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Armenian Tale: Kikoyi Mahy

Կիկոյի մահը Transliteration: Kikoyi Mahy Translation: Kiko’s Death Description by Informant: There was a poor family who had three girls. All of which were unmarried. One day the dad sent one of the daughters to bring a water from the well nearby. The girl goes to the well and sees a big tree next to… Continue Reading »

“The Heavenly Maiden and the Woodcutter”

            The informant, who was born and raised in South Korea until immigrating to the United States as a young adult, tells a popular childhood fairytale about a woodcutter and a heavenly maiden. As far as the informant knows, the tale dates as far back as at least the Chosŏn Dynasty, the last and longest-lived… Continue Reading »