Quick Folktale-motif Index

| A. Mythological Motifs | B. Animal Motifs | C. Motifs of Tabu | D. Magic | E. The Dead | F. Marvels |
| G. Ogres | H. Tests | J. The Wise and the Foolish | K. Deceptions | L. Reversals of Fortune |
| M. Ordaining the Future | N. Chance and Fate | P. Society | Q. Rewards and Punishments |
| R. Captives and Fugitives | S. Unnatural Cruelty | T. Sex | U. The Nature of Life |
| V. Religion | W. Traits of Character | X. Humor | Z. Miscellaneous Groups of Motifs |

A. MYTHOLOGICAL MOTIFS

A100.–A499. GODS

A600.–A899. COSMOGONY AND COSMOLOGY

A1200.–A1699. CREATION AND ORDERING OF HUMAN LIFE

A1700.–A2199. CREATION OF ANIMAL LIFE

A2200.–A2599. ANIMAL CHARACTERISTICS

B. ANIMALS

B300.–B599. FRIENDLY ANIMALS

C. TABU

D. MAGIC

D0.–D699. TRANSFORMATION

D800.–D1699. MAGIC OBJECTS

D1700.–D2199. MAGIC POWERS AND MANIFESTATIONS

E. THE DEAD

E200.–E599. GHOSTS AND OTHER REVENANTS

F. MARVELS

F200.–F699. MARVELLOUS CREATURES

G. OGRES

G10.–G399. KINDS OF OGRES

H. TESTS

H500.–H899. TESTS OF CLEVERNESS

H900.–H1199. TESTS OF PROWESS: TASKS

H1200.–H1399. TESTS OF PROWESS: QUESTS

H1400.–H1599. OTHER TESTS

J. THE WISE AND THE FOOLISH

J200.–J1099. WISE AND UNWISE CONDUCT

J1100.–J1699. CLEVERNESS

J1700.–J2749. FOOLS (AND OTHER UNWISE PERSONS)

K. DECEPTIONS

K1700.–K2099. DECEPTION THROUGH SHAMS

L. REVERSAL OF FORTUNE

M. ORDAINING THE FUTURE

N. CHANCE AND FATE

N400.–N699. LUCKY ACCIDENTS

P. SOCIETY

Q. REWARDS AND PUNISHMENTS

R. CAPTIVES AND FUGITIVES

S. UNNATURAL CRUELTY

T. SEX

U. THE NATURE OF LIFE

V. RELIGION

W. TRAITS OF CHARACTER

X. HUMOR

X200.–X599. HUMOR OF SOCIAL CLASSES

X900.–X1899. HUMOR OF LIES AND EXAGGERATIONS

Z. MISCELLANEOUS GROUPS OF MOTIFS