The article deals with a specific group of hunting spells and charms associated with teenage hunting of Komi. Teenage hunting objects were small forest birds (bullfinch, crossbill, snow buntings). The author gives a general description of this tradition, the basic tools and techniques of hunting, their interrelation to hunting of adult hunters. Particular attention is paid to the principles of the poetic construction of spells. Analyzed the most general principles of poetic organization used in hunting spells.
Komi Zyrians, children’s folklore, hunting tradition, spells, zaum