insects do the job); the shoe comes to K., she has a steam room, the king marries her; the stepmother asks K. to let her go for a couple of days; H. tells K. to climb the coconut palm, cuts it, K. falls into the pond becomes a golden turtle; the stepmother sends H. instead of K.; the prince catches the turtle, H. eats it; now and then says she is pregnant (this is a lie), so she ate it; a bamboo shoot grows out of the shell (X . eats it), the husk turns into a bird (X. eats it), a tree with fragrant fruit grows out of feathers; the fruit is given only to an old flip flop woman; while she is away, K. comes out of the fruit, fills the poor the hut with food; the old woman catches K., she tells me to call the king, the king recognizes his wife; H. asks why K. is so white; K. says she swam in boiling water; H. cooked; K. withered her meat, sent her mother, she ate, found a hand with her daughter's ring at the bottom of the vessel]: Landes 1887, No. 10:79-93; sre [in the forest, the hunter puts a snare, the Boa blocks his way, demands a girl; he offers one of his sisters - Ngi, Nga, Nai Tölui? (she is the youngest, married to the crap); the serpent requires only NT, otherwise he will swallow the whole village; NT comes to him, he becomes handsome, they come to live with cravings; when leaving, the husband tells NT not to leave the house; envious, Nga cuts NT's throat, pushes her into the water; she has an orange, a knife, an egg with her; a crocodile swallows her; she gives birth to a son; the crocodile goes ashore, the son cuts it from the inside; from an orange a tree grows, a rooster emerges from an egg; NT rises to heaven; the husband returns, finds a son, his ancestor The sun helped him identify the boy; Nga pretends to be NT, NT's son hits her; NT descends from the sky; Nga also wants a Snake, finds, raises a stranglehold, he becomes big, swallows it from his feet, she first takes it as a game; the NT husband takes the form of a snake, finds the swallowed one, pulls her ashore, pulls Nga out, she is in worms, NT's husband makes her whole, forbids her to go out in the sun; she goes out, melts, turns into a termite]: Dournes 1977:113-114; khao [Kzu goes to change tusks for salt, his wife Ka Dung gives him a bracelet; The crow tells KZ that her husband is lost, tells him to throw a flower into the water, that KSch has in his hair, cross the vine to the other side of the stream, tells the water rat gnaw through the vine, the KZ falls into the water, the lord of the streams settles it; Kzu loses his bracelet, he catches his wife's flower in the river, it does not have one petal; at home, the Raven sits at a spinning wheel, hides his face; birds and squirrels tell Kzu about what happened, he kills the Raven with an arrow, water takes out a flower, and a KZ appears from it with his bracelet]: Nikulin 1990:207-210; Khmers [the widower has a daughter Kantok, the widow has a daughter named Kantok, the widow has a widow Chong-Angkaat's daughter; widower and widow got married; father says the oldest will be the one that brings more fish; K. caught more, but CHA pretended to help her carry the basket, brought my father also believed that he caught more CHA; K. cries; the magician gave her a fish, told her to let her into the pond and feed her rice; the fish is growing; father and stepmother are trying to prevent K. from taking rice; CHA overheard K. calls the fish, said to her mother, she called her, the fish came, she was killed; the wizard tells K. to collect the bones under the bed; two objects will appear there; one must be left, the other should be hidden under clothes; these are shoes ; CHA found the shoe under the bed and threw it over the fence; the raven took it away, dropped it; another raven carried it and threw it in front of the royal palace; the prince does not want to take the throne until he finds a worthy wife; tells everyone the girls should come and try on the shoe; the father does not let K. in; poured out a pot of rice and ordered it to be collected; K. collected it; the father put a handful of rice into another vessel, but K. found it and poured it back; the father let her go; K. brought a second shoe, became the prince's wife and queen; her stepmother sent news that she was sick; K. came, took her to wash, doused her with boiling water, buried her; CHA took her place, but the king does not communicate with her; A banana grew in K.'s grave; his father cut it down; then bamboo grew; the king saw, felt attracted to bamboo, stayed there to sleep; at night K. comes out of the bamboo and quietly hits her husband with a stick; the third time he He grabbed it and returned it; when he saw that K. was returning, CHA ran into the forest and disappeared]: Leclère, Feer 1895, No. 2:70-90; ahem [Taak is the older sister, Tok is the youngest; when leaving, the father tells them to weave cloth , prepare firewood, catch fish; Soo does everything badly, Tok does good; Soak takes everything his sister did and got, ascribes his own job to her; father believes Taak, takes Tok into the forest, unnoticed leaves, leaving the louse responsible for himself; Tok looks for his way, asks the Bear, the Tiger; they tell them to give them rice, but show nothing; The partridge leads to a certain place, then the Rooster, the Firefly leads home; father takes Tok back to the forest; she comes to a woman who takes care of her, marries her, Tok gets rich, she has a son; the pumpkin vine from Tok's house has grown to her father's house; he visits Tok, realizes that made a mistake, scolds Soak; Soak comes to his sister, invites her to climb a tree for fruit and take off her bracelets and jewelry so as not to interfere; cuts and knocks down a tree, Tok breaks, Soo puts on her jewelry, replaces her; the crow brings Tok's eye to the nest, a bird hatches like an egg, flies to Tok's son every day; Soo kills her, eats her, throws its head into the fire, it smolders; the old woman comes take a fire, takes a smoldering head, throws it into a jug; someone cooks and cleans in her absence; an old woman finds a beauty; Soo comes to find out how she became so beautiful; Tok says it is necessary to pour on the body of boiling water, cooks Soo to death; Soo revives in the form of a tarot plant, a pond, a fern; when Tok cooks tarot tubers, gurgles in the pot, "The younger sister killed the eldest, she died; the eldest killed the youngest, she did not die"; The current pours out the contents of the pot, it fell on the ducks, so the heads of ducks and drakes are green]: Lindell et al. 1978, No. 18:124-132; Viets: ÐThãn 1907 [ transferred to Karpov, Tkachev 1958:14-27; a man died leaving two daughters; Tźm is the daughter of his deceased wife, Cam is the remaining one; Kam brings the mother the shrimp collected There as if she had collected it; only one shrimp stays in the basket T.; Buddha tells T. to throw her into the well, feed her rice; K. spies, she and her mother eat shrimp; Buddha teaches her to bury the shell, beautiful clothes and a horse emerge from it, T. goes to a holiday to the king, loses his shoe, the shoe is only T. on his leg, the king marries T.; the stepmother invites T. to climb a tree, cuts it, T. falls, drowns; the king has to marry her sister K.; T.'s soul turns into a golden bird, flies to the king; K. asks his mother to kill her, bury her feathers; in this place two trees grow, K. cuts them; a spinning wheel is made of wood, the end is in the shape of a bird, he threatens K.; she burns a spinning wheel, a fruit tree grows; the fruit falls into the old woman's basket; someone in the old lady's basket, a fruit tree; the fruit falls into the basket, an old lady cooks in the house, an old woman spies, sees T., breaks the fruit to pieces; the king finds T., returns; K. asks how she managed to preserve beauty; T. replies that she bathed in hot water; K. jumps into boiling water, dies; the king sends her meat to her mother, the crow screams that she is eating her daughter; stepmother dies]: 102-107; Bystrov et al. 1962 [the king sent 10 daughters in boats downstream; whoever stops the boat is the husband; a year later bring your husbands to me; a kadak (the size of a fox) asks him to be transported across the river; the youngest agrees, he jumped into her boat and became her husband; the king tells me to get a deer, the older sons-in-law do not find deer, kadak leads to a deer; only he catches fish by diving to the water king; creates a palace overnight; the king secretly sees how the kadak shed his animal skin; hides his skin; gives his wife powder and a knife to summon him if trouble; the older sister wants to take the place of the younger one; offers to swing on the swing, cut the rope, the sister fell into the water; the elder put on her clothes; the youngest managed to throw the knife and powder, the husband finds her at water king, returns; the older sister ran away, turned into a lizard; since then, the lizard has been hiding its head in the sand in shame]: 74-78.

South Asia. Marathi: Frere 1868, No. 19 [the raja was brought fish, one fish is alive, the childless rani began to take care of it, keeps it in larger vessels, then in the pond; the fish is the turned prince; he asks Rani to marry him; no one agrees; the fakir's new wife wants to get rid of her stepdaughter, is ready to give her away, sends her to wash the sari; the seven-headed cobra gives her three pebbles to throw in the fish when she will come out of the river to her on her wedding night; the fish turns into a prince; the stepmother wants to replace her with her daughter; when the prince's wife comes to visit her father, the stepmother's own daughter asks her to try on jewelry, pushes her into the water; the seven-headed cobra saves her; on the third day, the prince notices a substitution, drives the false wife away, her mother hides; in the cobra's house, the real wife gave birth to a son; he grew up, breaks all the time The bells they give him, the bell seller sells them, gets rich; tells the prince; he takes his wife and son, everyone is happy]: 238-248; Knight 1913 [Tarabai girl is beautiful; her mother is dead, father took his stepmother, who has her own ugly daughter; stepmother wants lime T. sends the cows to herd, giving her inedible leftovers; the Kupilee cow invites her to drink her milk; the stepmother's daughter tells her about it the stepmother tells her husband to sell the cow; then the fairy gives T. a stick and a needle, which can be used to create a palace and get any food; T. leaves, lives in the palace; Raja and his retinue appear; T. pulled the needle out land, the palace disappeared, but the Raja found T. in the forest; married; T. decided to visit her former family; her stepmother killed her and threw her into the well, replaced her with her daughter; Raja did not believe it; the stepmother said it was a joke, that T. is in the palace; T. turned into a starling, flying for raja; not finding his wife, he is in despair; once he felt and took out a pin in the body of a starling, he turned into T.; his stepmother was taken to the forest to be eaten by animals]: 125-144; himachali plowmen [the brahman's daughter Tilko sundari (T.); the mother died, the father took another one, the stepmother's daughter; tyrannitis, does not feed T.; the ram tells him to hit his horns three times, from which food is poured ; the stepmother sends her own daughter to the ram, he butts her, knocks out his eye; the stepmother tells T. to bury his bones in the four corners; everyone goes to the party, the stepmother told T. to clean the manure and mustard seeds; sparrows peel seeds, crows peel manure; where T. buried her bones, she finds festive clothes, jewelry, shoes, and a horse; when he runs home, T. loses his shoe; it was brought to the king, he promises marry the owner; everyone tries on the shoe, she came up only T., the king marries her; one day T. came to visit her stepmother; she began to comb her hair, stuck a pin in her head, T. flew away like a bird, her Her stepmother sent her daughter to the palace instead of her; the bird flew to the king, he stroked her, felt her pin, took it out, the bird became a woman again; the liars were executed, everything is fine]: Ranganatha 1981:163-165; himachali plowmen [the king's daughter and the minister's daughter are friends; the guru predicted the princess to marry the corpse and the minister's daughter to marry the prince; the king decided to take his daughter and retire to the forest; she entered the gate of some palaces and they closed behind her; in the palace there is a corpse covered with grass; in a dream, the princess found out that she must pull a blade of grass every day, then the young man will come to life; tired of loneliness, she asked the passer leave his daughter with her by the oil merchant; she watched the princess pray to the Sun God and pull out blades of grass; when the last one was left, the merchant's daughter got up before the princess and pulled out a blade of grass , the prince came to life, fell in love with the girl in front of him; called herself a princess, and the princess became a maid; the prince asks what to bring from the city; the imaginary princess: sweets and outfits; the real one: the bird Mina; taught the bird to tell its story; after hearing the story, the prince wanted to execute the liar, but the princess persuaded her to pardon her; the prince and the princess came to her father]: Seethalakshmi 1960, No. 22:74-76; konkani (Goa) [the prince, taking the vizier's son with him, went hunting; at the fork they left; the prince saw a bird with unusual plumage, tried to get it, it takes him deeper into the forest; bird: princess the inside of the fruit is more beautiful than me; the prince returned home, but spent the night in the stable, where a black maid found him in the morning; the prince persuaded his parents to let him go looking for the princess inside the fruit; went into hut; old woman: many were looking for her, everyone turned into stone statues; tells her to leave the horse with her, turned it into a crow; when you fly, do not turn around when you hear screams; these are turned into stones; if you will turn around, you will also petrify; pick the fruit and bring it in its beak; the prince did so; again in the form of a man he jumps back; near the lake house he got off his horse and opened the fruit; fainted, and the gold-haired princess ran to the water; the black maid pushed her into the water, went to the prince who had come to her senses and said that after washing the water, she had darkened; everyone was amazed to see the prince with such a bride; a lotus blossomed on the lake, No one can pick it, and the prince did it easily; the imaginary wife cooked the lotus and threw it out the window; there was a tree - red vegetable pepper, with one fruit on it; the imaginary wife cut it down and threw it out the gate; there a huge tree with many fruits grew, people ate them; at the request of his wife, the prince ordered the tree to be cut down; people came to pick up the fruits; the old woman sent her son, he played too much, took out the fruits; she ordered at least roll a stump for him; the imaginary wife noticed a girl come out of the stump to drive away the buffalo that had dried rice; sent servants to kill her, bring her liver and heart; but they let the girl go; she arranged a hut in the woods, raised a talking parrot; the prince came there by accident; she does not unlock, but tells her story; he told everything for his part; the princess opened the door; the black woman prince cut off his head]: Rodrigues 2020:246-259; konkani (Goa): Davidson, Phelps 1937, No. 5 [stepdaughter catches a sardine, drops it into a well; from there comes a tall man, he was a sardine, promises help; gives her luxurious clothes, she goes to the king, where they choose a bride; the prince grabs her golden shoe; everyone is looking for someone to suit her, finds a girl; she goes home to give birth; stepmother throws her in a well, sends her daughter with her stepdaughter's baby to the prince; the daughter explains that she has fainted after childbirth; the stepdaughter lives in the palace of a sardine man; she asks permission to see her son, secretly comes to palace; the guard tells the prince everything, he grabs his wife; the imaginary wife is executed, the meat is sent to her mother; when she finds out that she ate her daughter, the stepmother kills herself], 7 [the princess gives alms to the beggar and she invites her to marry the King of Pins; sends him to look for him; the princess came to the fairy, who temporarily turned her into stone so that her son would not kill her when he returned; after eating, the son became peaceful, sent the princess to her brother - he knows where the King of Pins is; gave a golden spindle and a chicken with chickens; the princess was escorted to the castle, where an immovable king covered with pins; the princess became take out her pins starting from her feet; when she reached her face, she fell asleep; the black woman took out the last one, the king came to life and married a black woman; the princess agreed to give the black woman a spindle if she allowed her to spend an hour with king; a black woman gives him sleeping pills; the second time the princess gives a black woman chicken with chickens, the prince does not drink sleeping pills; everything is explained, the black woman was hanged; she was the beggar who sent Princess to King of Pins]: 24-26, 29-30; India (translated from Hindi) [the prince was friends with the shepherd, promised to make him chief adviser when he became king; when he became king, he forgot about the shepherd; married Kanchamale; the shepherd came to see the queen, he was driven away; in the morning the king woke up covered with needles; the queen went swimming, the girl offered herself to be her maid, offered to take off her jewelry so that rub her with oil; put on her jewelry and clothes, became the new queen of Kanganmala; cruel and willful; the queen became a maid, went to the river to wash, there a man with a heap of thread sings about needles, with Kanchanmala comes to the palace, invites both women to bake cakes; the real queen makes good ones, the impostor is bad; Kanganmala tells the hangman to execute this man and the maid, but the threads wrap the torturer and Kanganmala, pull needles out of the king's body, pierce them into Kanganmala, she dies; the king recognizes the shepherd, makes him chief adviser]: Zographer 1964:297-302; Uttar Pradesh (Hindi): Zograf 1976 [wife of a young the king does not like his three younger brothers, especially his youngest; orders Anarzadi (a pomegranate girl) to be brought in; he goes to look for her; Rakshas in the guise of a sadhu (hermit) gives a bunch of keys; In the seventh room, the young man sees skeletons; they laugh, they say that they were also princes, looking for A.; Rakshas pushed everyone into boiling oil; they told him to push him into oil; after killing Rakshasa, the young man meets a real sadhu; he tells you to pick a flower from a pomegranate when the peri comes to swim; you can't look back when peri calls; the young man looked around, fell dead, the sadhu revived him; the young man fell asleep at the well, the flower turned into A.; the liar took her clothes, pushed her into a well, lay down with the young man; he married a liar; A. became a rose in the well; the prince caught her; the wife pretends to be sick, she will be cured by a rose; she trampled it, threw it away; a pomegranate grew; tells her to cut it down; a pomegranate flower falls from the core of the trunk, the prince hides it in the barn, finds A. in the morning, marries; the liar kills horses, smears her sleeping mouth with blood, accuses; the prince orders A. to cut into pieces in the forest; a pomegranate grew there, the poor man dug clay, knocked down a tree, A. came out of it, said that she would be his sister; she weaves scarves, the prince is looking for a craftswoman, she tells his story; a liar is executed]: 87-93; Crooke 1892-1893, No. 744 (Mirzapur) [three princes are married, the fourth youngest is single; daughters-in-law: does he want to take the Pomegranate Princess (Anar Shahzadi); the young man goes in search; the demon turns him into a crow, sends him to pick a grenade, but only one, otherwise the demoness will kill him; he takes the second, the demoness killed him; the demon revived him, made him a parrot, sent more once, he brought a grenade; the demon turned him into a husband, the demoness did not find it and returned; the young man went to prepare the wedding; at which time the princess came out of the grenade; the sweeper offered to exchange jewelry, pushed the princess into a well; the princess turned into a lotus flower there; daughters-in-law do not believe that the wife brought by the younger prince is the Pomegranate Princess; the prince hunts, the servant tries to get out the well is water, the lotus jumps into the bucket and then jumps out; lets the prince get it; the liar tore the lotus and threw it away; a pomegranate tree with a single flower has grown; the liar ordered to cut down She gave the tree and the flower to the gardener's wife; she put it in a pomegranate, and a princess came out of it; the woman adopted her; when the prince saw the beautiful woman, he decided to marry her; the liar pretended to be sick, demanded the girl's liver, got it; hers; but a house appeared at the scene of the murder, two peacocks in front of him and the princess inside; the prince persuaded the peacocks to let him in; she forgave her, her daughters-in-law admitted that it was princess; a liar was buried waist-deep in the ground and shot with bows]: 211-212; eastern North India (Hindi, although maybe Bengali) [the king asks seven daughters how much they love him ; the elders say that like sweets, the youngest is like salt; the king orders her daughter to be put in a palanquin and leave her in the forest; in the morning she came to the palace, it is empty; the prince is on the bed, his body is covered with needles; the princess stays sitting by the bed, taking out the needles; a man comes in, sells her a slave; when it remains to remove the needles from her eyes, the princess goes to wash, and the slave takes out the last needles herself; the prince woke up, took the slave in wives, and considers the princess a maid; the prince asks what to bring from the trip; the wife asks for clothes and jewelry, the imaginary maid asks for a sun-jewel box (only for fairies); in a dream, the prince sees a fakir who has been sleeping and awake for 12 years; arriving a week before the fakir wakes up, the prince cleans the sleeper from leaves and debris; the fakir is happy, agrees to bring the box, pulls it out from the bottom of the well , where the fairy tells only the one who asked her to open the box - at night, alone; it has 7 dolls and a flute; the princess plays the flute, the dolls turn into fairies, put up a tent, wash and decorate the princess, they ask not to cry - everything will end well; the tent sees the lumberjack, then again; tells the prince, everything is explained; the princess does not punish the maid, sends for her parents; the father admits that his daughter is right and the need for salt]: Stokes 1879, No. 23:164-172; the Bengalis [the prince was friends with the shepherd and promised to make him a vizier, but when he reigned he forgot about it; when the shepherd came to him, the king did not accept him ; his king was covered with needles, he could neither speak nor eat; his wife Kanchanmala went swimming; a beautiful girl, hired as a maid, met him; offered to go down to the pond, taking off her clothes and jewelry; She put them on herself and made them a real K. maid; for the festival, Rani and the maid were supposed to bake cakes with festive patterns; a man with threads came and needed needles; said that the patterns The imaginary wound is useless; she wanted to execute him, but the needles came out of the king's body and pierced her; she died]: Beck et al. 1987, No. 52:185-187; Assames [a wealthy peasant's favorite youngest wife, she has a daughter Toola, and an unloved eldest, she has a daughter Teja and a son Kanai; the youngest tyrannites the eldest and her children; goes fishing with her, pushes her into the water, turning her into a turtle; the turtle turns to her own children, feeds them extremely tasty and nutritious rice; Toola is sent to spy, promises not to tell them when she is given this rice, but her mother makes them talk; pretends that sick (crunches with potsherds placed under the mattress - like bones), a bribed healer advises eating a turtle; a turtle for children: we'll give it only to you, bury my front legs; they have grown blooming hibiscus and fruit tree; prince wants to pick fruits and flowers, K. allows for promising to marry his sister when she grows up; sends a bird to remind; prince marries Teja; elder wife tries to prevent this without success; stepmother asks to let Toola go to visit; her daughter dresses up in Teja jewelry, stepmother stabs Teja's head with a pin, turning it into a bird; prince does not notice the substitution, but Toola can't finish the fabric started by Teja; the Teja bird talks to the prince, he finds a pin, Teja becomes a woman again, tells everything; the prince orders to chop the liar, send the meat and blood to send her to the mother as a gift, and bring her arms, legs and head the next day; the mother realized that she ate Toola]: Borooah 1955:104-121 (about the same in Goswami 1960:88-90); Bengalis: Bystrov et al. 1962 [ The prince promises his shepherd friend to make him a vizier when he reigns; marries Konchonmala, forgets the shepherd; wakes up covered in needles; Rani has to do everything herself; Konchonmala suggests make her a maid, let Rani bathe in the river; puts on her clothes and jewelry, makes her a maid; she meets a man who wants to buy needles, tells her to wrap a thread around Konchonmala and her hangman , pull the needles out of the king's body, sew Konchonmala's mouth and eyes; the king recognizes the shepherd, makes a vizier, needles stabbed Konchonmala]: 131-136; Day 1914, No. 14 [the brahmana's young wife went to get water; living on in the tree, the Sankchinni spirit woman grabbed her, threw her into the hollow, took her place; mother-in-law is surprised how quickly her daughter-in-law does any job now; sees her reach out to any length, lights up the fire in the oven with his burning leg; the exorcist burns the tumeris plant, K. jumps out screaming; she is beaten with slippers, forced to confess and not harm anymore; the real daughter-in-law is returned barely alive, she recovering]: 197-200; Porozhnyakov 1990 [the merchant went bankrupt; Sanyashi gave him a parrot to obey and a ring; the parrot tells him to sell the ring, repair ships with this money, sail east; the merchant is rich; parrot: your daughter Kajalrekha will marry a dead man, she must be taken to the forest; in the forest, a merchant goes to fetch water, a girl enters the temple, the door behind slams shut; inside a fixed prince; an elder- Sanyashi tells him to gradually remove the needles from the young man's body, the last from his eyes; the old man brings his daughter Kankan-dasi, K. takes her as a maid, she takes out the last needles, the prince marries her, she says that K. - her slave; imaginary K. asks to bring things that the peasants use, and the real one is the Dharma-machi bird; the prince brought everything; the imaginary K. cooks simple dishes, draws crows's paws, the real one cooks exquisitely, draws gods; the Dharma parrot talks to her, but says that the trial period has not ended; the imaginary K. conspired with the prince's friend, who left marks on the floor near K.'s room; the prince ordered to a friend to take K. to the island; from there she was brought by her younger brother, whom she did not recognize; wants to marry her; 12 years have passed, the parrot tells everything; K. connects with the prince, the imaginary K. was lured into a hole and covered with earth and stones]: 112-130; Bradley-Birt 1920, No. 4 [the son of the chief of merchants Ruplal dreams of a girl with golden skin and hair like a black cloud; malini (m.; sexually aggressive woman) who was collecting flowers for the merchant's wife, said it was her niece; but R. would only be able to see her face after the wedding; in fact, this girl is Princess Kanchanmalal; she, K., saw R. herself in a dream, when he saw her; K.'s servants went to look for R. and R.'s servants for K.; they met and agreed, exchanged portraits; M. stole R.'s portrait of K. and changed it as if the bride was blind and hunchback; m ordered not to look at K. when she was brought in; R. did so, did not agree with his wife, moving her to the hut and considering her a witch; R. agreed to marry M.'s niece, but preparations for the wedding failed; R. decided to go on a trade trip, but the ship did not move; the sailors said that R.'s wife should give him permission; she demanded that R. take her with him; he put her in a separate boat; m. ran along the river bank, drowned R.'s ship, but K. saved R. and his men; R. thought she saved M.; M. threw K. into the water and then allowed R. to remove the blindfold; he noticed a lotus leaf, picked it up and saw the true image of K. on it; when she learned that K. was in trouble, her seven sisters went down on a chariot from Indra's palace and took K. to heaven; R. saw K. in the chariot, understood everything; lost consciousness and woke up old man; reason: a disapproving look thrown at him by one of the celestials; he will regain his former appearance if someone who loves him kisses him all day; that person himself will turn into a palmyra palm tree (palm wine is made from it); mother refused, M. drove R. away, but her niece agreed; K.'s invisible hand also caressed him; R. became rich; at the top of the palm tree, which M.'s niece turned into. , saw K.; she said that from now on she would be with him during the day, but not at night; in 7 days she would return him and his niece M.; R. pretended to be sleeping, followed K., quietly grabbed her chariot, and also found himself in heaven; replaced a tired drummer, played well; Indra noticed K.'s gaze at R.; K. admitted that she had an earthly husband; I. allowed her to live on earth, left her a chariot and gave a fan to revive his niece m; but m managed to turn her into a snake; I. went down, his elephant drank the water of the pond, at the bottom of which the snake; I. touched the snake and the girl appeared; but the snake did not disappear, but grabbed the frog that I. turned into by m; the snake always clutches it in its teeth, but does not swallow it; happy R. stayed with two wives]: 116-125; kannada [the beggar predicts every time that the princess will marry dead man; the king decides to go on a journey with his family; they went to the palace; the girl touched the door, came in, the door closed behind her; so 12 doors, behind them a dead but imperishable young man; this is a prince, who was destined to remain dead for 12 years, his parents left his body in this palace; 10 years later, the daughter of an acrobat entered the palace through the roof and became a maid; at the hour, the bird ordered to crush and soak the leaves, give it to the prince; the princess spoke about this to the maid, and while she was praying, the maid herself revived the prince, became his wife, and the princess became his maid; when the prince leaves, he asks what to bring; the acrobat wants simple food, and the princess wants a talking doll; the princess told the doll her story; the prince overheard, kicked out the acrobat, married the princess; her parents brought them home; wedding]: Ramanujan 1997, No. 12:38-43; buffalo maria [the seventh brother is still a boy; the wives of the older brothers cook for him, he is dissatisfied, they say that he also has a wife; he comes to her, goes up to her lowered sari, falls, crashes to death; his wife carries him in a flying chariot, descends by the river; hears and sees how a sparrow killed his wife in a quarrel, revived him by letting him smell the root; the wife revived her husband; they they fly away in a chariot, the young man is thirsty, the wife lowers the chariot, goes to fetch water; in the well the spirit of a woman who died during her period; she suggests that she take the water herself to her husband; says that he will receive from her water, only if she sees her in her wife's clothes and jewelry, offers to change clothes, flies away with the woman's husband on a chariot; the wife flies behind, the imaginary wife screams that this is a spirit, tells her husband to throw her in a well; a shepherd saves her, she creates a palace; an imaginary wife desecrates food with menstrual blood; the husband comes to the palace, the wife tells everything; the spirit is killed, buried, driving 4 pegs into the corners of the grave]: Elwin 1944, No. 14:57-59; ho: Bompas 1909:461-464 [six brothers are married, younger Lita is single; says she only marries Princess Bilbati; goes from one hermit to another, the last explains that the princess is in the largest fruit on the Rakshasa tree; turns L. into a bird that flies, but not the biggest fruit is grabbed, the rakshasa swallows it; the hermit revives it from excrement rakshasa; on the second attempt, L. bears fruit in the form of a parrot; the hermit orders him to hit the edge of the well gently, but L. throws it with all his might, the princess comes out in a stream of light from which L. dies; princess asks for a girl from a tribe (caste?) Kamar get water out of the well to revive the young man; she agrees only when the princess gives her her clothes; pushes her into a well, revives L., marries him; L. finds a flower in the well; his wife tears him; a tree grows out of the remains; the servant picks up the fruit, brings it home, the princess appears from it; the liar is ill: either she or the girl in the servant's house will die; L. orders that girl, servants, be killed they take her to the forest, she asks her to cut off her arms and legs, put her on the grave; the liar recovers; L. comes to this place, there is a palace; he stays in it, hears two birds talking, they tell it story; it is said that the princess comes to the palace once a year; the first time she escaped, a year later L. caught her; the liar was executed], 470-471 [Raja took his young wife home, stopped on the way, went to the river to drink; a bear came out, forced the young woman to give her her clothes and jewelry, took her place, drove the woman into the forest; she picked up her husband's cape and staff, came to his cities, settled with a woman, to her daughter; one of them sold Raja a garland made by his real wife, told everything; Raja spread a rumor about his death, his widow must take off her jewelry, bend over the hole in which fire; she was pushed there, the real wife returned]; baiga [the wives of four brothers advise the youngest fifth to find a wife; he came to live with the wizard Dewar; asked him for his wife; D. teach him knock down a fruit from the tree, which contains beautiful Anarjodi; her 20 older sisters take care of her; the young man knocked down the fruit, the sisters A. chased but did not dare to break into D.'s house; D. ordered to open the fruit only at home; the young man opened on the way; when he fell asleep, the bumblebee picked the flower from A.'s head, threw it into the well, A. disappeared; D. gave the young man magic ash to summon it; the young man called, D. returned his wife; once Chamarin stole it with a knocked out eye flower A.; she disappeared, and C. took her form; the young man did not notice anything, but they began to laugh at him; D. returned A., killed C.; the alien king went with the army to take away A., but the young man threw ash and ash at his enemies turned into stinging insects and snakes, the enemies fled; the brahman saw a young man making love to his wife, cursed them: as soon as they hugged again, both would die; this is what happened]: Elwin 1949, No. 7:498-501; Tamils [the fisherman has 7 sons; parents invite them to do business; everyone chooses one thing, the youngest does not know what he is for, goes fishing; caught a big one, but she swallowed it; fish another man pulled it out, sold it to the Raja; when they were about to cut it, there was a voice from the inside: give me rice, I'm hungry; {it's not directly said, but it's clear that the image of a boy in the belly of a fish is gradually turning into an image of fish-covered}; a young fish asks him to marry; parents give his stepdaughter in the same house - it's not a pity (she is the daughter of her husband and his first wife, who died); for a long time, a young fish only asks him to feed him or cook everything for bathing; finally, the wife enters the room when her husband has left the fish skin; she throws her into the fire and her husband stays with her; she goes to visit her home; just in case, the husband changes from with rings, tells her to leave the outline of her hand on the wall, hide some jewelry; her stepmother sends a young woman to fetch water with her own daughter, asks her to let her wear jewelry; pushes his stepdaughter into the well, dresses up in her stepdaughter's clothes; at home, the husband checks: the palm outline is not the same, the ring is different, where what is hidden, the imaginary wife does not know; in the well a young woman gave birth; the snake holds like a babysitter in front of her 16 snakes, she gives them milk, the woman's son is with them; a bracelet dealer walks by, shouts for her goods; a woman asks a cow to help the merchant go down to the well and put it on bracelets for her son; when he got back, the merchant came to the house of the Raja (a former fish boy) and told her everything; he ordered his imaginary wife to be buried up to the neck and relieve everyone only on her head; otherwise he would hang him ; buried mother came; daughter: "Everyone defecates on me, but why are you?" Her mother dug it up, brought her to the river to wash, but did not wash it; laundress: you can wash it if you hit her head against a stone; her head split into small pieces; the Raja went down to the well; the wife tells her to wait for her snake father; He lets her, her child and her husband go; but she forgot to cool the milk for the 16 snakes and they died; the serpent crawled to the palace to bite the woman, but hears her singing a lullaby, mentioning him lovingly; realizes that the woman was innocent, hit the gate and died; the woman put the snake's body in a casket and placed it at the head to protect her and the child; after a month of snakes {did he come to life?} gave the woman a pearl necklace; her husband checked the signs: everything matched; the woman's father's youngest daughter {the narrator forgot that her head was shattered to pieces} wandered around the world and did not marry]: Blackburn 2005, No. 43; Tamils [a childless Raja sits on a needle in the forest for six months and lives in a palace for six months; Rani gives birth to a girl and hides her in an underground shelter with everything for life; the Raja does not know about this for a long time; when she sees a beautiful girl on the verge of refuge and understands what is going on, she kills his wife and is going to marry her daughter; she requires a lot of outfits and jewelry; orders the carpenter a horse figure; He hides in her, taking all the outfits; the Raja lost and became impoverished, sold the horse to another Raja; he is going to marry; tells him to put the figure alone; at night half of the food is lost; he waited for the girl listened to her story and married both; the first bride is ugly; her mother advises to get rid of her rival, her daughter pushes her into a well; before that, the Raja took his wife's palm print and gave her a ring; when the first wife appeared disguised as the second, the prints did not match, the ring was different; the Raja dressed as a bracelet merchant; the snake on the edge of the well asked to sell a bracelet for his sister's son; they went down, Raja's wife in the well; the serpent agrees to let the Raja's wife go, but let him warm the milk first and drink the snakes; the snake burned himself and promised to bite the woman; but when the boy saw the snake and called him uncle, he abandoned his intention]: Blackburn 2005, No. 51; Tamils [Raja has no children for a long time; finally a son was born with a bow in his hand, who knows the secrets of magic; the bird sat on the old woman's hump; the prince shot the bird and the old woman has lost her hump; she is angry; now her daughter-in-law will make her work; let the prince free Peacock Princess (PP) from behind the 7 seas; along the way, the prince saved the cobra and then the frog caught on the hot sand; the cobra has built steps to get over the steep mountains; the PP princess asks for a braid of hair 16 feet long for her from the pond; the young man dives - there is no way to reach it; the frog got it; having received a braid, PP approached the young man; gems fall from her lips, when she cries, the flowers bloom, and when she goes, jewelry appears; at rest, the sadhu stabbed the prince and is about to take PP away; she invited him to dig up first for the prince, the grave is deeper; saw how one monkey healed the broken legs of another monkey with grass; invited the sadhu to go down to the grave to measure it; covered it with earth, revived the prince with grass; in the next time they spent the night with the blacksmith; in the morning he said that PP had already rode away, although he simply hid it; PP agreed to give himself to him, but only six months later, and on the last day let him feed everyone who came; the prince also came and saved her; stopping under a banyan by the pond, the prince put PP on a branch and went to prepare the wedding ceremony; the potter saw the PP's reflection, took it for her own; PP laughed, the potter raised her head; PP went down, the potter pulled her eyes out, pushed her into the water, put on her clothes and jewelry; the spouses carrying brushwood pulled out the PP; after settling her in, the couple began to pay huge firewood money; PP gave them two pearls and told them to give them to whoever gave their eyes in exchange; the potter's mother gave her eyes, PP saw the light, and the potter's pearls faded; at the prince's wedding, there was only dust from under the bride's feet , when she smiles, you can see black teeth, worms in his hair; the guests ran away, the prince is horrified; PP saw him from a distance from the terrace of her new 7-story palace, told him to bring him home; now a real wedding; while PP went to the wedding platform, the earth was covered with pearls]: Blackburn 2005, No. 94; South India (ethnicity not specified) [seeing a tigress in the forest, the wife of a childless Raja asks that she be born at least tiger cub; it happened; the tiger cub grows up, asks him to marry; the vizier brings the oldest daughter of the inn hostess, the tiger tore her to pieces; the vizier asks the youngest; Shiva and Parvati ask why she she cries, she complains that the tiger will tear her to pieces; they give her yellow flowers (Cassia occidentalis), a bowl of water, a handful of sand; if you sprinkle the groom, hang a garland around her neck, he will become human; take it off the garland is again a tiger; everyone is happy; a relative asks Tiger's wife to give her jewelry, pushes her into a well; she falls on a snake with an abscess around its neck, an abscess bursts, a happy snake brings his wife A tiger comes to her wife in the snake kingdom; there she gives birth to a son; a liar replaces Tiger's wife, also gives birth to a son; a bracelet seller walks past a well, Tiger's wife from a well asks to sell her bracelets; the seller hears a song by the woman's son, in which he calls himself the son of the Tiger Prince; selling bracelets to a liar, he hears her addressing her son in the manner of a short born; the Tiger Prince hears everything, replaces everything the salesman at the well, grabs the wife; the Serpent agrees to let her go if she gives names to the snakes his wife will give birth to; she gives names, but calls the youngest short-headed; for this he decides to bite her, hides but finds out that this is her own son's name; everyone is happy, the liar is executed]: Crooke 1902:79-83; McCulloch 1912, No. 23 [the beggar gives the brahmana a remedy from which his two wives owe get pregnant; the eldest is evil, pushes the pill, drinks all alone; the youngest is good, drinks the water with which she washed the pestle; both give birth to a daughter; the eldest has an ugly evil Chalbhushki, the youngest is beautiful and kind Tilbhushki; the prince marries T.; she visits her father; when she goes back, the stepmother asks her to see her jewelry, sticks a spine in her hair, the young woman turns into a bird, stepmother puts jewelry on C., sends it instead of T.; the bird tells the prince about what happened, he falls ill; the birdsman brings a bird, the prince accidentally takes out the spine, the wife revives; the Raja tells cut the liar and her mother into pieces, soon hands over the throne to her son]: 218-228; Sinhalese [seven brothers tell the youngest eighth to marry; he refuses; they order to marry the princess Mahiyallegama; he climbs the stairs to her, fell to the ground, broke into a thousand pieces; people from the city of Awulpur collected them, glued them together from the city of Handi, and from Upatta they revived the young man; he comes to M. agrees to sit only on her couch, eat only from her golden dish; takes wives; they go to town; he goes to get a horse, leaves M. in a tree; a woman from the blacksmiths caste sees her reflection in the well, thinks she is so beautiful; notices M., asks her to get off, wash herself, pushes her into the well, puts on her clothes, climbs a tree, the prince takes her for M., takes her away; the blind takes M. out the well, which makes him sighted, leads to her palace]: Volkhonsky, Solntseva 1985, No. 136:322-324.

Malaysia-Indonesia. Toraja [Ryuik Datu's parents demand that the groom make the house golden, drive into the garden by boat; Park Darangan does, marries; a pregnant wife sends him to take the mango off the tree with a look; this time comes to the fox (líse), tells me to give everything, throws it into the pool, the RD gets entangled in the roots of the sandalwood growing on the shore; the fox makes the PD take it for RD; the servants are going to cut sandalwood, RD from the top shouts not to do this, RD lives on the sandal with his son; PD brings his wife and son home, puts the fox in a cage, stabs him with spears]: Teselkin 1959:44-46; tetum: (this is clearly borrowed European text; Correia 1973 [one chief offers a greater gift than another; after winning this competition, he gets his sister married; when she speaks, flowers fall from her mouth, when cries, her tears are made of gold; the slave throws her into the sea, puts on her clothes; not seeing flowers and gold, the husband thinks that his wife's brother has deceived him, puts her in prison; the crocodile saves the woman, brings her to her brother, servants see flowers and gold; the wife agrees to return to her husband, the slave is burned in the oven]: 161-165); Morris 1984 [the daughter of the Sun insists on going on a day trip with her father; he warns that she can't stand the heat; it happened; at noon she went down for a swim, climbed a coconut; the royal maid Bui Robu Hai noticed her, told her to go down, changed her clothes; forced her to do the most hard work; one day another king invited the king to a party, BRH went with him, danced with the prince dressed as the daughter of the Sun; at midnight, the daughter of the Sun made her way to the spring where her clothes were hidden { another set?} and the chariot, came to the party; the prince began to dance with her; she gave the prince her ring; returned home, dressed again as a maid; the next night, the prince ordered to pour sticky juice in front of the chariot, alone the shoe is stuck; the ring and the shoe do not fit anyone; the king orders the maids to be brought in; the Sun's daughters, the ring and the shoe fit, the prince married her]: 179-187; Pascoal 1967:263-265 [Bóbo-Daco-Ina Married to Chief Mau-Bili, they have a little daughter, Bóbo-Daco; his wife's younger sister takes her to a deserted place, pushes her to the rocks, she dies; she puts on her clothes, takes her place, bad refers to a girl; two parrots revive the BDI with leaves, bring her to heaven ("in the sun"); at night they bring her home to breastfeed her daughter; the next night, while she is feeding, they smear the false wife with manure, cut off her hair; the boy sees it all, teaches MB to catch the BDI; she tells her story; MB kills her imaginary wife, gives her meat to her parents under the guise of pork], 312-131 [Rica-Bai threatens Nona-Baba to eat her, makes her change eyes, teeth, hair, replaces her in front of her husband, keeps her slave; she finally tells her husband about what happened, he cuts RB, extracts what was swallowed from it; NB regains former appearance]; tetum [Buik Ikun catches an eel, brings it home, lets it into a stream, says he would like to be his wife; every morning he calls him; Eel comes out of the water as a man, they chew bethel; her six sisters followed, summoned Eel with the same words, cut off his head; BI goes under water, weaves, sitting on a coconut palm; a witch pulls her down, turns her into a slave, is done instead of her, the wife of Eel (apparently recovered) swallows dishes; Eel meets BI, who calls herself, he tells her to fight a witch with a sword in her hand, gives the witch a weaving sword; BI kills the witch, plates, spoons, and cups fall out of her belly; BI becomes queen]: Morris 1984:23-29.

Taiwan - Philippines. Apayao [Donkoan does not tell Dommaria's pregnant wife to leave the house without him; Malagamsi's former mistress calls her into the forest, tells her to climb a tree for the fruit, shakes him, D. falls into a hole; M. comes home disguised as her, putting a coconut on his stomach; the bird talks about what happened, Donkoan does not immediately understand her; finds a broken coconut that has rolled out from under M.'s clothes; the wife appears to her husband in a dream, in the morning he kills M., lives alone]: Wilson 1947b: 126-129; ifugao [Bugan has a Dulnuwan child; B. went to the box for rice; Magapid offered to help her understand the basket and attach a belt to her forehead; but first she offered to swing on the swing; let B. take off the jewelry; M. rocks B., she falls, breaks, M. puts on her jewelry, comes to her husband B. Aliguyun disguised as his wife; black turtles revive B., give her feathers, she flies with them; in the form of a turtle, she flies to the field where A. and M. (in the form of B.); Gorlinka-B. says that M. works in her field, wears her jewelry; B.'s son sees a turtle, his father catches it for him in a snare; in addition to B., he takes off his feathers and takes on his former appearance; opens to her son, he secretly brings her food; A. watches, sees hungry B. eats greedily and her son sucks her chest; then B. flies away again with his throat; next time A. grabs her; rolls M. over the thorns while she does not die; gives his wife the stolen jewelry, M. throws the corpse down somewhere]: Lambrecht 1955, No. 15:186-189; paywan [in the forest a man picks a flower to bring his daughter; a snake by the tree says that his flower, his daughter demands for him, threatens to kill; the eldest daughter refuses, the youngest marries the Serpent; comes to him, he turns out to be a handsome rich young man; the older sister is jealous; in the absence of the Serpent comes to his sister, offers to swim, asks for permission to try on the younger one's clothes, drowns her, takes her place, pretends to be sick; in the evening, grasshoppers and flies break into the house, the husband feels some kind of deception; In the morning, the bird sings to him that his imaginary wife is with him, and she, the bird, is real; the husband kills the imaginary sword, leaves the corpse in the mountains; the bird flies to bed, turns into an ex-wife]: Egli 1989, No. 46:108-114; Taiwan [see Ryukyu Islands; "almost the same story in Taiwan regarding the (origin) of the bee"]: Ikeda 1971, 408A:100.

China - Korea. Chinese: Riftin 1972 [the old man dropped the Golden Blade axe in the Snake's hole; forced to give his daughter for the ax; six sisters refuse, the seventh agrees; the second daughter goes to visit her; the second daughter goes to visit her; the people they meet It is said that the Serpent and his wife live in a large pile of manure; she comes to them; invites her sister to change clothes, pushes her into the river; explains to the Snake that it fell on peas, his face became speckled; she lost her shoes, the legs have become big; on the river, the Parrot shouts the Snake not to go to his sister-in-law; he catches him, tells his wife to take care of him; she drowned him, cooked him, choked on a bone, buried meat; a fig tree has grown; the sister cut it down, made a bench, sat down, pricked it, cut it down for firewood, burned it; at night the wife came to life, told the Snake to make her a dress out of snow, a face out of a wild plum flower, bones out of branches; it became even more beautiful Serpent kicked out his second sister]: 75-82; Eberhard 1937, No. 31 (Guangdong, Hubei, Zhejiang, Sichuan, Shandong, Gansu) [The serpent (Dragon, Wolf, Spirit, etc.) makes a man give him a daughter; only the youngest agrees turns out to be happy and rich; the other pushes it into a well, takes its place; the youngest turns into a bird, is killed, eaten; the husband likes meat, the wife does not; the youngest turns into wood or bamboo, The eldest tells him to be cut down; in the end, the eldest is executed or commits suicide]: 47-52; Eberhard 1965, No. 66 (Guangdong) [the eldest of the three sisters is Beautiful, and the youngest Ryabaya, she is the daughter of the second wife; mother K. died and became a yellow cow; the stepmother took R. to the theater, and K. ordered the hemp to be dismantled; the cow chewed hemp and spit it out disassembled; then the stepmother ordered the sesame seeds and beans to be separated; the cow ordered wave a fan; stepmother killed and ate a cow, K. gathered the bones in a jug, brought it to her room; K. broke the jug, and a horse, dress and shoes appeared out of it; one fell off her foot when she was riding a horse; the fish seller, the clerk from the shop are ready to pick them up if K. agreed to marry them; K. refused; when the teacher offered, agreed; wedding; K. went to visit her stepmother; R. pushed her into the well; the stepmother told her husband K. that she had smallpox; he sent her delicacies, R. ate them; came to her husband K., said that she was sick; K. turned into a sparrow, her husband planted him in a golden cage; R. killed him, threw him into the garden; bamboo shoots made their way in this place; R. ate them, she had a pip on her tongue, and her husband found it delicious; R. cut down the bamboo to make a bed, she pricked, R. threw it away, the old woman picked it up; someone cooks and cleans in her room; the old woman found the girl, she told everything; returned to her husband; R. offers challenges - which of them is the real K.; 1) walk over the balls without crushing; 2) go up the stairs with knives; R. crushed her eggs, cut her legs; 3) jump into a boiling pot; K. was unharmed, R. cooked; K. sent her mother her bones; she opened the box and died]: 156-161; fox : Durrenberger 1979 (northern Thailand) [a woman has seven daughters; she mows grass for a horse, sees a tree with seven flowers, picks flowers, puts her in a grass cart; cannot move the cart; under the grass a dragon, he wants one of his daughters to marry; only the youngest agrees; when he goes to the dragon, he meets a man, he asks him to look in his head; the girl sees that her head is covered with snakeskin, frightened, the man runs away; reappears, tells him to close his eyes, brings him to the palace, where everything is made of gold; he himself was a dragon; they have a boy; an older sister comes to visit; asks to hold the dog; the youngest asks her to wait until she wears a dress, then a hat, various ornaments, etc.; finally she goes out; the eldest asks the youngest to climb the tree for fruit, giving her the child; stings him; replies that he cries because he wants his mother's shoes; so he makes her take off all her clothes (in the same order as she wore them); when the younger sister comes down, the older sister tells her to stand up on her shoulder, throws her into the lake; the dragon suspects a change; the imaginary wife replies that she was visiting her mother, where her face was bitten by insects, her hair was scorched by fire; the dragon tells me to bring a vessel of meat, imaginary the wife brings the wrong one; replies that after staying with her mother, she forgot everything; the dragon sends his son to mow the grass by the lake; the boy returns every time without grass, says that something prevented him; the bird flies out of the lake, says that the older sister drowned the king's wife; the dragon comes by himself, plunges gold and silver rods into the ground; promises to kill his son if he lied; the boy cries, then the bird flies out, repeats what was said; the dragon asks her to sit on a golden rod, the bird sits down, the dragon brings it home; the bird spoils in the vessels, the dragon kills it, gives meat to the elder son, bones to the son of the younger sister; the first one turns flesh into bones, the second turns bones into flesh; the older sister throws the bones away, they turn into scissors; the younger sister's son gives them to the liar; she cuts clothes for her younger sister's son , she becomes precious, simple for her son; discarded scissors turn into a bush; the youngest's son picks fruits from it, the eldest's son only hurts himself against thorns; burns the bush; the ash turns into little dog; everyone drives her away, only the mother feeds her sisters; returning, finds the house tidy; the old man says that he saw a dog skin hung on the fence, that someone was cooking in the house; the woman finds the girl, tells she will be her daughter; the girl tells her to invite a king (i.e. a dragon), cooks chicken; the king promises to come if a golden bridge, goldware appear; all this comes from mustard seeds and radishes; after eating, king finds long hair in a bowl, says it's like his wife's; tells both women to jump over spears; the third time a liar attacks a spear, a real wife jumps to the sky; everything is explained child; iya and t.obaku; youngest many times; he himself was a dragon; they had faces]: 94-98; Dessaint, Ngwâma 1994 (the border between Yuz Yunnan and Burma) [the widow has 7 daughters; she went to mow grass for horses; tore off 7 unusual flowers; cannot lift the basket; the dragon was not under; ordered the flowers to grow again or give him one of her daughters; on the way home, the widow rejects her promise three times, but immediately the basket becomes unbearable and there is a dragon under it; after 3 days, the dragon sends a fly; all the sisters chase it; the widow is ready to go to eat it herself, but Amilome's youngest daughter agrees to go to the dragon; along the way asks for directions; a sheep shepherd tells her to herd sheep, then he will show the way; instead threatens to kill; the same shepherds of goats, cows, buffaloes; on the fifth day he asks the old man, he asks him to look for him in head, there are snake scales, the girl screams, the old man crawls away with a snake; on the sixth day, the same old man, she dutifully takes out the scales; the old man is the dragon; he tells her to close her eyes, brings her to the palace, takes the form of a handsome man; they have a son; the dragon lets his wife see her relatives; Amima's older sister is jealous, goes with the youngest; offers to pick cherries over the lake; stings the child, explains each time that he wants to play with one of his mother's jewelry or garments; when he gets everything, he pushes the youngest into the lake, puts her clothes on; tells the dragon that she is fool because she was cooking and the oil splashed in her face; her voice became rude because she was frying corn; her hair turned yellow because she slept by the hearth; her husband tells me to bring a deer, then a wild boar; she brings a bear, a wild bull; claims that she has lost her mother's memory ; Amilone became a wooden needle, stabbed her sister, but not her husband and child; Amima threw her into the fire; the son goes to the lake for grass, hears the oriole singing: the king is blind, lives with a liar; the son returns with empty-handed; everyone replies to his father that the shirt (hat, etc.) is old, the mosquitoes have bitten, the father gives a new one every time; he goes by himself: if the song is true, sit on my golden staff, if not, on a silver one; the oriole sits on the gold one; in the palace she sings to the king, spoils on the queen's bed; she killed and ate the oriole, threw away the bones; mulberries grew; the king and son ate the fruit, and she pricked the queen; she cut her down and burned it; the piece became scissors, an old lady picked them up; Amima took them away, but they spoiled everything she sewed; she threw them away, they became a puppy, the same old woman picked it up; Amima took it away, fed it with her crap, the puppy refused to eat, she kicked him out, allowed the old woman to take it; in her absence, the puppy sheds his dog skin, becomes beautiful, cooks and tidies; the neighbor talks about it; the old woman lay in wait, threw her skin into the fire; the girl tells the king and her son to be invited; the dragon agrees to come if there is a golden bridge and a silver bridge in three days; the girl tells the old woman to go to the dragon, sprinkling sesame seeds from his right hand, opium from his left hand and not looking back; behind her are bridges; the dragon went gold, the son went silver; Amime did not step on them, walked across the ground; dishes resemble a dragon those served by his wife; he finds her hair, she comes out of hiding; the dragon tells both women to jump over the bamboo fence; Amilome jumped three times, Amima fell on stakes a third time; the corpse was cut, a piece was prepared, and the mother of 7 daughters was sent; she is glad: Amilome did not send gifts, but Amima sent it; she recognized her daughter's hand, rushed into the burning hearth out of grief; since then she has been in the hearth and her sacrifices are made to the spirit]: 347-373; Chuan Miao [the peasant has a wife and concubine, both have a daughter; he beats his wife in the field, turns him into a cow; tells the concubine that he has exchanged his wife for a cow, a concubine glad; Nao (wife's daughter) leads the cow to the field, she turns into her mother, helps to spin, then puts on cowhide again; the girl says that the cow's horn and trees help work; the daughter of a concubine puts grass fibers on the horn, on the trees, but nothing happens; the peasant wants to slaughter the cow; the mother tells N. to put a slippery stone to kill herself, not to eat her meat; the concubine leads her daughter to a holiday where wives are chosen tells N. to collect beans spilled in ash; The crow teaches him how to check the beans in the basket; Ntseo Nang chooses N., although the concubine always slips his own daughter; in the morning he thinks that her daughter left with her fiancé, and N. is at home, beats her, it turns out to be a daughter; N. gives birth to a son; Ts'en (the name of the concubine's daughter) comes to her; stings the child, says that he wants N.'s dress; so lures her all clothes and jewelry, pushes into a deep hole, takes its place; the husband suspects deception because his wife's hair was longer; the servant notices a talking bird at the pit, the husband takes it, brings it home, she pecks insects from the baby; C. kills the bird, throws it into the latrine, nettles grow there, burns C.; she pulls out nettles, finds it under the pebble, lets the baby play, he stops crying, she throws a stone into the pond; the stone turns into a young woman, lives in the city; the son grows up, comes to her, she feeds him cakes; her husband takes her; she tells C. that her hair has become long after she is in boiling water; C. is cooked, the broth is offered to her mother, then they show her daughter's severed breasts; fearing punishment for murder, the husband turns into a mountain, N. into a rock, their son into the forest ; then into the crossbar, kettlebell and scale hook]: Graham 1954:266-269; Koreans [Khonchi's mother dies, father remarried, stepmother tyrannites her; leaving for the wedding, tells 1) to loosen the field with a wooden hoe ( the cow gives an iron hoe), 2) fill a leaky vessel (the toad plugs the hole), 3) sort out a bag of rice and a bag of millet (the fairies tell the sparrows to sort it out); K. comes to the wedding, is frightened at the sight of the governor, runs away after losing her shoe; the governor looks for the girl who has lost her shoe; the stepmother pushes K. into the lake, replaces Phatchi with her daughter; she explains to the governor that she has lost her shoe in the sun and fell on peas, therefore speckled; the governor marries P., tears off the lotus, P. throws it into the oven, the maid finds a necklace there, it turns into a girl; the governor marries her, stepmother and P. punished]: Park 1991:186- 189.

The Balkans. Hungarians [the poor man told his wife to cook meat; she left, the children ate everything, the wife cut off the meat from her legs, cooked it for her husband; when she found out how delicious man was, the husband offered to slaughter the two older children; The boy heard everything, he and his sister ran away; his sister told me not to drink from the wolf, bear trail - you will become a wolf, a bear; the brother drank from a deer, became a deer; they hid in a haystack, the king found them, married a girl; she gave birth to a son, the king went to war; the cook pushed the queen into the sea, replaced her daughter; the queen became a golden duck; the deer carries the baby to the sea, the duck goes out, becomes a woman, feeds a child; the king spied, hugged his wife; tied the cook and daughter to horses, what was left was burned]: Ortutai 1974, No. 10:231-251; Hungarians [the elder prince married Trostnikova's older sister Girl (TD); the youngest wants to marry only the most beautiful woman in the world; asks his brother to ask if his wife knows about her; in the presence of the youngest, the elder's wife kept silent; then the youngest overheard their conversation; the elder's wife says that there is no more beautiful TD in the world; she is wearing a middle reed and the other two are her maids; reeds on an island in the middle of the Black Sea, where it is completely dark ; in reeds, the life of a witch who is guarding them; the younger prince went in search; greeted the old woman, who told the mouse to show him the way to her older sister; she sent a squirrel to show the way to herself the eldest; she says that you can get to TD by demolishing 12 pairs of shoes, and the horse must be fed on dragon milk, eat coals and drink fire; gives three hairs; you have to climb the mountain, touch with a string of hairs, such a horse will appear; horse: to move in the dark, you have to take a ray of sunshine with you; a pair of wolves on the way; the prince cut off two pieces of his flesh and threw it to them, they missed it; in the house He bathed in the fire and dried himself off with a fire towel; but the servant of the sun blew and the prince flew 77 miles, and then began to fall down, bumping into snakes, toads and red-eyed worms; a rumble can be heard: in this Peruns are forged in the place; after playing the flute, the prince tamed the hundred-headed dragon, passed through his body through the gate, and then the darkness parted; towards the daughter of the Sun Dawn; she put the prince on her horse; he He rode across the bridge like a razor, through the copper forest, where the Sun's loggers harvested firewood for him, then over the silver one and over the gold one; dawn gave a ray, put it in a box and hung it around the prince's neck; the horse warns: all three reeds must be cut off with one blow; when the prince cut down the reeds, blood splashed and there was a groan, the witch died; the ray broke out and disappeared, it became dark; on the way back, the prince cut one cane; a girl appeared, shouting "Water!" and died; the same with the second reed; the third horse did not allow the cut until they rode to the lake; the prince rode for a carriage of gold and glass, and TD climbed the willow; the gypsy woman was looking for crayfish, saw reflection, took it for her own, but then looked up; pulled TD down, put on her clothes, and TD pushed her into the water; she became a golden duck; the gypsy woman threw stones, and then asked the returning prince Shoot her; he shot all the arrows, but didn't hit the duck; everyone is surprised that the bride looks like a gypsy; she gives her husband sleeping pills every night so that he doesn't see TD if she shows up; TD flew in like a duck, turned into a bird, flew through the window, became a girl, but did not wake up the prince; said that she would appear only twice more; the servant heard, but in the morning decided that he had dreamed; but after On the second night, he told the master everything; the prince quietly threw away his sleeping pills; in the morning, the prince showed everyone his real wife; the gypsy woman was put in a barrel of nails and lowered down the mountain]: Curtin 1890:459-476; Hungarians [the king sent three sons to look for brides; they came to the old woman, who gave each an orange; it should be cut where there is water nearby; the eldest hurried, the girl who appeared out of the orange died of thirst; same with her middle brother; the youngest opened an orange at the spring; left the beauty to wait in the tree for him to bring clothes from town; the gypsy woman came to get water, first thought that she was at the spring her reflection, then raised her head; persuaded the girl to go down, pushed her into the water, took her place; the one that fell into the water became a goldfish; the gypsy woman explained to the prince that when she entered the human world, she lost part beauty, but she will find it again; after the wedding, she pretended to be sick, she needs to eat goldfish; fish scales fell into the yard, a tree grew; the prince's wife told him to cut him down and cook her food on firewood; The old woman picked up a flat chip to cover the house with a jug of milk; in her absence, someone is cleaning up the house; once she waited; the girl told her everything, and the old woman threw a sliver into the fire; everything told the prince; a gypsy woman was tied to a pillory]: Stier 1850:83-91; Serbs [Turks and Turkish women go to the bathhouse and pay small money; one has no money, she is not allowed in; but she gave birth happy girl: if she bathes, the water turns golden, laughs - mallows fall from her lips, cries - tears turn into pearls, steps - the grass turns green behind; after buying the girl, the woman collected gold and went to the bathhouse; got rich; {the girl grew up}; the prince decided to marry her, sent a wagon with a gypsy maid for her; she snatched out the bride's eyes, threw her out of the wagon, dressed in her clothes; the girl the old man picked it up; became rich thanks to her; she asked him to sell pearls in exchange for his eyes; the liar agreed to give one eye; in the evening she told the prince that thinking about her parents, she cried and here were the pearls; she gave her second eye for mallows; the prince became king; drought, hunger; the king gives horses, two to each, so that people take care of them; the old man received skinny naws; after the disaster ended, people returned the horses - all skinny; old man: let my daughter take her out; when she steps, the grass turns green, so the horses have recovered; everything turned out; the king married the girl, and the gypsy woman was smeared with resin and burned]: Eschker 1992, No. 26:138- 140; Slovenes: Uther 2004 (1), No. 403:235-238; Romanians [Cinderella sits on ash for days, her stepmother tyrannites her; while her stepmother is in church, the rooster gives Zoleshka three nuts (walnuts, hazel, peanuts; or the father brings a walnut); the first is a copper dress; the next time the second time is silver; the third time is gold, and the rooster advises you to lose your slipper so that it sticks to the resin in the church; the prince tells you to look finds the owner, brings his wife to the palace; the stepmother's own daughter comes to the palace and pushes Cinderella into the well and takes her place; a willow grows out of the well; the shepherdess has made a pipe, she sings: Play, young man, not so loud, or my heart hurts; he brings a pipe, everyone plays; when my stepmother takes it, then her daughter, the pipe sings: play, enemy; she throws the pipe to the ground, Cinderella is reborn, prince Marries her again, the liar is tied to the stallion's tail]: Bîrlea 1966:414-415; Moldovans: Botezatu 1981 [the widower took a widower, both of whom have a daughter; the father bought nuts for both, and the woman gave There is only one stepdaughter; the girl planted him, a tree has grown; everyone goes to festivities, the stepdaughter complains about the nut, he tells him to get beautiful clothes out of his trunk, the stepdaughter herself also became beautiful, she gave everyone a flower, except for the stepmother and her daughter; next time the stepmother tells me to separate the poppy from the sand (the pigeons did), the walnut gives clothes again; the third time the stepmother mixed two bags of poppy seeds with two bags of millet (sparrows divided); the queen took the girl by the hand, the ring remained in his hand; everyone was told to try it on; the rooster shouts that the girl was hidden in a well of ash; the stepmother and daughter recognized the stepdaughter as the one who came to walking beautiful; stepmother dressed in rags, hired to work, pushed the prince's wife into the river, she turned into a fish, then flew out as a bird, sings over a hungry child; the prince asks his imaginary wife why did she fool; she replies that waiting for him; tells the bird to be shot; but when it sat on a nut, she turned into a woman again; the imaginary wife was tied to the tail of a horse, her mother was expelled]: 284-292; Moldavian tales 1968 [stepmother brought her own daughter a lot of nuts, and her stepdaughter alone; she planted it, a walnut tree has grown; its branches bend only to her stepdaughter to tear the fruits; going to church, stepmother orders to separate ash from wheat (two eagles perform; next time millet scattered around the yard is pigeons; poppy seeds are sparrows); the walnut tree opens, clothes and jewelry inside; for the third time bachelors smear resin on the threshold of the church; the shoe sticks, the girl throws a ring at her, runs away; the boyar's son finds the owner of the shoe, marries; when he leaves, the stepmother and daughter came under the guise of beggars, they cut the stepdaughter into pieces; she laughed - the flowers grew, cried - the diamonds fell down; a passer-by saw that the stepdaughter's remains were ordered to be taken to a nut; the nut revived her, she hired her husband as a worker, she herds geese, and her stepmother's own daughter puts on her jewelry, pretends to be a wife; the maid bakes bread, leaves the ring, the husband recognizes him, takes two stones of patience, tells them about what happened, goes to his wife; the old woman was tied to the horse's tail; where she kicked, ravines appeared, where gullies appeared with her back, red poppies with her head; her own daughter fell up to the neck]: 204-214; Bulgarians: Daskalova- Perkovska et al. 1994, No. 403 [orisnitsa (i.e. fairies) give a newborn the ability to drop pearls from her mouth when she laughs when she cries; a girl grows up, the king wants to marry her; on the way to the king the bride is dazzled, replaced; the poor old man picks up the blind; at a time when there are no roses, he sells roses to the king, gets the girl's eyes for them; sells pearls; the old man tells the king about the girl's abilities; the king meets her at the spring, listens to her story, marries her; the liar (and her mother) are punished], 403A [when the stepdaughter laughs, roses fall from her lips, when she cries, beads fall from her eyes; when she learns about This, the king wants to marry her; her stepmother replaces her own daughter, pushes her stepdaughter into the river; she turns into a fish; an old fisherman catches it, sells it to the king; he discovers the truth, the fish becomes a girl; the king marries her, her stepmother and daughter are expelled], 450 [about the same as in Mladenova]: 140-141, 141-142, 156-157; Mladenova 2006 [brother and sister flee from cannibal parents or from an evil stepmother; flee from the chase (magical escape); contrary to their sister's warning, the brother drinks from the deer's footprint, becomes a deer; the sister climbs a tree (poplar); the prince notices her, but she refuses to go down; the old woman lures her out, starting to do some ridiculous homework in front of her eyes (the girl goes down to show her how to do it); the king's son takes the girl as his wife, brother -the deer remains with her, a) takes on a human form, 2) slaughtered, and from his bones collected by his sister, an apple tree or cypress grows into wonderful objects; a gypsy, a maid, a stepmother, a daughter collides a girl in a well, where it is swallowed by fish or turned into fish; takes her place; wants to kill a deer who knows the truth; a deer complains at the well to his sister; it is noticed, the fish is caught, sister (with her baby) takes her place next to the prince]: 56-57; Karaliychev, Valchev 1963 [the tsar meets three sisters; the first promises to feed an entire army, the second to dress an army, the youngest - give birth to two boys with golden vihras; the king marries the youngest; she gives birth to boys, the maid replaces them with two black puppies, takes the place of the queen; the king orders to smear his wife's head with tar, send herd ducks "and boobies" {geese?} , she is called Patarena (duckling"); the children are buried, two apple trees have grown in this place, they bend down so that their mother can pick apples, rebuild when the new queen wants to pick apples; she tells cut down apple trees, make a bed out of wood; at night, one brother says that his father is lying on him and the other that he is wearing a maid; she tells him to burn the bed; two sparks fall into the geraniums {apparently a well}; Patarena tells her story; two boys jump out of the well; the king asks the new wife if she wants two horses or two knives; she wants horses, she has been torn apart by horses; the king has returned her former wife] : 400-402; Bulgarians [three sisters ask the sun in the morning which one is more beautiful; the sun says that everyone is beautiful, but the youngest is the best; the elders brought the youngest to the cemetery at night and said that they will go for the hoe; the youngest agreed, although it is not clear why the hoe is needed; she waited a long time, climbed onto the poplar; in the morning the prince was driving, his horse refused to drink from the stream; the prince looked up and saw the girl, brought her home; the king was also amazed by her beauty, married her son; the sisters, disguised as beggars, came to their sister; opened up, stayed in the palace; offered to look in her head, stabbed her pin, and her sister became a bird; her sister put on her clothes and took turns introducing herself as the prince's wife; he noticed that his wife was fool, but did not understand the deception; at night the bird arrives, asks the gardener if the prince was sleeping, angry sisters, baby; every time the tree on which the bird sits dries up; many have already dried up; the gardener told the prince everything; he grabbed the bird, noticed and took out the pin, and the bird became a woman again; angry sisters were ripped apart by two horses]: Leskien 1915:69-73 in Sutrop 2018:409-411; Croats [poor spouses have 9 daughters; when the tenth was born, her husband carried her to throw her into the sea; the voice forbids three times he should do it; he saves the girl's life; when she cries, diamonds fall off her, roses fall off her when she laughs; the girl grew up, the queen went into the house, saw her, decided to marry her; on the way to the palace three times left; the cook tells the young wife that her husband ordered her eyes to be pulled out; cut off her hands; throw her into the river; replaces the woman with his daughter; at the feast she was laughed, but snakes fell off her lips; then The prince and his servant retired to the forest for 7 years; the real wife was pulled out of the river by a hermit; she tells her to water her, the water turns into gold; the hermit makes a spinning wheel out of gold, the woman tells her to exchange for her on her eyes; then a cord (Litze) on one hand, a spinning rod on the other; now roses fall from her lips again, diamonds from her eyes; she has given birth to a son and a daughter; after 7 years, the Queen and his servant enter this house, everyone explained; the cook and daughter were doused one with oil and burned, the other was torn apart by four horses]: Schütz 1960, No. 177-188; bosses [Fata's stepdaughter is beautiful, Hata's own daughter is ugly; stepmother with X . go to the wedding; the cow tells F. to take a box out of her ear with a beautiful outfit and jewelry; the same the next day; on the third day, the Sultan's son approached her, she rushed to run and lost her shoe; the sultan told everyone to try it on; Fate came up; stepmother persuaded F. to take H. as an escort; at the suggestion of her stepmother, H., when they were driving through the forest and became thirsty, gave F. water in exchange in front of her eyes, threw it in the forest, and came to the Sultan's son in her place; the cow found F. and brought him to the people, to the house of the pious Haji; they saw flowers grow on the land on which F. was walking; the cow became live in the same house, supplying everyone with milk; told her to take another box out of her ear, containing pearls formed from tears; Haji should be sent to exchange them for eyes; H., the imaginary princess, gave her eyes, F. I saw the light when Haji moistened them with water brought from Mecca from the Sem-Sem spring; the Sultan promised a reward to whoever would cure his sick daughter-in-law; when F. came, she saw that the necklace around H.'s neck was one of those pearls burn and strangle her; F. took it off her; the Sultan and his son recognized the real bride; stepmother was torn by horses; Hajji was awarded]: Preindlsberger-Mrazovic 1905:54-67; Greeks: Dawkins 1916 ( Cappadocia) [the prince asks his father to dig a well in front of the door; he marries the one who will come first for water; an old woman came, the prince threw a stone at her, she told him to fall in love with the Three Beautiful; The prince asks to make him a pair of iron shoes and an iron club and goes in search; he came to the mother of six cannibals, she turned it into an apple, hid it; then showed it to his sons; they gave the young man a letter - let him show him to 12 young men, they will direct him to the Three Beautiful; the young man read, there was an instruction to eat it, he changed the letter; the mother of those 12 turned it into a broom; then she showed it; they sent him to a thousand-year-old a bird; a bird brought her to the lake, including an orange tree; the prince picked an orange, a girl appeared, he did not have time to give her a drink, she died of thirst; the same from the second, and gave the third drink; went to his father to protect her for the warriors; at that time a maid, blind to one eye, came; at first she thought it was her reflection; she turned the beauty into a bird; said that she had turned black from the sun, and the crows pecked out her eyes ; becoming the prince's wife, the liar ordered the bird to be killed; a tree grew out of a drop of blood; his wife ordered it to be cut down, a cradle for the child; the old woman picked up the sliver; she turned into a girl; the king distributed to raise horses; the horse given by the old woman is the best; it is not given to the king; the girl leads it; the king asks the liar if she wants 40 horses or 40 knives; she wants horses; her and her child 40 horses were tied to their hooves, and the prince married the Beauty of the World]: 305-315; Legrand 1881 [when they go to the window, the older sisters ask the sun who is more beautiful; the sun replies that it and they are beautiful, but theirs little sister Rodia is the most beautiful; they lead R. to collect herbs and throw them in the woods; the goddess of the night Nycteris arrives, takes R. to her palace; the sun again told the sisters that R. is more beautiful; sisters They came to R., gave them scarves, she put it over her shoulders and died; R. accidentally pulled off her scarf, R. came to life; the next time they gave them candy (pastille); N. put R. in a silver coffin, a coffin on a wagon, let the horse carry her; the horse brought the wagon to the prince; the prince's mother came in in in in in his absence, pulled R.'s hair, the candy fell out of her mouth, R. came to life; the wedding; when R. gave birth to a boy, the sisters came and stabbed her A pin in her head, turning it into a bird, and one took its place; the bird flew in and told all the vegetation to dry; flew to the prince, he felt and took out the pin, R. was reborn; the prince wanted execute their sisters, but N. offered them a choice of death or envy; they died of envy]: 133-143; Mannhardt 1875 [born from a golden apple (orange, etc.), animated by water, sitting on a tree over the water, the beauty is engaged to the prince; in his absence, a maid (black woman, gypsy) kills her with a needle, replaces her; the true bride consistently turns into a goldfish, a tree with goldfish with fruits, chipped off, back into a woman; false wife exposed]: 236-237; Megas 1970, No. 25 [a man asks a young man to help bring meat, gives change, he buys three sardines, gives his sister cook; three women come; sister feeds them sardines; every woman rewards her; 1) when she combs her hair, pearls fall: 2) bathes, the pool is full of fish; 3) wipes off, roses fall and thirty leaves; brother carries pearls to sell, they grab them, he tells the king everything; he tells the girl to be brought; on the way, the gypsy woman stabs a pin into her head, she flies away as a bird, the gypsy puts on her clothes, hides face; when she washes, the water is dirty; the king sends a gypsy woman to herd turkeys, throws the girl's brother in prison; hears singing, tells me to catch a bird, takes out a pin; marries a beautiful woman, frees her brother, the gypsy woman was cut into pieces], 29 [the widow king goes to war, leaving her daughter; the eagle tells her that she will marry a dead man; the nanny advises the princess to ask the eagle to take her to him; there is a sleeping prince; it is written that you should sit awake at his bed for 3 months, 3 days, 3 hours, 3 hours; if she sneezes, wish him health; some girl offers herself to be a maid; at the last moment the princess falls asleep, The maid wants health, the prince marries her, the princess sends her to herd geese; she asks for a millstone of patience, a hanged man's rope, a butcher's knife; until he reaches them, his ship does not move; The prince spies, hears the millstone telling me to endure, the rope to hang himself, the knife to stab himself; everything opens; the princess tells not to hang the maid, but to drive her away; the young come to their father who has returned from the war princesses]: 54-57, 70-74; Paton 1901, No. 21 (Lemnos) [when Princess Kyra Florou combs her hair, flowers fall off her lips; when she cries, a storm begins; when she dies, the queen tells her son not leave her sister; the old woman advises her to find a groom; tells her brother that it must be King Rhodope's son; the monk tells the guardian animals of three gates to throw at the sheep; ask for a sword that rises and falls stop for a moment; do not answer the king's question who he is; the king finds a portrait of the CF, promises to send ships for her; her brother warns that her sister will turn into an eel in the sea, sail away; KF is placed into a glass box; an old woman is forced to accompany her, throws KF into the sea, replaces her ugly daughter; the prince is forced to marry her, but her brother is shackled; a year later he asks let him take a walk along the seashore; an eel sister wraps around his neck, tells him to kill her, cook her, let the king eat, bury his bones, a rose bush will grow, the old woman tells him to cut it down, the trunk must be preserved; When the brother comes to the monk, the brother hits the trunk with an ax, the sister revives; combs her hair, falls her beads; with this money, the young man builds a new monastery, gives gifts to the king; at the feast, the KF appears to the king and his son; wedding; an old woman is cut into pieces, scattered across the field with a horse in her saddle bag; an old woman's daughter is sent to the kitchen], 24 [rich and poor women are both childless; the rich woman agrees that her daughter should marry a donkey , the poor agrees to give birth to a donkey; the rich gives birth to a girl, the poor a donkey; both grow up, the donkey asks the girl to be married; the parents give her, hoping to kill the Donkey; in the bedroom he takes off his donkey skin, turns out to be handsome; tells him to keep a secret, but she confesses to her mother; burns her skin, three fairies (these are her husband's sisters) take him away; the wife comes to their castle, her husband tells her to ask her sisters for a handkerchief, a handkerchief, an apple; an apple is thrown at her, she does not catch it; her husband is stone, she must watch for 40 days; at the last moment a black woman invites her to sleep, tells her revived husband that she has turned black with grief; the wife buys the right to see husband for a golden chicken with chickens, a golden table; a black woman puts him to sleep every time; the owner of a coffee shop hears his wife telling her story out loud, telling her husband that he does not drink sleeping pills; a black woman tied to a wild horse]: 203-207, 320-323; Schmidt 1877, No. 5 [chasing the game, the prince found himself in the garden; there is a lemon tree with three golden fruits and withered leaves; the prince cannot pick them, for lions and other wild animals around the tree; he turns back, meets a monk; he says he is a gardener in that garden; let the prince throw meat to the animals; the prince did so, took the lemons; along the way opened one to quench his thirst; a girl came out and asked for a drink, the prince did not have water, she immediately died; the same with the second lemon; the third opened it at the spring; the girl agrees to become his wife, But told him to tell her parents about her first, she would wait for him on the fig tree; at that time a Moorish maid came to the spring; took the beauty's reflection for her own, broke the jug and returned; her mistress, Lámnissa, came by herself, saw the girl, told her to get down - she would eat her; she invited L. to go home first to knead the dough; when she returned, she ate the girl, but her finger fell down to the spring, became a goldfish; L. took its place; at that time the prince was at home, fell asleep; in a dream his mother kissed him, then he forgot everything; six months later he was under that mulberry; L. went down, she told everything on behalf of the girl she had eaten, the prince remembered; believed that his beloved had darkened from the sun; brought her home, took the fish too; L. pretended to be sick, persuaded the doctor, he ordered her to eat a goldfish; a rose bush with a huge rose grew out of the discarded scales; an old woman cut it off, a girl came out of the rose; said that the moirs gave her such a fate at birth; awarded her beauty, but alone when she left, she stumbled and fell; ordered the girl, when she reached the age of 13, to become lemon until someone freed her; sent an old woman to take a basket of flowers to the prince, put the ring he had in her gave it; he came to the old woman, recognized his beloved, brought her to the palace, had a feast; asked the audience what to do with the woman who ate another; L. said she would tear it to pieces; the prince agreed: L. tied to four horses; after the death of her father, the prince inherited the kingdom], 13 [the Moira gave the newborn princess all the virtues, but if a ray of sunshine falls on her at the age of 15, she will become a lizard and 5 He will spend months at sea; when leaving, the king asks what to bring; the daughter asks the mountain giant; the giant's barber teaches how to approach him; he brings him to a room with portraits of beauties; the king replies that anyone can only wash his daughter's feet; the giant shows the last portrait - this one is fit to be a maid; a giant tells him to bring a daughter; she rides a ship in a palanquin with a wet nurse and her daughter; the nurse lured her out of the palanquin, she became a lizard, fell into the sea; the nurse convinced the king that in 5 months her daughter would be beautiful again; the giant sent the king to the stable, instead of going down with his wife inside the mountain, where he is the king of one-eyed giants; does not tell you to go into the same room; the wife went in; there is the giant's mother; says he knows about the substitution; the wife pretended to be sick - let the giant tell them to catch everyone fish in the bay and burn; at this time, the princess became a girl again; the wet nurse and her daughter were burned; the giant quarreling with his mother; because mother and wife are in friendship, the giant tyrants his wife; she runs to her father; the giant told me to make a golden chest, climbed there, his wife told me to buy it; when he heard a rustle, she told the soldiers to pour boiling broth into the hole; the giant died]: 71-76, 98-104; Albanians: Serkova 1989:82-85 [The Queen married a girl whose lips, when she laughs, roses fall from her eyes instead of tears, pearls, grass turns green under her feet; her mother sends her to the palace, and on the way the maid offers the bride changes her clothes, pushes her into a hole, takes her place; the Queen is surprised that the grass does not turn green, etc.; the meadow near the pit has turned green in winter, the geese grazing there have become fat, the shepherdess says that in the pit - the bride; the king tells her to be pulled out, brought in; the maid was executed], 85-88 [the poor sister gave birth to a daughter, three fairies make diamonds fall out of her hair, pearls from her eyes, if she cries, if she cries, if she cries, if laughs, roses, she will marry the queen; the rich woman also gives birth to a daughter, both sisters lead her daughters to the king, the rich woman pulls out her poor eyes for her daughter, leaves geese to herd, leads her daughter to the palace; the shepherd exchanges her eyes for roses, returns her to the girl; the queen marries the promised bride, the rich sister was hacked down, fed to the dogs], 100-114 [stepmother sends stepdaughter Maro to the mill at night; while the grain grinds, M. spins; flocked genies listen to her detailed story about how fabrics are created, showered with gold; in the morning the dog barks that M. comes back covered in gold; stepmother sends her own daughter Lilo, who responds rude to the genies, they warp her arms and neck, the dog barks that L. returns mutilated; the prince sees M. in a dream, tells her to make shoes that should suit the bride; Aunt M. creates for her carriage with servants made of pumpkins, mice and grasshoppers; Prince M.'s shoes are just right; before 12 a.m. M. hurries to leave, loses his shoe; the prince finds M., marries; the sorceress teaches her stepmother to turn a mother in labor into a bird, replace Lane with her youngest daughter; Bird-M. arrives, calls her son; flies to her husband, who finds a snake in her head, takes it off, the bird turns into M.; stepmother, Lane, the sorcerer and midwife were executed]; Elsie 1994, No. 22 [The childless queen asks the Sun for at least a girl; when she is 12, she promises to give her to the Sun; when she is 12, the Sun takes her away; Kulshedra lives in his house, wants to eat the queen, the Sun does not allows; she misses her mother, cries; the Sun allows her to return if the queen finds an animal to take her; asks Kulshedra what he will eat and drink on the way; he replies what he will eat a girl and drink her blood; then the Sun asks the deer; he replies that grass and water; the queen rides a deer; he leaves it on a tree to pinch the herbs; Culshedra comes up, tells her to get down; but the deer manages to come running, brings the Queen Mother; the young people called the Queen to play; there is a gate that no one can open; the queen opens easily, the gate closes behind her; there is a garden and people, turned into marble statues; a note in the king's hands: I'll come to life when a girl sits next to me for three weeks, three days and three nights, marry her; the Queen bought a maid, told her sit in her place while she slept for a while; the king had just woken up; the maid put on the hostess's clothes and passed off the hostess as her maid; the queen was allowed geese to herd; the king heard her lamentations, all found out; the maid was chopped into small pieces] {without pagination}; Pedersen 1898, No. 12 [Marie's mother died shortly after her birth, father remarried, stepmother has ugly daughters Lilo and Lene; stepmother tyrannitis beautiful M., she is called Cinderella; in the evening, her stepmother sent M. to the mill to be killed by the elves; M. asked her father's sister to give her yarn and spindle; started the mill, lit the lamp, and began to spin and describe in detail to the elves the whole process of growing flax and making cloth; the elves gave her gold, gilded it, and then the rooster sang; at home the dog barks "Marie returns in gold"; her stepmother sent Lilo , she replies to the elves, "You don't see, it's flax," they skewed her face and body, the dog barks about it; doctors and priests have difficulty correcting it; the prince dreams of M., arranges holidays in the villages, to find this girl; stepmother does not take M., father's sister gives her a dress, turns mice into horses, pumpkin into a carriage, everything should disappear at 12 am; the prince ordered to make shoes for the one he dreamed , as soon as M. they approached; the next time the servants followed M., but the carriage suddenly disappeared; M. found the prince married, Lilo was also married; M. gave birth to a son; before that, the witch gave her stepmother a pin; she agreed with the midwife, stuck M. in M.'s head, turning her into a bird, replaced her daughter Lena; the baby is crying, L. has no milk; the prince is surprised that his wife has changed; the bird flies up to the window, stepmother advises her to shoot, but she flew away; a month later, the prince saw the bird again, she came down, he noticed and took out a pin, the bird turned into M.; the stepmother, L., the sorceress and midwife were buried up to the neck in the ground, so they died]: 89-107; Dozon 1991, No. 8 []: 57-61.

Central Europe. Poles: Krzyżanowski 1962, No. 403 [stepmother hates her stepdaughter, sends her in winter for berries; she is kind to those she meets, is rewarded; pearls and roses or tears fall from her mouth turn into pearls; her own daughter goes to the forest, is rude, reptiles begin to fall from her mustache; the queen falls in love with her stepdaughter or falls in love with her from her brother's portrait; stepmother drowns her with her child; her stepmother or daughter drowns her on the way to the Queen; her stepmother's daughter takes her place; her brother is thrown into prison because the bride is not at all like in the portrait; drowned takes the image a golden duck, geese or other bird, flies to the royal court three times; on the third night, the queen breaks the spell; when the queen grabs a bird; the brother is returned to court; the stepmother and her daughter are punished]: 130 ; Shcherbakov 1980 [the king tells his son to marry only after his death and take the bride from the testicle; after his father's death, the young king bought eggs from the witch; she ordered him to keep his eyes on them on the way home and when someone wants to drink, give him a drink right away; there is no water, 14 testicles are gone; the last one was drunk, a beautiful woman appeared; while the king was running to the castle for a dress, the witch turned the girl into a wild duck, took her place; the king is amazed that the girl is fool but still married; gardener: there is a duck with golden feathers on the pond; he took the duck into his chambers; while he was away, the queen ordered the duck to be slaughtered, fried; a drop blood to the cook: dawn me under the royal window; an apple tree grew, 7 red apples on it, the king ordered me to fence it; in his absence, the queen ate apples, ordered the apple tree to be chopped, burned; the old woman picked up the chips, began to heat the stove, one sliver pops up all the time; the old woman put it in the chest; while she goes to beg, someone cooks and cleans the house; the old woman peeked, found it beautiful; the king tells all women to come, tell stories; the girl put on rags, came, began to tell her story; the queen was chained to the floor, forced to listen, then torn apart harrows; wedding; and I was there, drinking wine and honey, flowing down my mustache, didn't get into my mouth]: 47-49; Luzhitsy (Upper Puddle) [mother died, father married godmother, she began to tyrant stepdaughter, she was born 4 daughters: with 1, 2, 3, 4 eyes; stepdaughter herds a cow; prettier, although her stepmother gives her clay buns; stepmother consistently sends daughters to spy; stepdaughter puts them to sleep every time (sleep a peephole, sleep with the other), but forgot about the fourth eye; the four-eye says that the cow gives her stepdaughter food from one horn, a drink from the other; the stepmother is preparing to slaughter the cow; she tells her stepdaughter to ask her udder, there will be a pebble in it, it must be planted, a ringing glass lime tree will grow, and a dog will yap under it; the master saw the girl; the stepmother told me to wrap the sticky tree in chains, but she escaped and jumped on the wagon on which the master took his wife; when she gave birth, the stepmother came, pushed her into the pond, replaced her with her daughter; the woman turned into a duck; the husband was surprised why the wife became ugly; she flew in at night the duck became a woman, fed the child; says that the lipka does not ring, the dog does not yap, the son cries; on the third night the husband managed to grab his wife; she tells her to cut her belt in one fell swoop; the husband took a dagger, cut; the wife remained human, told everything; stepmother was tied by her hair to the horse's tail; the lipka rang again, the dog yapped, the son smiled]: Erben in Lifshits-Artemyeva 2017:183-188; Russians , Ukrainians, Belarusians: SUS 1979, No. 403 = AA 403A, B [Replaced wife: stepdaughter becomes the king's wife; stepmother replaces her with her daughter, the queen turns her into the duck, kills her children (child); the king recognizes the crying duck mother, she regains her human form, her children come to life; the stepmother witch is punished], 408 [Love for three oranges: the hero receives three oranges, from which three girls come out; two die of thirst, the third becomes the hero's bride; an evil opponent pushes the girl into the water, takes her place; in the end everything turns out], 409 [ Lynx mother: a stepmother replaces a married stepdaughter with her daughter and turns her into a lynx; the lynx, having shed her skin, feeds the child that the maid brings her to the forest; the child's father spies on this, finds out his beloved wife, trots her skin, and lynx mother takes on human form; witch and daughter are executed], 437=AA 533B [Princess and maid: on the way to the groom, the maid makes the princess switch with her dresses, dazzles her and pretends to be the royal bride; the truth turns out, the princess regains her eyes, the maid is punished], 450 [Brother and sister: brother, walking with her sister along the road, drinks water from under the goat's hoof and turns into a kid; the sister gets married; the witch drowns and replaces her (with herself or her daughter), and they want to slaughter the kid; everything turns out; see motif K33A]. Cf. 403, 409, 511]: 129, 130, 130, 134, 135; Russians (Terevsky Bereg): Balashov 1970, No. 22 [the princess laughs - gold falls, cries - pearls; one step is gold, the other is silver; the tsar is dead, Tsarevich is dead He goes to the city, the princess tells him not to brag about her; he drank, bragged, the local king tells him to deliver his sister; the king sent a ship; the old woman took the princess's clothes, pushed her into the water, she flew away like a swan; the old woman changed her daughter; gold does not fall, the prince was put in prison; the sister arrives, sheds her wings, cried pearls; the watchman watched, burned the swan wings, grabbed the princess, that turned into a snake, a spindle, everything; the king took his real wife, and gave his kingdom to her brother], 49 [brother's sister, parents died; brother met King Agar Agarych; said that the sister laughed with pearls, cries in gold; sister Martha agrees; Baba Yaga asked her for all her clothes, gave it to her daughter, M. wrapped it in a bird; there is no gold, no pearls, AA threw Brother M. into prison; the bird flies to him, throws him off shrouds, crying, the dungeon is covered with pearls; the servants told AA, he followed, burned the covers, Baba Yaga was shot at seven gates]: 78-80, 169-171; Russians (Arkhangelsk, Pomors) [tsar and queen died; the prince lulls his sister Nastasya, promises to marry Zorya Tsarevich; the sister has grown up, asks him to fulfill her promise; the brother tells Z. that the sister will laugh - gold winds, cry - pearls fall, she will step - one trace is golden, the other is silver; they swim to Z.; from the cape a woman screams, asks her to take it; sister: do not take it; from the third cape, the brother took it, this is Baba Yaga; she comes to the cabin and says her brother's words: undress and throw yourself into the water; for the third time N. listened and became a duck; Baba Yaga dressed up in her dress; Z. is disappointed in the bride, threw her brother in prison; Z. comes to the cook; he says that A duck arrives, becomes a girl, gold curls and pearls fall, asks about Z. and her brother; she flew in again, Z. grabbed her and kissed her, N. remained a girl; wedding]: Razumova, Senkina 1987:202-205; Russians (North) [the tsar overheard the conversation of three girls, chose a third, boasting gold and silver feet; one woman turned the queen into a duck, put her daughter in her place; on The king spat hunting, the duck picked up saliva; so twice, the third time the tsar tried to catch her, she did not grab all the saliva; gave birth to Boris, Gleb and an egg; B. and G. go to a feast with their father, their mother gives them an egg, it warns of the stepmother's machinations; they did not follow the instruction on how to protect the egg, died; in var. Khudyakov has a continuation: a duck (it is golden) brings living and dead water, revives children; the tsar catches her, she takes on her former form, becomes the tsar's wife]: Potanin 1891:151; Russians [(by Afanasiev 1863); Dmitry Tsarevich brings his sister to Ivan Tsarevich; the nanny turns her into a duck, dresses her daughter in her dress; D. was put in prison for deception; the duck flies to him, at the entrance to the dungeon leaves his wings, I. burns them, catches the girl; she turns into different reptiles, he does not let go; turns into a spindle, he breaks it, throws half forward (girl), the other back (birch)]: Potanin 1891:153-154; Nikiforov 1961, No. 80 (Zaonezhye or Pinega, Karpova Gora, 1927, K.L. Fofanov, 65 years old) [The king has many sons, he hopes that his wife will give birth to a daughter, leaves and asks him to hang a spinning wheel on the gate if a girl is born, a gun if a boy is born. The queen hangs up the spinning wheel, but Egibova replaces her, the tsar gets upset and leaves. Annushka grows up and goes looking for her father, Egibova accompanies her. On the way, the cuckoo warns the girl twice that Egibova wants to replace her, urges her to get out of the sleigh and not listen to Egabova. Egibova invites the girl to wash her face in the stream, not to listen to the cuckoo, she puts her daughter in the princess's place. The Tsar's daughter Egibova is represented as a princess, and Annushka herds cows. The cuckoo talks three times about what happened, and the royal servants report it to the king, he drives them away, goes to the pasture himself, hears the cuckoo's words. The tsar invites Egibova and her daughter to take a ride in a wagon, sits on a goat, asks her to hang her faces from dust, pushes the wagon into a deep hole, and orders the servants to bury them. Egibova turns into a fly, a mosquito, flies out of the hole, but the servants bury it. The Tsar returns the princess to his kingdom]: 185-188; Onchukov 1906, No. 218 (Olonetskaya) [three brothers went to Petersburg; sent home an employee Yegibikha; ordered her sister to be sent to St. Petersburg; her parents send her accompanied by E. and a dog; on the way, E. offers to swim; the dog says that her mother did not order to swim, told her brothers to make their way; E. hits her with a stick, one leg flies off; next time, the second leg; third; kills a dog; N. bathes, E. goes out earlier, makes her change clothes; N. is mistaken for a maid, sent to herd cows; brother overheard her complain to the Sun, brings her home; E. shot at the gate]: 486-487; Russians (1926, Olonetskaya, Zaonezhye, d. Shunga-Bor) [The king's only son goes hunting. He enters a foreign kingdom, meets a beautiful woman, falls in love, and marries. He's going back. The bride is going on a journey, she is given a Chernavka girl as her service. They choose a short path through the forest. The bride is tired, drinking from the well. The maid pushes her into the well, she clings and asks her to be pulled out. The maid refuses. The bride offers a dress. The maid refuses. The bride offers pearls. Same thing. The maid makes a condition - to be princess in her place. They change their dress and position. The real princess has golden braids, and the black woman covered her head with mud. Ivan is getting married to Chernavka. Suspects fraud. Chernavka asks to send the princess to herd the cows. The princess herds her and is being bullied. In the evening, the princess washes her face with milk, her braids turn golden. He comes to Ivan at night, shames him. In the morning Ivan talks about this black woman. She says he had a dream. The princess comes again. Ivan grabs her braids, she runs away, and I. leaves golden hair in her hand. In the evening, he goes to see and find out the true bride. Chernavka was tied to horses and let her go through the field. Wedding]: Karnaukhova 2008, No. 2:55-57; Russians (Zaonezhye or Pinega, Sura, 1927, N.P. Panfilova, 20 years old) [A man's wife dies, he grieves that his daughter will marry and will be left alone. She calls her to marry. The daughter goes to her mother's grave, who prompts her father to demand "the whole silk contract". He buys and continues to insist on marriage, the girl asks for a blue wing on her mother's advice. On her wedding day, she rolls up her silk outfits, attaches her wing and turns into a bird, flies away. She drinks from a stream, finds herself underground with Ivan Tsarevich, asks where he dresses up, he calls her a "casserole" and throws it with soap. She dresses up and comes to a feast, he falls in love with an unknown beauty, asks where she comes from, "from a county where soap is thrown into her faces" she does not allow herself to be spent. She asks him underground (while he is cleaning his boots) the old question, and then he throws a brush at her. At the ball, Ivan Tsarevich again replies that she is from "a parish where brushes are thrown into her faces." The next time, a year, she asks from the underground, he answers the same way, she reproaches him. He calls a girl to marry, they get married, and a child is born. Ivan's former lover comes, he drives her away. In his absence, she takes off his wife's clothes and puts it on herself, and drives his wife away. She's pretending to be her. He kills his son, Ivan Tsarevich comes to his grave, sees his real wife crying, she talks about the substitution. He returns home with her, drives the impostor away]: Nikiforov 1961, No. 61:143-145; Russians (Arkhangelskaya) [the queen dies, the tsar marries Yagishna; Y. gives birth to a two-eyed and three-eyed; stepdaughter Marya -the princess sends cows to herd; she bows to the cow in her right leg, full, dressed; Y. sends the Two-Eye to watch, M. puts her to sleep; Three-Eye M. comes forgets to put the third peephole to sleep; I tell you to slaughter her a cow; M. asked for a gut, a bush grew out of it, berries and birds; Ivan Tsarevich promises to marry someone who picks berries for him; they are given only to M.; she gives birth to a son, goes with her husband to visit his father; I. turns her into a goose, passes her daughter off as her; an old servant calls flying geese, M. goes down, takes off his goose skin, feeds the baby, promises to fly far the day after tomorrow; I. watches, burns the skin, enough M.; she turns into a jump (?) , a lizard, a different reptile, a spindle; I. breaks it, throws his heel back, a sock in front of him, M. appears; I. says he will take the wife who jumps up on the gate; Yagishna jumps up, I. shot her]: Afanasiev 1958 (1), No. 101:152-154; Russians (Arkhangelsk, 1908, Lapin Volost, 18-year-old girl A.S. Filatova, lived as an employee in different villages in Pomerania, composes ditties and songs | "folk poetess" |, illiterate) [Ivan Tsarevich rides past the bathhouse, overhears the conversation of three girls (they scratch their tow, and he hoped to see, thought they were washing). One girl promises to sew gold lace if Ivan Tsarevich marries her, the other promises a golden shirt front, the third promises to give birth to "nine sons" "in three bellies" (knee-length legs in silver, arms up to the elbow in gold, the sun is in my forehead, I'm a month old in the back of my head, there are frequent stars on my temples). Ivan marries a third girl, Maria. Ivan has gone overseas, Maria gives birth to three sons, as she promised, calls her servants, and a maid girl meets Yaitsna-Babitsna on the road, who asks her to go with her. She is exchanging kids for dogs. Ivan Tsarevich returned, forgave his wife, "God will forgive his first guilt." The second time Maria gave birth to three children, everything happened again, and her husband forgave again. The third time Maria braided one son in a braid, sewed the other in a pillow, and left the latter (her sons lived in Yaitsna Babitsna's garden), Ivan Tsarevich did not forgive his wife, put him in a barrel and threw him into the sea, himself married Jaicna Babica's daughter. Maria took her son out of her pillow and the other one out of her braid. Sounded out loud, her sons' wishes come true: the barrel is washed ashore, it breaks, a white-stone chamber appears, the banks of the river become muslin, and a glass bridge leads across it. Their mother makes shirts for them, they go look for their brothers. They come to Ivan Tsarevich in a "ribushny dress", he tells them about his first wife, and Jaitsna-Babitsna scolds him for talking to beggars. Sons let their brothers out of the Jajcny Babicna Garden. Ivan Tsarevich went broke and goes to beg for alms to the white-stone wards, sees his children "knee-deep in silver, etc.", finds out that Yaitsna-Babitsna is shot at the gate and stays with his wife and children]: Tseitlin 1911, No. 9:3-5; Russians (Arkhangelsk, 1908, Lapinskaya volost, 18-year-old girl A.S. Filatova, lived as an employee in different villages of Pomerania, composes ditties and songs/"folk poetess"/, illiterate) [Orphans brother and sister go to live in another village, see a horse's hoof with water on the way, brother wants to get drunk, sister warns that he will become a foal if he drinks. Then they meet a cow's hoof and a goat's hoof. The brother does not listen and drinks from a goat's hoof and turns into a kid. Ivan Tsarevich marries Mary and lives with a kid. Ivan goes overseas, puts Marya "behind the glass behind the mirrors". Yaicna-Babitsna calls Mary to take a steam bath, she agrees, after the bath she takes Marya into the river to swim, throws her into a hole, falls asleep with sand and stones. The kid sees what's going on. Yaitsna-Babitsna sits down instead of Marya at the windows and mirrors, Ivan returns and does not notice the change. Yaytsna wants to eat meat and offers to kill the kid twice, he asks him to feel sorry for him and give him a day to eat herbs and drink spring water to be tastier. Meanwhile, she goes to the place where her sister is lying in the pit, complains to her ("the tubs are steamed, the knives are sharpened"), but he cannot help. For the second time, Ivan watches the kid, asks who he is talking to, and he tells us everything he saw. Ivan digs up Marya, Yaitsna is shot at the gate]: Tseitlin 1911, No. 11:7-9; Russians (Vologda) [the tsar gave his daughter Elena the Beautiful to the Kingdom of Zoriyevo for Zoria Tsarevich; they sail by ship , Baba Yaga with two daughters is with them; her brother tells Elena that the kingdom of Zorievo is close; she asks Baba Yaga, she replies that her brother says: "Turn into a pike, throw yourself into the water!" ; so three times; the third time K. rushed into the water, Baba Yaga replaced her with her daughter; after that, the ship is no longer moving; Z. married Baba Yaga's daughter, sent guards to guard the ship; a pike sails, E. turned around; so several times; the watchmen were reported that Z. grabbed E., Baba Yaga's daughter was shot at the gate]: Smirnov 1917, No. 32:184-185; Russians (Pskov, Opochetsky y.) [when she dies, the mother punishes her son: let her younger sister sleep, promise to marry her as the Prince Athenist; the sister has grown up, sends her brother to look for a groom for her; to meet A.; asks why the sister is so special; brother: when she cries, pearls fall out of her eyes, when she laughs, gold comes from their mouth; they go in a stroller to A.; the sister cannot hear her brother's words, the mother transmits them in a distorted way; not change clothes, but undress, not accept the groom, but open the window and throw himself into the river; replaced the bride with her daughter; neither pearls nor gold fall; brother is thrown into prison; at night the sister comes to her brother twice, tells everything; will come For the third time, we must put a cross over her; the prince recognized and hid under the bed, grabbed the bride, scolded her, he married her; his mother and her daughter were torn apart on horse tails]: Smirnov 1917, No. 101:330 -331; Russians (Moscow) [daughter took her father lunch; caught a pike; she asks her to let her go; for this, if a girl cries, pearls will fall, and if she laughs, diamonds; the family is rich, The prince drove by, married the girl; left; the sorceress called the queen to the bathhouse, turned her golden duck, replaced her daughter; the hunters cannot shoot the duck; the king cannot either, spit; the duck flew up, swallowed saliva, gave birth to two boys, brought them to the royal court, ordered them to play with golden testicles; the king kept the boys with him; the sorceress came in at night, the testicles are responsible for the boys who do not sleep ; after midnight they did not answer, the sorceress stabbed the boys; when the clerk performed the funeral service, the duck flew in and became a queen: tomorrow I will fly in, let the king close the doors, otherwise he will lose it forever; on the first night the king only watched the pearls fall; on the second night, the tstka brought alive and dead water, revived the little ones; the king closed the doors, caught the duck, she became a queen; the sorceress was executed, her daughter was sent to the monastery]: Vedernikova, Samodelova 1998, No. 38; 92-94; Russians (Moscow) [once upon a time Stroy, his wife died, the new one tells her stepdaughter to spin flax, but does not give food; the cow chews flax, the yarn comes out of her mouth; the cow tells get into one ear, get out of the other - the girl has become beautiful and full; the stepmother spied, demands to slaughter the cow; the cow tells her stepdaughter to ask for her demand and legs to bury; a garden with golden apples has grown; the master married the hostess; the stepmother wanted to slip her daughter, but the rooster screams that the girl was in trouble; the master took the girl and went to pick them up in the garden; a son was born; when he was six months old, the young lady went to visit her stepmother; she took her to the bathhouse, turned her into a lynx; the nanny carries the child; the cow shepherds say that the lynx herd is far away; the sheep herd is close; Stroeva's daughter ran out of the herd, took off her skin, fed the child; the master spies, burned the skin, grabbed his wife; she turns into a snake, a toad, a spindle; he broke the spindle, threw the end in front of him, his heel behind me, "Be behind me a white birch tree, and in front of me I'm a former princess"; they began to live happily ever after]: Vedernikova, Samodelova 1998, No. 48:106-107; Russians (Voronezh) [A dying wife predicts that her husband will soon marry again and forget about her daughter . She gives her a cow as a dowry, forbids her to eat, and if slaughtered, she orders her to collect the bones and bury her. The father remarries, the new wife brings her three daughters. They're hurting their stepdaughter. Her stepmother sends her elder daughter, one-eyed, to herd cows and scratch linen, her stepdaughter puts her stepsister's eye to sleep and gives the cow flax, who chews and spits out yarn. She wakes her sister up and they come home. The stepmother scolds her own daughter for not bothering anything. The next day, he sends a two-eyed stepdaughter with her stepdaughter, everything repeats. On the third day, the stepdaughter walks with three eyes, puts her two eyes to sleep, and forgets about the third. The three-eye tells the mother what she saw, and she convinces her husband to slaughter a cow. The stepdaughter does not eat cow meat, collects bones, buries them in the place where the apple tree later grows. The daughter asks her father to bring a golden saucer out of town. An apple on a saucer shows distant cities. The master asks to pick an apple for him, the tree branches fall when his stepdaughter comes up, and the sisters are not given. The master takes his stepdaughter as his wife and takes her away. She comes to visit her father and stepmother with her child. The stepmother turns her into a pigeon, sends her stepdaughter's two-eyed child to the master, passing her off as his wife. The two-eyed man lives with his master, regularly goes out with the child into the field, his mother calls him (refers to a pack of pigeons, "The lynx is young, the lynx is good, feed your child"). The master watches his wife, sees a pigeon descend, takes off its wings and feeds his child, the husband burns his wings, the bird cannot fly away. It turns into a stake - it cuts it, it breaks it into a spindle, and dips it into a good fellow. Stepdaughter finds her appearance]: Baryshnikova 2007, No. 16:93-96; Russians (Tambov) [A loud restless girl falls asleep only to her brother's song, which promises to marry her" king chick." She grows up beautiful and asks her brother to fulfill his promise, who paints her portrait and shows her to the king. The king falls in love with the girl and invites her to marry him. On the road, the girl looks out of the carriage, the babysitter pushes her into the sea, the girl turns into a goldfish. The babysitter passes off her daughter Zheludivochka as the royal bride. The brother sees that the girl is not the same, the king is angry with him, but marries Zudivochka. A beautiful girl comes to the royal bedroom, reproaches the tsar for his act: "Isn't it a shame for the tsar to sleep with the girl Sheludivchonka", the servant notices her and accidentally burns the royal stockings, she gives him wonderful new ones. Everything is repeated three times, the servant explains where the stockings come from. The king changes places with his servant, recognizes the girl who appears at night as his true bride, grabs her, she turns into fish, pike, he holds her, she stays with him. He ties a husk and her mother to a horse's tail, her brother-in-law makes a minister]: Khudyakov 1964, No. 166:247-248; Belarusians (according to Romanov): Potanin 1891:154-155 [grandfather has a daughter and son; machehins instructions the bull performs; the stepmother tells him to slaughter; the stepdaughter finds gold and silver grains in her intestines, plants (the bull so ordered); golden and silver apple trees and horses with gold and silver hair appeared; stepson drinks from a sheep trail, becomes a lamb; the merchant marries his stepdaughter, takes her away, horses follow them, honey rivers flow, a lamb runs; the stepmother came to visit, turned her stepdaughter into a lynx, dressed her daughter as her dress; the baby cries, the lamb carries him out, the lynx calls, she feeds the baby; the merchant overheard, caught a lynx, she and the lamb took their former form; the woman's daughter was tied to a horse; var.: stepdaughter married to Queen, in the bathhouse, her stepmother turned her into a lynx, replaced her with her daughter; the nanny takes the baby to feed him; the queen grabs the lynx; she turned into a fly, he tore it; he broke it with a needle, young; stepmother and daughter were tied to horses], 157-158 [a cow does work for Mareya's stepdaughter; the father sees this, suggests slaughtering a cow; she teaches M. to collect her bones, bury it; an apple tree grows, krynitsa spills; only M. can get apples and water; the king sees a miracle, marries M.'s son; the stepmother comes to visit, cuts off M.'s hands, ties her child to her, drives her away, replaces her daughter; M. leaned down to drink, her hands grew; returning to the tsar, M. hid with her son behind the stove; the son told their story, he had a star on his crown; his stepmother was tied to a horse's tail]; Ukrainians ( Poltavskaya) [the prince looks into the hut, where the girl cries with pearls, laughs with flowers; the girl has grown up, the prince married her, takes her home; the prince stopped, went hunting; the evil woman took her off the bride's clothes and jewelry, gouged out her eyes, pushed her into a hole, dressed up her daughter; the grandfather found a blind girl; his wife advises to exchange for the pearls she cried for; he exchanges the woman for one, then for the second eye; a girl sends her grandfather to a feast with a towel embroidered by her; the tsar recognizes the embroidery, brings the bride, the woman's daughter sends her daughter to herd pigs]: Pankeev 1992:254-256; Belarusians [Alenka and Ivanka, children widows, lost their way, came to the hut a snake; he offers A. to be a wife, and I. to fatten and eat; A. gives the snake a bone, skin; finally, he is forced to bring I.; he pretends not to know how to sit on a shovel; A. I. shoved him into the oven; went on, A. forgot the ring; I. ran to bring it; A. don't lick the snake's fat; I. licked, became a lamb; the merchant married A.; tells him not to go to the bathhouse; A. went, next to the house, in it snake; when A. undressed, the snake tied a stone around her neck, threw it into the river, changed it in front of her husband; tells her to fry a lamb; a lamb on the shore: the vars cook, sharpen knives, they want to slaughter; A.: tell my husband let them pull me out with a net; the coachman overheard me, the pan pulled me out with a net, the lamb became I.; the snake was tied to a horse's tail, carried across the field]: Romanov 1887, No. 47:265-266; Slovaks: Dobšinský 1970, No. 12 [when the forester brought the hare, the wife was going to cook it, but the cat stole the meat; the wife cut off her chest and fried her husband; the next day she told; they agreed to kill Janek first, then Evichka, the forester's children from her first marriage; E. heard; taught me to run into a room where her stepmother would comb her hair, grab the ribbon, run away; she would pretend to run after her brother to return the ribbon; Seeing that the children were already near the forest, the stepmother cursed them: let them turn into animals from whose footprint they would drink; E. does not allow Y. to drink from a bear, a wolf, he drinks from a deer, becomes a deer; herself drinks from a well, becomes a gold-haired beauty with a star in her forehead; she is found and married by a young king; in her husband's absence, she gives birth to a boy with a gold star in his forehead; the old woman pushes E. into the water, replaces his daughter in bed; the baby cries, the deer takes him to the Danube, asks the ducks to show the way to his mother; the ducks answer that she is one of them; the mother arrives as a duck, becomes a woman, feeds baby, returns to the river; so every day; the king returns, the imaginary wife wants deer meat; the king follows the deer when he carries the baby to his mother; the king grabs the wife, she turns into ducks, monsters {it is not said which ones}, but he does not let go; E. and Y. take on a human form; the king asks the old woman what anyone who tried to kill two innocent people and condemn them to the third woman's misfortune replies that this should be put in a barrel of nails, lowered from the mountain; they did so to the old woman and her daughter]: 69-74 (slightly abbreviated translation to Bogatyrev 1955:110-116); Wratislaw 1890, No. 10 [the elderly king asks his son to marry; the old woman tells the prince to go to the glass mountain and pick three lemons; the prince came to the lead castle, in front of Jezibaba Castle (the incarnation of winter) leans on a lead staff; she does not know the way to the glass mountain, hides the young man; son J. did not eat him, advises him to go to his brother's silver castle; eats lead cakes at dinner; the young man came to to the silver castle, there is another Yezibaba (all the same, but the objects are silver); then there is a golden castle; its owner shows the way to the mountain, there is a tree on it, there are three lemons on it; only those who can pick fruits intended; at first, the prince cannot climb the glass, but decides to throw away the metal pies that each of the cannibals gave him; they turned into steps; he picked lemons, and then the tree and the mountain disappeared, he found himself in the middle of the plain; on the way home he cut one lemon; a girl appeared, but when she found out that the prince had not prepared food, drink and clothes for her, she disappeared; the same with the second; the third allowed them at home, the girl got everything, the prince married her and reigned after his father's death; when he went to war, he left his wife on a throne that others could only ascend to if his wife lowered their silk rope; under the throne in the garden there is a pond; the gypsy maid came for water, saw a reflection, decided that she was so beautiful, broke the jug; then realized her mistake; the old woman advises the gypsy woman to ask the queen lower the rope so that she can comb it; put a pin in her head, it will turn into a white dove, and let the gypsy woman put on her clothes and sit on the throne; that's what happened; when the king returned, the imaginary wife explained that she had changed from suffering, waiting for him to return; a dove flew in, the king stroked her, groped her and took out the pin, the wife was reborn; the maid and the old woman were burned; the king is still reigns happily ever since if he is still alive]: 63-74; the Czechs [mother loves the evil and lazy Sloboha, does not like the hard-working good Dobrubka; in the absence of his mother, D. gave a drink to a noble young man; he secretly left a purse with gold on the bed; promised to return; D. gave her purse to her mother; she dreamed that she married that young man, but the black cat claws into her heart; the young man comes and proposes, promises D.'s mother also takes home; promises to return when D. hides threads on his shirt; Prince Dobromil (D. only found out who he is in the castle) marries her and goes to war; mother invites D. to visit S.; in them at home, mother and S. stab D. with a knife, cut off their arms and legs, pull out their eyes, throw them in the forest; mother replaces Dobrunka Slobokha; D. is alive; the old man sends the boy to exchange S. and her mother's eyes, legs, arms for D. parts of a golden spinning wheel; D. is safe and well again, lives in a cave; Dobromil comes, asks his imaginary wife to spin on her golden spinning wheel; the spinning wheel sings, talking about what happened, tells him to find D. in the forest; S. was punished , the golden spinning wheel disappeared, D. became a spin on an ordinary]: Němcová 1990:5-23; (cf. Czechs [when leaving, the father asks his three daughters what to bring them; the elders want outfits, the youngest Annushka asks what will catch on his hat; he brought a walnut branch with three nuts; A. dropped nuts in a well; the frog took it out and said that each had a precious dress; when the sisters went to church, A. split the first walnut: it wore a pink dress and silver shoes; the young prince noticed it; in the next walnut contains white dresses and shoes with diamonds; in the third, a dress decorated with gold and gold shoes; the prince orders that the road to the church be lined with coniferous branches; when A. ran away, one shoe stuck; the old woman tells the prince where the owner of the shoe lives; the mother takes the shoe, cuts off her eldest daughter's heel, dresses up, takes the prince out; the dog barks: the prince takes home his fifth wife; the prince comes back, the mother takes her middle daughter out with her finger cut off; the dog barks again (dumbless wife); the mother has to confess that A. is in the house; she comes out in a golden dress and talks about nuts - father's gift; when A. left with the prince, two daughters and wife attacked his father; he had to bring three nuts from the same tree; a snake crawled out of each, they strangled the women, then they fell under land]: Nemtsova 1978:83-94).

Caucasus - Asia Minor. Rumei [the prince's dogs find a slipper in the stream; he promises to marry someone who fits the slipper; the prince marries Cinderella, they have a boy; her unrecognized sister is hired as a nanny; The prince pushes his wife into the sea, puts on her clothes, makes his breasts out of rags, gives it to the child; he cries; another time the husband comes to the shore, hears his wife singing, Catch a whale, I'm here; a whale caught, cut, the woman went out and began to feed the child; the husband suggests that the imaginary wife tie her to 40 ponytails; she agrees, says she will swing]: Ivanova 2004:494-495; Basangova 2002 [ the cow feeds her stepdaughter with gingerbread and sugar, she becomes beautiful; she has to admit that the cow feeds her with her manure; the stepmother sends her own daughters, who do not become more beautiful; the cow has been slaughtered, The manure carried by the stepdaughter to the mountain turns into a palace; the khan marries her son; the daughters push her into the lake, one of them replaces her; the lake dries up, the camel remains; the son's wife Khan tells him to slaughter him, a drop of blood turns into poplar; the wife of the khan's son tells him to cut him down, make a cradle for her unborn child; a sliver falls into the old man's bosom, turns into a golden tube with a chain, a pipe to a girl; they called the girls to make a fur coat for the khan's son; this girl tells her story, the Khan's son marries her, drives her away]: 138-141; Rumei (handwritten text in Rumeian, stored in the library with. Yalta, Pershotravnevy district, Donetsk region) [the old woman walked and held a pot of water in her hands; the prince threw a pebble and broke the pot; the water spilled; the old woman said: "Love for three oranges"; the prince grew up and always remembered these words, they did not give peace to him; when he became a young man, he decided to go in search of three oranges; people said that they were very far away and well guarded; the prince found and took three oranges {without details}; on the way home I decided to cut one of them; a beautiful woman came out from there, said: "Water, water," and then turned into a bird and flew away; the prince cut the second orange, the situation repeated; the prince came to the well, cut a third orange; a girl who was more beautiful than the first two came out; she asked for water, the prince gave it to her; the girl said that she was his fate; the prince told her: "Climb a tree, I I'll go home, gather my matchmakers and come back for you"; the royal maid came for water; looked into the well and saw a beautiful woman sitting in the water; the maid said, "Put your hair down, I I'll see them, you've been sitting here for so many days, I guess you've worn them up"; the girl let her hair loose; the maid climbed upstairs, stabbed the girl, put her clothes on and sat in a tree instead of her; the girl turned into the bird flew away; the prince returned with his matchmakers, mistook the maid for an orange girl; asked why she had become ugly; the maid replied: "You have been gone so long, I turned black in the sun"; the prince believed her, married her; the bird began to fly in and sit on the trees; the tree she sat on dried up; all the trees were so dry; the maid knew she said to the prince: "Catch this bird, kill it, I will kill it I'll cook it and we'll eat it"; he did it; the wife took the bones and buried them near the threshold; a tree grew out of them; when the king, queen or prince came out into the yard, it hugged them with branches; when the prince's wife - her branches were beaten and burned; she told the prince to cut down this tree; he did it; the wind picked up one branch and threw it by the road; the old woman picked up this branch, brought it home, put it behind the icon; when the old woman left from home, the branch turned into a girl and did everything around the house; the old woman decided to find out who it was; hid and saw the girl; she told her everything; the old lady said, "I'll go to the king, get their shirts, and you You will sew them"; the girl sewed shirts for the king and queen that it was not clear that their hand had touched them, and sewed their daughter-in-law's shirt with stubble from a pig; the old woman took the shirts to the king and told them who sewed them ; the prince came to her house, recognized the girl and took her with him; then asked the maid: "Wife, what do you want - forty knives or tie you to forty horses?" ; she replied: "Forty horses"; the prince tied her by forty horses; where her body hit, there were beams and hills; the prince married an orange girl; "They still live and reign"]: Intervalskaya et al. 2001; Kalmyks: Dzhimgirov 1970:78-79 in Basangova 2002 [=2019:69-70; the cow feeds her stepdaughter with gingerbread and sugar, she becomes beautiful; I have to admit that the cow feeds her with her manure; the stepmother sends her own daughters, who do not become more beautiful; the cow has been slaughtered, the manure carried by the stepdaughter to the mountain turns into a palace; the khan takes the stepdaughter as his son's wife; relatives daughters push her into the lake, one of them replaces her; the lake dries up, the camel remains; the wife of the khan's son tells him to slaughter him, a drop of blood turns into poplar; the wife of the khan's son tells him to cut him down, make him a cradle for her unborn child; a sliver falls behind the old man's bosom, turns into a pipe with a gold chain, a pipe into a girl; they called the girls to make a fur coat for the khan's son; this girl tells her story, Khan's son marries her, drives her away]: 138-141; Vatagin 1964 [Kermen is stepdaughter, Bulgat is the daughter of an old woman; the cow gives K. her milk, she is prettier; does not let B. in; the old woman tells to slaughter a cow, she asks K. to take her rectum to the steppe; the intestine turns into a rich kibitka; the Khan's son sees her, marries K.; the stepmother pushes K. off the cliff into the water, passes her off the cliff into the water, passes her off as Khan's son B., which has bumps on her cheek and neck; a camel jumped out of the lake; B. pretends to be sick, asks him to be slaughtered; a drop of blood grows a poplar; poplar is made of a cradle for his future son B., one sliver falls into a cowboy's bosom, turns into a pipe at home, then into a girl; khansha tells two hundred girls to sew a fur coat for the khan; the cowman's daughter must sew a sleeve; at a feast, the khan tells me to tell a fairy tale, the girl tells her story; the khan's son marries K., drives B. and her mother away]: 130-135; Abkhazians [the prince's son marries the one chosen by his favorite pigeon; he finds the daughter of another prince; through they arrange a pigeon for a wedding; the bride is sent on a ship with a maid; she bribes the sailor, the bride is put in a box, her eyes are gouged out, thrown into the sea; the prince's son marries the visitor, but she does not as beautiful as he thought; the shepherd caught the box, the girl tells him to make a hut for her in the woods; the dove finds her, brings the prince's son, who converges with the girl, not knowing that she is his true bride ; she gives birth to a son, the prince's son takes him home, says he has found him; the boy makes his stepmother give him the box, his mother's eyes are in it, he and his father come to her, returns her eyes; the liar is tied to horses, torn to pieces]: Shakryl 1975, No. 9:31-41; Karachays [=Aliyeva, Kholaev 1983:56-60; elderly spouses have a daughter Alakez; four genies give her 1) a talisman immortality; 2) the gift of turning water into gold; 3) tears are diamonds; 4) flowers under her feet; the khan marries her, on the way, her widow neighbor blinds her, leaves her in the forest, replaces her with his daughter; she says that it does not work magic every day; Ivan and his wife sheltered a blind woman, the old woman gave them A.'s eyes for diamonds; they built a tower for A.; the old woman sent A. to steal the talisman of immortality from her sleeping hand, she died; hansha dropped the talisman, picked it up by a boy, came to the tower with the khan, dropped the talisman on A.'s body, she came to life; the liar and her mother were tied to the tails of horses]: Kapiyeva 1991:214-217; Balkarians or Karachays [stepmother tyrannites stepdaughter Ileuka and her brother; children are leaving; Ileuka does not tell his brother to drink from the stream through which the cows have passed will become a calf; horses will become a foal; sheep will become a lamb; the boy secretly drinks, makes lamb; I. climbed a tree with a lamb; warriors sit under him, fell asleep; I. went down, cooked meat, repaired her clothes, hid again; so three days; one day she ate an apple, which made her an adult beauty; the warriors waited, brought the khan, she agrees to become his wife if he leaves her lamb with her; the witch offers to swim in the river, pushed I. into the river, put on her clothes, took her form, tells the lamb to be slaughtered; he runs to the river, bleats, telling his sister everything; the Khan's servant understands the language of animals, hears everything, tells the khan; the witch was punished, the body I . found, buried; a tree has grown; a poor woman asks for a twig, the khan sends to find the roots; she finds that the spine turns into I.; Khan says everything at the festival, the lamb turns into a young man; a kind woman became I. and her brother a foster mother]: Aliyeva, Kholaev 1983:37-43; Ossetians: Byazirov 1958, No. 66 [the brothers expelled the youngest, he had a daughter, her tears turned into gold, The prince married her; Kulbadgus replaced the bride with her daughter, gouged out the bride's eyes and threw her under the bridge, the prince found her and resurrected her], 67 [two daughters-in-law gave birth to two pumpkins, one chopped a pumpkin, from there, the maiden carved out the tsgrrs (bald), the other's pumpkin turned into a gold-sown maiden; the gold-sown forgot her slipper on the river when washing, the young man found it and married her; C. knocked her out eyes and replaced her; the witch restores her sight and husband, C. executed], 75 [stepmother convinces her husband to kill her son and daughter; they flee, brother turns into a deer, Aldar's son marries his sister; the witch throws her in lake, and her daughter becomes Aldar's wife; everything turns out]: 332:329, 330, 332; Terek Cossacks (v. Naurskaya) [the peasant did not develop wheat; a stranger advises him to kill and bury his daughter in the field - then there will be a lot of wheat; the peasant decides to do so, warns his wife, goes to the field; she tells her daughter about her father's plan; the daughter brings him a bag of wheat and runs away; climbs a tree by the river; the king and his servants sit under him to rest; notice the girl, persuade her to get down; she tells his story to the king; he decides to marry her; goes with his servants to the capital to buy dresses and jewelry for the bride; asks him to wait in a tree; two Arab girls come to the river for water; they notice the royal bride on the tree {there is no reflection or shadow}; one of the Arabs climbs a tree and pushes the girl into the water; pretends to be a bride, tells the king that her skin has turned black because for the sun and wind; he believes, takes her as his wife; a girl thrown into the river turns into a mermaid with a fish tail; shows herself to servants who bring horses to a watering place; they tell the king what has happened there monster: half female, half fish; by order of the king, a mermaid is caught with a net; she reminds him of a real bride; an Arab woman pretends to be sick; assures that a mermaid must be cooked in a cauldron, otherwise The king himself will soon fall ill; the mermaid's bones are thrown away near the palace; they take root and grow in the form of a tree that is covered with leaves and flowers all year round; the king admires the tree and notices that the leaves on him wither when he leaves the palace; the Arab woman demands that the tree be cut down; the king agrees; the old woman collects chips near the felled tree; finds a spindle among them; leaves it in her the room, goes to the kitchen; when he returns, he sees a pile of thread; every time an old woman leaves the house, someone cleans her room and makes threads; the old woman hides behind the door; finds out that the spindle is turning a girl; she tells her story, stays with an old woman; walks near the palace; the king falls in love, comes with his Arab wife to dinner with an old woman; the girl brings her bird into the room Kakabku; asks if she remembers how her father tried to kill her, a girl, how she was pushed off a tree by an Arab woman, how she was cooked as a mermaid in a cauldron, how she became a tree was cut down, and how she turned in a spindle; K. answers all questions in the affirmative; the king orders an Arab woman to be tied to the horse's tail; tells the servants to ride this horse on the rocks; lives happily with his new wife]: Vostrikov 1904, No. 3: 80-86; Ingush [Gombot marries the daughter of his widowed friend Bebot; the maid pushes her young wife into the sea, puts on her clothes, the husband does not notice the change; G. finds a sprout by the sea, then a tree , makes a balalaika out of it; she says that G. has a bald head in his arms; the maid throws her into the fire, the coals say the same thing; the ash grows hemp, the old woman makes a cake out of it, the cake turns into the former woman, tells her story, returns to her husband; the maid is drowned]: Malsagov 1983, No. 38:164-167 (=Tankieva 2003:306); Chechens [the frog predicts the girl to marry a sleeping horseman ; the girl and her father go to the castle, the girl comes in, the door closes behind her; she sits by the bed for three years, then goes out to her father, at which time the horseman wakes up, the maid says that she was with him, the girl becomes a maid; asks the horseman to bring a talking doll, a jumping man and a doke knife out of town; the horseman overhears her complaining about these objects, asking the knife to jump and pierce into her; the dzhigit grabbed a knife, married a girl; the maid was forgiven]: Kibiev, Malsagov 1981:113-117; Nogais [Bozakbay tells Kazynbay to shoot the hare, but he refuses: the hare is pregnant, like and his wife; B.'s wife is also pregnant, gives birth to a son Boztokli, K.'s wife is daughter Kiyvaseker, friends agree to marry them in the future; B. died, Kazynbay's family migrated; Boztokli threw alchik under his feet to the woman, she fell, spilled milk, scolded Boztokli: she lost her father and lost his fiancée; Boztokli asks her mother to fry millet, pressed down her hand with a hot spoon, the mother admits that her son has a betrothed; Boztokli greets seven mounds, addressing each "Gray Head"; at the well, a ring is thrown into the jug of the maid Kiyvaseker; the bride recognizes Boztokli; they want to pass her off as a hero who is seven She sleeps for days, she offers to run; near Boztokli's house, leaves the bride in a tree, goes to her mother; Kiyvaseker sees the reflection of the khan's maid who has come for water, takes it for her own; then K. suggests going down to look in her head, pushes her into a well, sat down on a tree with her two children (i.e. the babies K. gave birth to); replies that her nose stretched out while she cried, her arms became rough that she got off the tree and climbed back waiting, etc.; servant B. finds K., hears her talking about what happened in a song; the servant goes home twice to tell everything, but each time he forgets; the third time he deliberately tears his hat so as not to forget; the soothsayer tells B. to dig a hole at the well, put the children in it, they will cry, K. will come out of the well; B. grabbed K.; asked the maid if she wanted 40 legs or a killing knife; she chose legs, she was tied to the tails of 40 horses]: Nogai 1979, No. 19:102-109; Kumyks [parents are dead, daughter Patimat and her younger brother set off; P. does not tell brother to drink from a puddle (he will become a frog), from a horse's hoof (horse), he drinks from sheep, has become a lamb; the khan met P., married a lamb with her; the bald maid took P. to swim, pushed him into the lake , she was swallowed by a whale, the maid put on her clothes, changed her; tells her to slaughter the lamb; he complains to her sister, she says that the whale is holding her braids, Magomed was born in Khan's arms; the guest hears, says Khan, the lake was drained, the whale's belly was ripped open, P. was taken out; the maid does not want to be fried, does not want belts made of her leather, agrees to be tied to the mare's tail; "bald cheat, not hello, not prosperous, she died, pieces of her body scattered in different directions "]: Ganiyeva 2011b, No. 72:589-592; Avars: Ganiyeva 2011b, No. 36 [mother with three daughters walks through the forest, the snake demands to give one daughter, only the youngest agrees; in the house, the snake turns into a young man; the wife and son go to visit the mother; when she goes back, the older sister goes with her, stings the child, he cries, sister explains that the child wants the sisters to exchange scarves and dresses, then, if he wants a flower from the sea, pushes the youngest into the sea, takes her place; but literally follows the mother-in-law's order to break a jug against the wall (this means you have to go get water), cut off the cow's udder (milk it), etc.; the son herds the cows, the bird says that it did not give birth to him to herd cows; the boy tells his father, he plants the bird in the cage; the eldest throws the cage on the floor, the bird turns into scissors; cut all the elder's clothes; the scissors became chicken, they were taken by the old woman; someone cooks in the house, the old woman finds the girl; the husband recognizes his wife, older sister dies of a broken heart]: 339-342; Khalilov 1965, No. 71 [the poor man's daughter dreams of being loved by handsome Chigali; wearing iron shoes, her father goes looking with an iron stick a person with this name; merchant C. gives him a handkerchief; if his daughter washes it, she must drain the first water onto the roof of her house (roses will grow), the second on the neighbor's roof (a tree will grow up); C. will take the girls from a house with roses; the father explains all this to his daughter, the bald neighbor overhears, changed the water; the poor man's daughter asks God to make her father a snake, herself a dove; bald tells C. slaughter a dove, a drop of blood turns into a plane tree; a bald one tells it to be cut down, a sliver falls into the neighbor's yard; the old woman picked it up; someone cooks in her house, she hides, grabs the girl; C. gives horses for fattening, the old woman gets an oath, the girl turns her into a beautiful horse; the girls gather at C.'s house, the sliver girl tells her story, C. takes her as his wife, drives her bald girl away with her child]: 218-222; Dargin people [the king and queen learn that their daughter will marry a young man who will be dead for seven years; they leave their city, approach the palace, the daughter enters, the gate closes behind her; the girl finds a young man sleeping soundly; waits seven years; when the deadline is near, the witch sends her daughter to the palace; she breaks a vase that says, Break will come to life; the young man wakes up, accepts a witch's daughter for the bride; the girl locks herself in a room, tells her story to a doll; she dies, the girl wants to be stabbed, the young man breaks in, stops her; the witch's daughter is tied to the horse's tail; the girl's mother dies, sends her father to give her the ring; wearing it, the girl falls dead; the husband ties her to the horse's saddle; the other king finds her, takes off her ring, she comes to life; the king keeps her with her daughters; husband finds out, sends her shirt, she recognizes it, the couple unite]: Osmanov 1963:108-111 (=Khalilov 1965, No. 53:146-148; =Mazaev, Kasumov 1997 (1): 359-362); varnishes: Kapiyeva 1974 [ stepmother tyranite stepdaughter; red-headed cow Zaza gives that honey from the right horn, oil from the left horn; stepmother gives stepdaughter a spin of wool, the whirlwind takes the wool, Z. says where to find what has been carried away; greet people who harvest corals, gold, pearls, they will show the way to the mistress of the Chassages winds; take bones from horses, give dogs, horses hay; drink from the river, praise the sweetness of the water, the waters will part; C. will offer to shake up her house, you need to clean it up; tear her dress, ruffle her hair - you need to mess, comb it; C. pours the girl from a jug, her hair turns golden; girl pulls wool from under C.'s pillow, runs away; everyone lets it in, the river gives gold-heeled shoes; the stepmother sends her own daughter to herd a cow, she is rude to everyone, calls the water dirty, gives bones cows, hay to dogs, turned everything in C.'s house upside down, she splashes water into her face, it is covered with warts; stepmother orders Z. to be slaughtered, she tells her bones to be buried under an apple tree; buried bones give a beautiful outfit to go to the wedding; one slipper fell into the stream, the khan picked it up, ordered it to be tried on, found the owner, ordered her to be brought to the palace to marry; on the way, the stepmother does not give her water, she collides into the well, gives her shoes to her daughter, the khan had to marry her; the merchants pulled the girl out, she became a neck; the gardener hears her telling the trees in the khan's garden to dry up; the khan catches her, she turns into a true bride; Khan expels stepmother and her daughter]: 24-35; Khalilov 1976, No. 46 (village. Tabakhlu, 1836) [the same in a shorter translation in Khalilov, Osmanov 1989:54-62; the red cow tells the hungry stepdaughter to suck her horns, honey flows from the right, oil flows from the left; the wind blows away the wool, the stepmother tells her to find her and return; the cow teaches people who grind pearls, gold, corals to go to everyone, wish everyone the best, ask themselves, they will show the way to the wind Chassage; horses will have bones in front of them, hay in front of dogs, hay must change; call the muddy river oily, take a sip; Wind Chassage, Air Asiyat should ask for wool back; she will ask you to scrape the rooms, they must be whitewashed, cleaned; pull out your hair, tear them apart clothes - comb, wash; that's how it happened; the girl put her finger into the river, it turned silver, the river missed her {apparently parted}; the same was a bloody river, the girl called it honey, her finger became gold; C. poured golden water on her head, her hair turned golden; C. offered to sleep on a golden bed, wants to make the girl a daughter, hides her wool under her head; the girl pulled her out, ran; the old woman tells everyone to grab her, calls the river bloody, but they only give the girl even more; the stepmother plants her own daughter to spin hair next to the cow; the wind blows away the wool, but the cow teaches the wrong way ; the girl scolds the people she meets, gives bones to horses, hay to dogs, her fingers are covered with ulcers from the water of the muddy river; she tears her hair and clothes; she pours dirty liquid on her head, her face and body become covered with ulcers and boils; the cow was slaughtered, the stepdaughter buried her bones; asked them for beautiful shoes and clothes to go to the wedding; one shoe swam along the river; the prince found it, he was just right for his stepdaughter, the prince took her to his place wife; stepmother and daughter also went; the bride is thirsty, the stepmother gives her a drink, taking her eyes out; throws her into the well, dresses her daughter in her dress; the merchants pulled the girl out of the well, she turned into a canary; when she flew into the prince's garden, she asks the gardener to say hello to the prince and let the tree dry up; the prince sees that many trees have dried up; the canary was caught, the false wife told her slaughter, a tree has grown out of blood; dates fall on the prince, his wife is scratched by thorns; his wife orders to make a cradle for her child out of wood; the old woman's son picked up the chips, threw it behind the chest; they turned into a girl when she cries (?) , when she laughs, pearls, silver and gold horseshoes fall from under her feet; the cradle squeezed the child to death; the old woman's son fattens a lousy horse in the palace; the girl turns it into a painted horse; the king comes to see him, falls in love with a girl; girls are going to tell fairy tales, a true bride tells her own; stepmother and her daughter are tied to horses; wedding]: 109 -119; Lezgins: Ganiyeva 2011b, No. 43 [=Mazaev, Kasumov 1997 (2): 102-109, =Khalilov 1965, No. 71:218-222); seeing dew, the girl wants to marry handsome Chigali ("dew Ali"); father put on iron shoes , picked up an iron stick, found C.; he gave a handkerchief, ordered the girl to wash it, and pour water on her roof and on her neighbor's roof; she would grow roses, and her neighbor would have a tree, C. would come to the house where roses; a bald neighbor changed the water, thorns grew on the girl's roof, and the neighbor had roses; the matchmakers came to the neighbor; the girl asked God to turn her father into a black snake and herself into a blue dove; flies to C., annoys her bald; she tells me to slaughter the dove, the girl asks God to make her a plane tree; the bald one tells her to cut down the plane tree, one sliver bounced, the old woman picked it up; since then, everything has been in her house tidy up; she stayed guarded, grabbed the girl; they fattened the khan's foal; the girl created a pasture and a spring in the stable; the foal grew up, does not let strangers in; went to C. when the girl grew up to him she said it; the girl gathered others, ordered them to tell stories, told her own; C. heard, married a girl, drove a bald girl away with a child], 46 [stepmother loves her bald daughter, tyrannites her stepdaughter Bibikhatun; the mother from the grave tells me to suck the horns of a red cow, honey in one, oil in the other; the stepmother pretends to be sick, tells me to wrap herself in the skin of a red cow; the mother tells me to put the cow's bones in a hole, they they will turn into clothes; wearing them, B. secretly goes to the wedding, returning, loses his shoe; the padishah's son is looking for the owner; the rooster shouts that B. is in tandoor, bald at the screenings; the padishah's son finds B., marries ; bald changes clothes with B., pushes her into the river; a plane tree grows up, tells her to make a cradle out of it, the old woman brought one sliver into the house; in her absence, the sliver turns into a girl, cooks, the old woman finds her; she fattens a horse, the girl washes her hair and legs, grass grows, the spring hits, the horse is the most well-fed; the padishah's son calls the girls to scratch their hair, hears B.'s story; they plant a bald one on the donkey backwards, banished]: 386-389, 420-423; Tabasarans [stepmother tells Perikhanum to herd the red cow and spin the wool; the wind carries away the wool, the cow tells me to follow the wind; P. goes through the golden one , silver current into the ajdaha cave; in his hair there are snakes, lizards, P. says that his hair is clean; the dough is dirty, P. says it is clean like her mother's; cleans the house, does not take treasures, ajdaha shakes it on swing, gold does not fall from her dress; he tells her to swim in a white lake, wash her hair in black, gives her gold, dresses and a horse that can be turned into anything; when she sees beauties, her stepmother sends her own daughter Aykhanum; she calls Azhdakha dirty, hides gold, it falls out on a swing; she is told to swim in a black lake, wash her hair in white, and a horn grows on her forehead; stepmother and A. go to holiday, tells P. to separate ash and millet, fill the vessel with tears; the mother from the grave teaches you to sift the millet through a sieve, fill the vessel with water and salt, put on a dress, take the horse given by Azhdaha; returning with weddings, P. lost her shoe; Beck's son fell in love, found the owner of the shoe; his stepmother slipped her freak daughter instead of P.; P. flew in with a dove, A. ordered him to be slaughtered, the giblets were thrown away, a pine tree grew, A. She ordered her to be made into a cradle, the old woman picked up the chips; someone cooks in her house, she finds a girl; takes a thin horse to fattening, she is getting prettier; Beck's son calls women to spin and tell stories; P. says; everything is explained, stepmother and A. were put on horseback, whipped]: Ganiyeva 2011b, No. 49:444-450; Georgians: Kurdovanidze 1988 (1), No. 54 [nine brothers go hunting; mother gives birth a girl, puts a spindle at the gate; an angry neighbor replaces him with a yoke; another girl tells the brothers' sister that her brothers are missing because of her; the daughter bites her mother's chest, forcing her to reveal the truth; comes to the brothers, they do not know who is cleaning the house; they find her; warn her not to let the fire go out; the girl comes to the mother of the devas; she gives smut and cilantro seeds, finds a home for them; dev bites off the girl's finger; the next day, the brothers kill him; the deva's mother asks for medicine to be added to the brothers' food; they turn into deer, run away; they walk alone with her; the prince wants to shoot, girl asks not to do this; the prince takes her as his wife; the neighbor tells her servants to drown her, puts on her clothes, replaces her, orders her to be stabbed; he calls his sister, she answers, tells the king not to carry water, do not sharpen the dagger; the servants pull the woman out, the impostor is tied to the horse's tail], 65 [the stepmother tortures the stepdaughter with work; the cow tells the stepdaughter that there is honey in one ear, oil in the other; the stepmother watches finds out, tells her husband to slaughter a cow; she tells her stepdaughter not to eat her meat, put the bones in her skin, bury it; the stepdaughter drops the spindle into the old woman's yard, she asks her to look in her hair, look at her pickles; the girl does everything, she is not surprised that there are snakes and frogs in the jars; the old woman tells me to walk past a white, black spring, dip her head in yellow; her hair has turned golden; her own daughter expresses the old woman is disgusted, she tells her to put her head under a black spring, she has a donkey tail on her head; her stepmother tells her stepdaughter to sort out the millet to return; neighbors give a sieve to sift the millet; in a hole where cow bones should be, the girl finds a horse, luxurious clothes; loses her slipper on the bridge; the king orders to find an owner, marries her son's stepdaughter; the stepmother asks her stepdaughter to take off her dress, pushes her into pond, replaces the prince's wife with her daughter; the prince sits by the pond, admiring the fish; the imaginary wife affects the sick, tells the fish to cook; poplar grows out of bones, the wife orders to cut down; the old woman picks up chips; someone cooks in her house, an old woman finds a girl; a prince comes in, a girl tells her story; stepmother and daughter are tied to horse tails]: 213-218, 278-286; Chikovani 1954:244-249 [wife the elder brother tells her husband to drive away his younger brother and his wife; they have a daughter, her tears are pearls, laughs, violets and roses fall; the prince hunts, the servant enters the hut, is amazed by the girl's beauty, the prince takes her to marry; on the way, his uncle gives her salty food, takes her eyes by the water, dresses his black daughter in her clothes; explains to the prince that she is fool from waiting; blind in the forest cries with pearls, an old man picks her up; exchanges violets and roses, the uncle's necklace for the girl's eyes; she dies, the son sucks milk in his mother's coffin; the prince finds a son, he tears off the necklace with the imaginary wives, puts on the mother, she comes to life; the uncle and daughter are torn by horses], 137-140 [the snake turned around the ricks, demands the peasant's daughter; the eldest two refuse, the youngest agrees; behind the village threw off the snake skin, became a young man; explained that they speak Kajet (on the contrary: if "break" means "build", etc.); mother-in-law is surprised that the daughter-in-law is doing everything right at once; the snake wife is going to give birth to the house parents, then returns with her sisters; the eldest tells her to climb a tree, changed clothes and gave the child, leaves her, takes her place; she does everything "not like a kajet"; she does not have milk for baby; under the tree where the mother remained, reeds grew out of her tears and blood; the boy grew up, cut off a reed, made a pipe, she sings about what happened; the stepmother broke, burned the pipe; the ash formed a portrait mother; stepmother scattered ash on the roof, poplar grew out of it, poplar branches hug her husband; stepmother was sick, tells me to cut down a trough from the poplar; one sliver fell against the old woman; every day she comes out from under sauerkraut in the form of a girl, cleans everything up; the old woman was waiting for her; the girl asks to invite a snake to visit, tells everything; her sister was tied to the tails of horses]; Kurdovanidze 2000, No. 437 [beautiful goes to the groom, is thirsty, the royal nanny lets her get drunk in exchange for her eyes; replaces her with her daughter, leaves her in the forest; the girl regains her eyes, everything is fine]: 42-43; megrels [only one homi stalk (Italian millet) grew on the field; when the old man took off his ear, a new one immediately grew up; they collected a whole threshing floor on the threshing floor, asked the old man to marry him off his daughter; the two eldest refused, the youngest agreed; on the way to him, the snake took off his skin, did a great job; warned that when his mother told him to destroy the barn, break the scudel (i.e. clay vessel), scoop out a well, etc., then do nothing; after the birth of her son, the woman begged her to be allowed to visit her relatives; husband: when you wear out your shoes and feed the pig so much that fat would flow from her leg; mother-in-law put her shoes on hot, she poked a spindle in the pig's leg, lard appeared; they went to the woman's parents; the sisters were jealous; they tied a stone to the woman's neck, threw it into the river, the middle sister put on her clothes, went to her husband; the boy asked his grandmother to bake a cake; told her to roll to his mother; she rolled to the river, the mother went out and gave her breast; so several times; father and grandmother noticed, grabbed, wiped, dressed up the boy's mother; her sister was tied to a horse's tail]: Gachava et al. 1890:22-24; Armenians: Ganalanyan 1965:45-48 [stepmother roasts seed; tells her husband that the field will turn green if sacrificed stepdaughter and stepson; father leaves children in the field; sister does not tell brother to drink from puddles so that he does not become a cow, camel, horse; he drinks, becomes a lamb; sister climbs a tree, royal servants they ask her to go down, the king marries, she tells him about the lamb; the old woman pushes her into the sea, puts her clothes on her daughter; the imaginary wife tells him to slaughter the lamb; the sister is swallowed by fish from her belly Shouts not to kill the lamb; the fisherman reports this to the king; he tells him to catch fish, they find a girl in his stomach; the lamb turns into a man; the old woman and daughter are tied to the tail of a mule], 54-58 [stepmother she adjoins her stepdaughter and stepson; the red cow feeds them milk, guards the herd for them; the stepmother decides to slaughter her; she tells her to cut down her horn, bury her bones in the manger, introduces the old woman; the horn feeds the children , the old woman takes out rich outfits from the nursery, the children wear them to the king's feast; the girl loses her shoe in the pond, the prince finds it; the shoe fits only her stepdaughter, the prince marries; the stepmother asks let his wife go home, replaces her daughter; the prince understands the deception, the stepmother and her daughter are driven away]; Nazinyan 1969 [seven brothers tell the mother to put a spindle and a plow on the roof if a girl is born, if it is a boy again; someone mistakenly put the plow, the brothers left; the girl has grown up; someone has lost a ball; all the girls swore to their brothers that they did not take the ball, and this one swore by a dog; mother admitted that the girl has brothers; she came to the house in the forest, cleaned and cooked, hid; her younger brother began to guard, saw her sister; one day the fire went out, the girl saw smoke, came, and there the terrible old woman is the mother of a deva; she gave coals and ash, Dev found a house on an ash trail; the girl refused to unlock it, but agreed to stick her finger out; the dev bit him off, she fainted; the brothers killed the deva, they buried it; the deva's mother watered the grave, grass grew, the brothers put it in soup, turned into rams; the prince took the girl, promised to take her brothers; the prince's relative pushed his wife into the water, put it on dress, the husband did not notice the change; the liar pretended to be sick, asked the sheep to be slaughtered; they came to the shore, asking her sister to go out; she swam out, the brothers became human again, the liar was tied to the tail of the mule, they let him run from the mountain; three apples fell from the sky]: 135-138; 2014 [the king's son found out that a huge cucumber grew in the garden; gardener: if you pick a cucumber, go without looking back, although they will call; prince brought a cucumber to the edge of the forest, cut it, a girl came out of it; the prince tells me to climb on the plane tree and wait for him to return for her with her retinue; an old woman came, turned the girl into a bird, took her form herself ; the bird began to curl at the prince's head, he tore off her head, threw it into the garden, a mulberry tree grew, the gardener cut it down, the sliver flew into the old woman's yard, became a spoon; while the old woman was gone, the girl cleans the house; she waited for her, decided to marry her son; he agrees to consider the girl to be a sister; the king orders that every house should be fed a horse; the girl feeds the horse, tells her not get up when the prince calls him; calls the prince who has come a traitor; he begins to suspect something; calls wool scratches; the girl comes, asks for pomegranates, a doll and a razor as a reward; the prince spies on her telling a grenade her story, telling the doll to splash, is going to cut her throat; the prince grabs it, the witch is tied to the tail of a mule]: 70-75; Khachatryants 1933:120-123 ( Turkish Armenia) [the old man says to the girl: to be your ashes if you die, to be dead, well done if you live; the girl melts, her father takes her away, she disappears when she enters the cliff; there lies a dead prince, she has been taking care of him for 7 years; once she sheltered a gypsy woman; when it is time for the prince to come to life, the gypsy woman briefly took her place, became the wife of a young man, and the girl a maid; the gypsy woman asks her husband to bring her not Armenian and Kurdish matter, a girl is poison, a doll and a jug; a doll and a jug talk to each other, say: we will die and you will live; well done confirms, finds out who his real wife is], 168-174 (recorded in an Ararat village to a native of Persia) [the wife died, leaving her son and daughter; a daughter from a new wife; the stepmother tyrannites her stepsons; the red cow gives them her milk, they will be kind; the stepmother sends her native daughter, her milk is bitter, she withers; tells her husband to slaughter a cow, the daughter will recover; the cow tells the children to smear her faces with blood (they will become beautiful), bury her bones; introduces the old woman, she will help; gives one of his own horn, he will feed them; cow meat is delicious for children, like straw for the stepmother; they invite them to the wedding, that old woman dug a hole where the bones are, got good clothes for the children; Next time, the stepmother tells the children to fill the cauldron with tears to cover half a liter of millet; after the wedding, the girl dropped her shoe; the prince asks her father to find whose she is; the prince marries her stepdaughter; she comes to see her stepmother, stepmother replaces her with her daughter; the prince sees a change, tells her stepmother and daughter to be tied to the tails of the mares; their heads come off, they have been flaunted]; Wingate 1910, No. 2 [new the wife demands that the husband take the son and daughter from his first wife to the forest; in the forest the boy is thirsty, the father says that he will go to look for water, does not return; the sister forbids his brother to drink horse and ox, buffalo, bear, boar, wolf trail; allows goat trail, warns that the brother will become a kid; they return home; stepmother is pregnant, demands to slaughter the kid (pregnant women cannot refuse); the sister runs away with the kid; drops a spindle into the cave, there is an old woman, the girl turns to her affectionately; the witch asks to wake her up with a hot iron if Green-Red comes, and if Black, not wake up; as it happens, Green-Red touches the girl's hair, her clothes turn golden; the girl with the kid returns to her stepmother; hides gold clothes, but the stepmother sees golden braids; sends to the witch's own daughter; the witch turns her ugly, drives her away; the girls come to the prince's party; the stepmother covers her daughter with a veil; the stepdaughter comes secretly; on the way back loses her shoe; the prince is looking for the owner, gets married; the stepmother comes to visit, pushes his stepdaughter into the sea, replaces her daughter; the prince's wife is swallowed by fish, from her belly she screams that her husband does not harm the kid ; the prince hears, rushes into the sea with a sword, returns his wife; offers his stepmother a horse or a knife; she chooses a horse, she and her daughter are tied to the horse's tail, let him go in the mountains]: 365-371; Cox 1893, No. 8 [stepmother tells her husband should leave his stepdaughter and stepson in the mountains; the sister forbids the brother to drink water from a horse, ox, buffalo, bear, boar, wolf trail, otherwise he will become a foal, etc.; he drinks from a goat, turns into a kid; a stepdaughter and a kid returns home; the stepmother is going to slaughter the kid, the stepdaughter takes it and goes back to the mountains; drops the spindle, it rolls into the cave; leaving the kid to graze, the girl follows the spindle; in the cave there is a thousand-year-old witch (dev); she brings snakes and dragons; the girl tells her story; she puts a hook into the fire, goes to bed; if There will be something even, you don't have to wake her up, and if it's rainbow, you have to wake her up with a hot hook on her legs; the girl does everything, her hair and clothes turn golden; she's back to her stepmother she hid her golden clothes, but she noticed her golden hair, sends her own daughter; the old woman turned her into a scarecrow in the garden; the stepmother and daughter are going to the wedding, the stepdaughter puts on her golden dress; returns before them; loses her shoe, she swam along the stream; when they see the shoe, the royal horses refuse to drink; the girls are told to try on the shoe; the rooster screams about where the owner is; wedding; stepmother with They come to the young queen as their daughter, offer to swim, push her into the sea; the fish swallowed her, the stepmother replaced her daughter; being in the stomach of the fish, the queen hears the voice of bell-ringer; asks him for seven cross himself once, ask the king not to slaughter the kid; the king, together with the bell-ringer, comes to the sea, hears his wife's voice, jumps into the water, rips open the fish's belly, pulls out his wife; tied his stepmother and her daughter to horse tails; three apples fell from the sky]: 4-5; Azerbaijanis: Akhundov 1955 [the eldest daughter asks the merchant to bring a bulbous husk shirt, a medium brocade shawl, a younger cat; the dervish gives a shirt, a handkerchief, asks the eldest, middle sister for his wife; offers to eat a man, the wife hides the meat behind the gate, it falls to the floor, the dervish nails the older, middle sister by the braids; the youngest takes a cat with her, that eats meat, dervish is happy; leaves; the wife opens the fortieth room, frees the sisters; all three fly away in a plane chest; the youngest is married by the son of the padishah, the middle nobleman, the chief vizier; the dervish gives the guards sleeping pills almonds, the lion and the tiger mutton, the prince's wife pushes him down the stairs, the lion and the tiger kill him; for her salvation, the woman promised a daughter, who will be born to her; when she is five years old, she is summoned by three beggars, given wonderful abilities (if she cries, a hurricane, laughs, roses fall, walks, gold and silver traces); the girl's father's evil sister feeds her salty, gives water in exchange for eye, then after the second; leaves her in a deserted place, replaces his daughter at a wedding with a padishah; the poor man finds a blind man, sells flowers that have fallen from her mouth to an evil aunt in exchange for her eyes, the girl sees the light; Tsarevich married her, her aunt and daughter were tied to mules]: 230-240; Bagriy, Zeynally 1935:3-19 [the fisherman has an adult daughter Fatmazhykh and a little son Kiyavyzhykh; the mother died, the fisherman took the fanged Bash-khanum; she gave birth to a bald boy and a girl; ordered her old children to be taken to the forest; the father tied a board to the tree so that it would knock, and the children thought he was cutting firewood; left; K. was thirsty, F. did not tell me to drink from spring - you will become a horse; then a dog; K. got drunk from the third, became a bull; said that he would now feed his sister with honey and oil, which are in his horns; took his sister; although father and stepmother they moved, the bull found them; F. said that her brother was run over by a bear, and she came in a bull; she was sent to scratch her hair, the bull fed her; the wind carried away the tow; F. ran after her, ran into the hut; there Baba Yaga, there are snakes and centipedes in her hair; F. asked her tow, the old woman asked how she liked the hut; F. praised the cleanliness; the old woman blessed her; told her to wake her up when the white, red and black water; washed with three waters, F. became white-bodied, eyebrows and eyelashes black, cheeks and lips red; gave her tow; stepmother sent her own daughter; she called the old woman ugly; three waters made her body black, eyebrows and eyelashes are white, a red spot appeared on her forehead; then the stepmother pretended to be sick, asked for the bull's meat; he tells his sister to collect his bones and throw it into the well, there will be a beautiful outfit; stepmother with they went to a meeting with the Shah as their daughter, and F. ordered to separate the millet from the ash and fill the bowl with tears; the rooster and the chickens were separated, the rooster advised to prepare salt water; wearing the dress that was in the well, F. came to the palace, showered everyone with flowers, and her stepmother with ash; when she ran back, she lost her slipper; Tsarevich Mamed ordered to look for the owner; the rooster shouts that F. was in a hole, tied hand and foot; M. married F. ; her stepmother's daughter pushed her into the sea, put on her dress; in the morning the rooster screams: her sister was drowned in the sea, swallowed her catfish, she wears under the Shah's heart and asks for salvation; the fishermen caught the catfish, took out F .; M. asks the liar if she wants a golden knife or a seven-year-old mare; she did not understand whether she wanted a mare; she was put in one bag, and the puppy and pot in another; frightened of a roar, the horse rushed, the body scattered across the valleys; M. stayed with F.], 83-94 [the prince fell in love with a pomegranate girl; the vizier says she is from the divas; bought sakyz (pistachio resin), came to the house where the old woman, her lower lip, crawls along the ground, the upper one reaches the sky; the vizier threw tar into her mouth, she chewed and did not eat it; he became an awl, hid in the cracks; the old woman's sons came and believed her that there was no one; in the morning the old woman pointed out the road to the west; there the second old woman (the same episodes, the vizier became a piece of carpet); the third (the vizier hid as a fly) pointed out a tree with three grenades at the top; becoming a mosquito, the vizier took the grenades; in two the first is nothing, the third is beautiful; asks to bring her clothes; the vizier left her at the top of the plane tree, went to the city; the vizier's maid saw her reflection, pushed the girl into the well, took her place; she got out, turned into a rose bush; the prince married a liar, is surprised that she is black; the vizier cut the roses, sent it to the prince's wife, who threw away the bouquet, he became a plane tree; his wife ordered to make it out of her cradle for the child; the old woman took one board, brought it to her place; while she was leaving, the board became a girl, cleaned and cooked everything; the neighbors advised me to make sure that the girl stayed with the old woman; the prince going to Mecca, distributing horses for fattening; the girl told the old woman to take one, she was sworn, the girl's best horse; women are going to embroider the prince's dress; pomegranate girl she folds pearls with a song, sings about what happened; a wedding of 40 days and nights, a liar tied to the tail of an immense horse]; Turks: Aganin et al. 1960 [the hunter has a second wife; stepmother tyrannitis stepdaughter and stepson; the partridge caught by the hunter disappeared; the wife was terrified; cut off one breast, cooked it; the hunter liked the meat; when he found out what was going on, he decided to eat a man; the wife offered fatten the children and eat after 40 days; the girl hears, counts the days, laying stones; tells her brother to run; the father is chasing; the old woman gives a mirror, comb and clay; sister threw clay (swamp); comb ( thorny bush); father almost caught up, the mirror fell - the sea, the father stayed on the other side; the brother is thirsty; the rider indicated three sources; after drinking from the first, you will become fish, from the second - lamb, the third is safe; the brother became a lamb; the padishah's son arrived and saw the girl in the tree, decided to marry her; galloped home to return; an arapka came up and said that the padishah's son had sent her, she pushed the girl into the first spring, put on her clothes; the padishah's son is surprised that the bride is fool; after the wedding, the arapka fell ill, asks for lamb meat; the padishah's son is watching him; he comes to the source: you were swallowed by a fish, and an arapka wants to eat me, butchers sharpen knives; fishermen pulled the fish, took the girl out of her womb; the arapka was torn by four mules; three apples fell from the sky; the lamb ate one, became as a boy, his sister put another one on his chest, she woke up; the third will find a child who will read a fairy tale]: 122-130; Stebleva 1986, No. 23 [the bird predicts the girl that she will sit for 40 days dead; parents take their daughter, she enters the house, the door slams shut, the dead man inside; she sits for almost 40 days; finally asks the gypsy woman to become her friend, lifts her out the window, leaves for a minute, the dead comes to life, marries a gypsy woman, makes a girl a maid; asks what to bring out of town; the girl asks for a knife, a stone of patience and a doll; her story is told, the stone of patience bursts, the doll is dancing, a girl wants to be stabbed, her husband stops her, takes her as a wife; ties a gypsy woman to 40 mules], 33 [the stepmother wants to throw the children into the oven; the boy and sister go to the mother's grave; a voice tells them to take the comb, brush, soap; stepmother sent soldiers in pursuit; the abandoned comb became thickets of thorns, the brush with snakes covered the ground, soap with the sea; the children walk along the steppe, the boy is thirsty; the sister does not tell you to drink from a reindeer hoof, he drinks, turns into a deer; a girl climbs a poplar, shahzade sees its reflection; tells her to cut it; during the night, the felling overgrows; the old woman begins to bake bread, putting the baking sheet upside down; the girl goes down to help her, shahzade picks her up and the deer, gets married; while swimming, the arapka pushes her into a deep place, puts on her clothes, says that she has turned black, waiting for her husband to return; asks slaughter a deer; a deer brother tells his sister how knives are sharpened to slaughter him; the sister replies that it is in the stomach of a fish, her son is at her chest; people hear, shahzade overhears, the sultan and the child are taken out, The arapka is tied to the tails of 40 mules]: 84-87, 131-134; Kúnos 1901:1-11 [after the death of the padishah, his son and daughter went broke, went on a journey; the sister warns his brother in vain not to drink dirty water, he drinks, turns into a deer; his sister climbed a tree above the spring, the padishah's horses see her reflection, are frightened; then the servants see too; she refuses to get down, the padishah tells me to cut down the tree; when the servants went on vacation, the deer licked the felling, the tree was intact; the same the next evening; then they called the old woman; she pretended to be blind, put the cauldron upside down, poured water by; you next time began to cook not meat, but ash; on the third day she slaughtered the sheep, poking it with a knife from behind, rather than cutting her throat; the girl went down, grabbed her, she agreed to marry him if he took her brother- a deer; a black maid pushed the padishah's wife into a spring, she was swallowed by a fish; the maid took her place, saying that she had darkened in the sun; she pretended to be sick: she would be cured by the meat of a deer; he says sister: the knife is sharpening, the water is boiling, hurry, sister; sister in response: I am inside the fish, there is a golden saucer on my hand, a silver sandal on my leg, a small padishah at my chest; the padishah heard, the spring was drained, the belly of the fish ripped open, there was a wife and son; a deer licked the fish's blood, became a young man again; a maid's padishah: 4 swords or 4 horses? maid: let swords against my enemies, I choose horses; she was tied to the tails of horses, torn], 188-195 [the bird shouts to the poor girl three times that her fate is Death; she stays at home with her mother, but one day she goes out to spend time with her peers, a wall grows between her and others; she enters the palace, where one room is filled with silver, the second with gold, the third with diamonds, the fourth with emeralds; in the 40th, a young man without movement and a note: whoever fans me and prays for 40 days will get me a husband; on the last morning she sees a black maid, asks me to sit for her for a while; the young man wakes up, takes a black woman for his wife; a girl becomes a maid; on Bayram, a black woman asks for an unsewn dress, and a girl asks for a stone of patience and a knife of patience; the young man bought a dress but did not find gifts for the girl; sailed back, but the ship stopped; he was landed, he met a black giant, who gave him a stone and a knife, and he brought them to his maid; she began to tell the stone her story, the stone began shrink; girl: the stone can't listen to it, what am I; she was going to stab a knife into her heart, but the young man who was eavesdropping stopped her; they killed a black woman, took the girl's mother; the bird to he flew in]; Tsvetinovich 1959 [an elderly padishah has a son; breaks an old woman's jug, she tells him to fall in love with three Pomeranians; he leaves home, sticks to the mother of the devas; her sons are guarding Pomeranians, but they themselves do not know where they are; the middle, older sisters of their mother do not know; the eldest son of the eldest brings him to the pond where the Pomeranians swim; tells them not to cut them where there is no water; from cut beauties come out; two immediately die of thirst, one remains; shahzade leaves her in a tree, goes to get clothes for her; an Arab woman takes her reflection for hers; the girl calls out to her; she suggests looking for clothes for her in her head, pierces a needle, the girl flies away as a bird; an Arab woman tells Shahzade that she is black from the sun; a bird sits on trees in the Shahzade garden, they dry up; she is caught; an Arab woman pretends to be sick, asks kill a bird to recover; an old woman picks up one pen; in her absence, the pen turns into a girl, cleans her house; an old woman takes her by surprise; tells shahzade her story; an Arab woman replies that she wants 40 horses, not 40 knives; torn by mules; shahzade marries a newfound beauty]: 58-67; Eberhard, Boratav 1953, No. 240 [a girl was born in a poor family (var: princess); three (or more) dervish (peri; dead mother) predict that where she passes, the grass will turn green, her tears will become pearls, if she laughs, roses will fall from her lips, and the water she washes will appear gold; they give her an amulet (bracelet); a girl grows up, marries a prince, goes to him accompanied by another woman (sister, maid, neighbor, black woman, etc.; the vizier decides to replace the beauty her ugly daughter); thirsty, her companion gives her water in exchange for her eyes; takes her place; the blind lives with others; roses are needed in the palace, they fall from the girl's lips, they are sold in exchange for eyes, the girl sees the light; (the padishah sees the grass turning green under the girl walking); the liar steals the girl's amulet, she loses consciousness, is put in the tomb; (she has a child, he sucks her chest dead mother); prince finds and revives her]: 291-294; Walker, Uysal 1966, No. 5 [at the source, Bey's son's horse steps on the witch's foot, she tells the young man to fall in love with a cucumber girl (OD); father sends him for her; at night, the young man overhears how the owner explains to his daughter what to do; 1) give milk to the lion, meat to the tiger, chewing gum to the witch; 2) the source from which the blood and pus flow, tell him how he is clean, drink three handfuls; 3) split off a pine chip, give it and all your gold to the giantess while the giants are sleeping (their eyes are open); the giantess will give three cucumbers; three girls inside the cucumbers; open the cucumbers where there is water, otherwise the girls will die of thirst; giants tell creatures and objects to stop the young man, they say they are grateful to him; two girls died of thirst; the third waited for the young man on the poplar until he arranges a wedding; the ugly maid saw a reflection in the source, decided it was her own; next time she asks how OD got in; Putting eggs one on top of the other; then OD told the tree to bend down; the maid said that she was now her mother; looking in her hair, she pulled out the hair of life; OD fell, sesame grew up in that place; the maid explained to the young man who came that she was fool from the frost and the sun; the young man attached a sesame to his hat; married a maid, who asked her to throw sesame into the fire, two pigeons flew out of there; resin to the branches, the pigeons stuck, they were slaughtered, poplar grew out of blood; from it they made a cradle for the maid's son; an old woman picked up one sliver; in her absence, the sliver turns into OD, cleans the house; the old woman grabs her, adopts her; in hunger, Bey's son distributes his horses; where OD steps, green grass grows, the horse eats it; the rest of the horses starved; the young man comes for him, the girl speaks in riddles; he returns, she tells everything; the maid and the child were sent to mountains, the horse threw them into the abyss]: 64-71; Kurds: Jalil et al. 1989, No. 17 [stepmother tells Fatima to herd cows and spin the wool; the red cow left from her mother spins for her; F. meets the old woman, looking in her head, replies that her head is cleaner than her head, F., her mother; she tells her to swim in a bright spring, dip her finger in black, run it over her eyebrows, dip her head in gold; stepmother sends her own daughter, she refuses to clean the old woman, she tells her to swim in a black spring, she turns into an arapka; the stepmother pretends to be sick, tells her to slaughter a cow for her; the cow says F. and her brother, that the meat will seem bitter to the stepmother; the bones must be buried; there is a wedding in the village; the stepmother tells F. to fill two cauldrons with tears, only then go to the wedding; that old woman fills the boilers with water and salt, tells him to dig up cow bones, they turned into luxurious clothes; returning, F. loses his shoe; according to it, the padishah's son finds F., marries; stepmother throws F. into tandoor, dresses his daughter; brother F. becomes with a rooster, shouts about it; F. find, the padishah's son marries her]: 207-211; Rudenko 1970, No. 54 [The muff leaves her daughter to guard the house; she kills the robbers one by one, injures leader Ahmad; he marries her unrecognized, takes her to the forest to burn her; the driver hides her under brushwood, the merchant marries her son; A. takes her away, she promises the prophet Khydra to give her first child for salvation; A. is torn to pieces by the leopard and lion, Khidir comes for her born and raised daughter; gives the name Golbarin, her laughter is roses, crying is rain, where she goes, there is a purse of gold, her soul is in a bead in the heart of a hornless doe; the son of the Emir of Arabs takes G . as a wife; on the way, Father G.'s sister pulls out her eyes, puts her in her pocket, replaces her daughter; the firewood collector finds G., who makes him rich; the false wife pretends to be sick, mother-in-law tells me to shoot a hornless doe; a bead fell out of the heart of the fallow deer; at this moment G. turns into a mountain; the son of the Emir of Arabs finds a hut there, in which G. is blind and dumb; she gives birth to him a son; he finds a bead, G. sees the light, says that the dove took her eyes out of her pocket, put it back; the false wife and her mother are being executed]: 192-197; Farizov, Rudenko 1959 [the shepherd's wife gives birth, hears three doves telling her to name her daughter Golbarin; if she laughs, roses will fall from the sky, if she cries, it will rain; accompanied by Aunt G., they marry her son padishah; she feeds the girl salty food, gives water in exchange for her eyes, dresses her ugly daughter in her clothes; the shepherd picks up a blind woman, who tells her roses to be exchanged for her eyes in the city; pigeons teach to wash her eyes in the spring, run them with a pen, G. sees the light; goes to the service of aunt; receives beautiful clothes from doves; the shepherd's son recognizes her as a real bride, her aunt and her daughters are beheaded, the shepherd is invited to live in the palace]: 29-33; Yusupova 2004, No. 3 (Iraq) [Askol - stepdaughter, Khursha is her own daughter; stepmother tells A. to herd the cow, hide all her wool in a day; the wind carried the yarn, A. followed her, saw a female diva with long breasts, she asks to comb her head, A. lies, that her hair is clean; she tells her not to wake her up while she is blue, green, red, yellow, purple, black, brown, cloudy, wake her up when white goes; the female diva dipped her hand A in white water ., A. became beautiful, the yarn became threads; the stepmother sent H., who tells the female diva that her head is disgusting; the female diva tells her to wake her up when the water is muddy, H. is covered with warts; son The padishah saw A. from the roof of the palace; the stepmother hides her in tandoor, sends H., but the rooster screams about it, the padishah's son marries A.; the stepmother comes, calls pregnant A. for a walk, pushes her into the river; she swims to the other side, gives birth to a son; the shepherd hears her story; the son of the padishah returns his wife and son; stepmother and H. are tied by the legs to mules]: 140-145.

Iran - Central Asia. Lura [when leaving, the husband demands that his wife have a son and daughter by his return; the mullah turned the egg into a girl, the tibia into a boy; the husband returned a month later, did not believe that they were children, threw the egg on the manure heap and the bone at the dogs; the dal bird asked if she could pick the egg; the woman allowed it, the bird carried the egg to its nest, it became a girl; (the egg turned into a girl again) ; the girl has grown up, the bird brings her everything she needs; she weaved the carpet; wants to go down to wash; the bird teaches how to tell the rock to go down and how to lift it back; the girl has lost her shoe and curl of hair, they fell into the eye of the prince's mare; he wants to marry the owner; the old woman promises to find her; refuses gold, asks for a skein of rope according to her weight; began rubbing rice at the bottom of an inverted mortar, pouring from above, the water, extinguishing the fire, pretended to slaughter the ram with the back of the knife; the girl shouts to her how to do it; old woman: I can't see anything; the girl went down to show; the old woman asks her to look for in her head; at this time, the old woman's daughter pinned the girl's dress to the ground with pegs; the riders arrived in time and took the girl away; the old woman told the riders to leave, put the girl's clothes on her daughter, passed her off as a king , and left the girl tied to a tree; the lion ate the girl, but a drop of blood fell to the ground and reeds grew in this place; the shepherd cut it off and made a pipe, played, she sings; "Play, shepherd, play, play nicely! I was the daughter of a Dali bird in a cave on a rock. The old woman tied me to the willow, the lion ate me"; the mother of the prince's imaginary wife heard me, threw the pipe on the pile of manure; the woman who grazed the geese picked me up to burn when it was dry; someone cooks and cleans her house; she waited for the girl and grabbed her; she replied that she was both a man and a fairy; the girl stayed with a sheep's stomach on her head - as if she were lousy; once she took off sheep's stomach to wash; the prince went to pick up his dice and saw the girl; ordered the old woman and her lousy daughter to be taken to the palace; pretended to be sick: let the lousy woman bring it a bowl of broth on his head; ripped off her lamb's stomach, married her]: Amanolahi, Thackston 1986, No. 17:83-88; Persians: Osmanov 1987:124-131 [=Rosenfeld 1956:13-22; merchant burns property, he lives in a vacant lot, his wife gives birth to a daughter, four peri give her gifts: roses from her mouth when she laughs, tears are pearls, sleeps gold under her head, steps - gold and silver under her feet; shahzade takes her to wives; the merchant's sister (i.e. the bride's aunt) gives her a potion, the girl is thirsty, she gives her eyes for water, her aunt throws her into the hole, replaces her with her daughter; she takes roses and gold in reserve, they will soon end; the gardener pulls out the girl, sells roses and pearls to her aunt in exchange for her eyes torn out; shahzade finds a true wife, asks the impostor if she wants a horse or a sword; she replies that the horse, Shahzade ties her hair to the horse's tail], 240-243 [The raven tells the boy and girl that their stepmother is going to kill them; they leave, the sister does not tell me to drink from the springs so as not to turn into chamois; brother drinks, turns; picking pistachios, sister finds them rich in clothes and jewelry; climbs a tree; does not get off when shahzade asks her to go with him; the old woman pretends to try to collect water with a boiler, lowering it with a hole down; the girl gets off to explain to her, shahzade takes her away; leaves for a year; the old woman covers the pit with a plate of salt, pours warm water on his wife Shahzade, the salt melts, the girl falls into a hole, gives birth to a golden-haired boy; the old woman replaces her with her daughter; she explains to the returning Shahzade that she has changed from being separated from him; asks to slaughter the chamois; the brother complains to his sister the sister replies that let the butcher go blind; the other will break his arms and legs; for the third time, shahzade hears a voice, pulls his wife and son out of the pit; pushes the false wife into boiling water, cooks pilaf from her, sends her old woman; old woman's son and husband see sister/daughter's hand in pilaf; old woman does not believe, kills them with a spit; when she sees them herself, she jumps into a hot tanur], 289-291 (Mashhad) [Young husband and wife have no children, wife refers to a rural mullah. He casts a spell over the bone, wraps it in a rag, gives it to the woman and tells her to sing a lullaby for forty days, then he becomes pregnant. The woman brings her bone home and sings lullabies for thirty-nine days without stopping. Her husband tells her to go to the stream to wash clothes. He grabs a rag and throws away the bone. The wife is grieving and lamenting. The bird picks up that bone and flies away. On the fortieth day, the bone turns into a girl with long braids. Years go by, the girl grows up. One day she goes to the stream to wash her hair and comb her hair, and hears a horse tramp. Runs away from the riders. Its comb with a hair remains on the shore. At the head of Shahzade's horsemen. He lets go of the reins so the horse can get drunk. The horse does not drink, turns its head away. Shahzadeh tells his retinue to see what's in there. The rider reports that there is nothing but a comb and a hair. Seeing a comb and a long hair, Shahzadeh falls in love with the one who owns the hair. Returning to the city, he tells the herald to shout that he will reward whoever points out the owner of a long braid. A cunning old woman lives in the city. She promises to get the job done. She goes to the forest where that girl with the bird lives, sees that the girl is doing housework, and does not approach her at first. The girl also sees the old woman and feels sorry for her, alone. The bird warns her not to approach the old woman. The girl first listens, then invites the old woman to the hut, shares bread and salt. When the bird is not around, the old woman invites you for a walk, deceives her out of the forest, takes her to her house, shackles the girl there, and says her ugly daughter, who also had long hair that she would now pass her off as Shahzade. At night, a lion comes out of the forest and tells the girl that he has come to tear it up and eat it, she asks her to wait until tomorrow, the next night she begs him to wait again, and on the third night the lion says that he will not be her regret it. The girl asks to eat it so that not a drop of her blood falls to the ground. The lion devours it, but a drop of blood falls to the ground, reeds grow out of it seven days later, and on the fortieth day the reeds grow large. A shepherd walks by, sees tall reeds, cuts it off, makes a pipe. It blows, the pipe sings: "Shepherd, you're playing well! Shepherdess, you play well! I'm a beauty girl, a golden braid. An angry old woman stole me and shackled me in heavy shackles. The villain lion ate me, lost a drop of blood - a reed grew out of that blood..." An old woman meets a shepherd, hears a song, asks Shahzade to buy a pipe and throw it away. He buys a pipe from a shepherd and throws it anywhere. A week later, Shahzade accidentally stumbles upon a pipe and sees a beautiful naked maiden standing next to her. She comes closer, the girl hides, asks to bring her a dress. Shahzadeh goes to get her dress when she returns and is amazed at her beauty. The girl says she is the one destined for him. She says what the old woman did to her. Shahzadeh takes her to the palace. He tells me to bring seven mules. An old woman is tied to four mules, her daughter to three. Shahzadeh tells them to drive them across the steppe so that only their skulls remain and bring these skulls to him. Skulls are brought to the palace, Shahzadeh throws them into the corner of the courtyard. After a while, thistles grow out of them. Unknowingly, the girl cuts off the green leaves and prepares food from them for herself and shahzade. However, every time they take up this food, sad screams rush out of the dish], 336-339 [sister and brother run away from the evil stepmother; the rider gives the girl clothes, warns that she can drink from the last, human stream; brother drinks from the penultimate gazelle, becomes a lame gazelle; shahzadeh marries a girl; when going hunting, warns that she must open the door after he the seventh Pomeranian will throw over the wall; the mother of the former bride heard, got into Shahzadeh's wife, covered the hole with a carpet, she fell through; she gave birth to a boy and a girl in the hole; the liar put her daughter in her place; she told Shahzade that she has turned yellow with longing for him, she will recover if the gazelle is slaughtered; the gazelle complains to her sister (The knives are sharpened hot...); the sister replies that she has a son and daughter Shahzade in her arms, tells the butcher goes blind; Shahzade hears his wife, pulls him out of the hole; the false wife's meat soup was given to her mother, who found her daughter's ring in it; the mother was torn apart by horses; the gazelle stayed with her sister and shahzade]; Rosenfeld 1956 [the padishah has 40 wives, all barren; he promises to fill one pool with honey and the other with oil if a son is born; his fortieth wife has given birth, the boy is 18 years old, the padishah fills the pools, so that everyone could take honey and oil; the old woman leaned down to get oil, the padishah's son shot her with a pebble from a sling, the bowl broke, the oil poured out; the old woman cursed him: let him go get the girl Pomeranian; mother to prince: there is a garden on the mountain, where girls are in Pomeranians, but do not return from there; the old man shows the way; the diva tells you to change the horse to a tied black, throw the game to the dragon, take the Pomeranians, not paying attention to the divas, rushing back, returning the horse; a girl comes out of every Pomeranian, asks for water or bread, dies; a diva woman: asks for bread, give me water; the last girl left, prince went to get her clothes, the girl stayed in the tree; the black maid saw her reflection; first she thinks it's hers, then hears laughter, looks up; cuts off the girl's head, takes her place, answers the prince, who turned black in the sun, was carried away by the wind; an orange tree grew out of Pomeranz's blood, the prince transplanted it into the palace; the imaginary wife tells him to make a board out of it; the old woman took the branch and made a spindle; someone cleans her house; an old woman finds a girl; a doctor advises wearing a mirror chain around the prince's neck; a Pomeranian girl says she can do one; tells her story showing everything in the mirror; everything is fine; the liar is offered a sword or horse, she chooses a horse, she is tied by her braids to a horse, allowed into the steppe]: 164-174; Lorimer 1919, No. 5 (Kerman) [the king is dissatisfied with everything that the daughter does; she leaves, taking the maid with her; when she reaches the garden, she touches the door, opens, lets only the princess in, slams shut in front of the slave; in the garden there is a sleeping young man; the body is stitched and entangled in threads; the girl finds a note: if you sit with a young man for 40 days and 40 nights without sleep, eat one walnut a day, drink one shell of water, remove all the threads from his body, then after 40 days the young man sneezes and gets up from the bed ; on the fortieth day, three threads remain in the young man's body; passing caravans carry the slave across the garden fence; the girl asks the slave to sit with the young man while she sleeps, forbids touching the young man; the slave violates the ban: removes the cover from the young man's face, removes the remaining threads; the young man gets up; the slave tells the story of his awakening imagining himself as a princess and the princess as a slave; the young man offers the slave become his wife; the princess wakes up, realizes what happened, becomes a slave; when going on a trip, the husband asks what to bring to his wife, children and slave (i.e. princess); the slave asks for delivery marten-stone and a Chinese doll; the seller says that the person who ordered these gifts must be the king's daughter, advises the prince to overhear the story the girl will tell the gifts at the end of the phrase wrap her waist around her waist, otherwise she dies; the girl spills water, lights a candle, tells her story to gifts; says the formula: let either she or the marten stone break; at this moment, the prince grabs a girl; a stone breaks, blood flows from it; a slave is tied to a horse's tail]: 19-24; Bakhtiyars [a woman tattoos the girls; when Fatima comes, she tells her to kill her mother - then she will; we must ask the mother to climb the pomegranate tree to pick the fruit, and then say that her younger brother is dead; the mother will fall, break to death; F. did so; the woman tells me to sprinkle with salt clothes, come to her father and say that she is not well-groomed - let her marry a tattoo artist; after that F. asks his stepmother to get her a tattoo, but she refuses; in a dream, F.'s mother tells me to go to her uncle and ask yellow calf; if you hit him in the ear, any food will appear; stepmother gives birth to daughters Four-eyed and Four Stumps, feeds him well, and gives Fatima bran; wonders why F. is fatter than her daughters; sends To spy on the four-eyed; she eats with F., does not reveal secrets; the stepmother sent the Four Stumps; she brings the mother the food she received from the calf, tells everything; the stepmother pretended to be sick, puts it on back and chest dry cakes, as if she has a fever; bribes the mullah, who advises to treat her with calf meat; F. to father: stepmother pretends; father beats F.; tries to cut the calf; F.: "Let the knife blade be like back side!" ; father beats F. again, she has to break the spell; F. cauldrons: "Do not cook"; meat is not cooked; father beats her again; F.; collects calf bones, brings her to the mother's grave; mother appears in a dream: let the daughter throw cotton wool on the road and follow him, come to the diva Alla Xingi, put his head on his knees and comb his hair; answer that his comb, wineskin tie and everything else are better than hers mother F.; AZ falls asleep; F. drops tears; AZ wakes up, calls her daughter, puts the moon on her chin and the sun on her forehead, slippers covered with jewelry; on the way back F. loses one, the prince finds her, tells her to find the mistress, marries F.; F. gives birth to a son; the sisters follow F.'s path, but praise things not as a diva, but as a mother; divas rewards sisters with donkey ears and a bull's tail hanging from chin; sisters bathe with F.; Four Stumps tie her braids to the willow on, the tiger eats it; a drop of blood grows reeds, the shepherd makes a pipe out of it; Four Stocks puts on F.'s clothes; the prince I am surprised that his wife's face no longer glows; at night you can hear a rattle: it is the wife who gnaws off her ears and tail; baby F. feeds cow's milk, who cries; the prince tells his mother that his wife has changed; while hunting, the prince hears the shepherd playing the pipe and she talks about F.; takes the pipe, plays himself, lets his son play; the Four Stumps throw the flute into the grain jar; the prince and his son take it bouquets of flowers from huma; Four Stumps put her hand in, pricked her needle; one night F. came out of the huma, the prince sees the light, F. hides; says that he cannot go out naked; the prince goes for clothes; Four Stump tries to escape, F. tells him to lock the door; breastfeeds his son; tells her husband everything; the sisters were tied by their braids to mules and they went to hell]: Lorimer, Lorimer 1919, No. 39:256-268; mountainous Tajiks: Rosenfeld, Rychkova 1990, No. 4 [the snake puts edible kulches on the handkerchief of the Shah's youngest bathing daughters, pays the rich dowry, takes his wife away; sheds his skin in the room, becomes a prince; while hunting Mount Kof, an old woman burns her skin; the prince and his wife go to seek happiness; while the husband is hunting, the wife is sitting on a tree above the pond; the old woman sends three daughters to fetch water, each seeing reflection, thinks she has become beautiful herself; the old woman locks the prince's wife in the dungeon, replaces her eldest daughter; makes the prisoner dance on needles; she flies away with a dove; the old woman asks kill the prince, kill the dove, a willow has grown out of drops of blood; the old woman orders to split it into firewood, the sliver bounced, the poplar has grown; the old woman orders to make it a cradle for her daughter's newborn; a sliver falls into the master's throat, tells his story in his voice; the old woman killed the master with a ladle, the sliver fell into the hearth; a neighbor took hot coals; when the prince came to her, his wife jumped out of the hearth; the couple returned home], 26 (Darvaz, upper reaches of Vanja) [(=Semenov 1900 (2): 4-5); when Shah Bagdad's daughter laughs, roses fall from her mouth, when she cries, pearls fall out of her eye; she is sent to marry the Shah Misra; on the way, the old woman says she brought her sister, asks her to undress, puts her daughter in her dress, pulls out the princess's eyes; a poor old man in Misra sheltered her; became rich selling roses and pearls; the girl sent him to buy two old eyes, saw the light; Shah Misra married her, the old woman and daughter were torn apart by horses]: 41-44, 112-113; Tajiks [=Niyazmukhamedov 1945:128-137; stepmother torments The stepdaughter works, tells the cotton to strain; the cow eats it, releases yarn from her mouth; the wind carries cotton into the old woman's cave; she tells her to comb her hair, clean her house; promises that from the mouth of a laughing girl roses will fall, tears will turn into pearls, gold bricks will fall from her right foot, if necessary; stepmother's daughter goes to herd a cow; carelessly combs the old woman, bad sweeps; takes gold away from the pantry; she has a lump on her forehead, gold turns into stones; stepmother tells the cow to be slaughtered, the cow tells the girl to bury her bones in a hole; stepmother and stepdaughter go to wedding, they tell to separate rice from wheat; chicken does this, in place of cow bones - a luxurious dress, a horse; at the wedding, the stepmother does not recognize her stepdaughter; she loses her kaush (boot), the padishah's son is looking for him, finds him a girl in good shape, where her stepmother hid her; on the way, the stepmother lets the bride eat salty, she is thirsty, the stepmother gives water in exchange for her torn eyes; throws her stepdaughter into the well, replaces her daughter; the poor old man finds a beauty and pearls; saves her, collects roses; changes them for the eyes of her stepmother's daughter, the current wife of the padishah; now pearls fall from her eyes, roses from her mouth; stepmother sends a witch suck a girl's blood; a girl tells her to be buried in a crypt of gold and silver bricks; stepmother takes her heart away, gives a bag of it to her daughter; when she takes it off her neck for the night, stepdaughter comes to life; the padishah's son finds her, comes at night; she has a son and daughter; the boy has grown up, pulls out a bag with her heart; the stepmother and daughter of the padishah asks if they want 40 horses or 40 whips; they want horses; they are tied by their braids to the tails of 40 horses, the beautiful woman and her son are brought to the palace]: Amonov, Ulug-zade 1960:175-182; the Yagnobs [the tsar married the old man's daughter, took them to him; during For the night, the old woman stings the king's wife, consistently forcing her to give her clothes, the old woman Ash-Bibi's daughter wears her; the old woman pushes the bride into the well; AB tells the king that she was ill, so she changed; the old woman she pulled the king's bride out of the well, she ran into the steppe; the wolf ate her, but before that she asked to be dragged into the king's garden; her blood entered the seven poplars; AB tells them to cut them down, make a cradle for her son; the son turned black; the cradle was burned; the old woman came to ask for fire, saw a carnelian in the fire, took it for herself; tells her son to take it, sell it; instead of a carnelian in the chest, she sees her, wants her; she tells he gets a firebird and a spinning wheel; he brings it; in his presence the girl tells her story, the firebird confirms, addressing her, Laxča-Bibi ("lahcha" - burning wood coals); king returns his wife]: Andreev, Peshereva 1957, No. 5:55-59; Uzbeks: Konovalov, Stepanov 1986 [three bundles of brushwood collected by the old man and his two neighbors were carried away by the wind; the old man finds them in a hole, there are also three a pot of gold; an old man shares gold, but neighbors kill him by taking his share; he asks the murderers for his wife to name his son Dod ("help"); the padishah solves the crime, adopts handsome D.; D. peri dreamed of a peri from Mount Kuhi Kaf; the old man teaches me to enter the room, take an average pumpkin, not to open it along the way; D. opens, in a peri pumpkin, now it is difficult to bring it home; they stop at the old woman, peri shows that she can turn into a dove; an old woman goes with her to fetch water, pushes her face into the water, covers her face, takes her place; a beautiful horse comes out of the water; an imaginary wife tells her to be slaughtered; out of three drops Three poplars grow blood, the imaginary wife orders them to be made a cradle for her son; the cradle shrunk, crushing the baby; the calandar wants to pick up chips from the poplars, they fly away; in the place of his house he finds a palace, where the peri orders to arrange a feast, call D. and the padishah; D. orders the old woman to be cut into 15 parts, the padishah gives him the throne]: 92-109; Ostroumov 1892, No. 16 (also "Sart Tales in Russian summary", 1906) [stepmother hates five stepdaughters and stepson; father takes them to collect mulberry trees; climbs a tree, tells them not to look up, otherwise the branch will fall on his head, gets off himself, leaving the mallet hanging, hitting a tree in the wind; the older sister does not tell you to drink dirty water; younger girls drink, turn into a monkey, wolf, fox, tiger, run away; younger brother becomes a kid, follows his sister; the king meets them, takes the girl as his wife; in his absence, 39 wives threw her into the water, replaced her with another woman; at the bottom of the pond, Peri picked up a drowned woman, serve her in a silver house; an imaginary wife asks her husband to slaughter the kid; he calls his sister, asks her to teach her how to escape death; the sister replies that she has two golden cradles, Hassan and Hussein in them, she cannot go out; the king hears, tells her to scoop it out pond, returned his wife with children, tied other wives to horse tails]: 95 to Nasyrov, Polyakov 1900:90 and Ethnographic Review, 1907, No. 1-2:229; Afzalov et al. 1972 (2): 88-94 [=Sheverdin 1984:82-89; After cutting down a tree, the woodcutter frees the genie in it; he gives him an apple to eat in half with his wife; a daughter is born, whose tears are pearls, when she laughs, roses fall from her mouth, where he steps, golden sand remains; the old man is rich, asks for his daughter too big dowry; the evil genie tells me to give it to him; the batyr kills the genie, gets a beautiful woman; the old woman and daughter say that they came from a batyr pick up the bride; take her to the desert; the old woman gives her water for her eyes torn out; throws her daughter into a well, dresses her daughter in her clothes; the people are surprised that roses do not fall, there is no gold in the bride's footsteps; the poor man pulls the blind man out of the well, builds a pearl palace; when a rose smiles, the poor man sells her daughter to an old woman by the two eyes blind; a good genie dove inserts his eyes, the girl sees the light; an evil genie tells an old woman to catch a goldfish with an earring in which the soul of a beauty is; at night, the imaginary wife takes out her earring, at which time the girl comes to life; after chasing a dove, the batyr finds the true the bride, returns the earring; the old woman and her daughter are tied to horses], 114-121 [the shepherd's new wife torments her stepdaughter with hard work; a gust of wind carries her yarn into the cave; the old woman tells her to feed the yarn cow, pull the udder thread; stepmother tells the cow to be slaughtered; the old woman tells the bones and skin to be buried; the stepmother and daughter go to a feast, the rooster and chicken separate rice from the peas instead of the stepdaughter; in the pit where they were The remains of a cow are buried, the girl finds beautiful clothes; four peri, the old woman's daughters, take her to a feast, she returns before her stepmother, losing her boot; the shah tells everyone to try it on, fits only her stepdaughter; the stepmother kills the rooster and the chicken that indicated where she hid her stepdaughter; gouges out that eye, throws her into the swamp, brings her ugly daughter to the Shah; the weaver finds the girl, her tears are pearls, her laughter is roses; the sorceress teaches you to sell roses in a couple of eyes; the shah meets the girl, expels her stepmother and false wife]; the Baluchis [while walking, princess Zaitun is kidnapped by robbers; they hide it in an expensive box, try sell; Z. asks to buy it from the box for a lot of money; her uncle, father, mother refuse, they say that Z. is dead; the groom buys, bags not money, but stones for the robbers; Z. regains sight parents blind with grief, marries their savior; the husband warns the old woman to beware; Z. has a little servant Asklo ("deer"); the old woman brings Z. to the well, lures her clothes and jewelry, pushes them down; in the well, Z. gives birth to three twins - sons Musa and Isa, Shari's daughter; spirits nurse them; the husband wants to slaughter A. for not saving Z.; A. asks let him drink, complains Z.; she replies that M. is on one thigh, I. on the other, S. is in the cradle, she herself is up to her neck in mud; the husband comes to the well, recognizes his wife's voice, pulls her out and washes her, throws an old woman into boiling oil]: Porozhnyakov 1989:58-63; Turkmens: Annanurova 1980 [stepmother tells Aibibi to clean the cotton bag in a day; the girl's calf helps her; the wind carries the ball to the old woman's house; A. does not take jewelry; the old woman asks her to pull out her hair, break dishes, rip off blankets, etc.; A. washes her hair, cleans dishes, etc.: the old woman tells her to swim in a narrow ditch, do not look at the wide yap; A. returns dressed up as a beauty; stepmother sends her daughter, she steals gold and silver, literally fulfills the old woman's requests; she tells her to swim in Yapa, on her forehead a donkey ear has grown; the stepmother decides to slaughter the calf, who tells A. to hide its bones in the old tamdyr; the prince wants to marry A.; the stepmother sends her daughter instead; at night, the prince feels a donkey ear; the prince demands a real bride, A. finds a precious dress in tamdir, marries the prince]: 50-56; Steblev 1969, No. 21 [the young man says he will marry the one who fits the ring, even if it is his sister will be; his sister goes into the reeds; all her relatives are looking for her, but she does not tell the reeds to part, for it is not her mother, father, younger brother, younger sister, but mother-in-law, father-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law; but the younger sister stays, the girl asks her to bring a mirror and a comb from home; both walk along the steppe, the eldest does not tell her to drink from the rivers, otherwise the youngest will become a jackal, wolf, keik (goat); she drinks becomes a keik; sister climbs on a plane tree, her son bai sees her; his mother pretends to be blind, does not wash, but gets her clothes dirty; the girl gets off to help her, the son of bay marries her, promises to take care of her keike sister; the slave calls her to the river, drowns her, swallows her by fish, puts on her dress; says she is tanned, that she lispits, croaking in response to the crow that she spat with her stomach over her head; asks her husband to slaughter keyik; he complains to his sister; she answers, tells her to ask Bai's son not to do this; he hears a voice, they catch fish, get his wife, a boy born with her; Keik has become a girl again; a bald slave tied to the tails of mares; her father killed his sons, her mother killed her husband because they were the first to open the bag; the mother found her daughter's head in the bag]: 66-71.

Baltoscandia. Latvians: Arys 1971 [brother and sister run away from stepmother; sister does not tell me to drink from cow, horse, sheep trail; brother drinks sheep, becomes lamb; master marries girl, leaves ; she gives birth to a son, her stepmother throws lynx skin on her, replaces her daughter; the lamb asks the servant to tie the baby to his horns, brings her to the forest; the sister trots her skin, feeds the baby; after the third time a woman will trot forever; the servant calls his master, he grabs his wife, she turns into terrible animals, he does not let go; turns into a female, his master breaks him, leaves him, sees his wife; when the witch and her daughter were killed, the lamb became a boy again]: 216-218; Aris, Medne 1977, No. 408 [Three oranges. A prince gets three oranges from one woman. When he cuts the first two, two girls come out of them, but both die of thirst; the third remains alive. After planting her on a tree, the prince promises to come back and bring her clothes, but forgets them. The rival pushes the girl into the water and takes her place. A girl turns into a pigeon (fish)]: 282; Lithuanians: Kerbelite 2014, No. 76 [an orphan maid goes to take dinner to the estate; three snakes ask to sew wreaths for them, she does; they reward her: to was rich, hard-working, beautiful; when she cries and laughs, let pearls and gold fall; stepmother sends her own daughter, she chases snakes, becomes poor, lazy and ugly, frogs fall off her face and lizards; pan marries an orphan; 18 options; in 7 sequel about a bride replaced and turned into a swan/duck], 93 [9 brothers have left, Elyana's sister is at home, she has a coachman bunny; lauma calls to swim: in in the middle of the river, a well of wine, at the edges of silk; a bunny: a well of blood and algae; laume successively comes out, tears off the bunny's leg, then his head; turns himself into a flea, E. into a louse: who is faster out of the water he will come out, he will put on clothes; the flea is faster than a lice; the laume takes the place of E., and she herds the horse and sings: laume is sitting at the table, and E. herds the horse; the brothers heard, returned his sister; they smeared the horse's stomach with resin, glued laume, the horse smashed it to shreds; when the snow shines in the sun, it shines laume's fat], 94 [when going to war, 9 brothers tell the mother to hang out an ax if a son is born (then they won't come), a spinning wheel if her daughter ( then they will stop by); laume ragana replaced the spinning wheel with an ax; her sister grew up and went to her brothers; laume ragana followed in a trough pulled by a pig; persuaded the girl to get off and wash her face, drove off in her wagon, wearing her clothes; her brothers mistook her for a sister, but her sister was sent to herd her horses; she sings about what had happened, her older brother understood; her sister was returned, the laume-ragan was tied to the harrow and the horse was let go; the gleam of snow in winter in the sun, these are her scattered bones], 95 [nine brothers leave home, the eldest puts a gold ring on his sister Onutte's finger; O. grows up, her mother lets her look for her brothers; the hare asks to take him from with himself, he sits in her cart; laume swims in the sea, her name is O., they say that there is a river of milk behind them, and wine is oozing from the shore; the hare explains that it is a river of tears, and blood is pouring from the shore; Laume is angry stretches the Hare's back leg; the same with the other lauma, she throws the Hare off the cart; the third makes O. swim with her; turns her into a louse, herself into a flea, whoever jumps out of the water first wears beautiful ones clothes, and the other will wear old leather; O. wears clothes, but O. keeps the ring; they come to 9 brothers, O. sends them to watch the horses; O. talks about what happened to his skate, the elder The brother hears this, tells O. to wash his hair, sees the ring; washes O., dresses beautifully; the brothers put a horse in the doorway, smear it with resin, the name is Laume, which is glued with one hand, leg, other, stomach; the horse is whipped, it carries Lauma (=Schleicher 1857 in Espinosa 1930:148-149) r-baby storygo is thrown against a rock, half falls into the water, half on land; so the skull]: 169-172, 208-210, 210-213, 213-217; Lebite 1965:101-104 [the father left each of the nine sons a stallion, and Elenita's daughter their mother mare; E. goes to look for brothers, stallions respond to the mare's laughing; Laume appears, dressed in rags, rides in a trough drawn by a pig, reins - guts; offers to swim in the river, says that milk flows in this one, blood flows into the other; the bunny saved by E. tells me not to believe - blood in this river, milk in another ; L. breaks his paw; so several times, L. broke all her legs, twisted the bunny's neck; while E. is swimming, L. dresses up in her dress, tells her to go in a trough; the brothers take L. for E., send E. to herd horses; E. asks the Month how her late parents live in paradise; the Month praises their lives, L. shouts that they are not living well; the brothers hear E.'s song, take turns listening, everyone falls asleep, the youngest does not, asks him to look in his head, notices a familiar ring on E.'s finger, she talks about L.; the brothers smear the mare with tar, L. sticks to his legs, arms, and body; the mare carries it wherever the animals do not wander; brothers and sister live well], 130-132 [Brother Jonukas and sister Elenite are orphans, they go on a hot day, Y asks permission to drink from a horse trail; the sister replies that he will become a foal, a goby; he drinks lamb, becomes a lamb; the king marries E.; the witch pushes her into the water, dresses her dress, tells her to slaughter the lamb, otherwise he will not recover; the servants hear the lamb calling sister, who answers him from the water; the king tells him to catch a goldfish, it turns into E., a lamb into J.; a witch is executed], 133-135 [while the old people clear the felling, the Swan arrives every day and turns around a girl, puts the house in order; the old man hides, burned his wings, the Swan remains with the old men; the king notices her, brings her to the palace, she gives birth to him a son; swans fly over her, offering to shed her wings; she refuses her father, mother, takes wings from her swan friend, flies away; her friend dies; the king marries Lauma; the Swan regularly flies to her son, the rest of the time the baby sleeps; the king spies, the old man advises to smear resin on the windowsill; the king catches the Swan, tears off his wings, executes Laume; (translated in Zheleznova 1974:174-178]; Schleicher 1857 in Espinosa 1930 [nine brothers leave from home, the elder puts a gold ring on his sister Onutte's finger; O. grows up, her mother lets her look for her brothers; The hare asks to take him with him, sits in her cart; laume swims in the sea, called O. they say that there is a river of milk behind them, and wine is oozing from the shore; the hare explains that it is a river of tears, and blood is pouring from the shore; Laume stretches out the back leg of the Hare in anger; the same with the other laume, she sheds The hare from the cart; the third makes O. swim with her; turns her into a louse, himself into a flea, whoever jumps out of the water first wears beautiful clothes and the other wears old leather; puts on O.'s clothes, but the ring stays with O.; they come to 9 brothers, O. is sent to look after the horses; O. talks about what happened to his skate, his older brother hears it, tells O. to wash his hair, sees the ring; washes O. dresses beautifully; the brothers put a horse in the doorway, smear it with resin, the name is Laume, she is glued with one hand, leg, other, stomach; the horse is whipped, it carries Laumer-baby story against the rock, half falls into the water, half to land; so the skull]: 146-148; Lutsie (West 1893) [mother and daughter went to visit, lost their way, the witch (tik: tige, "feisty", "feisty", est.) stole them; the mother killed and ate; the mother from the cauldron tells her daughter to collect her bones and wrap her in a white handkerchief; on Saturday, a bathhouse; a witch to a girl and her daughter: whoever dries her hair faster, I'll take him to church tomorrow; hell she took off her head, dried it quickly; on Sunday, the witch and her daughter left; the mother tells me to go to the pigsty, where the daughter will find something to comfort her; clothes, gold shoes, a carriage, horses in the pigsty; everything in the church they wonder where the beauty came from; the guy noticed her; the same next week; the third time the guy waited under the bridge, stopped his horses, ordered him to give him a golden shoe: he recognizes a girl by it; a witch cut off her daughter's fingers so that her foot could fit into her shoe; the guy took her; golden apples on the apple trees, goldfish in the lake; everything came from the girl's mother's insides when the witch gutted her; guy: who will bring me apples, fish, and I'll take it; apples, fish are not given to the devil, but the girl brings them; the guy threw the hell into the lake, took the girl; after a while the witch came to the lake, hears a voice daughters; pulled out the reeds (pipes) that grew out of her daughter's navel; the devil revived; both came to the girl, the witch threw tar skin at her, she turned into a she-wolf and ran away, changed hell; but she has no milk for the baby, the baby is crying; the shepherd saw everything, brought the baby to the forest, the she-wolf ran out, threw off her skin, fed the baby, ran away again; the next day; husband I saw, went to the healer; he ordered to heat the stone on which the she-wolf throws her skin; the skin burned down, the husband returned his wife; cut the devil with a sword; the witch did not come to them again]: Annom et al. 2018:173-177; Lutsie (Western 1925) [9 brothers went to the forest; if a mother has a son again, let her hang an ax on the gate, if the daughter is yarn; a daughter is born, but vanakuri (hell or devil) replaced vanakuri with an ax; the sister goes to the brothers for a rolling kolobok; the devil's daughter joined, a piece of horse manure is rolling in front of her; when they come to the brothers' house, she tells the girl to spit on her; she spat and took her appearance; the devil pretends to be her sister, and let the sister herd the cattle; she asks me to give her a swing; done; she swings and sings: Rikki-Rakki, bring my brothers' clothes from the forest; the brothers are surprised that She has so many clothes in her chest (each set); she told them everything; they made the hell spit on her sister, her sister took on her true appearance; gave clothes to the brothers]: Annom et al. 2018:182- 184; Lutsie (Western 1893) [Mr. Coachman's boyfriend; painted a portrait of his beautiful sister; the gentleman asks to bring her; by the lake, the brother offers to walk along the shore, and his sister - like in winter, across the lake; on the devil makes her give away all her clothes, turns her into a duck; her brother did not notice the change, and the gentleman sees that the bride is far from the picture in the portrait, put her brother behind 12 locks; every night a duck flies to a woman, becomes a girl, asks how the gentleman and his wife live; a woman: like a cat and a dog; a girl: so be it, since my brother is under lock and key; after each visit, one castle flies; the woman goes to the healer; they tell her on the last night (after the 12th visit, the sister would remain a duck forever) to throw feathers into the fire and grab the girl; she will turn into a snake, a lizard, a larva, a bear, wolf, dog, cow; when he becomes a spindle, break it, put it to bed; as it happened, in the morning a girl is in bed; brother comes out of prison, shows the master his real sister; master asked the hell what kind of beer she wanted; made of horse manure; offered to try it, pushed it into a boiling pot and closed the lid; brother, sister, her husband began to live, still live]: Annom et al. 2018:188-191 ; Livonian [the king rejected one bride and married another; she held a grudge; when the queen gave birth and the king went to war, the old gypsy woman taught the envious woman to crawl under the roots of a pine tree nine times to turn into a werewolf wolf; an envious woman was hired to work in the palace, threw wolfskin on the queen and took her place; but she has no milk, the baby cries; she does not let anyone in; when the king returned, showing signs that she was ill; at midnight, the servant saw and heard the she-wolf run to the window and asked her to feed the child; the next night the servant called the king and he saw for himself when the she-wolf threw off her skin, fed the child and said: only two in the evening; the next time the king tried to grab his wife, but did not have time; the servant advised to heat the stone and when the she-wolf threw it on The stone is the skin that stuck to the stone; the envious woman was tied to the horse's tail]: Löwis of Menar 1927, No. 84:279-282; Estonians: Järv 2016 (Karksi) [the man went for the bride; forest spirit offered his daughter, the man refused; when the wife gave birth to a child, the forest spirit replaced her with his daughter, and turned the man's wife into a wolf; the baby cries; the babysitter noticed a she-wolf on the pasture by the stone, who she threw off her skin, began to feed the baby brought by the babysitter; ordered her husband to heat the stone and burn wolfskin on it; the doctor advised inviting the spirit and his daughter to the bathhouse, prop it up burn the door with a rowan stake, burn the bathhouse; the spirit and her daughter burned down]: 18-20; Mälk et al. 1967, No. 61 (southern Estonia; also Saarema, central northern Estonia) [the widow asks the girl to persuade her father, also a widower, to marry her; he sets the condition: to bring water in a leaky boot; but the water does not flow out, for the widow is a witch; now the stepmother tyrannites her stepdaughter, cares for her own daughter; in winter she sends for strawberries; she comes to the house where the old people; shares the dry crust that her stepmother gave; the old men tell me to take a shovel with a broom, clear some of the snow from the ground, there are strawberries; goodbye one of the old men wants gold to fall from the girl's lips; others: to make every day prettier; marry the king; every day would be better than yesterday; to wear warm clothes; stepmother is friendly about everything asked, sent her own daughter; she is rude to the old people, she grabs what they eat, refuses to remove the snow; they make toads fall off her lips, so that she does not get uglier every day, she does not get married would; a girl with gold on her lips was seen by a king, married; she gave birth to a boy; the stepmother was hired as a maid, turned the queen into a duck, replaced her own daughter; the servant noticed how at night A duck arrives, becomes a woman and feeds the child; she teaches the servant to tell the king: when a duck flies in, you must cut off the duck's head; this can only be done the next night, there is no further salvation; king he did so, brought his wife back, stepmother and daughter were lowered down the mountain in a barrel of nails], 62 [the witch has a daughter and a stranger's orphan girl, the witch adjoins her; the groom chooses an orphan in poor clothes; the witch dresses up the orphan is rich and the daughter is poor, but the groom chooses an orphan again; the witch dresses her daughter as a bride, the groom takes her away, the locked orphan runs away from home, catches up with the groom, who throws the pseudonymous under the bridge, she turns into burdock; a year later, the stepmother goes to an orphan, finds and fattens her daughter, throws wolf hair into the orphan's eyes, she runs away as a she-wolf; the husband notices the substitution (the imaginary wife does not know where put bread); the babysitter brings the child to the forest, the she-wolf throws wolfskin on the stone, feeds the child; the husband heats the stone, the skin burns; the husband says that whoever gets to the cauldron faster will become his wife; the witch's daughter rushed into the cauldron, cooked]: 160-164, 165-167; Põder, Tanner 2000 [the witch has a daughter and someone else's orphan girl, the witch adjoins her; the groom chooses an orphan in poor clothes; the witch dresses up the orphan is rich and the daughter is poor, but the groom chooses an orphan again; a young wife gives birth to a baby; a witch throws wolf skin on her, turning her into a she-wolf, replaces her with her daughter; the baby cries in her arms imaginary mother, the husband feels substituted; the nanny brings the baby to the forest, the she-wolf throws her skin on the stone, turns into a woman, feeds the baby, runs away again as a she-wolf; the witch doctor advises to heat the stone, the skin burns, the husband grabs the wife, but she is dumb; the witch doctor advises the husband to put the horse backwards in front of his wife; the wife asks him what he is doing, is speechless; the false wife refuses leave; on the advice of the healer, the husband promises that the first to take the ring out of the large cauldron will become his wife; heats the water, sprinkles with ash so that steam does not come; the witch's daughter came first, cooked ; her little finger is forty]: 155-160; set: Normann, Tampere 1989 [9 brothers ask the mother to hang a yarn frame on the gate if a sister is born, an ax if a brother; hell (vanahalb) changed yarn with an ax, the brothers did not want another brother, went to live in the forest; the girl grew up saying that all the children have brothers, but she does not; the mother explains that they are gone, gives cakes; every day sister and dog go for a rolling cake to the next fire place in the brothers' parking lot; by the stream, the daughter offered the girl a ransom, exchanged clothes with her; both came to the brothers, the daughter is a devil called herself their sister, her sister was sent to herd pigs; younger brother hears her calling her dog to bring a box containing mittens for nine brothers, complains that she was made a maid; brothers they call the sister, they drive the hell away]: 37-43; Sandra 2004 [when dying, parents tell their son and daughter not to marry or marry; the son has the godfather of St. Mary, and her daughter has St. Nicholas; the son still takes his wife, moves his sister to the closet; the wife decides to lime her; kills piglets, tells her husband that his sister did it; the sister swears to St. Nikolai, who is innocent; the same when the wife killed sheep; cows; horses; then killed her newborn child; then the brother took her sister to the forest and cut off her hands, hung them around her neck; sister came to a wealthy house, there are apple trees, she began to eat apples; the old woman noticed asking her merchant son to guard the thief; he grabbed the girl, persuaded her mother to leave her in the house; the mother gave her son a hundred rubles to find a wife; he He spent the money, did not find a suitable bride; so three times; then his mother told him to take the handless; the son left on business, his mother wrote to him that his wife had given birth to a girl; she sent a letter through his friend, and this was just right there was a handless brother; his wife found the letter, replaced him with another, writing that his wife gave birth to a puppy; answering, the husband tells him to wait for him to return; the evil sister replaces the letter again, telling the puppy to hang it from his neck daughters-in-law and drive her out; mother-in-law hung the baby with her severed hands, which seemed alive; the woman came to the sea, asked God to pick her up, wanted to throw herself into the sea; an old man came out she stuck her hands, she took the child in them; came to her brother, he did not recognize her; her husband was there; she began to tell her story; her brother's wife tried in vain to prevent her; she was tied to the horse's tail ( huu hanna otsa) and let her go around the world; a blue stone and a walnut bush beat her for another nine years until nothing was left of her (voolits' tõist viil perrä ütesä aastakka kooni ar lõppi)]: 226-231; Karelians: Evseev 1981 [(Europeus, 1845); the old woman has nine sons; began to give birth; sons tell me to hang a spinning wheel with a tow if a daughter is born; Xueyatar replaces the spinning wheel with an ax, sons do not they come back; the girl grew up, kneaded a bun in her tears, went to look for his brothers, took the dog; S. invites the girl to swim five times, the dog does not tell him every time, S. consistently tears off the dog's four legs and head; suggests that the girl spit in her face, change her appearance, taking away her memory; while the girl herds the cows, S. returns her memory; she sings about what happened, the brothers hear, tell S. to spit in the girl's eyes, the appearance becomes the same; the brothers cover the fire hole with a carpet, S. falls into her, manages to tell her sizhogs to fly out of her eyes, magpies from her hair, and her ears vorons, from vorona's toes]: 239-241 (retelling Petrukhin 2003:74); Onegin 2010, No. 25 (Kalevalsky district) [the healer gave the man water that would make his wife pregnant; but he himself took a sip, also became pregnant, went to the forest, gave birth to a girl, threw her into a tree; the prince's dog barks, the girl (she says that her man carried her, raised the raven, the breeze rocked, the heavenly water washed) asks give her clothes; the prince brings her home, marries; Syuoyatar became a midwife, turned the prince's wife into a vazhenka in the bathhouse, stayed with her child; but the cuckoo does not cuckoo on her head, the bells are on they do not ring in the hem, the child cries; the shepherd saw how the vazhenka shed her skin and became a woman; answers her that her son was crying; she asked to bring him to feed him tomorrow, and then migrate with the deer; the shepherd brings it, the woman asks to bring her son tomorrow; the shepherd tells the prince about this; the prince threw a deer skin into the fire; the woman became a snake (the prince cut her), a lizard (the same), a rolling pin, then as a man; the cuckoo ate, the bells rang, the birds on her shoulders sang; the prince orders to heat the hot bath, under the floor there is a fire pit, S. leads there on the red carpet, she rejoices; falling into a hole, she orders her fingers to become devils, earthworms, gnats, hair become sedge, prickly thickets; this is what happened; the prince began to live with his wife and child]: 268-271; Stepanova 2000, No. 103 ( northern, Tungud parish) [sister will set foot - gold, cry - beads, a month on her shoulders, Bear stars on her forehead, sun on top of her head; brother went to the palace, the prince saw embroideries on the hoop, asked who was embroidering, told me to bring his sister; the sister said that she would not marry until the millstone's handle broke from work; the brother cut the handle; until the father's shop collapsed; it would break a spinning wheel made by the father; the threshold will not break; the brother saws every time; the sister agrees, they are going in a boat, Suottyariha asks to take it, puts sleepy needles in her sister's ears, tells her to spit in the sheath, jump into the sea, the sister swam with a duck, the brother brought S.; the prince put his brother under lock and key - why did he bring an ugly one; the sister sails to the widow's house, becomes a girl, sews on the hoop, the widow sells; tells the prince to hide behind the stove, throw duck plumage into the oven, grab his wife; she turned into a snake, he beat her, did not let her go, she became a woman; they dug a hole, S. was taken to the bathhouse, pushed her brother into a hole released; S.'s mother came, sees two blades of grass, wants to tear it off, the daughter shouts from the hole, "This is my umbilical cord, don't touch it"; the mother went to the gate, rejoiced that her daughter was there, the prince ordered her to be raised to the gate]: 181-183; Schreck 1887, No. 9 (Russian Karelia) [husband and wife went to look for the missing sheep; the witch turned the woman into a black sheep, took her form, the husband did not notice the substitution; the witch wife asks to slaughter the sheep; daughter knows that this is a mother; the sheep tells her not to eat her, collect her bones and bury her bones; a birch tree grew in this place; the witch wife also gave birth to a daughter, began to tyrant her stepdaughter; the king calls everyone to the feast; the stepmother tells The stepdaughter should separate the barley from the ash; the mother's voice from under the birch tree tells her to take a birch branch, she does the work; the girl becomes beautiful, she is wearing a luxurious dress, a horse next to her; the queen planted the girl next to her, and the witch's daughter gnawed bones under the table; the queen smeared the door with resin, the girl's ring stuck; at home she leaves her dress and horse by the birch tree; next time, the task is to separate the hemp seeds; the same, a golden hoop for the girl's hair sticks to the door; the third time a witch pours milk into the ash; a golden shoe sticks to the door; the queen gathers everyone to try it on; the witch squeezes her finger, the head and leg of his own daughter in a ring, hoop and shoe; the queen must marry a freak; he takes both girls from the witch's house; crossing the river, throws the freak like a bridge, crosses it, marries beautiful, but everyone thinks she is the daughter of a witch; the freak remains on the bridge, she grows into a cicuta; the witch wants to cut her off, hears her daughter's voice, makes her human again; comes to the young queen, turns her into a deer, leaves her daughter instead; the royal baby cries; a widow teaches the Queen to give her a baby to take her to the forest; the deer queen comes to feed him; says that this will be the case for three days, and then she will go away forever with the deer; the third time the widow offers to clean the queen's head; she takes off her deer skin; the hidden king throws her skin into the fire; the royal turns into a spinning wheel, a mallet for washing clothes, a spindle, but the husband destroys these guises, the queen remains a woman; the queen orders to cook a resin pit, light it, cover it from above, calls the witch and her daughter, they fail, burn; the witch has time to stick her finger out, says that worms will appear in the ground, mosquitoes in the air to cause people to suffer], 10 (Russian Karelia) [other translated in Bertram 1854:18-29; after the death of his parents, the son got a job as a shepherd with the king, the daughter stayed at home; gave her brother her portrait; when he saw him, the queen fell in love; sister: first left behind parents of millstones than I will leave my father's house; my brother broke the millstones, joined the halves; when my sister started working, the millstone split; sister: I won't go until the spinning wheel breaks; brother broke it, spinning wheel broke; same - father's mortar; threshold; sister had to marry; had to sail by sea; sister took her dog with her; witch from the shore: take me; they didn't take me twice, but on the third cape brother decided to take them; the witch made them deaf; brother to sister: the castle is visible, dress nicely; the sister asks the witch; she: your brother tells you to put your oars and throw yourself into the sea; the sister gave the oars to the witch, but the sea did not rush; next time the brother asks to wear jewelry, the witch tells me to take off her dress and jewelry, throw herself into the sea; the sister takes it off, but does not rush; the third time she rushed, the witch raked away from her away; the brother had to marry the witch; she wore her clothes and jewelry; because the bride was ugly, the Queen ordered the dragons and snakes to leave her brother, but they did not touch him; sister on At the bottom of the sea, she became the bride of the sea king; she made a gold and silver hat for the Queen to free her brother, but could not go ashore, she was held by a silver chain; her dog wandered around castle; the widow had an iron platform going out to sea; her sister came out to him, asked the dog to take the hat to the Queen, asked what was in the house; she replies that a witch was in charge of it; the widow was still told the Queen; the next night her sister made a shirt out of gold and silver, the dog took it away again; the witch says that her hands make both the hat and the shirt themselves while she sleeps; the widow teaches for the third the night to cut the silver chain with a scythe; the sister will turn into different creatures, she cannot be let go; the sister prepared pants for the queen; the queen put his chain over it, cut the silver one; the sister turned into an earthworm, a fly, a lizard, a spindle, etc.; the Queen took her to the widow's house, freed her brother; the Queen orders to cook a resin hole, light it, cover it from above, tells the servants take the witch away, she fails, burns, sticks her hair out, says he will make worms in the ground, mosquitoes in the air, harmful caterpillars to cause people suffering; wedding; brother appointed chief adviser, receives half of the treasures]: 63-74, 74-85; Western Sami: Klaus 1995 [the king married Princess Nävenšanmaa; Hähttešan came, gave N. clothes, she dressed, turned into a merganser duck, H. took her to jump into the sea, she jumped, did not return; H. put N.'s clothes on her daughter, the king did not notice the change; the softer the bed, the more the imaginary wife complains about rigidity, and when they put the logs, she said it was soft; the shaman advised me to prepare a hole with resin and firewood, push daughter H. in there, set it on fire; she burned down; the shaman ordered to burn everything that daughter H. used, go to the shore, where the real N. goes out to babysit her child left on earth; she went out, took off her clothes, became a woman, put her clothes under a stone; the king quietly took away the clothes, gave it back shaman; hardly persuaded his wife to return, she did not want to; when she entered the house, she smelled a beetle larva; the servants found a piece of hair imaginary N., burned it; then N. was able to enter; gave birth to the king many children]: 23-25; Pollan 2005, No. 15 [Njávešeadnidattera met the prince, he loved her; the ugly Háhcešeadnidattera tried in vain to seduce the prince; before the wedding, the king: the son will be given to the one who will pick berries faster; H. filled the basket with stones, put berries on top; but the king exposed the deception and chose N.; N. and his brother sailed on the ship; H. bent from the shore to the ship, sat between N. and her brother; brother tells her sister to dress well; N. does not hear, asks again; H.: brother tells you to dress and jump into the water with a duck; H. cut off her legs, then she was able to put on N.'s shoes; crow: why does it flow blood? H. was brought to a dark room, but it was not light; H. complains that the bed was hard; the prince ordered to bring the softest underwear; H.: sticks, etc.; then said it was soft; but the prince could not lie on it, and the bride smells bad; the brother said that H. is not his sister; the healer tells me to play the violin on the shore for three evenings; the mermaid raised N. above the water; she asks for closer - water in her ears, the sound of the sea in her ears; brother grabbed the girl; she turned into different objects and creatures; when she became a spindle, my brother broke it, threw half into the sea, and the other became N.; N.: I will not return to the castle until H. is burned; H. almost extinguished the fire was burned with his urine, but still it was burned, and there was no trace left; N. was brought into the room, it was lit up]: 76-79; Poestion 1886, No. 6 [brother and sister live alone; prince arrived, fell in love with a girl, left for a year, told the girl, along with her brother and child, to come to him by that time; they are sailing in a boat across the lake; on the shore, Attijis-ene asks to take her as a maid; her sister does not want to, her brother takes it; A. Sits in the middle of the boat, and sister and brother are at the ends; they do not hear each other, A. supposedly gives her brother's words to her sister, but distorts them; brother tells me to wear the best dress; A.: give the dress to me, throw myself in lake, you will become a golden duck; sister threw herself into the water, A. picked up the child; prince takes A.; brother at the shore calls his sister - the baby cries; the sister went out, fed the baby, became a duck again, swam away; the next time another man hid behind his brother, grabbed a young woman; she turned into a worm, a mole, sea grass, a mosquito; finally remained a woman; A. the prince pushed her into a pit with burning resin; wedding]: 39-42; Karelians (livviks) [brother and sister were orphans, went to look for food; the day is hot, brother wants to get drunk from a cow's hoof, sister does not tell: you will become a cow; the same - from a horse; he drinks from lamb, became a lamb; they came to the city, the prince liked the girl, he married her; Süätterihü pushed her into the water, replaced her with her daughter; the lamb bleats, the imaginary wife asks him to be slaughtered; he comes to the river bank, turns to his sister Alyonushka: the knives will be fixed, the axes are sharpening, the boilers are boiling, they want to slaughter me; A.: I have a stone tied around my neck; the same on the second day; on the third, the prince overhears, A. was pulled out, the lamb became a boy again; S.'s daughter was thrown into a boiling pot]: Makarov, Ryagoev 1963, No. 19:41-43; Veps: Onegin, Zaitseva 1996, No. 3 [the girl's mother is dead, the father married Baba Yaga's sister, that daughter Varvey; the stepmother and V. tyrant their stepdaughter; they go to the party, the stepmother hopes that Ivan Tsarevich will like V.; tells the stepdaughter to separate oatmeal from ash; the girl cries at her mother's grave; she tells you to cut off the twig, wave it crosswise, the work will be done; she will also send a horse and outfits; you must return before midnight; going into one ear of the horse and leaving the other, the girl became beautiful; at the festival she was taken to the royal mansions; V. asks I. to let the bone absorb, he threw a bone at her, her leg broke; stepmother: let's make a new one out of the hook; made her crooked wooden leg; I. smeared the door jamb with tar, the girl left, grabbed the jamb, the ring stuck; next time, separate the millet from the sand; I. threw the bone at V., her finger broke; stepmother: we will attach a die; the girl's slipper stuck to the doorstep; the third time, separate the flour from the ground; I. threw the bone, V.'s eyes leaked out; stepmother: let's insert the sheep; the girl's hat stuck; I. collects all the girls try on a ring, a slipper, a hat; they only fit Zamarashka; the wedding is being prepared; the stepmother tells her to go between her legs, sends her horses to herd, dresses her daughter in the girl's clothes; when the bride is riding, the girl shouts that they are carrying a poker leg, a wooden finger, a sheep's eye; the mother's daughter was stripped, naked under the bridge, the girl was dressed up; after 9 months she gave birth; stepmother thinks it's her daughter; goes through the bridge, broke the pipe, from there the voice, "Mom, it hurts!" ; the daughter is almost rotten, but the stepmother promises to make her wife I. anyway; tells his wife I. to walk between her legs and fly with geese, and dressed her daughter and brought her to the bedroom; the child cries; the goose asks the shepherdess bring her baby; seeing a flock of geese, the shepherdess asks if they have the mother of the child; they say that in another pack; in the third; the goose came down, shed its wings, began to breastfeed the baby; the same the second day; on the third, the shepherdess talks about everything I.; he came, burned his wings; I. says to his mother-in-law that he wants to slaughter a bull in the room; she hides under the bench; he hits her with an ax, every time he says that the bull kicked; finished off, the body was thrown away; the imaginary wife was cut into small pieces, put in a net, tied to the horse's tail; where the head fell, there was a rock, where the eye was a wormwood, where the nose was a spring, where the leg was there poker, where the ass is there is a bump (Kuna langtob pä, siga kasvab kallö, kuna silm - siga silmalähte, kuna nena - sige rodnik, kuna käzi - sihe harav, kuna döug - sihe kouk { transfer?} , kuna perze - sihe turbaz)], 152 [brother, without listening to his sister, drinks water from his hoof and turns into a kid; Katerinushka gets married, a village girl drowns her in the river, replaces a kid they want to slaughter, but it turns out that everyone is saved]: 42-51, 213; Danes [to get rid of their stepdaughter, stepmother sends her to a mound with dwarfs for berries; on the way, the old man gives the girl food - let her feed the dwarfs; they are grateful; let her become more beautiful day by day; roses and lilies grow where she steps; gold and silver fall off her hair when she combs her hair; stepmother sends her own daughter, who goes to the dwarfs not with food, but with a stick; they make her spits turn into frogs and toads, a calf tail grows on her forehead, emits gases at every step; the heroine's brother is in the service of king; she sends him her portrait, the king wants to marry her; on the way, her stepmother throws her off the ship, turns her into a duck, replaces her with her own daughter; the king is furious, throws the heroine's brother in prison for deception; in the form of a duck, the heroine enters the kitchen, asks about her brother and half-sister, says she can only come twice more; the king tells the maid to catch the duck; draws a cross from her on her beak, she becomes a girl again; the king marries her, frees her brother, her stepmother and daughter are placed in a nail barrel]: Holbek 1987:523; Finns [mother died; widow neighbor, whom her daughter persuaded the girl to advise her father to marry her; began to tyrant her; sent her in the winter in the same shirt for strawberries; the girl asked Frost to give her warm clothes, he gave her; she came to the house there are three little men, a girl shares bread with them; they sent her revenge with snow and strawberries under her; one gave the girl even more beauty, the other made gold coins fall from her mouth, the third promised that she would marry the Queen; the stepmother sent her own daughter; she refuses to take revenge on the snow; the little men make her even uglier, toads fall from her lips, she was destined to die miserably; once her stepmother gave The stepdaughter has a piece of bread; he rolled, the girl after him; the ram asks him to cut his hair, the cow to milk, the sheaf to tie; the girl does everything; comes to Hiishi's estate; his wife is at home, she tells him to heat the bathhouse and at the same time weave cloth out of wool; while the girl was drowning, the mice hid and weaved everything; H. orders to milk the cows, these are she-wolves and bears, the cat is milking; strain the milk - sparrows perform; Hiisi himself came, gives a bell, extinguishes the splint - he will catch a bell at the ringing; the mouse runs with a bell; in the morning H. gave the girl gifts, put her on the cart and sent her home; old woman H. tells the cow, the ram, to detain her, they refuse; tells the oak to beat it with branches, the sheaf protected it; the stepmother sent her own daughter to X.; she refuses to shear the ram, milk the cow, knit a sheaf; drives away mice, cats, sparrows; the mouse did not running with a bell, H. caught the girl and crushed it badly; on the way back, the oak whipped off, the cow beat her hooves, the ram butted; the girl returned barely alive; the stepmother sent her stepdaughter to wash her skeins in the ice-hole wool; the Queen saw her and married her; she gave birth to a son; her stepmother came, cut off her golden hair, tied her daughter to her head, pushed the Queen's wife into the water; the horse pulled her out and hid her in the stall; the king found her there; asks the old woman what to do with someone who will replace his wife and push the real one into the water; the old woman: put her in a barrel of thorns, throw it into the water; they did so with the old woman and her daughter; all is well]: Concca 1993:94-104; Norwegians: Dasent 1970 [stepmother tyrannites stepson and stepdaughter; stepson leaves, is hired to serve the king; stepdaughter goes to get water; three ugly ones rise out of the water heads; one asks her to wash, the other to comb her hair, the third to kiss; the girl does it; they make her beautiful, gold falls from her lips and hair; her own daughter goes to get water, scolds her heads, they make her a freak with a long nose, snout and a pine tree shoot on his forehead; the girl's brother sees a portrait of his sister; decides to marry; brother takes his sister across the lake, stepmother and her own daughter sit between them in the middle boats; tells his stepdaughter the brother's words that he tells him to throw a chest of gold inherited from the puppy's mother into the lake to throw herself into the water; the king is forced to marry a freak, throws the girl's brother into the water herself; a hole with snakes; at midnight, a girl and a dog come to the kitchen, the maid sees them, tells the king; twice a freak dreams on the king; when the girl comes for the last time, the servants put a knife in the hand of a sleepy king, who makes an incision on the girl's finger, the spell disappears; the brother is returned, the stepmother and her daughter are thrown into the snake pit]: 322-330; Hodne 1984, No. 408 [three brothers in the king's service; elder They say that the youngest can get him a new wife; the youngest goes in search, meets an old woman, she teaches him what to do; in the troll's castle he finds three princesses turned into lemons; he they are carried away, but, contrary to warning, he opens two lemons without water nearby; princesses appear and immediately die of thirst; the third young man is drunk and left in a tree by the royal pond; the maid notices her reflection in the pond, pushes the princess into the water and takes her place; the true princess turns into a silverfish, a linden tree, but the impostor every time tells you to destroy another incarnation rivals; eventually, the princess regains her true appearance, the king marries her and the impostor is executed]: 97; Icelanders [the king has a daughter Isol, the Duke has a son Fertram; they grow up together at court, love each other; the queen is dead; the king was persuaded to go looking for a new wife; he sails to the island, where mother and daughter, daughter are also Isol; the mother says that her king husband was killed and they fled to the island; the king brought them home, married this woman; she intends to marry her daughter to F.; to distinguish between girls, the king's daughter was called Bright Isolde (SI), and the Queen's daughter was called Dark Isolde (SI) Isolde (TI); the Queen and her daughter invited SI and her two maids for a walk in the woods, pushed them into a crevice; the maids starved to death, but SI received from her mother a satiating belt and scissors with which she was fed she dug up steps to get upstairs; wearing leaf clothes, she hired her to the kitchen; the Queen bewitched F., making SI forget, is preparing his wedding with TI; as an employee, SI has the name Nä ftrakolla; she walks with F., takes him into the forest to the crevice, talks about what happened, but he still can't really remember anything; TI gave birth and ate her child; she needs a dress, only N. is capable of it do; after the wedding ceremony, TI is going to go to bed F., but he tells her to first remember what SI said at such a time; TI runs to his mother every time, she tells her; gradually F. everything recalls, pierces TI and her mother who entered the room with a sword; now you can see that they are monsters; F. marries SI]: Poestion 1884, No. 1:1-10; Icelanders [a king named Mani has a daughter Mjadveig; when her the mother is dead, the king went to look for a new wife; there is a woman on the island with her daughter; says that she is the queen herself, and her husband was killed by enemies, she fled to the island; the king brought her home; the new queen, taking her daughter, invited M. to take a walk; then to exchange clothes with her daughter; witchcraft gave her daughter the appearance of M., and tied her up and threw her; in a dream, her mother came to M., untied it and gave her a handkerchief in which an inexhaustible supply of food; the Queen sent her daughter to check what had happened to M.; she told M. that her mother was to blame for everything, grabbed a handkerchief, ran away; M.'s mother in a dream taught her how to find a house by the sea, in who had everything she needed for life; one day she saw ships approaching, rushed into the house and lost her golden shoe; the queen was on the ship, who had come to free M.; everyone began to try on the shoe; the stepmother cut off her daughter's fingers and heel, then the shoe fit on her leg; the Queen married her, but heard birds singing; birds: blood in the shoe, M., daughter of King Mani, is here by the sea (not in the city); The Queen touched the imaginary M. with a magic rod, who turned into a monster; he was killed, 40 barrels of meat were salted; the Queen found the real M.; the Queen did not want to eat anything, but when she was offered corned beef, ate all 10 kegs of her daughter's meat in 10 days; she was blown up on a ship with barrels of meat; Korolevich brought M. to his state; after the death of her father, he reigned; M. gave birth to a son; went to wash, but forgot the soap; sent a maid for him; a woman (she was the sister of the monster queen) appeared and offered to change clothes; then took the form of M., and sent her under water to her brother; everything began to wither in the kingdom; soon the shepherd accidentally saw a glass palace rise from under the water, with M. with a chain around his neck; the shepherd put a ring on the finger of the dwarf's son; the dwarf came out of the stone and asked how he could thank him for this; the shepherd asked to explain what he saw; the dwarf: M. is bewitched, will appear above the water only once more; we must cut the chain; gave an ax; when M. appeared, the shepherd began to cut the chain; then the brother of the monster woman appeared; the dwarf threw something into his eye, he went blind and died; the imaginary M. was touched with a magic rod, she became a monster, she was executed; the shepherd brought the real M.; all is well]: Poestion 1884, No. 9:62-74; Icelanders [shortly before his death, the king sends his son Sigurd to another country to take his destined princess; news of death comes king, S. and his young wife return; when calm everyone falls asleep, S. also goes to bed; the Queen stays with the baby; a stone boat comes up, wearing a giantess; she takes off all her clothes, puts the queen on and looks like a woman; puts the queen in a stone boat and tells her to sail to the lower world to her brother; a fair wind immediately blew out; the king is surprised that his wife begins to reproach him; the child cries, He cannot be reassured; when they get to town, the child is calm only in the arms of the nanny; the king, and then others, see that the queen's character has changed for the worse; two young men hear and see through the crack, as the Queen says out loud: if I yawn a little, I will be a woman, if very much, a giantess; becomes a giantess; her three-headed brother rises from under the floor with a tray of meat that she eats; at this time, the babysitter's room, where the baby, a beautiful woman with an iron hoop on her belt rises from under the floor, a chain to him; breastfeeds her baby; the next day, the same; the woman says she's the last time she stayed ; the nanny told the king, who came with a sword, cut the chain; it rattled terribly underground; the Queen said that the three-headed let her see the baby three times for promising to give him up harassment; the imaginary queen was stoned and the corpse was torn with horses; the nanny was given off with a rich dowry as a noble man]: Poestion 1884, No. 25:289-297; Swedes: Cox 1907 [after death King Ingevall takes a new wife, she has her own little daughter; stepmother hates the daughter of his first wife; girls grow up, the king sends for them; on the bridge, the stepmother's daughter threatens to throw the king's daughter into the water, orders change clothes; the king's daughter is sent to herd geese; she sings, asks geese to transport the royal daughter across the river, they do; the undergrazing boy must look for the bridge; the girl opens the casket with with his mother's jewels, tells the wind to tear off the boy's hat so that he runs after her, not to spy on her; the king asks the boy about the girl, he replies that he does not like her, says that saw; the king spies, admits the daughter, the stepmother's daughter sends geese to herd]: 193-194; Liungman 1961, No. 408 [the young man went in search of the princess; the old woman gives him three lemons; from the third comes out beautiful; he leaves her on a tree above the pond, and he goes to town; a gypsy woman, etc. pushes the beauty into a pond and takes her place; the beauty has turned into a fish or bird, the young man caught her; from the scales or feathers of a fish or bird grew a tree; a girl reappears from its fruit, the gypsy woman is punished]: 90; Stier 1971, No. 2 [the king did not like his daughter's fiancé; he ordered to dig a cave in the forest, place it there was a daughter with seven maids and supplies for 7 years; the maids died one by one; the princess dug a hole, released the dog, which helped to expand the hole; a bear came, killed the dog, took it the princess to the coal miner; he took her to the palace, she was hired by a poultry house; the king must marry a woman; she hides her pregnancy and must give birth on her wedding day; tells the poultry house to play the role the bride instead of her; during each episode, the bride rhymes, describing what happened to her; when asked by the king, she answers each time that she talks to the maid; the king is amazed at the bride's beauty, He hangs a gold chain around her neck, keeps the key for himself; when she returns from church, the king asks the real bride what she said here and there; she runs to the poultry house every time to ask; she she comes by herself, the king sees his necklace, the poultry house says she is also a princess; the king is happy with her, the first bride has been expelled from the palace]: 11-15; Faroese: Cox 1907:194-195 [stepmother torments The stepdaughter is working, but she only gets prettier; the hill opens, there is food in the hill, the girl thanks; the stepmother's daughter finds out, does not thank, the hill no longer opens to her; opens to the heroine, there are luxurious clothes, prince sees a girl, promises to come to marry; stepmother replaces the heroine with her own daughter; the prince does not believe, demands a real bride; marries, reigns, stepmother dies of grief], 195-195 {these are not pages, but which then other numbers are out of order; now it's hard to find} [when the daughter is one year old, the mother dies, the father marries again, the new wife hates her stepdaughter, torments her with work, but she is prettier and her own daughter is ugly; hill opens, there is food; the stepmother has followed her daughter, but the hill does not open for her; the stepdaughter finds a luxurious outfit in the hill; the prince sees her, promises to return, marry; by his return, the stepmother hides stepdaughter, dresses up her own daughter; says that she is fool after illness; the prince takes her away, but sees her writhing on the ground; makes her give him her real bride; marries; stepmother dies of grief].

Volga - Perm. Mordva: Pomerantseva 1973 (Erzya) [=Anikin 1909; three brothers go to Siberia to seek happiness; after that they have a sister; she is teased that she has no brothers, her mother has to tell about them; the girl goes looking for them; her mother's tears remain on her chest, they will call for help; old woman Varda offers to swim, wears the girl's clothes; the first time she hears her mother's voice, the second washes away a tear from the girl's chest; brothers take V. for a sister, sister for a prodigal girl; send V. to guard the threshing floor from birds, she tells the birds to peck everything; they send a real sister, she has birds they clean the threshing floor; brothers hear the truth from their sister, return her clothes to her]: 50-56; Samorodov 1972 (Erzya and Moksha) [Vardine (a semi-mystical creature, an evil envious girl, ragged) teases Anyuta that she has there is no older brother; the mother says that there are two in another village; gives beautiful clothes, leaves her spit on them, he will call for help; V. invites A. to swim three times, puts on her clothes; on the third once the spit is washed away, the mother does not hear a cry for help; the brothers take V. for A.; the real A. tells the birds to peck for the chaff, and V. tells the grain to peck; the brothers hear A. complain to the Month; tie V. to the tail stallion; brothers' wives kill a horse, then a son, accuse A.; brother leaves A. in the forest with his fingers in an oak tree; fingers and clothes rot, A. lives in a hollow; the master's son marries her, he is taken as a soldier; she gives birth to a son with an iron heel, a stone crown, a moon on the back of his head, the sun on his head; (A.'s letter to her husband is apparently being replaced); the husband orders that neither wife nor son be available for his return; father-in-law binds A. drives the child to his chest; the old man tells him to put his hands in the river, his fingers grow back; A. meets her husband, then brother, tells his story]: 252-261; Marie [Changed sister: along the way to seven (three) brothers), the daughter (ia üdir) makes her sister change her dress with her; brothers take their sister for a maid, force her to work; the truth turns out that the liar is punished]: Sabitov 1989, No. 533:33; Tatars [seven brothers go to look for brides; if a girl is born, let the mother put a spinning wheel and spindle above the gate, and if the boy, a bow and arrows; a seven-year-old neighbor replaced a spinning wheel with onions; the brothers saw and did not return home; Multal grew up; a neighbor advises to put hot wheat grains on her mother's breast - she admits that she had sons; a neighbor, along with M. take an arba, a dog, a cat and a rooster, go looking for brothers together; tells you to swim, makes you change clothes; without M., the arba does not go; the neighbor takes M., but passes her off as a stranger and herself as a sister; at night M. grazes horses, singing about what happened; one of the brothers hears; brothers ask the liar if she wants a basket or a ponytail; she wants both; she was put in a basket, tied to a ponytail]: Zamaletdinov 2008b, No. 19:182-186; Chuvash [7 sons of a pregnant mother: if you give birth to a boy, throw a nomad on the road, if the girl is a spindle; the woman gave birth to a girl Pigue, but the neighbors replaced spindle with a nomad; brothers went far away; girlfriends tease P. with a murderer - because of her, the brothers disappeared; the mother does not confess; the old woman advises to go to the window, ask his mother to breastfeed, pinch her chest with a window frame; mother confesses; P. went to the brothers, the mother gave her two drops of her milk; with P., the daughter of Baba Yaga Harham; they are sailing in a boat, swimming, H. took P.'s clothes, P. complains to his mother , she shouts for H. to return; this is one drop of milk; the third time there is no more drop, the mother does not hear; P. in the boat asks the daw, the magpie to take her earrings to her brothers; those: yes, better die; the cuckoo carries; the brothers rode in search, brought both girls, but P. is held for H. and H. for P.; the imaginary H. is sent to water the horses, the younger brother hears her complaint song; the old woman ordered to offer both girls jump over the fire; the real P. jumped over, H. burned down; the brothers' wives are jealous of their husbands for their sister; tied P. to a birch tree by the braids in the forest; the brothers found her; ask the wives if they want a greyhound dog or stallion; wives: of course, a stallion; they were tied to the tails of four stallions and driven across the field; the head became a pomelo, their hands raked, their legs with a pitchfork; P. was passed off as a forest prince; the narrator feasted on wedding]: Yukhma 1990:361-368; Udmurts: Uther 2004 (1), No. 403:237; Bashkirs: Barag 1988, No. 50 [Zhin-Peri puts a ring on the young man Alukey's finger; he becomes numb; the old man tells him where to go; sister J. says that she is getting married; A. tells her to plant J. her ring; A. and J. are fleeing, A. kills her pursuers with arrows - Kubykty-Kara and his army; J. gives birth to a child; A. takes her and her child home, leaves by the river; J. swims, the babysitter takes her clothes, J. flies away in goose; everyone at home is disappointed that A.'s wife is ugly (the real wife has a month in one cheek, the sun spits gold and silver in the other) ; travelers talk about an unusual goose; old people advise to hide in a hole, put a child next to him; J. comes to feed the baby, takes off birds' clothes, both fall asleep; A. returns his wife]: 360-365 (= Zelenin 1991, No. 101 (107) [Aleuk's hero's name]: 436-441); 1989, No. 8 [the merchant's eldest daughter asks for a scarf, the middle daughter is an unprecedented fruit, the youngest is a cat; the merchant cannot find the fruit, the Sheikh gives condition to marry his middle daughter; asks his wife to serve meat and eat with him, in the cauldron; the wife does not eat, hides in her bosom, the Sheikh asks to dance, the meat falls out, he hangs his wife by the hair in Room 41; the same with the older sister; the youngest feeds meat to the cat, dances, the Sheikh recognizes her as his wife, tells her not to go into the forbidden room; she unlocks it, frees the sisters; they get it out a flying boat and precious stones fly away; the prince marries the youngest, the vizier's eldest sons; the prince's wife asks to build a tower, she is guarded by a lion, a tiger, a wolf and a bear; the Sheikh put them to sleep, I came to my wife; she hears a whisper: give your beloved, you will be saved! She pushes the Sheikh down the stairs, awakened animals kill him; a woman gives birth to a daughter, gives her to someone else; tells her footprints to be gold and silver, laughter roses, crying fire; this girl the stepmother takes the prince as his wife, gives water in exchange for his eyes, pushes him into the sea, replaces her daughter; the prince is disappointed; an old man finds a blind man in the forest, she sends him to sell him to the rose palace, he exchanges them from the evil stepmother for the girl's eyes; the prince marries her, the stepmother's daughter is tied to the horse's tail], 27 [Bagribaxa learns from a neighbor that she has brothers; asks her mother to fry peas, puts hot peas to her chest, her mother admits that the brothers have disappeared across seven seas; B. goes to look for them, her friend Kyunhylu is with her; they swim, K. offers to change clothes, mistaken for a sister, B. sent to look after the horses; she sings a song about her brothers' horses drinking water, one of the brothers hears, they recognize her sister; they tell her wives not to let her go from the yard; they lead B. for berries, they wrap them in horseskin, hide them under the bridge; the younger daughter-in-law did not want to, she cries; the brothers come back, sing about gifts for their sister, hear her song - let the wives take the gifts; the brothers find B. they bring it in a chest; only the youngest daughter-in-law was able to pick it up]: 65-69, 143-145; Bashkirs (Zlatoust) [7 sons went hunting for the 7 seas; daughter was born after their departure and went to look for them; father then the cart, fast as the wind, the bull, the rooster and the maid; quietly put a sliver and three spits on it; they speak her voice; the maid tells the girl to swim, puts on her clothes, the girl cries; the voice the mother tells her to return her clothes, threatens to cut the maid's head; the girl sings: scream, rooster, roar, bull; everything repeats itself; when the maid is dressed as a girl, the rooster does not scream, the bull does not roar, the cart does not go; the fourth sea of spitting was over, the maid began to beat the girl, she had to tell the cart to go; the brothers mistook the maid for her sister, and the sister was sent to watch the threshing floor; she sings, complains, the brothers hear they questioned, went to the bazaar; the brothers' wives do not like their sister, but love the maid; they wrapped their sister in bull skin, put them under the bridge, and dressed up the maid again; as they crossed the bridge, the brothers heard their sister's voice; wives and maid ask: do you need 40 carts of firewood or a piebald mare? they want a mare; they were tied to their tail; where their heads touched the ground, marsh hummocks formed, where their backs were lakes]: Bessonov 1941, No. 37:204-207.

Turkestan. Kazakhs [son of Aleke Aleuko (Ali-ükö?) He dreams of the khan's daughter, goes to look for her, went to look for her, put 40 watchmen to sleep, found her sleeping, moved the candles in her heads and legs; the girl woke up, ordered the guards to be executed; the same for the second time; A. came to her and they met; Aleuco tells his father to marry her; Khan demands to fill all his wintering and summers with cattle; A. brought cattle, but the khan managed to migrate overseas, is going to give his daughter for the blind dhow (giant) Karké; A. crossed where bai-terek grew up; at the wedding, brother K. went out to fight; A. turned into a bad boy, killed brother K.; won the races; Khan's daughter saw the lousy boy's hand was given the ring that A. gave; they run (or rather fly), K. catches up; A. killed K. with an arrow, got the khan's daughter; once A.'s wife came to the sea, the maid pushed her into the water, she became a swan; the maid put on her clothes, came under her guise; but the real wife spits gold, but the maid cannot; the wanderer says to A. that a swan was flying, said: How stupid A. is, does not know that he lives with a fake wife; the imaginary wife pretended to be sick, asked for swan meat; A. shot the swan, one feather flew off and became a camel; the maid asked for camel meat; one bone flew off, turned into rose hips; the maid ordered to be cut down, the thorn became a hawk; A. caught it, brought it into the house; everything in the house becomes tidy, the clothes are repaired; the maid orders to kill the hawk, A. refuses; waited, saw how the girl took off her hawkish skin, began to sew a dress; A. hid the skin, the girl admitted that she was his wife; A. brought her to his parents; his wife ordered him to wash it with milk and grease the mares so that get rid of the bad smell he had when living with his maid; she was asked if she wanted 40 horses or 40 scissors; she said both; she was cut into 40 pieces with scissors, tied 40 mares to the tails, smashed across the steppe; that]: Potanin 1916, No. 14.1:95-97; Karakalpaks [old man and old woman, they have a son and two daughters; her brother fell in love with the eldest; the girl decided to leave; at the foot of the mountain, I saw a shelter, the door opened; relatives came and asked Mount Shyn to open the door; father, mother, brother - the girl told the grief not to open; when the younger sister prayed, the door opened and both sisters began to live inside the mountain; one day they went to the steppe, the youngest wanted to drink; on one side of the river there is water that cows drink, on the other hand water that goats drink, and on the other side the water they drink sheep; and the water people drink is far away; they drank mutton water and the youngest turned into a cat lamb; the eldest went to get the lamb, met bay, married him; the eldest wife of the bay conceived it to destroy; offered to swim, pushed into the water; the lamb ran to the bay's house, began to bleat; bai took two oxen and came to that place; gave the oxen to drink all the water; a girl sits under the water, combing hair; she talked about everything to Bayu; he tied his eldest wife to the camel's tail, the camel dragged the woman along the thorns, where and there were shreds of her body]: Aimbetov 2014a: 25-26; Kyrgyz [woman tells Alyka that he should not offend her son, but get the bride named Barypdan; her father Karakan promised his late father A. to marry his son; in B. A. gets a job as an employee, brings all the trees from the mountainside at once; B. is going to be passed off as an old man; A. won the races, interrupted the groom's relatives, married B., their son Seitek; A. took B. home, speckled slave with her; went forward; the slave offered to swim, let go of the rope that B. was holding on to the island, the slave put on her clothes; the imaginary B. explains that the crow croaked, she, B., turned black, and the slave died; a guest comes to the yurt A. and B., asks whether to talk about what he has heard or seen, imaginary B. tells me to remain silent; tells the thistle to be trampled on near the yurt - the child will prick; slaughter a camel; another passerby comes in, A. tells me to speak, he says that he saw a white goose, she called her son S., as if she had made her way to him with a thorn, but she was trampled, stabbed to death with a camel; A. brought S. to the lake, the goose covered him with a wing, A. grabbed him, she ordered her clothes to be brought, became B.; the slave was driven away {presentation for children - probably torn by horses, as it should be}]: Ledenyov 1987:72- 78; Uighurs (Kashgar) [in the morning the teacher greets the student, calling her the wife of a dead man; one day she goes to a courtyard for a drink, the gate closes tightly; in the house she sees a dead man on the bed young man; next to a note: if you fan around the body for 40 days, the young man will come to life; on the 40th day, the girl can not stand it, goes up to the roof where the woman is sitting, asks to sit for a day in her place; the young man came to life and accepted who was sitting next to him for his wife at that moment; the girl went somewhere; one day she went to the bazaar, promising his wife to bring jewelry; that girl was sitting by the road crying, asking for a sangil sungil stone; the merchant said that if such a stone was lowered into the water, it would swell and burst, and then the culprit of the girl's suffering would die; after giving the girl the stone, the young man secretly went to her house and saw how it was put in the water the stone swells and tells everything; snatched it out of the water before the stone burst; chased the false wife away and took the real one]: Jarring 1948, No. 3:31-38; yellow Uighurs: Malov 1967, No. 79 [{text is obvious flawed; cf. Tanguts and Evenki Podkamennaya Tunguska, K32e motif}; Altamsa had golden buckets, Kudemsa had silver buckets, they began to play and drowned them; Jorga Bash ("bad daughter-in-law") with wooden buckets mother A. and K. told them about this; she asked them to be invited home; DB told them that their mother had kicked them out; they came to the boss, who married DB; DB went to visit the house; A. and K. put her in a bag bird and sparrow; sparrow flew out, DB got scared, leg entangled in stirrups, broke; A. and K. became boss's wives]: 66; Stuart, Jhang 1996:55-59 [man climbs a tree, drops an ax, sees that the axe is wrapped around a white serpent; the serpent demands that one of the man's three daughters be married to him; only the youngest agrees; when a girl comes to the cave, the serpent and his family look like human beings; they are exiled to the ground celestials; their period in the guise of snakes is over; the older sister visits her younger sister, sees snakes, gets frightened; the middle one sees her sister's handsome husband, envies her; goes swimming with her, pushes her into the water, takes her place; the youngest turns into a bird, caresses her husband, defecates into her sister's food; she kills the bird, buries it under the threshold; a thorny bush grows, tears the middle sister's clothes, that of his digs up, burns; a stone spindle rolls out of the ash, the old woman finds it; when she returns home, the food is ready; she spies, finds the girl; she asks the old woman to invite the prince (i.e. her husband); the new wife says they will come when 1) pine trees grow along the road (the real wife grows them overnight); 2) the road is covered with red and white carpets (she scatters wool, she turns into carpets); the prince and his imaginary wife come; the real one puts his wedding ring in her husband's cup, crap in his sister's cup; the prince recognizes his wife, throws a snake on her imaginary skin, she becomes colorful ( colored) with a snake], 63-67 [the eldest daughter of Gondbincao ("like gold") was given a gold bucket, a cauldron, and chopsticks; the youngest Hadanucao ("like silver") - silver; the father found the girl who fell off the cliff, brought they went out, named her Jiaohawas ("noble tree"), her older sister, her father gave her a wooden bucket, etc.; her father died; her mother sent three daughters to fetch water; they played, whose bucket would not sink; gold and silver drowned; J. tells his mother that the sisters threw the buckets into the water, they are afraid to return; the mother tells me she is not angry, J. tells G. and H. that the mother promised to hang them, G. and H. ran away into the forest, secretly returned in the morning; J. put a lump of dough in their mouth, he got stuck; said that her mother was blind crying for buckets; H. hid in a ram, G. ran away; she was found by the Mergewas shepherd, reported to the owner; he slapped her on the back, the lump jumped out, she spoke, told everything, asked her to take her home; her mother found H. at home, but she is afraid of J., does not say anything; the owner comes to the girls' mother marry G.; J. demands to marry her; M. marries H.; J. gives birth to a dead child, G. gives birth to a boy, H. a girl; J. killed her son G., buried her in her room, told her husband that G. gave birth to an evil spirit and killed her son G. him; threw G. into the river; G. came to her senses, went out, told her husband everything, he did not believe it; J. threw G. into the well; M. accidentally came to water the horse, pulled it out; she asked to take her to her mother, but then returned ; J. rushed at her with a knife, her husband at J. with a sword; the horse carried J., she was killed; G. reunited with her husband]; Dungans (recorded in Kazakhstan, informants from Shenxi) [Jinghua's mother died, stepmother is a lazy daughter of Hiishchinhua; the cow tells C. that the stepmother will pretend to be sick, will require her heart, C. should not eat her meat, must put the bones under an inverted vat; the stepmother tells to separate the millet from wheat while she and H. go to the performance of the emperor; the rooster and the chicken come out from under the vat, share the grain; tell them to get a dress from under the vat, go to the palace; C. loses his shoe, the young yuanwei tells Measure her on everyone, marries C.; she goes to visit her stepmother, she pours boiling water on C., puts her skin on H.'s face; C. turns into a bird, scolds her imaginary wife; H. tells her to cook, pours out the broth, a hornhead grows up, a fortune teller turns him into C.; stepmother and H. are executed]: Riftin et al. 1977, No. 10:96-100; Dungana (Ningxia) [Hasan's treasure inherited from his ancestors is a copper ax with silver with a handle; he has five daughters; when a twin (i.e. fifth and fourth daughters) was born, his mother died; trying to pick flowers for his daughters, H. dropped his ax in the garden of poor Shelengge (it's down the slope, around the cliff); he gave his ax, asked for his daughter H.; the evil elders refuse, the younger good agrees; they live well; the fourth sister, who is single, is jealous; calls the eldest to the river, asks why she looks older than her sister; she replies that her clothes are worse; the fourth suggests changing clothes to check if she pushes the fifth into the water, replaces her; a lotus grows in the water; The imaginary wife pulls it out, throws it into the fire; pouring ash, S. finds a peach in her; (hereinafter, the page skip; obviously, the wife has been reborn, the liar is punished)]: Shujang Li, Luckert 1994:340-343.

Southern Siberia - Mongolia. Altaians: Demchinova 2003 [the gentleman does not want his son to marry the daughter of a poor man; the hero and heroine are running out of provisions on the way; the hero goes to Karata Khan to ask for provisions, leaving the bride on a birch tree by the river; the khan's maid sees the reflection of the beauty, takes it for her own, complains that she is so beautiful alone; the girl on the birch tree laughs; the maid deceives her, pretends to be her; the heroine escapes, catches up with the hero and the imaginary bride, turning into a cuckoo, a flower, a birch tree; the false bride asks to pick a flower, shoot a cuckoo, cut down a birch tree, but every time they approach disappear; in the absence of the hero, the heroine comes to his house, takes revenge on her rival, takes her seat; the khan sends her son to the hero's house for a maid; seeing a beautiful woman instead of a maid, the khan's son wants to take her away; Khan invites the hero to his place, gives difficult tasks; the hero, with the help of his wife, does everything, takes half of the khan's wealth according to the condition]: 157-158; Nikiforov 1915 [Ak-Bökö is the son of Kara-B & #246; kö; shulmus (evil spirit) enters a fly, wife A. Altyn-Sudur swallows it, dies; shulmus in her form comes out of the grave, returns under her guise to A.; pretends to fall ill, says that he will recover if he eats her lungs and hearts son and daughter; wife K. advises the servants to give the imaginary khansha the giblets of dogs, let the children go to the steppe; they are starving, asking Uch-Kurbustan for help; the mother's nipples show up from the ground, feed them; children come to Altyn Khan; he brings another boy and one girl from heaven from the Criminal Code; both couples are married; Kan-Tadi's son heals Father A., kills Shulmus; chases a jumping head to iron house, splits his head; kills Shokshulan a; his wife is his mother, Altyn-Sudur, whom Shulmus married Shulmus after her death; Kan-Tadi returns her to her father]: 148- 175; Potanin 1883, No. 2c [(beginning of a long text); Dzhangyz-ul, son of Jayachi Khan, is ill; the khan sends shamans to Yerlik; he refuses all offerings; the khan is ready to give all his people for his son, gathers people; orphan Uskuz-Ul is brought in only the third time; replies that he counted fish in the waters, one was not enough (the old man says he caught fish the other day), flowers in the fields, one was not (the shepherdess says that he was stealing the other day) that he saw a man - a beggar from his feet, a noble man from his head, marveled at that; Khan guessed that he was talking about his wife; UU explains that Shulmus killed the khan's daughter married to Khan, took her image; Khan killed his werewolf wife]: 170-171; Shors [Kiyigesh brother and Tiyinesh's sister lived; K.'s wife began to give birth, T. went to look for a midwife, met an Aina woman; she called herself a midwife, let her wife down K. with a newborn on an iron raft in Moer; took the place of his wife, pretended to be sick, asked T.'s heart; hears K.'s wife singing: on the one hand she is sucked by a worm, on the other hand by a child; T. in response: the tip of the knife is sharpened, the cauldron boils (to kill and cook T.); so three times; K. hears, pulls out his wife and child, hits his imaginary wife with a twisted whip; she promises not to stand in the way anymore, leaves]: Arbachakova 2010, No. 13:295-299; Tuvans [Toven-Tazha ("tazhy" - prince) wives of Aldyn-dangyn and Humush-dangyn ("gold" and "silver"); they leave him food but leave; the sage explains that HT destined to live with Chechen-Nogaan, "born in a flower", she is in the east overseas; two geese are crying by the sea, now a water rat will come out and eat them; the rat swallows TX, he rips it open with a knife, goes out; the goose carries TX across the sea; he pulls out a golden flower in the clearing, the goose carries it back where his horse was resting; at night, the albys (werewolf) stole a flower, threw it into the river, turned into a girl herself; he married her, but lost his luck, the only thing left was Koge-Shagaan's horse; HE came to the old woman, she found a flower, he turned into a girl, she grew up quickly, TX took her; she gave birth; the elder wife killed the child, said that his mother killed him herself; told her to be taken to the ends of the earth in a bag; slandered by ChN: let her head become taiga, her tears into streams, her bones with stone scree, her eyes two black crows, they they will tell TX the truth; T comes, eats herbs and berries in the taiga; crows tell everything; under the rock there is a tent, in it CHN; she gives a gun; let the werewolf shoot at EX, we must fall and laugh; the werewolf too wants a merry bullet; TH kills a werewolf, ChN comes back]: Hadahane 1984:66-71; South Altai Tuvans [old Deptegen with a camelskin bag walks in search of sour god and thick hoitpack ; picks up the last mare, a poisonous snake, three chicken eggs, an awl, a dried skin, a deer antler mallet; hides in a hole in a yurt; beautiful Shinak enters, stabs her awl, stings a snake, eggs buried in ash burst into her eyes, she falls at the end of her skin; D. finishes her off with a mallet, puts on her clothes, throws her body into the water; her young husband is surprised that his wife looks bad; she replies that she was ill; the camel, the stallion, the ram, the bull are crying, the name is Sh.; the imaginary S. orders to kill the animal every time; the husband pierced his son's thigh with a knife, began to rotate him on the knife; the boy's scream awakened his mother, she flew golden swan; the husband asks D. what she will take; she chooses seven mares, she is tied to them, torn apart; the couple lives happily on]: Taube 1978, No. 64:298-400 (=Taube 1994, No. 29:236-238); Buryats (the western place is not a decree.) [the dog brings the orphan Gure Araksha in a beautiful house, tells him to obey the horse, says that his betrothed daughter Shaza Khan; GA picks up a swan feather, a fiery roe deer horn, a fragment of firestone; comes to Sh. in the guise of an old man, then takes his form; S. gave his daughter, but demands that his son-in-law bring the swan himself, the roe deer herself, the GA brings the firestone himself; requires the stallion of the sea lord Dalai Lusay Khan, then his daughter; the horse lures them out, gets them; DL's daughter refuses to marry S. until they bring foam from her sea; GA called the water dirty, the sea is furious, the GA brings foam; GA's wife became a swan , flew away, her older sister replaced her, GA did not notice; but the wife drinks, goes to her father alone for a party; in the third year, the GA finds a yurt where his real wife, imaginary, returns to her father; the wife told GA swim in boiling milk; the horse snorted, the milk turned into fog; S. decides to swim too, cooked; GA became khan, took DL's daughter as his second wife]: Barannikova et al. 1993, No. 11:181-191; Mongols (khalha?) [Arat has daughters Naran (eldest) and Saran (from the words "sun" and "moon"); for his fifteenth birthday he gave N. a gold bowl and S. a silver bowl; Noyon's daughter Othon called them to play by the river; their sisters are followed by their piebald lamb; O. suggests throwing the bowls into the water: whoever comes to the shore first will live longer; the gold and silver bowls have drowned, the girls are frightened; sent O. to ask his father what is more important to him: daughter or bowls; the father said that his daughter, O. told me that the bowls; all three went on horseback, to meet the bar, he liked N.; O. changed with those places, but N. was still better; O. walked away and shot - the arrow fell to N.'s feet; O. tells Bator to go home, she will bring him N. herself; on the way she pushed him into the lake; S. threatens: if she tells me, I'll tell you that it was you who drowned N.; O. said that N. returned to her father, began to live herself in his yurt, and S. herds sheep; lamb with the herd, calling N. by the lake; N. went out and said to S. that the king of the lake would let her go if O. bleats sheep; O. noticed S. summoning her sister with a song, and went with the sheep herself; summoned her with the same song, hit her on the head with a whip, N. no longer went to the call; the lamb told S. to send him to herd the sheep and complain about him O.: he would lead them to the mountains, then into the lake; O. took a bator with her; the lamb entered the lake; O. wants to lure him out, bleat with a sheep; N. came out of the water, the bar hugged her; and O. only bleats; the bator whipped her, she ran into the steppe in the form of a sheep; probably she was eaten by wolves; Bator began to live with N., S. and the sisters' father]: Hodza 1954:10-12 {online, pagination starts at page 1}; Dagurs: Bäcker 1988, No. 19 [Narin Mergen lived on the lake shore, by the river Nemuri - Dschugui Mergen; NM found JM on his hunting ground; when he saw a golden snake crawl out of his nose, he invited him to his place as a guest of honor; told how good his younger sister is Nanjis Kato, birds, animals and fish always go out to look at her; JM brought rich gifts; NC sent Hanjina's maid to look at the groom; when she returned, she said JM was ugly; NK sent another the maid, Hatjing; she wanted to tell the truth, but Hanjina threatened to stab her with scissors; Hana's second maid with a knife; NC believed it, turned into a cuckoo; saw JM, but didn't know it was him flew away; a thunderstorm began; JM asked why the cuckoo was cuckoo cuckoo in the fall, and thunder struck from the blue; when the guests left, Hanjina told Narin Mergen that NC was gone, so he should pass her off as her sister; NC became a girl again, she was picked up by an old man and an old woman; she turned their hut into a palace; JM was disappointed with the bride; NC lay down in the way of the wedding train, becoming a knife case; Hanjina did not allow me to pick it up; the ring is the same; people from JM's house gathered with weapons to kill animals that will run after the bride, but there are no animals; a month later, JM and his wife go to the NM past the house of NK's adoptive parents; She asks to invite the young to the house; Khanjine NK gave a dog's head, and JM gave her pork and wine; when NC came in, JM guessed what was going on, took Khanjina home and made her confess; asked how to execute her She chose to be torn by four horses; JM married NC, they forgave NM and two maids], 21 [two sisters were orphaned, went to the forest, ate roots; once they saw a house, it has no owners, but there are food; the eldest ate a green pea, the youngest a red pea, both gave birth to a girl; the daughter of the eldest Boobu, the youngest Schadscha; when S. is 17 years old, her mother died; mother B. joins her niece; leaving with her daughter for wedding, tells S. to separate buckwheat from oats; an old woman comes, promises to do this job, tells her to take clothes and shoes she likes from the cellar under the poplar and go to the wedding; there her aunt did not recognize her; returning, S. lost one of her red shoes; a young Bulto hunter found it, began to look for an owner; B. could not wear a shoe, and S. brought the second one and left Bulto; gave birth to a son; a year later, an aunt with Booba came to her, asked her how she behaved when her husband returned from hunting; offered to go pick mushrooms together; asked her to get water from the well, pushed her there; replaced S. with her daughter; horse Bulto says that this woman is Boob and S. is in the well; the horse lowered its tail into the well, S. got out; the aunt and daughter ran into the forest, they were eaten by wolves]: 131-142, 146-14; Bender, Su Huana 1984:44-55 [ while hunting, Jugui Mergen enters the Nalin Mergen hunting grounds; he sees a golden snake crawl out of NM's nose; becomes his friend, gives him his sister Nanjiskata; N. sends Hanjina's maid look at the groom; she is jealous, says that the groom is ugly; makes the other two maids say the same thing, otherwise she will stab them; N. believes, turns into a cuckoo, flies away, becomes her girl again sheltered by elderly spouses; J.M. agrees to pass X. off as NM under the guise of his sister N.; N. turns into a sheath, then into a ring, lies down on the way of the wedding train; H. does not let him pick them up; when H. enters the yard, birds and animals do not follow her; everyone is surprised (N. was always followed); a month later, the young go to visit the NM past the house of N.'s foster parents; N. tells them to invite young people to visit; serves J.M. Pork, dog head to his wife; everything is explained; H. chooses the execution herself - to be torn by four horses; two maids are forgiven; NM and J.M. hold no grudge against each other], 139-145 [two sisters orphaned, went on a journey, found an empty house, ate peas, got pregnant, the eldest gave birth to a girl named Baoba, the youngest named Shaja; the youngest died, aunt harasses S.; goes from B. to a holiday in the village, tells S. to separate buckwheat from oats; an old woman comes, says where beautiful clothes are hidden, promises to disassemble the grain herself; at the festival, no one recognized S.; returning, she lost one a red shoe; a young Bulotou found a shoe, began to try on everyone; Baobe does not fit; S. brings a second shoe, marries Bulotou, gives birth to a child; aunt and Baoba come, aunt asks how Sh. greets her husband on his return, calls S. to pick mushrooms, pushes him into the well; tells Baobe to pretend to be half-crazy when he meets her husband; the horse tells Bulotuo that it is Baoba, and S. was pushed into the well; the husband runs to the well, the horse's tail grows, S. grabs it, gets out; aunt and Baoba run, they are torn to pieces by wolves]; the Mongors [the youngest of three daughters asks her father to bring a flower; outside the house Shalangora, the old man cuts the flowers with an ax, the ax rolled; S. orders to give his daughter for the ax and flowers; the youngest agrees, tells S. to make the way to her house, spread the felt, S. fulfills all the conditions, marries; the older sisters are jealous of the younger; the youngest has a silver stick, the eldest has a wooden stick, the eldest offers to throw them into the river, the silver one sinks, the eldest suggests holding the younger one by the legs so that she can take out the stick from the bottom, drowns her sister, puts on her clothes, says S. that her face has become speckled because of the peas attached to him, her voice is coarsened because of singing; the bird falls on S.'s shoulder, who puts her in a cage; the imaginary wife kills, buries a bird; thorns grow up, scratch her imaginary wife; she burns them, smoke blinds her eyes, she falls into the river; smoke turns into a real wife, S. lives well with her]: Todaeva 1973, No. 11:299- 302.

Western Siberia. Northern Khanty (b. Son) [Lisa and Hare live together, both have children; Lisa offers sledding down the mountain, goes first against desire, Lisa runs over, breaks her back; Hare's son and daughter see Lisa feeding them meat the mothers of their children, offers to eat their children Bunnies; they run, throw a comb, whetstone, flint, they turn into a thicket, a mountain, a fire; the fox lags behind; while the sister eats cloudberries, the brother falls into the ground; (more the sister is called the woman Moses); hits the stump, from there the Por woman jumps out, offers to swim; puts on M.'s rich fur clothes, gives M. her measles; in the city of M. succeeds pick up the arrow of the son of an Urban Village Old Man, P. has to take the arrow of Tonton-Old Man's son (Tonton-Oika is a poor man, servant, or cunning); respectively, they marry; P. weaves a rope, who was enough to wrap half the city, M. - the whole city three times; M. comes to the place where his brother disappeared; there is a house, a bear enters, takes off his skin - this is his brother; sends his sister a herd of deer]: Lukina 1990, No. 28:101 -104; Southern Selkups: Lukina 2004, No. 2.17 [the wife is dead, the devil forced the old man to marry her; stepdaughter herds a cow, the royal son goes to her; the devil sends a two-eyed daughter, her stepdaughter put her to sleep; then sent a three-eye; the stepdaughter poked her eye on the back of her head with a needle, but did not put her to sleep; the stepmother ordered the cow to be slaughtered; the stepdaughter asked for her head and hooves, buried and grew an apple tree; the royal son asks apples, they are not given to stepmother's daughters; stepdaughter gave apples, the royal son asks her for his wife; the devil locked her under a trough in the basement; instead of her she dressed up Three-eyed; the rooster screams where the bride is; the prince in the basement, and the girl turned into a sparrow, flew away; I had to take the Three-Eye; a birch tree grew under the window, a bird on it, the prince feeds her from a golden plate, but does not sleep with his wife; the devil tells her to cut down, burn her a birch tree; a spark fell on the seashore, a house with images of animals appeared; the prince's son, "wearing his native skin", flies and hears the conversations of his father (i.e. the prince) with a three-eyed eye; she blasphemes the miracle he had already seen, reports a new one; 1) a house with images of animals, 2) a killer whale on a birch tree, gold is pouring from his mouth; the prince brings his son, he tells everything; he returned his true wife and son, tied the false one to two horses; she shouts: Where my blood falls, let the spike grow, where the pieces of meat are, the boyar will grow up; whoever cuts his hand, my soul will feel good]: 58-62; Pelikh 1972 [the text is confused, the informant does not remember everything; the girl beats a stump, a frog pops up from there, calls to him; they go to look for grooms, the frog tries to change their clothes, the girl returns them; the frog offers to look in her head, sticks a wire into her ear; the dog revived her; she returns to her husband, tells her to remove the frog; it was torn by horses, burned; her head became a marsh hummock, mosquitoes came out of the smoke]: 348-349.

Eastern Siberia. Northwestern Yakuts [an old woman harnesses a louse into a thimble, drives a needle, controls a pretext thread, finds a fresh grave in a rich yurt, pulls out a beauty; the arrow of the youngest son Kharah- Haan 'a ends up in an old woman's yurt, he marries a beautiful woman, not knowing that she is dead, pushes her at night, she comes to life, silver money falls from her mouth; returning with his wife, the husband chases the squirrel, his wife does not She tells me to follow a road where bear and wolf skins hang, and go where hay is scattered; the wife forgets, turns to a dangerous road, comes to Dyege-Baab (Baba Yaga); she takes away her clothes, comes to H. instead of her; the owners decide that if the daughter-in-law is good, then when the "chicken chicken" jumps, the green grass will crumble, and when the "bar-bar" jumps, silver money; if the start is evil, then dried fish and insects will fall; they fall in, Erbehtai Bergen's husband pulls off his wife's veil, sees eight eyes and a bull's nose; she is beaten, she gives the girl, she is revived with live water, DB throw into the fire]: Gurvich 1977:175-176; central Yakuts (Western 1950, 2nd Nakharinsky Nasleg of Megino-Kangalassky Ulus) [old Bayberikaen with five cows saw how she grew up after the rain the stem of the grass is golden and silver; B. dug it up, brought it into the house, the stalk became a baby girl, she grew quickly; Harajin Mergen's arrow hit B.'s house, he went in, B.'s daughter fired an arrow; HM fell in love, took the bride, told her to drive the cattle with her, went to visit relatives himself; the wife meets an old woman who seems to have half her head scorched, the house is half a house, the stove is half a stove, etc.; began to take it out young lice, blew, deprived of her senses, threw her into the ice abyss, put on her clothes, came to her husband's house; does not take off her clothes, says that her mother tells me to take it off at the end of the month; when the new month has come, HM s an imaginary wife comes to B., and she has a new daughter; in the evening she begins to tell her story; XM tears the skin off her imaginary wife's face, it's iron with one icy eye; XM asks if she wants a horn- a palm tree or an immense stallion; she chooses a stallion; he scattered it to dust; drops of the syphilis turned into willow trees, blood into squeaky trees, fat into oak trees {oak does not grow in Yakutia} , the brain into talnic trees; it was Jae Baaba; XM's house is completely ruined; he asks how to get his real wife back, he is told to ask daughter B. again, this is the same girl; the girl refuses, then agrees; abundance returns]: Illarionov et al. 2008, No. 18:195-219; Yakuts (place of recording?) [old woman Byabarikyan with five cows finds an unusual horsetail; leaves it in the house, it turns into a beauty; hunter Harzhit-Bergen gives her a lot of cattle, takes her away; on the way she goes to chase the fox, tells me to turn east at the fork, where the sable skin hangs, but not to the west, where the bear skin is; the girl forgets, turns west, finds herself in iron clothes with one hand, one leg, with one eye; she rips off her face, puts on herself, puts on her clothes; everyone in the groom's house is waiting for beads to fall out of her mouth when the bride says; when she steps, sables will run; she falls frogs, shabby ermines are running; at this time old woman B. digs up horsetail again, it turns into an old girl, says that her former body was dragged across the field by dogs; the girl's horse says HB's father about what happened; HB ties Abaasa's daughter to the horse's tail, returns his wife, red beads fall from her lips, sables run]: Sivtsev, Efremov 1990:136-143; northeastern (Verkhoyan) Yakuts [=Ergis 1964, No. 51:172-177; a short old woman (Ergis: old Baybericaen) with five cows brought horsetail with five shoots from the field, puts it under her pillow, it turns into a girl, her body is transparent ( you can see the body through the dress, the bone through the body, the brain through the bones); Harah Haana Harzhit-Bergen's son (Ergis: Haardiyt Bergen) marries her, giving her a lot of cattle in dowry; takes her home, hunts foxes, tells her to go on the road where the skin of a lynx, a sable is hanged, do not go where the bear's skin is; she forgot, went where the bear's skin, a devil's daughter with one leg, one hand, one eye, puts on her skin; in Kings fall in the HB house (?) , everyone disgust (Ergis: green beads fell in her husband's house, where she blew her nose, where she stepped, gray ermines ran, everyone was disgusted); only red skin-haired sables run; old woman finds horsetail, brings her home, he turns into the same girl; tells her what happened to her (the dog dragged her heart and lungs, left her, and horsetail grew there); the horse tells HB's father about what happened; says that if his son does not take her Ayyi mistress (revived from horsetail) again, she will complain to Ürüng Ayyi Toyona (White Creator Master); the son should be kept in for 30 days running water, then ventilated; the son himself tells his father that the girl who arose from horsetail is one of the seven Siberian daughters of ÜAT's younger brother; her wings were cut off, sent to the ground; a false wife tied to a horse, scattered across the field, her body and blood became worms and reptiles; her true wife was returned; when she blows her nose, expensive kings fall, sables run when she steps]: Khudyakov 1890, No. 4:80-89; central and northeastern Yakuts: Ergis 1964, No. 50 (central, 4th Malzhagar Nasleg of the Khangalassky ulus) [=Ergis 1967b, No. 183; the husband ties the abaas to the horse, who breaks it with his hooves; her eye turns into a star of cold and cold in spring; her body and bone fragments become vile reptiles]: 161-166; 1967b, No. 183 (summary of several texts, including archival ones; at least central and Verkhoyan) [old Bayberikaen (Nektelikeen) lived with five cows. One day, the cows got lost. The old lady asks the birds, no one knows, and only the eagle indicates where her cows are. Under a branched tree, an old woman finds a wonderful flower (horsetail grass) and brings it home. The flower turns into a beautiful girl. The son of rich Hara Haan falls in love with a girl and marries her. The spirits of the area give the girl cattle and outfits as a dowry. Here's the wedding. The husband takes the young woman home, but leaves her on the way and goes to fish for animals. The wife, after dozing off, drives along the road forbidden by her husband. A young woman came to the house of an Abaasa girl (baba yaga). She kills a visitor, wears her outfits and turns into a boyfriend's wife. Since the Abaasa daughter-in-law appeared, Hara Haan has been suffering misfortune after misfortune. His cattle and their offspring began to die (or flee to the forest), and the cows stopped milking. Old B. again finds a flower that has become her daughter. She is happy. The horse tells XX about the act of an Abaasa girl (in var: under the guise of a fairy tale, B. tells her son XX who came to visit him). The son of XX brings home his real wife, punishes the Abaas girl], 184 (a summary of several texts, including archival ones; at least central ones) [old woman Syutyügyuyeen, sitting on a bull- louse, I went west. In the rich man's estate, she found a fragment of a shovel and an old broom. She went on to the fresh grave, dug a dead girl out of it, who came to life. Har Haan's son falls in love with a girl and marries her (in some ways: a shaman's son). On the way home, the boy stayed hunting, and his wife, forgetting her husband's warning, drove along the forbidden road. I came to see an Abaasa girl, she kills her, and she goes to the 20th century. The Abaasa girl has arrived. In the places where she set foot, insect worms appear. The husband guessed who it was and sat on horseback on the Abaas girl. I came to my dead wife, revived her with living water, and threw the Abaas girl into the fire (boiling water)]: 207; 1974 [(summary); seven daughters of the creator of the universe, Ayia Toyon, descended to earth in the form of white Siberian cranes, danced and sang; the mistress spirit of the earth caught one of these girls, turned her into horsetail grass with five shoots so that she could become a resident of the earth and multiply people's offspring; old woman Bayberikaen went to the field to look for her cows; took horsetail and grass, brought it home, put it under her pillow; the grass turned into a girl, hunter Haardyt Bergen fell in love with her; his her parents married her to him; HB takes the bride home and on the way, showing the way, lets her go alone, and remains hunting; the girl, having mixed up the roads, got lost, got to Baba Yaga; she ripped her off her face leather and all her clothes, put on the bride herself and went to the groom's house; the groom's relatives and he himself did not find the deception; the girl again turned into horsetail grass; the old woman found her a second time, she again turned into her daughter; the girl's horse told the groom's father what had happened; Baba Yaga was killed, HB regained his bride]: 223-224; Western Evenks: Vasilevich 1959 (Podkamennaya Tunguska, Vanavara; quoted in Voskoboynikov 1981:225) [see motif K32e; The Moon, the Sun, and the Silver Woman (LJ) were three girls; Thunderstorm and Tree are workers (Thunderstorm still cuts wood); Moon is a water carrier; man goes to marry LF; at home - A tree, wearing LF clothes, pretends to be a mistress; a man marries her; LF returns, washes a person with deer blood, making him gold, takes him as a husband; ties the worker by the neck to deer, lets him go; the deer spread the seeds on the ground, so trees appeared; LJ does not tell her husband to go in the direction where the Moon and the Sun live; he went, began to live with the Moon; LJ became a hawk, flies around Moons and Sun, asks to be killed; a man hit his paw with an arrow, the hawk's legs have been red since then; a hawk woman flies, takes the others with her; throws her belt up, a rainbow appears from earth to sky ; throws clothes - clouds appear in the sky; while chasing the sky, the owner of the upper world Ekshari leaves the Moon and Sun at home]: 164-165; Vasilevich 1946, No. 48 (Ngokonnovsky: the upper reaches of the Bolshoy Tunguski) [husband hunting, Chulugdy came in, swallowed his wife, left the child; the husband had to take C. instead of his wife; people made a fire, said that the hook from the cauldron fell into him; the husband asked C. to get him, her pushed into the fire, her eyes burst; C. is iron, but her eyes are alive, so she died]: 65-66; Mamontova 2019, No. 1 (Ilimpic: Agatho-Tutonchan dialect) [husband tells his wife to gather for migration; came a stranger woman told the boy not to go anywhere, and she would help his mother; swallowed the woman, put on her clothes; the husband at first did not notice the change, but suspected trouble when he saw that his wife tied the deer with her tails , and puts the child with his back to the faces of the deer; they got to people; the man says that he is a cannibal with him, she ate his wife; decided to make a fire; they threw a spoon into the fire, the child cried; they said to the cannibal, that he was crying because a golden spoon was thrown into the fire; she leaned down for a spoon, she was pushed into the fire]: 151-156; Baikal Evenks (Baikal Region) [Chagalai-Chakulay and Zherdyshan- Jugikta jumps on horseback across the sea; HC jumps on horseback through the cliffs; the railway cannot (first his horse's leg is cut off, then the horse is crushed, and on the third attempt he enters the yurt); HC enters the yurt; a woman in a yurt lies down with him, tells him not to open it at night; he hears a woman's voice demanding that the maid open it; opens, the beauty tears off her maid's head, copulates with HF]: Vasilevich 1936, No. 1:165-166; Far Eastern Evenks: Varlamova 2002 (Charo-Olekminsky Basin) [older brothers - Delonoy, Sikteney, younger - Chinanay; the elders tell him to set up a camp on the river; he puts on in the middle of the river, rips off the horses so that they do not soak their boots, the water carries away the poles; the brothers tell them to check the loops; they have a bear, a red deer, he lets them go, slapping them in the ass; since then, the bear's ass wide, white red; he is told not to let anyone go; he kills mice, birds, then his mother; he is sent to his mother's sister for cloth for funeral clothes; C. kills his aunt's child, hangs matter by trees (he thinks they are asking); he is asked to bring the roots of trees, he cuts off and brings the heels of children; their fathers attack, C. easily defeats them; together with his brothers he climbs three trees, falls, enemies run away in fear; he catches up with them, kills them; the brothers come to the shiteke, who has three daughters; each takes turns calling one of the brothers to lie on the bed; each time C. goes, sees skulls and bones, kills a girl; later with. finds their heads; Evenks come from C., Yakuts come from the middle brother, the elder brother of the ray became the root (?) ; C. goes to marry the daughter of the Month; the frog laughs at him, he cannot hit her with a stone, pulls out a tree, drags him, paving a new river; the daughter of the Month will go beyond the cliff, the rock will become lower if anoint her with blood; C. rubs two people against her; on the rock the house, the hostess says that she is the daughter of the Month, lies down with C.; C. hears the voice of the real daughter of the Month, demanding that the maid open the door; throws the maid away, tells H. to ventilate in the storage shed for three days; when leaving, tells C. not to open one of the barns; he opens it with a sitke; c. sticks C. into the ground, pulls out the maid's eyes; she blindly begins to cut C.'s legs; C. gets out of the ground, chases s., sees his wife hanged from a tree by the legs, does not take it off, continues to chase; after defeating s., finds his wife's bones; The raven brings medicine, his wife comes to life; when C. is old, his wife gave birth to him two boys; they throw them on the ground, the Evenks come from them]: 183-211; Vasilevich 1966, No. 14 (Verkhnealdansko-Zeisky) [the boy lives with his mother, The bear took him away; he asks the Bears to move apart to clean themselves before they eat him; runs away; but his mother is already dead; he goes to look for the girl Torganay; the old woman gives him a reindeer; a deer tells you to turn into mice to overcome the thicket; then the scissors move and move apart; the deer tells you to make iron boots, the boy and the deer pass; jump over a place dotted with points needles; birds fly over the fire; pass the place where axes are cut; fish swim across the sea; in a beautiful house, an ugly woman replies that she is T.; the young man sleeps with her, she has bark under her clothes, he pierced; the real one beats the worker, gives the young man difficult tasks for sleeping with the worker (to guard animals, bears; she herself tells the animals not to run away, the bears not to eat the young man); tells the young man to be killed, washed in his blood; then becomes the young man's wife]: 260-263; Evenks of China [hunter Wuhenai hears two deer talking; they say that the most beautiful the man is W., the most beautiful woman is Kala, the youngest daughter of Khan Sivota; W. marries; K. sends a white, then a black bunny to find out if he is really handsome; her older sister makes them say that W. - decrepit old man; marries W.; K. leaves home; newlyweds stay in a poor house, W. and K. get to know each other, the liar rushes into the well]: Cherkasova 196:482-486.

Amur - Sakhalin. Orochi: Aurora, Lebedeva 1966, No. 13 [a girl walks on the water, sees seven mergansers on the river; when she returns, she finds a man in the house, he marries her; Pegelikt (Strizhenaya) comes insists that the woman allow her to search in her hair; puts her to sleep, takes tin in her mouth, spits molten tin in her ear, throws the corpse into the forest, puts her clothes on; explains to her husband that her long the hair is burned above the hearth; offers to move to the other side of the river; her husband's six younger brothers live there; they do not like their brother's wife, they tell the couple to live separately; they find the woman's corpse, they extract tin; she comes to life, her husband takes it back, makes P. a maid; the woman gives birth; P. invites her, taking the baby, to swim to the other side for bird cherry; swims away with the child, throws him into the river, says to the husband, that the woman negligently drowned the child; the husband beats his wife, leaves her alone across the river; six brothers leave; the mouse heals the woman, the Goat calls her sister, pulls out utensils, lights a fire, catches fish; tells him to kill him, make a house out of his skin and bones; he comes to life himself; says that he plays with her little nephew coming out of the river all day; the woman leaves breast milk and food on the shore; the child comes ashore from the cradle, the mother grabs him; he does not recognize her; the Whales explain that they are only his caregivers, not his parents; the goat leaves; the boy hunts, shoots across the river, the arrow hits to his old father's house; the boy tells his story; at the woman's request, the husband kills P., brings her eyes, the woman pierces and burns them; six brothers return]: 139-142; Margaritov 1888 [ knocking down pegs (a type of game) with a stick, seven brothers accidentally injure a squirrel that comes to play with them; she promises revenge by bringing other squirrels; the brothers hide their sister under the hearth, placing a bag of with blood; they shoot arrows into the sky, they pierce each other's tail, forming a chain; they climb into the sky, the youngest is the last, picks up arrows; old boots give squirrels how the brothers left, where they are hidden sister; squirrels pierce her wineskin, think they killed the girl, leave; sister goes looking for brothers, comes to the Frog; she takes her clothes, puts her on; the girl hides inside a stick; two come brothers, the eldest sits next to the Frog, the youngest at the stick, scolds her with a knife, blood sticks out on her; the eldest leaves with the Frog, the youngest returns for a knife, finds a naked girl, she does not have time again hide in a stick, tells his story; in his older brother's house, the Frog shows his brothers' father-in-law - they are frogs; he chases his daughter-in-law away; the girl calls her brothers, Enduri sends them from the sky; they give rich clothes, stay for three days, return to heaven; the girl is recognized as the wife of her younger brother]: 29 (quail in Voskoboynikov, Menovshchikov 1951:403-405, in Sangi 1989; 285-287); Nanais: Sangi 1989 [=Medvedev 1992:215-221; wife tyrants her husband's young sister (Fuding); she makes a birch bark bucket, swims in it down the Amur River; Mergen marries her; neighbor Ambaktu - fudin (evil spirit) invites her to change clothes, pushes her into the lake, throwing a stone around her neck; at night, M. notices that his wife's body is prickly; once a year the old man takes heavenly horses to the lake; in the third year hears, Mergen, I'm dying; sends a bird to M. to say that he lives with an evil spirit; the old man and M. pull F. out of the water, treat him, M. cuts off the head of his false wife, burns him; visits Brother F., that slave in front of his ex-wife and her new husband: M. kills them, passes his sister off as brother F.]: 230-235; Chadaeva 1990 [Mergen marries Fuding; her mother does not tell them to follow the north side; he follows the fox trail there; this time a monster comes to F. (aka the fox that M. chased), asks how she treats her husband, peels off her skin, puts her on herself; does not know how to work, cook, M. is starving with her; F. finds and treats his daughter; explains to his son-in-law who he lives with; they boil water, the false wife leaves only skin from the hot steam; F. returns to M.]: 26-29; Negidals: Sanghi 1989 [{start o the transformation of a real wife into a frog is obviously absent}; Neyavkan lives with his beloved wife; when hunting, he notices a frog, she has human eyes; brings home, hides from his wife, feeds; in absence the wife beats her husband, rolls her in ash; she cries, complains; N. returns, finds a beaten woman instead of a frog; takes her wife, drives her former wife into the forest, she turns into a frog]: 282-284; Cincius 1982, No. 25 [the older sister tells the father that the youngest has a man; he drives her daughter away; the old woman warns her not to tie her boots if they untie; she violates the ban; Frog invites her to her house, takes her jewelry and clothes, gives her her frog clothes; the girl turns into a stick; Vayamilan marries the Frog, Tybdemalan sits on the girl's bunk, scolds a stick with a knife, blood flows; returns for a knife, the stick turns into a girl, he takes her as his wife; his father-in-law asks his daughters-in-law to bring him treats, dowry clothes, bring relatives; Frog cooks frog caviar, brings leaves, frogs; a girl goes to larch, bags of delicious food rich in clothes fall from the top to her; two handsome men descend from the sky - they are her relatives; take away the Frog's clothes and jewelry; The Frog and her husband choked]: 135-139; Wilta: Waxboinikov, Menovshchikov 1951 [The frog asks the girl to come to her, takes her clothes and jewelry, gives her dilapidated fishskin clothes; two brothers arrive, one marries a Frog, the other scabs the girl's wand; blood comes out on her; he returns for a forgotten knife, finds girl; father-in-law asks daughters-in-law to bring firewood, berries, and their relatives; The frog brings raw firewood, dried berries, frogs and lizards; the girl brings dry firewood, fresh berries, her seven brothers fall from sky; Frog swallows girl's dishes; Frog's husband cuts her stomach, dishes fall out of there]: 373-376; Sangi 1989 [=Medvedev 1992:321-327; seven pudin brothers tell her to prepare to receive matchmakers, but She does not want to marry; to protect her, her brothers turned her into a needle, flew away with white birds; when they entered the house, the matchmakers find no one; the carnation in the bunk says that the brothers and sister did not treat him, explains that the pudin has turned into a needle; the groom took the needle to him, but she did not turn into a girl, he threw it away; the powder became a girl, walks home through the taiga, hears voices, became a wooden shovel; her man picked it up; she was afraid of being locked, began to stump in the barn, the man did not lock the barn, the powder ran away; she came to the house in the forest, there was a frog; she asked for her to try on clothes of powder, she became powder herself, and powder stayed in her lower robe; fell asleep, became a frog; the imaginary pudin sent her for water; the matchmakers arrived, seized the imaginary powder; the imaginary frog brought water, turned into a hook pole above the hearth; one the boys came back, cut the pole with a knife, blood came out; he deliberately left the knife, ran to the sledges that were leaving, then said that he had forgotten the knife and came back; there was a girl, a guy married her, and an imaginary powder became a frog again; the frog was driven into the swamp, and well done brought his wife]: 289-294; Wilta [Pudin has 7 hunting brothers; they offer her to marry, she does not want to; flew away wingless birds, turning her sister in a needle so that the grooms would not find; matchmakers came in, no one; the nail on the bunk says that the brothers and P. did not treat him, so he would tell him everything; brothers in the taiga, and P. was a needle; matchmakers found a needle on they took the mat to their camp, put it on the bunk, but she did not turn into a girl; one offered to leave the needle alone and hide; but the rest threw the needle away and left; the needle became P., went to the house ; hears voices, turned into a wooden shovel; a man came out of the house, saw a shovel, took him to the barn; at night P. turned into a stump, in the morning the man did not pay attention to him, did not close the door, P. ran away; went to the light, an ugly daring frog in the house; asked her to let her spend the night; she asked for permission to try on her clothes, and when she put it on, she turned into P.; the girl remained in her underwear; the frog laid down she went to her bed, covered her blanket of green mud and left; the girl dreams that she has become a frog and croaks, and the frog is a girl; in the morning she sees that this has happened; the frog sent her for water; elegant matchmakers go, P. tells them what happened; the matchmakers did not believe it, because the house is beautiful and everything is clean; one of the fellows married the imaginary P.; the real P. turned into one of the transverse a pole on which the cauldron hook was hung above the hearth; one good man was sad during the feast, believed the words of the powder frog and began to look for it; when everyone left, he returned, ran his knife over a wooden pole above the hearth, blood appeared; threw a knife, ran to his comrades, and then returned for an allegedly forgotten knife; there was a girl in her lower robe; the frog's spell cleared, she became a frog again; her they drove her into the swamp, you can hear and see her there; well done, brought his wife]: Sam et al. 2012:124-129.

Japan. Ainu: Etter 1949:74-75 [A fox in the guise of a woman invites a real woman to look in her hair; turns her into a frog, takes her form; the woman's son asks for permission to hold a frog in her bed; Nusa Kora-Kamui returns a woman to her appearance; a fox is thrown into the fire, she turns into a fox; husband and wife chop her to pieces], 85-86 [the girl goes to marry Shinitaka's son- kamui; meets an ugly woman, she asks to look in her head, changes her appearance; both come to the groom; he tells her to dance; the real one falls out of her right sleeve a white spider and chestnuts, from the left one black and acorns; the false one has nothing; it hits the real one, turns into a crab, the groom presses it with his foot; the real one takes its shape]: 98; Japanese: Ikeda 1971, No. 403A [I. stepmother hates her stepdaughter. II. She is kind to a Buddhist monk, he makes her white; her own daughter is unkind and becomes dark. III. The prince chooses his stepmother's daughter because he was shown a false portrait; sends her back, the messenger brings his beautiful stepdaughter. IV. Stepmother cooks stepdaughter to death, replaces her daughter; stepdaughter turns into a bird, flies to her brother's forest to help harvest firewood; gives her kimono or portrait; prince sees him, brother He's telling him the truth. V. The prince and brother go to the mountains, summon a bird; it orders them to put vessels filled with water, wine, fire; they bathe in them and take on their appearance. VI. 1) A false bride is executed; 2) an ex-stepdaughter serves beggars - stepmother and her daughters], 408B [I. Childless spouses want a child, a wife catches a melon in the river, and a girl named Uriko Hime (Melon Princess) inside; the couple goes to buy her a wedding dress and tell her not to let the cannibal Amanojaku into the house. II. She persuades W. to let her in, ties her to a persimmon in the garden or kills her, takes her form; W. turns into a bird; A. eats greedily, does not know how to eat, or feeds the couple with W. III. During the wedding procession, W. or Bird-W., tied to a tree, talks about what happened. IV. A. is killed, her blood stains the roots of millet, U. takes its place; or A. runs away, shouting to her spouses that W.'s bones are under the tree]: 98, 100; Markova 2000, No. 24:100-103 [the old woman catches a melon in the river, cuts across, inside the girl Uri-hime; leaves, the old men do not tell her to open the door; damn Amanojaku asks for permission to stick his finger, hand, come in, calls her to collect persimmons; throws her off only bones and peel; when W. climbed the tree herself, A. ties her there, takes her form, comes to the old people; they marry the imaginary W.; on the way they go through a persimmon grove, find the real W.; And . cut, their head was thrown into the buckwheat field, legs into the miscanta thickets; now these plants have red roots], 474 [(note); according to other versions, A. eats the girl, turns into a mountain echo after death; on Ryukyu, he supported the sky, so he twisted]; Ryukyu Islands (northern) [(5 versions); for help in trouble, a man promises one of his daughters to marry a stranger (cannibal, snake); the youngest agrees; throws mustard seed along the way; happily married; sister comes when the mustard is in bloom, jealous; kills it at the spring, takes its form; the killed turns into a bird (tree); burned, They find a gold ball on the coals, which jumps into her sister's eyes, dazzling her; turns into a weaver when not looked at; (1) each sister proves that she is a real wife, cooks; (2) husband complains that eel is salted or raw, a real wife says he pretends to distinguish raw from cooked, and cannot tell a real wife from a false one; the real one takes its toll a place that is false in shame crawls under a stone, turns into an insect]: Ikeda 1971, 408A: 99.

SV Asia. Chukchi [The sun descends to earth, marries, rises with his wife in the sun on her white deer; while searching for a ford across the Sandy River (Milky Way), the Black Beetle woman persuades his wife The sun will change clothes (var.: skin), otherwise the witch will attack her; hides her under the roots of the grass; when a real wife gives birth to a son, her buggy skin bursts; she sews beautiful clothes for her son, herself and for the Sun; the son hunts deer, the mother sends him to look for his father; an arrow fired through the Milky Way falls near the Sun's house; the son explains who he is; the Sun looks in the Beetle's head, sees that she has a beetle's neck ; throws her into the fire; she turns into a black beetle; foreshadows death, spreads diseases; The sun and his real wife visit her father; the Sun gives him white and spotted deer, and he gives him black deer, who came from the underworld]: Bogoras 1902:657-658 (=1928, No. 1:318-320); Koryaks: Bogoras 1902 [like the Chukchi, without support]: 657-658; coastal Koryaks: Zhukova 1980, No. 14 (Palana) [Ememkut Married to Nevryttytini? anevyt; when she says, a prince falls out of her mouth; they go to his parents, on the way the child is thirsty, E. went to get water; the frog Kamynganavyt threw snow at the Prince under the sledge, put it on clothes; from E. The frog spits out one berry; N. lives in a grass hut, she has a second son; he comes to his father, brings him to the hut; N. returns, the bowls are filled with the prince; the frog is tied to the sledge, pieces of her meat were scattered across the tundra]: 178-179; Kibrik 2000, No. 7 (Alutortsy) [Kutkinnyaku's wife Miti ate a cloudberry pot, gave birth to a daughter Ryttytiniangavyt; cloudberries are falling from her; Titkymsysysysyn married her, she gave birth to a son; on the way he asked for a drink; while T. was going to get water, Sasusangavyt came, tore off R.'s clothes, took her form, buried R. in the ground; the child cries, the imaginary mother pushed only one berry out of his mouth; explains to her husband that bad ducks have deprived her of the ability to fall cloudberries; her son's arrow falls on R.'s grave, who calls her son; T. digs up his wife alive; holding S. by the tail, hits until she falls apart; gathers again, runs away]: 34-39; Itelmen: Lukashkina 1991 [Kutkha Akovach's mother invites him to marry Iyanochkh; they come to marry; a son is born, I. is pregnant again; they return to K.'s house; I.'s mother warns not to stop if the child cries; K. violates the ban, goes to fetch water for the baby; terrible Kacham tells I. to take off his clothes, puts on himself, kills I., buries him in the snow; Kuth brings Kacham home; in the spring a boy comes out of I.'s womb; takes flies in his mouth, they buzz, And . wakes up; the boy hunts with onions, comes to Kuth's house twice when it is empty, lies on his skins, takes the crush and meat, brings his mother; Kuth decides to guard the thief; the boy explains who he is, talks about I. and Kacham; Kuth heats the stones, burns Kacham on them, ripping off her clothes; everyone comes to I., who says she can't leave the hut because she can't leave the hut. half-naked; Kuth gives her clothes]: 84-90; Orlova 1999 [as in Jochelson, No. 14; wife's name Khmaranlnut]: 131-135; Menovshchikov 1974, No. 185 [=Jochelson, No. 14], 186 [as in (185)]: 547-554; Jochelson 1961, No. 14 [Ememkut marries Moroclnavt; while she is hunting, the old lizard Kamankhnaut rips off M.'s clothes, puts on herself, pushes M. into the yard, pretends to patient; at night M. enters the house, cannot wake her husband, feeds the child, leaves; K. (i.e. imaginary M.) tells E. to migrate; Goose marries M., they have a son; son E. kills Goose while hunting; M.'s son from Goose meets his son from E., brings him to his mother; M. revives Goose from bones; all of them come to E.; he puts K. in a hot bowl; M. stabs himself on the parting on his head, divides himself into two women; one becomes E.'s wife again, the other Goose], 38 [Legizna comes to Ememkut's pregnant wife Sinanevt kills her, hangs her on the rafters, puts on her clothes, ties a cauldron to her stomach as if she were pregnant; in spring S.'s body thaws, falls, her baby goes out, revives his mother; secretly comes to his father's house, collects crumbs of food for his mother; L. and E. notice his traces; E. watches for him, catches him; he brings him to S.; E. drives L.; she comes to her grandmother, pretends that her son-in-law has come, eats the food offered by her grandmother]: 112-115, 250-252; Russified, probably tundra yukaghirs [the old woman brings home a blade of grass, she turns into girl; her tears are pearls, laughter is precious stones, sables, martens, foxes fall out of her sleeves; the young man marries her, takes her home; she is thirsty, he makes ice-holes, but all the lakes are dry; dogs they drag her sledge to Yagishna's house; there she falls into a deep dungeon; I promise to release her if she gives her clothes; wearing them, I take her form and comes to my husband; he is angry that she does not drink hard-earned water; at home only one crooked bead falls from her face; she gives birth to a son, lets him suck not her chest, but her left heel; her husband takes her back to the old woman in anger; the girl a mountain of corpses gets out of the dungeon, I send wolves and bears at her, they kill her; yellowish grass grows out of blood, the old woman brings a blade of grass back into the house, the girl revives from it; husband recognizes his wife, I. kills with arrows]: Bogoras 1918, No. 6:52-54; forest yukaghirs (b. Corcodon) [Mythical Woman finds only a woman with a baby in the plague; refuses all the types of food she is given, offers to take out insects from each other; the hostess finds guests in her hair mice, not lice; then she looks for a guest, strangles the hostess; devours her, tries to put on her clothes; she is cramped, MF cuts off her flesh with an ax, pulls on her clothes; the husband comes, suspects something is amiss, sleeps separately; in the morning they go to his parents; he gets ahead, warns about MF; his brother invites her to dance, pushes her into the fire; mice run out of the ash]: Jochelson 1926:305-306 (=Jochelson 1900, No. 20:47-49).

The Arctic. Asian Eskimos (Chaplino) [Kitsiniku goes with his wife and son; son asks for a drink; K. goes to look for water; a beetle woman comes, rubs her face against his wife's face, looks like her; sends and her for water; K. returns, takes his false wife for a real one, leaves with her; at the camp, he notices his wife's second mouth on the back of her head; pushes her into the fire; finds and returns her real wife]: Rubtsova 1954 , No. 38:411-413; St. Lawrence [picking berries, the girl finds the baby; the father thinks she gave birth, drives her away; the handsome man says he is the father of the child; they ride a sled, the child is thirsty, the father goes to get water, tells her wife not to do anything; a dark-skinned woman exchanges her clothes for beads, etc., takes her place; a deer pierces the shell on the back of the abandoned one with its hoof, she gets out of the beetle's shell; wishes warm home and clothes, everything appears; one day the husband finds her; puts a beetle woman to sleep, throws her into the fire]: Slwooko 1979:34-41; Northern Alaska Inupiate (Noatak): Hall 1975, No. EH5 [man has a wife; another woman rips her park off her, her wife turns into a caterpillar, a stranger takes her place; her husband asks every time why she smells bad, she replies that she is sweaty from work; the wife is a caterpillar crawls home, lets her mother step on her, bursts, regains her appearance; mother throws caterpillar skin at her imaginary wife, who turns into a caterpillar herself], M34 [parents warn two daughters, that if they find a baby, they don't have to carry him home; the eldest daughter brings him; a man arrives, takes her in a sleigh through a hole in the sky; goes for a drink, leaving his wife for a while; appears a stranger, tears off her wife's clothes, takes the baby, takes her place; wearing a woman's clothes, the wife turns into a beetle; lets the caribou step on, bursts, regains her human appearance; she naked, makes clothes out of grass, eats dead caribou, builds a hut; husband asks a false wife why she stinks; she replies that she is sweaty from work; husband finds a real wife; finds her hair false beetles; throws it into the fire]: 81-83, 204-206; Bering Strait inupiate: Keithahn 1958 [two old women are starving; one hears something fall; finds a caribou carcass next to the needle; the same again; the third time he sees a young man, he turns her into a beautiful young woman, raises her to the sky, through the hole they penetrate into the upper world; the husband tells her not to go towards the hills; one day the wife goes, there in the needle is an angry old woman and an ugly young raffle; the one who comes faints; the ugly changes her clothes and appearance; the woman has difficulty getting home, but her husband drives her away; she sews herself into a bag, rolls into a hole in the sky, lands softly, finds herself young and beautiful again; marries safely; her husband does not tell her to go where she used to live; she goes, becomes ragged again old woman, lives with her old merchandise]: 72-75; Jenness 1924 in Menovshchikov 1985, No. 145 (Prince of Wales Cape) [the girl marries the Wolf; he is a good hunter; they come to another village; old woman invites her to her house, washes her, looks like her granddaughter, gives her granddaughter the appearance of a woman; she puts on her clothes, dances and sleeps with her husband; another old woman washes the woman, restoring her true appearance; tells her to pour dirty water on the false wife; she becomes a girl again; the woman lives with her husband and her parents; after their death, she and her husband turn into wolves]: 341-346; netsilic [Kiviok marries Volkov's mother and daughter; the old woman is jealous of her daughter; kills her, puts on her skin; K. tells her to go into the water to pick up his prey; she takes off her shoes, exposing her wrinkled legs; K. leaves her]: Rasmussen 1931:369-370; caribou [Kivioq finds himself on an ice floe, sails to an unknown land; there is an old woman and daughter, he takes his daughter as his wife; mother-in-law kills her by looking for her in her head and piercing her ear, pulls her skin; K. guesses about the substitution, seeing wrinkles on the legs of his imaginary wife; runs away; mother-in-law puts obstacles in his way; he 1) runs away from the bears; 2) runs between the interpreters rocks (the floor of his clothes were cut off); 3) runs along the edge of the boiling pot; 4) copulates with the lower part of the female body blocking the path, passes; 5) jumps over a belt that kills travelers; 6) spends the night in an old woman's house, whose body comes out of an iron blade from behind (he puts a flat stone on his chest; the old woman jumps on it, dies pierced by her own blade); 7) escapes in a kayak from a huge oyster; his parents die of joy when he returns]: Rasmussen 1930b: 97-99; polar [see L9C motif; Kivioka takes him to sea; he finds himself in various strange creatures; marries; mother-in-law kills her daughter, puts her skin on; K. reveals the deception when he sees that his wife is unable to raise a seal; returns home; his former wife married during this time]: Holtved 1951, No. 3:104-120 (translated into Menovshchikov 1985, No. 227:434-438); Baffin's Land: Boas 1888 [starting as Boas 1901b; Kiviung sails to an unknown country; the old woman and her daughter are married to a log with knots; they launch it, it brings them seals; it sails away completely; K. marries his daughter; mother-in-law kills her, puts on her skin; he finds his wife's bones, runs away; returns home; his son has grown up; his the wife got married but returns to him]: 621-624; Boas 1901b, No. 15 [people are constantly tearing the boy's clothes; his grandmother teaches him to become a seal, to lure hunters into the open sea; one Kiviuk escapes ; sails to an old woman; a human head in her house teaches him to put a flat stone on himself; at night an old woman tries to pierce K. with her sharp tail, breaks it; the door in her house slams shut, when K. tries to go out; he slips through, only the edge of his clothes is cut off; K. comes to two women; the young husband has a piece of wood; brings her seals when she lets him go to sea; K. marries her, a piece of wood jealous but powerless; the woman's mother kills her by removing her lice; puts on her skin; K. learns the substitution when she sees that his wife is unable to carry the seal he has caught; sails away in a boat, returns home; his wife got married but returns to him]: 182-185.

Subarctic. Koyukon [while the young woman's husband is away, her grandmother offers to look in her head, pierces a bone awl into her ear, puts on her scalp, tightens her skin on her sagging stomach; at night, the husband guessed it , killed her in the morning, took the corpse to the forest, where he found his wife, who became a sparrow (fox sparrow))]: Nelson 1983:119; Kuchin: Perry, Pope 1976 [the young woman has two husbands; every day she jumps over a stick at the entrance to the house; her mother is jealous, offers to look for insects, pierces an awl into her ear; removes the skin from her head, puts on herself; makes the stick lower because she can't jump high; wraps legs with a caribou belt to make her legs stronger; husbands see an imaginary wife touching a stick by jumping over it; understand deception, kill an old woman, can't revive his wife]: 63-57 (=Ruppert, Bernet 2001: 113-114); McKennan 1965 [two friends marry one girl; her mother wants to be in her place; taking out her daughter's insects, she pierces an awl into her ear; removes the skin from her head, puts on herself; a corpse throws her into the lake; husbands suspect deception because the woman does not jump as high as usual; they ask where her mother is; she replies that the "daughter" is picking berries; husbands kill her mother-in-law by stabbing her in the ass; find the corpse of a real wife]: 153-154; southern tutchoni [the girl has two husbands; her mother asks her to get the chicks out of the owl's nest; the daughter turns into an owl, her human body falls to the ground; mother puts on her daughter's leather and clothes, comes to her husbands; mother's ex-husband recognizes his wife, kills her]: McClelland 1987:300; Tagish: McClelland 2007, No. 62 [mother tells her daughter to climb a tree to get owl feathers; she climbs, her clothes fall off her, she turns into an owl; her mother puts on her clothes, tells her two husbands that she does not know where her mother is; when she goes to get water, she does not jump over a stick on the trail; chewing moose stomach, does not crunch (she has bad teeth), so she chews coal; husbands understand deception, try to catch an owl in vain], 82 [the girl has her first period, her young mother agrees to marry her two brothers; brothers forbid his wife to climb a tree into an owl's nest to get feathers to decorate shirts for them; but her mother sends her to the tree; while she climbs, all her clothes fall off her when she reaches nests, the girl becomes an owl; the mother puts on her daughter's clothes; she always jumped over the bows and arrows that the brothers placed across the path; the imaginary wife, carrying water, jumps over the first bow, clings to second; brothers pull off her hat, recognize her mother-in-law, who talks about her daughter's transformation; brothers shoot an owl (their ex-wife), their arrows turn into sinew bones in owl legs; brothers strangled their mother-in-law, hung it under a tree]: 313-315, 402-404; dohrib [an old Owl marries a man with an adult daughter; asks her to get feathers from an owl's nest, turns her into an owl; puts on her clothes, takes her form, comes to her husband; he suspects cheating, rips off her hair, discovers an old woman, kills her; a real wife refuses to be human again]: Norman 1990:159- 161; slevi [mother-in-law thinks that her son-in-law comes to her at night; invites his pregnant daughter to take out her lice, pierces an awl into her ear, puts on her scalp; does not react to her husband's arrival; he grabs her hair, tears off her wig, her husband burns her mother-in-law in the fire; pulls a living child out of the womb of the murdered woman, feeds birds with brains; Wolverine kidnaps the boy; a real father finds him, explains that he is not Wolverine's son; now the young man gives the best meat to his father, the worst Wolverine; burns Wolverine in the fire; contrary to his father's warning, he goes to look for his parents, two Giants Siamese twins kill him; his father revives him, his son goes again, is killed again, his father cannot revive him; shoots sleeping giants; each of them thinks the other has pricked him; they fight, kill each other]: Moore, Wheelock 1990, No. 3:13-21; helmet: Moore 1999 [the daughter has two husbands; while they are hunting, the mother asks her daughter to climb the tree into the owl's nest, leaving the clothes below; the daughter turns into an owl; the mother puts her clothes on, paints his face with red paint, tries not to look at his returning husbands; covers the block with a blanket, turns to it as if he were his mother; the elder brother suspects deception; the brothers see how, after water, the woman pours over herself and says "I will be young"; her older brother cuts off her leg and hits her to death with this foot; the wife flies in with an owl, reproaches her husbands that they killed her mother; they shoot, she uses these arrows are like a feather pattern; flies away forever]: 140-155; Teit 1917a, No. 17 [an old woman asks her daughter to get an owl's feathers; she is afraid that she will turn into an owl; yet she climbs a tree, becomes an owl; an old woman puts on her clothes, takes her form to marry her two husbands; says she is still young but moves like an old woman; husbands suspect deception, kill her; her daughter refuses to be back human because husbands killed her mother]: 462-463; taltan [a man marries an underage girl; her mother shows her an owl's nest in a tree; a daughter climbs a tree, turns into an owl, promises her mother to eat her; the mother puts on her clothes, covers people with a hood; having no teeth, crunches coals while eating to show that she has strong teeth; the son-in-law suspects deception when mother-in-law asks if she eats well; pulls off her hood; cannot turn an owl back into a woman]: Teit 1921a, No. 55:252; Chipewayan: Birket-Smith 1930 [a man's mother-in-law kills his wife because she wants to marry him herself (without details); he reveals the deception, kills his mother-in-law; when he finds his wife's corpse, she lies down on him (for copulation?) , revives; they have children; they all turn into beavers]: 88; Curtis 1975 (18) [mother-in-law kills the hunter's wife, pulls her scalp over her gray head; to crunch while eating (and thus showing that she has healthy teeth), quietly throws ash (with coals) on the meat; the husband is angry that his wife does not look at him, grabs her hair, peels off her scalp; he finds his wife's corpse, puts her hair back, lies down with her; by morning she comes to life; one day he forgets to mark his path with a broken branch; comes back and finds a lake with three beavers (his wife, son and mother-in-law)]: 128.

NW Coast. The Tlingits [(brief explanation of the symbolism of an owl figure on a totem pole); an old woman replaces her daughter, who turns into an owl, who still screams]: Garfield, Forrest 196:39; bellacula [the hunter is fasting, does not go to bed with his wife; another woman asks his wife about the details of her family life, kills her, pulls her skin, comes to her husband; the spirit of the deceased enters the owl, screams about fake skin; husband kills false wife with club, marries real wife's sister]: McIlwraith 1948 (2): 454-457.

The coast is the Plateau. Quarry: Jenness 1934, No. 46 [Wolverine kills the chief's wife, puts on her skin; the son of the deceased sees the imaginary mother eagerly eating dried fish; swims with her cousin down the river; the girl- The mouse tells them the truth, takes a cousin as her husband; the young man himself marries the chief's daughter; his father-in-law makes a boat for him with her singing faces on the sides; in this boat both couples return home; the boat turns into fish, kills and swallows Wolverine, goes to the bottom; The mouse puts the skin back on the body of the young man's deceased mother, who comes to life], 68 [the hunter eats beaver giblets with his wife, gives the meat to his mother-in-law; she too wants to eat giblets; turns her daughter into an owl, puts on her skin; explains that she has grinded her teeth against the bark; the owl screams that the husband is sleeping with her mother-in-law; he kills his mother-in-law, cannot restore his wife to her human appearance; himself turns into an owl (owl origin)]: 225-227, 249-250; chilcotin [see motif L1; a girl marries a Bear; her younger brother kills him; she turns into a Bear herself; kills everyone in a village except for the younger sister; the younger brother returns from hunting; the sister tells her brother that the Bear keeps her life in a basket under the roof; the brother pierces the basket with an arrow; the sister marries her brother, gives birth to a son; the bear comes to life, kills her sister, puts on her skin; the boy reports this to his father; he burns the basket with the Bear's life, revives his wife; runs with her and her son; Loon and Dirok transport them across the river; the Bear comes to life again, chases the fugitives; transporting her, Loon and Dirok break the boat, the fish eat the Bear]: Farrand 1900, No. 8:19-23; shuswap [see motif L1; older sister turns into a Grizzly, kills all people, slaves her younger sister; her five brothers kill her, save her heart, marry her younger sister; Grizzly comes to life, kills her sister, takes her form; Brothers understand deception, put Grizzly's heart between hot stones; she dies]: Teit 1909a, No. 41:715-718; tillamook [Wild Woman's brother rejects incest with her, leaves; marries; when brings fish to his wife, she takes one fish on each finger; a Wild Woman comes while her brother is away; promises to calm his wife's child if she opens the door; kills her, wears her skin; the brother understands the deception, when an imaginary wife only takes one fish in her hand; kills her sister]: Jacobs 1959, No. 17:66-67.

The Midwest. Western Ojibwa [the hunter gives the best meat to his wife rather than his mother, who is jealous; lures his daughter-in-law to swing over the lake, cuts off the rope, the daughter-in-law falls into the water; the water monster wraps her around her with her tail; the old woman puts on her clothes, pretends to be babysitting the child; the husband does not notice the change, gives her the best meat; an orphan boy lives in the house; realizes that the adoptive mother has been killed; brings her babysit her baby; she rises from the water to the waist; next time her husband pierces the monster with a spear, frees his wife; mother-in-law falls into the fire, turns into a black bird]: Spence 1985:176-180; fox [the old woman sees that her son-in-law has a big penis; swings over the lake, invites her daughter to swing, cuts the vine, the daughter falls into the water, the Great Lynx takes her as his wife; the old woman pulls her skin tighter piercing it on the back of his head and wrapping it around a stick; at night, the husband discovers a wand, kills the false wife with a club; the drowned brother brings her crying baby to the shore; the mother is half out of the water to feed him; next time brother and husband bring a horn knife, the husband cuts off his wife's fish tail, she jumps out of the water to the shore; Lynx appears, holding the tail and fish in her teeth]: Jones 1907, No. 8:101-111.

Northeast. Malesit [the Raven Chief's wife dies; Poktcinskwes comes in her form; Sturgeon lives with his grandmother, looks like a sturgeon; tells his grandmother that he will marry someone who can feed him; the leader's daughter they try to feed Sturgeon, he belches everything; the youngest goes to him, meets P. on the way, she says that she has a Sturgeon child behind her back (in fact, a piece of bark); the youngest feeds Sturgeon, goes beyond marry him; the eldest says she should be the one to go out, but the youngest objects; after the wedding, Sturgeon takes off her sturgeon skin, everyone sees a handsome man; P. steals supplies, children find them in her house, people they are taken away; at the dance, Sturgeon thinks he is dancing with his wife, but this is P.; P. lives in Groundhog's house under the guise of Raven's reborn wife; he comes for her, she gives birth to him a child; two years later, Raven finds out that this is P., telling her to push it into fire; ashes and sparks turn into horseflies, mosquitoes and other insects]: Mechling 1914, No. 9:55-59.

Plains. Assiniboine [an old woman hangs a swing on the river bank; invites her daughter to swing first; cuts the rope; the daughter falls into the water, becomes a siren; the old woman puts on her clothes, sleeps with her son-in-law; the siren gets out of the water to babysit his crying baby; her brother lures her out, her husband cuts off her fish tail, brings her wife back; mother-in-law runs away]: Lowie 1909a, No. 8b: 157; Pawnee: Dorsey 1906, No. 45 ( throw off) [], 71 (skidi) [young chief Eagle visits the village, falls in love with a girl; she brings a lot of dry brushwood from the forest, thanks to the belts that collect and tie the bundles themselves; when she returns home, The eagle asks her father to move their village closer to the girl's village, marries her; a young wife meets an old woman in the forest; she puts her to sleep, gives her roots, takes her skin off, puts her on, pushes the woman into water; the imaginary wife smells bad; they send an otter healer, then Beaver, they do not understand what is going on; Vulture discovers that the imaginary wife is a rat (Wood-Rat), tells her to burn; the chief spends four days with reservoir, returns his wife], 72 (kitkehahki) [the chief marries the beautiful White Duck; when she collects brushwood in the forest, the old woman pierces her wand in her ear, throws her skin into the water, takes her place; falls ill; among healers, only the Raven recognizes her nature, tells her to burn it; the leader mourns his wife, flies to heaven as a Hawk]: 167-172, 506; wichita [the wife of the Flint Chief collects firewood; approaches her old woman, tears her skin off, puts her on herself, throws her body into the river; the skin is big for the old woman, wrinkles; she says she is sick; her husband's servant exposes her; the husband looks for a wife, hears her song, sees her in the river; it returns to it; later becomes a water spirit; the husband goes south in search of flints]: Dorsey 1904a, No. 17:124-127.

Southeast USA. Biloxi [Beauty marries the chief, gives birth to a child; Crooked puts obstacles in her way, kills when she gets stuck in the swamp; puts on her skin, comes to her husband; the baby cries, not recognizes her; the brother of the murdered child carries the baby to the river bank; the mother comes out of the water to feed him; the chief orders the false wife to be thrown into the fire; together with the real wife's brother, he grabs her in the river, brings her home; One day she finds crooked skin; with her child she rushes into the river; becomes a duck, the baby becomes a gudgeon]: Dorsey, Swanton 1912, No. 26:79-81.

California. Maidu [The cougar sends his wife Malinovka to her father; despite the warning, she responds to the Frog's voice; the Frog swallows her, takes her form; the wife eats too much; the husband at night feels that her skin is scaly; tells her parents to make a hot fire in the dugout; The frog is dying from the heat; Malinovka is found inside her, revived]: Dixon 1902, No. 13:96-97; Yana [Marten sends their two wives to visit their father; Frog sisters ask for permission to search their heads; kill Marten's wives, put on their skins, come to Marten; don't know where to go for water; Marten's brother Laska pushes one into a boiling pot, the other into a fire; Marten revives real wives]: Curtin 1898:357-362.

The Great Southwest. Zunyi [wife's sister takes her form, fights with her; husband accidentally kills his real wife; sister turns into a crow]: Cushing 1901:1-17; Western Ceres (Laguna): Gunn 1917:269 in Boas 1928a [(Boas considers the plot to be borrowed from the Spaniards); the girl finds a worm, puts it in a hole with water; it grows, makes the reservoir bigger, turns into a horned snake, brings it into her underwater world, makes gems fall off the girl's hair while washing; she gets married; while her husband is hunting, another woman drowns her, takes her place; but stones do not fall off her hair; husband sees a real wife in the river, returns her, kills a false wife]: 269; Parsons 1931 [the witch girl is jealous that Kuchichinaku has a handsome lover; lets her wear coyote skin to hunt turkeys, leaves them in a hole; K.'s lover finds it, sees tears in the eyes of the coyote, realizes that it is K.; brings the healer, who cuts the skin, freeing K.; the healer gives K. two rings to wear on the head of water vessels; K. throws one to a witch girl, she turns into a double-headed snake]: 141-142; oriental keres (Seama) [Yellow Corn marries Sunny Boy; witch girl turns her as a coyote; she hides in a cave; her husband brings her to the Spider; she removes the coyote skin from the Corn, gives her husband a shell; he throws the shell at the false wife, who turns into a snake]: Espinosa 1936a, No. 16:87.

Llanos. Sicuani [someone steals peppers on the property; two young men are guarding, one grabs a heavenly woman, marrying; now all the housework is done by herself; Lisa cuts off the woman's head, puts it on dress; mother-in-law wonders why the daughter-in-law drags the cassava basket herself, the imaginary daughter-in-law replies that she likes it so much; people understand the deception, give Lisa peppery soup, hide water; the fox dies after confessing In what she did; the wife is reborn but returns to heaven; her younger sister goes down to steal pepper but refuses to become a wife, also returns to heaven]: Wilbert, Simoneau 1992, No. 102:377-378.

Guiana. Pemon [the man is married to two sisters; went to visit for a few days; the cannibal animal (bicho) came, ate the eldest, put on her jewelry, the youngest hid under the roof; when her husband brought her from the hunt birds, the imaginary wife began to eat them raw; her husband cut her to pieces, and mosquitoes arose from them]: Armellada 1973, No. 6:29-31; trio: Koelewijn, Riviere 1987, No. 1 [poor old man son of Përëru (toads) P ërëpëräwa hooked first sugarcane cake, then sweet potato peel, yam, then Waraku fish, threw it behind her back, she became a Waraku woman; brought all cultural plants, knives, an ax; her Cayman father also brought plants that were better than those brought by his daughter, but P. was frightened of Cayman, did not take it; V. refused to copulate during the day; the sun was forever at its zenith; at W. the monkey pulled the sun west with a rope, the first night began; P. and V. came together; cassava tubers hung on branches, P. did not collect them since the tubers were in the ground; while P. was hunting, the female spirit Kaikë asked her to say all the words she said to her husband, learned them, ate V. and her child, pulled her skin over her, and the baby's skin over the block; P. felt a different voice and a bad smell at night found that the imaginary wife did not have a vagina; when the imaginary wife went to the garden, P. cooked her child, let her eat the broth and pepper; there is no water around, the woman is thirsty, P. finished her off with a club; P. is alone again; returning home, he finds food cooked; at his house a parrot, rabbit and toad; P. saw that a vulture woman descends from the sky, P. catches her; when she throws her clothes into the fire, the wife is offended, returns to his father; Father V. covered all the water; P. turned into a frog to hear the voice of another frog (where the frog is water); Makitiri (the grandfather of the makitiri waterfowl) found it; P. "dived" into imitation birds, but only fell; Father V. came to find out where his daughter was; tied P., dragged him with him; where he dragged through the mountains, river valleys formed, so all rivers were created; brought P. to the sky]: 15-21; Magaña 1987, No. 6 [a man marries fish, the daughter of Cayman; she brings him cultivated plants, teaches him how to build a house, weave baskets, etc.; it was not night, they could not make love; she gets the night from his father; Kaikyo's evil spirit devours her and her son, takes her form, turns a toad into a son; the husband understands deception; gives the meat of an imaginary son to his imaginary wife under the guise of sloth meat; lives alone finds food cooked; finds a vulture woman, throws her feather clothes into the fire; she leaves; he looks for water, Father-Cayman drags him into the lake; then lets him go], 7:132.

(Wed. Ecuador. Colorado [the hunter is married to the lazy Frog; always finds only feathers trapped; comes earlier, finds a clay woman, takes her as his wife; the frog pushes her into the water, she melts; The frog asks her husband to have sex with her from behind; the husband copulates from the front; the Frog's gut pinches his penis; the frog dies; the husband tries to make a new woman out of clay (she starts moving); in a boat Nutria arrives, frees a person by cutting his gut; tells him not to talk about what happened; at the festival, a person says, disappears]: Mix 1982:88-90).

(Wed. Ecuador. Colorado [the hunter is married to the lazy Frog; always finds only feathers trapped; comes earlier, finds a clay woman, takes her as his wife; the frog pushes her into the water, she melts; The frog asks her husband to have sex with her from behind; the husband copulates from the front; the Frog's gut pinches his penis; the frog dies; the husband tries to make a new woman out of clay (she starts moving); in a boat Nutria arrives, frees a person by cutting his gut; tells him not to talk about what happened; at the festival, a person says, disappears]: Mix 1982:88-90).

Western Amazon. Aguaruna: Chumap Lucía, García-Rendueles 1979, No. 13 [Tak ásh (Frog) and Yámpan (Star) are wives of the Sun; the Y chakra is well crafted and the lazy T. pulls out not cassava tubers from the ground, but whole plants; Y. goes to the dance with her husband, asks him to cook a few beans; T. sprinkles a lot of beans, which overflows over the edge of the pot; the next day Y. sends T. to dancing, giving her her outfit, going to heaven herself; T. pretends to be Y. but falls off a log, crossing a ravine; the Sun turns her into a frog; throws its spears and rays in different directions, finds out that wife and children in heaven; children recognize their father's spear; The sun stays with Y.], 13a [five beans grow in field Y., T. goes after the beans, uproots them; offended Y. goes to heaven; T. in her clothes goes to dance, but falls from a log into a ravine, the Sun turns her into a frog; throws its spears and rays to find Y.; finds out that in heaven she has become the wife of Thunder (Fox); kills Thunder with a spear; Thunder's lungs turn into lightning, liver in thunder; Sun children Fox and Marten (Eira barbara, seven mustelidae) eat them, become lightning and thunder themselves]: 159-173, 175-191.

NW Amazon. Chikuna [Baia (also known as Dioi, Diay) went hunting; his wife saw the demon ba'ë carrying fruit; wished for fruit; Baë promised to give if she lay down with him; the woman saw that Baë no penis, agreed; a huge penis grew, the woman died from copulation; Baë put her skin on his sister; the eldest son saw this, told his father; Diaye asks B. how to kill him; With mold on the asahi fruits; D. smeared the dart with mold, hit B. in the leg; it began to drain like melting rubber; he says himself, Here my foot falls! Here's a leg! And so on, his head finally melted; D. asked his false wife to invite relatives to drink their favorite wild chocolate drink, sent him to the station, telling him to pull out one hair on her head at a time his eldest son; brought suncoals from sunrise; burned the audience in the house with them, then restored the house, his two sons in the house jumped out through the holes, making them sarbacans; false wife notices a charred hand, D. says it is a monkey's paw; tells him to bring water in a vessel, says that his wife wrapped a rope around not her forehead, but his neck; the rope cuts off the demoness's head, she chases D. ; he runs, becoming a deer, pushes a termite mound off a cliff, his head rushes after a termite mound; demons feed his head, its body begins to grow; D. wraps his penis with palm fibers; his body feels him, believes that it was her relative who came to feed her; D. sprinkles suncoals into her body and head, burning them; revives his wife from bones]: Nimuendaju 1952:132-133.

Central Amazon. Arua [the chief lived with his wife and mother-in-law, shot only birds, his wife cooked good chicha; mother-in-law fell in love with her son-in-law, sent her daughter to the lake to look for a plant, pushed her into a hole; people live underground sometimes coming to the surface, the young woman was now with them; the old woman became young, put on her daughter's jewelry, said that the mother had gone to visit; at night the husband felt the mouth of his imaginary wife, that she had no teeth; in the morning I went to the hole, saw her wife in her, her body was covered with worms, on the head of a snake; the chief refused her, hid in the tree crown to watch her mother-in-law; she was cooking chicha as usual way; the chief returned without prey, said that the birds hid; told his people what had happened; they pulled the woman out of the hole; the chief tore off the old woman's jewelry, they ran out to meet her daughter, wiped it off with ash, worms and snakes fell to the ground, the daughter became beautiful again; happy with her husband and the old woman left]: Snethlage 1937:130-131.

Montagna. Machigenga: Ferrero 1966, No. 4 [a toad woman takes the form of a wife, kills and revives her husband, he becomes a demon himself; both make love in his house; a real wife kills Toad; runs, Her toad husband chases her; she falls into the river, drowns]: 425-427; Pereira e.a., Sep 28, 1995 [like Ferrero], Jan 28, 1996 [Forest Dog woman comes to a man's wife; kills her in a boiling pot, puts it on clothes; the husband comes, lets the false wife cook fish, she cooks it with giblets and scales; the woman's daughter tells her father what happened; he kills the false wife with boiling water]; kashibo [the forest spirit suggests a woman cut her hair; scalps her; her husband reveals the deception of seeing a woman eat crabs raw; she hides in a hollow; people burn a tree with all the perfume; bury a real wife]: Estrella Odicio 1977, No. 2:30-31; marubo [a man killed a jaguar eating young corn leaves on his property; while a man was fishing, the victim's brother came, ate his wife, took her form, lay down in her hammock face down; the husband understood the deception when he saw the imaginary wife eating fish with her mouth and back; the jaguar ran into the hole; the man started a fire, the jaguars suffocated, but the three jaguarichs ran away, then returned, revived their husbands]: Melatti 1984:157-158.

Bolivia - Guaporé. Takana (cavinha) [when going to the forest, the hunter tells Gene Anaconda not to go to the site alone; she goes, the toad woman hits her with a manioc stem, she runs into the water; the toad takes her place, her mother-in-law does not notices substitutions, but nothing is cooked in the house, the woman does not know where what is lying; the hunter goes to the site, sees signs of a fight; kills the Toad with a club, goes down into the water to Anaconda's relatives, they agree to return her]: Nordenskiöld 1924:291-292; chiriguano [childless wife dies, turns into an evil spirit; kills a new one and her children; agrees to go fetch water at night; husband recognizes deception , because a real wife would be scared; a spirit wife turns into a fox, her husband beats her]: Cipolletti 1978:60-61.

Chaco. Usually, a male trickster replaces Woodpecker's wife. Matako [Trickster Takwah tries to rape the woodpecker's wife; she runs away and disappears or returns to her father's sun; Takwah disguises as a woman (sometimes makes clay for herself breasts and vulva); Woodpecker suspects deception (sometimes asks the "wife" to remove lice with a needle, he does not know how to); sends an ant to bite T. into the penis or testicles if he finds them in his wife; Woodpecker beats T.; usually comes to his father-in-law for his missing wife]: Barabas, Bartolomé 1979a: 129-130; 1979b: 81-82; Wilbert, Simoneau 1982a, No. 63 [], 64 [Metraux 1939:36-37; the Sun has two daughters; he ate lewó aquatic creatures, like caimans; they are rainbows, produce thunderstorms and storms, fly in the sky, causing rain; one of the daughters met Woodpecker, a honey miner, became his wife; Tawkxwax made the woman sick and did not went to the forest with her husband; tried to rape her, she ran away to her father; T. took her form; Woodpecker suspects deception, tells the ant to check; the ant bites his imaginary wife into the testicles; T. complains that the ant bit "her" in the leg; the woodpecker kills him, comes to his wife, she already has a child; the Sun tells the Woodpecker to bring lewó; he swallowed it; his wife told his father to return him; the Sun caught the fish that swallowed his son-in-law, iso A woodpecker flew out of her mouth], 65 [], 66 [], 67 []: 132-133, 134-135, 136-139, 140-141, 142-143; poppy [The woodpecker brought honey to his wife every day (Purple Gallinule bird); she ate honey slowly, getting it with a needle of bee larvae; the fox attacked her, she ran away, disappeared; the fox put on her clothes, pretended to be the Woodpecker's wife; when the Woodpecker did not look, the Fox ate honey quickly, and when he looked, he did it slowly as real wife; The woodpecker began to suspect the truth, told the ant to bite his wife under her clothes, she cried out in a fox voice; the woodpecker followed his wife, found a small bow, realized that the wife had given birth to a boy; There are more and more onions in each parking lot; the wife told her son that the father had a red crown on his head; when he saw the father, the son immediately recognized him]: Wilbert, Simoneau 1991a, No. 26:89-90; toba [usually Fox tries rape Woodpecker's wife, who hides in the water; he takes her form; Woodpecker asks his "wife" to remove his lice with a needle, she does it clumsily; he asks an ant to bite her genitals]: Wilbert, Simoneau 1982b, No. 100 [the girl wants honey, her mother invites her to marry the Woodpecker; first the Voyagalachigs, then the Bird Transporter pretend to be him; she recognizes them (V. by smell); marries Woodpecker; seeing B, rushes into the river, turns into a capybara; V. takes her form, comes to Woodpecker posing as his wife; Woodpecker recognizes V. by voice, kills with a baton]: 202-210; 1989a, No. 265 (pilaga) [when everyone went for honey, the Fox pretended to stab his leg; staying at home, he tried to rape the wife of the Woodpecker Chief; she dived into the river, became a capybara; the fox took her form; the woodpecker suspects deception, asks his wife to look for in his head, and Ant bites her genitals if she is a liar; Ant bites Fox's testicles, he screams, Woodpecker kills him with a stick], 266 (eastern toba) [The fox began to molest his pregnant wife Woodpecker; she disappeared into the river; the fox put on her clothes, put something on his stomach as if he were a pregnant woman; the woodpecker smells a fox; asks his wife to look in his head, but his wife does not know how to catch lice; The woodpecker told Ant to bite his wife if she had testicles; the fox screamed at the bite, the Woodpecker killed him with a stick; later the Fox came to life], 267 (eastern toba) [The fox asked the mother to call the Woodpecker's wife to pull out the splinter; she pulled it out, he began to bother her; on the lake she disappeared into the water, he put on her clothes, took her form; the Woodpecker asked the Ant to sting his wife if she was a liar; the Fox died from a bite (then came to life); the woodpecker dried the lake, firing arrows into the water, but did not find his wife; asked her to find her father Dapitchi (Pleiades); he took them both to heaven], 269 (pilaga) [The fox molested his wife Dapichi, but she disappeared underground; he took her form; D. told his wife to take out his lice with a needle, she did not know how to do so; D. told the ants to bite her, the Fox ran away], 274 (eastern toba) [mother sends daughter to marry the Woodpecker honey earner; Fox He goes out to meet him several times, says he is a Woodpecker, but the girl sees that he has bad honey; finds the Woodpecker; in his absence, the Fox tries to rape her, she runs away; he takes her form; Woodpecker asks her to take out the lice, she stabs his head with a needle, he hits his "wife", identifies Fox by screaming], 276 (toba-pilaga) [Sun Sakai's daughter marries Woodpecker; Novaikalachigi tells the thorn to pierce the thorn On his heel, tells Woodpecker that he is his wife's uncle, let her carry him home on her back; on the way he tries to copulate; then comes to the river, where she swims, puts on her clothes, takes her form, comes to Woodpecker; he suspects deception when he sees that his wife eats a lot; tells an ant to bite her, N. screams like a man; Woodpecker sends arrows in different directions to find out where his wife is; S.'s son picks up his father's arrow; they all come to the Sun; he 1) tells the Woodpecker to kill the jaguar (the wife warns to shoot in the face, the Woodpecker brings a jaguar); 2) bring a certain aquatic plant; Capybara gives it to the Woodpecker, but the Sun demands that the Woodpecker tore it off himself; the Woodpecker swallows the water monster Lek; the Sun drains the lake, takes the Woodpecker out of Lek's womb, revives it; the water disappears, remains only in Woodpecker's well, he does not give it to his father-in-law; he runs away from the Sun with his wife, he cannot catch up with the fugitives]: 348-349, 350-351, 352-353, 354-355, 360-361, 363-365; mokovi: Wilbert, Simoneau 1988, No. 60 [ The duck is the Woodpecker's girl; the fox kills her, puts on her feathers; the Woodpecker smells a strange smell, invites the Ant, he bites the imaginary girl in the genitals, the Fox screams, runs away; the Woodpecker asks the Raccoon to punish the Fox; The Raccoon and the Fox fight over the mistol, the Raccoon puts the Fox on the branch; he gets off, but the food is now falling out of his ass; he asks the bees to seal it with clay; now the Fox suffers from constipation; the Woodpecker pierces a plug, excrement splashes on the gathered birds; since then they have colored plumage; the fox has bled to death], 128 [The fox drowns his real wife in the river, puts on her clothes, comes to her husband's parents; eats honey greedily; a shaman sends an ant to crawl into her vulva; she screams like a fox; her husband's parents find her daughter-in-law alive in the river; bring her back], 166 [the daughter of the Sun marries Woodpecker, the honey miner; pregnant; The fox pushes her into the river, puts on her clothes, takes her form, comes to the Woodpecker's father; raises suspicions because he eats honey greedily; Woodpecker's father sends an ant to bite the Fox in the vulva; kills him; the daughter of the Sun disappears]: 85-86, 160-161, 204-205.