- 大阪外国語大学論集 (ISSN:09166637)
- vol.21, pp.115-140, 1999-09-30
The five versions of 'Fortuneteller with a Pig Head' from Ordos, Kalmyk, Aga Buriat, Siera Yogur and Siddhi-tu kegur are translated and the motifs of seven versions (five versions above and another Siddhi-tu kegur and Bhutan version) are compared. Many versions have two parts, while the Kalmyk version has two additional parts, and two parts are coalesced into one in Aga Buriat version. Two parts are separated into two different stories in Bhutan version. There is no corresponding storv in Vetalapanca-vimsatika.