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Index.

547

Nyanja : compared with coast-men, 435; folk-tales, 439, 445. 454-5; name for hare, 441

Nyanwezi : compared with coast-men,

435

Nyassaland, see Angoni ; Blantyre ; Kinga ; Kirk mountains ; Lake Nyasa ; Likoma ; Makua ; Ma- konde ; Ntumbi ; Nyanja ; Shire river ; and V ao

Nzambi, Lower Congo, 56-7

Oak-apple Day, Essex, 489

Oak-tree : branches on doorsteps, May 29, Essex, 489 ; first men born from, Greeks, 423 ; leaves in folk-songs, Roumanians, 301, and pattern on Easter eggs, Roumanians, 301 (plate)

Oaths : {see also Imprecations) ; on stones, Assam, 135

Obituaries : J. B. Andrews, by G. L. Gomme, 500 ; Howitt and Fison, by J. G. Frazer, 144-80 ; Whitley Stokes, by Miss Eleanor Hull, 356-60

Ocean, see Sea

October : ist, Brough Hill Fair, West- moreland, 75 ; first Sunday, wakes, Northenden, 207 ; i Ith, see Michael- mas Day; 31st, " Nutcrack Night" and apparitions seen, Gainford,

74

Octopus : as Easter-egg pattern, Rou- manians, 302 [plate)

Ogres : Africa, 444, 447-50

Oldham : onions protect from fevers, 489

Old-Time Survivals in Remote Nor- wegian Dales, by Miss M. Crook-

_. shank, 313-36 [plate)

bluga, mythical being, Andamans, 259, 266, 493

Omens : from animals, Assam, 140, Durham, 72, India, 337, Worcester- shire, 344 ; from ash leaf, Worces- tershire, 343 ; from bells, Stafford- shire, 220-1, Worcestershire, 344 ; from birds, Durham, 72, India, 337, Lower Congo, 474, Worces- tershire, 344 ; from burning hair, Durham, 73 ; from burning holly, Worcestershire, 343 ; from clocks, Worcestershire, 344 ; from dreams, Durham, 73-4, India, 337 ; from eyebrows, Lincolnshire, 217 ; from fire, Oxfordshire, 219, Worcester- shire, 345 ; from flowering of fruit-

trees, Durham, 73, Worcestershire,

344 ; from flowers, Worcestershire, 344; from insects, Staff'ordshire, 220, Worcestershire, 344 ; from knife, Oxfordshire, 219 ; from moon, Worcestershire, 344 ; from scissors, Worcestershire, 344; from spoons, Oxfordshire, 219, Worcestershire,

345 ; from stumbling, Lower Congo, 35, 44, 474 ; from trees, Worcester- shire, 343-4 ; Lower Congo, 35, 44, 52-5, 62, 474 ; of crops, Assam, 138; of death, Cumberland, 216, Durham, 73, India, 337, Lincoln- shire, 217, Lower Congo, 44, 474, Staff'ordshire, 220- 1 , Worcestershire, 343-5 ; of journey, Staffordshire, 222; of marriage, Oxfordshire, 219, Worcestershire, 344-5 ; of partings and arrivals, Oxfordshire, 219, Worcestershire, 344, 346 ; of weather, Oxfordshire, 490, Worces- tershire, 344

Omens and Folk-Etymologies from Jaunsar, by G. A. Grierson, 337

Oneiromancy, see Divination

Onion : protects from fevers, Lanca- shire, 489

Opdal : folklore, 314, 335-6

Opening Windows, etc., for the Dead, by ^Iiss D. H. Moutray Read, 229

Ophthalmia : from breaking food tabu, Lower Congo, 308

Ordeals : Lower Congo, 187-8 ; not taken on account of slave, Lower Congo, 40 ; for witchcraft. Lower Congo, 51-3, 62, 187-8

Oni^n of Terms of Htanan Relation- ship, The, by A. Lang, reviewed,

255-6 Orion constellation : names for stars,

Lower Congo, 477 Orkedalen : tale of hiildi-e-ioW, 335 Orkney islands, see Kirkwall Ortolan : nest as Easter-egg pattern,

Roumanians, 303 [plate) Ossianic sagas : Caoilte the light- footed, ic6; Conan fights the /i/z'^r/,

108-9 Other- World, see Hades Ousel : in folk-tale, Swahili, 456 Oven : unlucky for two to look in,

Worcestershire, 345 Overlooking, see Evil eye Owl : in folk-tales, 515 ; omens from,

India, 337 ; in Panchatantra, 507