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Such examples as the Russian Chudo-Yudo (a dragon), the Chinese ping-pang rattling of rain on the roof, 21 the Tibetan kyang-kyong lazy, and the Manchu porpon parpan blear-eyed are curiously reminiscent, both in form and in psychology, of words nearer home.
We have seen, in the story about the Chudo-Yudo, that the place usually occupied by the Snake is at times filled by some other magical being.
Daylight eclipsed by a Snake, 81; the Chudo-Yudo, 83; the Norka-Beast, 86; the Usuinya-Bird, 95;
On the third night appears "a twelve-headed Chudo-Yudo," mounted on a horse "with twelve wings, its coat of silver, its mane and tail of gold."
Presently up rides "a six-headed Chudo-Yudo" which he easily kills.
The "Chudo-Yudo wives" as the widows of the three monsters are called, then proceed to play the parts attributed in "Ivan Popyalof" to the Snake's daughters.
The skazka of Ivan Buikovich (Bull's son)  contains a variant of part of this story, but the dragon which the Slavonic St. George kills is called, not a snake, but a Chudo-Yudo. [
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