The speech of Other; also the unknown part of ourselves. Something is not understood, or you are unwilling to understand. Your task lies in the translation and therefore the understanding of the unknown and the foreign. Should you show more understanding? Or are you too understanding?



Foreign Language | The Dream Meanings

Keywords of this dream: Foreign Language

Islamic Dream Interpretation

Abusing and swearing someone means that the abused person is on a better footing than the abuser.... Islamic Dream Interpretation

Dream Dictionary Unlimited

Alien culture; the enemy only if from an enemy nation... Dream Dictionary Unlimited

Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreams of anyone or anything foreign denote that you are expanding your horizons. When you remove yourself from your day-To-day life, and explore new and foreign terrain, you are able to bring back a wealth of information and perspective that enriches and benefits your life. This dream also denotes that you may be feeling out of your element, away from your tribe; you are in the midst of a transition, learning and discovering aspects of yourself you never knew existed. As you evolve, you may be feeling unfamiliar in your own skin, going through an identity crisis; you are not who you used to be and you are not yet who you are becoming. Keep in mind that wherever you go, home resides within you. See Alien and Travel.... Strangest Dream Explanations

My Dream Interpretation

To dream of a foreign place or country suggests that the realization of your heart’s desire is closer than you imagine. Persevere and have patience! A foreigner in your dream, whatever the nationality, is a positive omen if he or she was friendly.... My Dream Interpretation

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Different attitude; different mental or emotional ‘climate’ than one’s norm. One’s personal associa­tions or ideas about any particular country need to be ex­plored. Use the questions in dream processing. See abroad. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

see Places... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

Dreamers Dictionary

Depth Psychology: Dreaming about being in a foreign country might mean that a situation, a person, a project, or one of your own character traits has not yet been acknowledged; you are still trying to figure things out. Maybe the dream refers to a past travel experience?... Dreamers Dictionary

Little Giant Encyclopedia

The Other, the foreigner.

The dreamer must deal with the confrontation of something new.

A foreign country always is the “foreign land” within ourselves.

A trip abroad and vacation when overworked. What does the foreign land symbolize to you?... Little Giant Encyclopedia

Mystic Dream Book

Your happiness lies at home. ... Mystic Dream Book

Dream Explanations of Astro Center

If the foreign country was one that you have either been to and loved, or always wanted to visit, this is a sign that the attainment of your heart’s desire is closer than you think. It also means that you should keep working on it and not be discouraged in spite of any setbacks.

If the foreign country is strange, or the people unfriendly, or if it’s a country where violence, war, and other unfavorable situations are occurring, then something or someone in your life is leading you into strange and unfamiliar territory which could at the very least make you uncomfortable. Think twice before allowing yourself to be tempted into circumstances that you know nothing about.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center

Little Giant Encyclopedia

The speech of Other; also the unknown part of ourselves. Something is not understood, or you are unwilling to understand. Your task lies in the translation and therefore the understanding of the unknown and the foreign. Should you show more understanding? Or are you too understanding?... Little Giant Encyclopedia

Dream Explanations of Astro Center

If the foreigner was friendly and jovial, and if you liked him or her, this is an omen of good times ahead no matter what the foreigner’s nationality was.

If he was unfriendly and hostile, however, it is still an omen of good times ahead, but of hitting a number of dead ends before you reach your goals.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center

New American Dream Dictionary

1. Misunderstanding, usually due to inability or awk­wardness in communication.

2. Retrieving something lost.

3. Aspect of personality never seen before. ... New American Dream Dictionary

Mystic Dream Book

To dream of Foreigners is usually considered very fortunate for your love affairs.... Mystic Dream Book

New American Dream Dictionary

1. Difficulties in communication.

2. An inability to under­stand, awkwardness in social situations. ... New American Dream Dictionary

Islamic Dream Interpretation

(Tongue; Speaking; Speech) Speaking the language of another people in a dream may represent their country or culture. Speaking Arabic in a dream means honor and dignity. Speaking Persian in a dream means associating with a higher class ofpeople and benefitingfrom them in business. SpeakingHebrew in a dream means receiving an inheritance. SpeakingTurkish in a dream means hearing pleasing words. Speaking Italian in a dram means eagerness to amass money. SpeakingFrench in a dreammeansdrawingbenefits from one’s profession. Speaking English in a dream means love for the world.

If one can speak in all tongues in a dream, it means that he will acquire wealth, strength and fame. (Also see Reading; Speaking)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

1- Hearing foreign or strange language in dreams illustrates some kind of communication, either from within or from the Collective Unconscious. It has not yet become clcar enough for us to understand it.

2- As we become more open to possibilities, the various facets of our personality can achieve their own method of communication with us. This is often experienced in dreams as strange language, and often comes across as sleep-talking.

3- In Spiritualism, hearing language is communication by discar- natc beings.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

Strangest Dream Explanations

If you dream of speaking a language you are learning, then your learning is becoming expedited. Also, if you dream of speaking the language of a field of study that is foreign to you, such as physics, rocket science, or Windows XP, then this demonstrates the intelligence and wisdom of your mind, and that you are realizing that you are connected to the one mind.... Strangest Dream Explanations

My Dream Interpretation

If you dream that you are studying a language, or speaking a foreign language, you are having difficulties expressing your thoughts.... My Dream Interpretation

Islamic Dream Interpretation

(See Engraver; Language; Teacher; Writer)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

One function of dreams is to bring aspects of our thinking or feeling, which may be ill defined, towards clarification. Foreign or strange language may therefore illustrate something which is being communi­cated to us from within, but is still not clear.

The uncon­scious, as in speaking in tongues—glossolalia—and of course in dreams, frequently moves towards clear awareness in stages.

The strange language is a halfway house, as is a dream.

If we bring focused attention to these, as explained in dream processing, the next step, clear verbal expression, can be reached. Speaking in language we are learning: the language is becoming habitual, making it possible to think in it. See speaking. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Tryskelion Dream Interpretation

To dream you hear someone speaking in a foreign language to you denotes that you are having a hard time understanding a certain persons motives or actions, search the rest of the dream for how to handle this shortcoming in yourself.

If your dream was about someone, or yourself, using foul language, this will show that you will soon find yourself in an embarrassing situation brought on by another.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation

The Language of Dreams

The origin of the language, if known, may have import here.

For example, if your family originated in Italv and vou dream in Italian, this may be a subconscious desire to learn more about your heritage.

The letters in some languages, like the Norse and Germanic runes and certain Hebraic characters, have very specific symbolic values.

For more insight, peruse a book on the appropriate language at your local library, or ask someone who is familiar with the tongue (see Pictographs).

If the language is unrecognized, write it phonetically in your journal for future reference. This may he a past life memory, a spiritual message, or a type of glossolalia (speaking in tongues) that can be interpreted later.

Communication difficulties (e.g., someone who is not “speaking your language”).... The Language of Dreams

Encyclopedia of Dreams

To dream you hear someone speaking in a foreign language to you denotes that you are having a hard time understanding a certain persons motives or actions, search the rest of the dream for how to handle this shortcoming in yourself.

If your dream was about someone, or yourself, using foul language, this will show that you will soon find yourself in an embarrassing situation brought on by another.... Encyclopedia of Dreams

Your dream and its symbols speak through the language of dream symbolism. Although that language shares similarities across dreamers, each dreamer’s subconscious mind speaks in its own personal “dialect” of dream symbolism. So in this book you’ll learn about the “standard” language of dream symbols (to the extent that there is a standard one), plus you’ll learn how to decipher your own subconscious mind’s personal symbol meanings (your personal “dialect”). The following three sections introduce the primary considerations about personal dream symbol translation to keep in mind as you explore the symbol descriptions in this book.”

TOOL: Dream Dictionary

1. “Choose a symbol from your dream that you want to explore, perhaps the one that stood out the most.

2. Find that symbol in the dream dictionary and consider the possible meanings listed. Notice which (if any) resonate with you intuitively.

3. While keeping the dictionary meanings in mind, consider:

Personal meaning: What the dream symbol means to you, what it brings to mind for you, and feelings it triggers within you.

Because dream symbol meaning is subjective and personal to the dreamer, consider what the symbol means to you personally. To help yourself better understand its personal meaning, you could ask yourself:

What thoughts and feelings come up when I think of this thing?

How would I describe this thing to someone who has never seen it before?

TOOL: Caveman Explanation

The following technique can help you to deep-dive into the meanings that your subconscious mind associates with the symbol:

1. Choose a symbol from your dream, and imagine that you are explaining what it is to someone who is not familiar with it—such as a caveman, young child, or alien from another planet. The person has no idea what the thing is, how it works, what it does, what it’s known for, or anything else about it. Start from the beginning with the most basic explanation.

2. Write the meanings that you used to explain the symbol.

3. Consider which meaning resonates intuitively with you as the meaning of your dream symbol, or which meaning relates to a matter that you’ve experienced in your real life or that’s been on your mind.

• How would I feel about this thing if I actually saw it in real life?

• What would I say if someone asked for my impression of this thing?”

Context: How the dream symbol appears in the dream. For example, in a dream about a bird, consider what the bird was doing, how and where it was doing it, and how you felt about that. (See more in Context.)

A dream symbol’s meaning can be very specific to its context in the dream. So, think about how the symbol appeared in the dream and what that may convey about its meaning. For example, pay attention to:

· Where was the object?

· Was there anything unusual about its location or position?

· What was it near or surrounded by (objects, people, etc.)?

· What was its environment (indoor or outdoor, lighting, mood, weather, etc.)?

· (If an inanimate object) What was happening to it?

· (If a living being) What was it doing, how, where, and with whom?

· How were the characters (including you) viewing or relating to it?

· How did you feel about all of the above?”

Look beyond the obvious: A dream is often about something other than its obvious meaning. For example, physical events in the dream can represent mental or emotional matters.

A dream symbol often represents something beyond its obvious meaning. A rose could represent a real-life rose, but it’s much more likely to represent something else more symbolic (such as a feeling, characteristic, or event). So look beyond your symbol’s literal meaning by asking yourself, “What else could this symbol mean?”

4. Using what you discovered in Step 2 and Step 3, explore what the symbol represents on some level of your real life physical, emotional, mental, spiritual, and so on. If a particular dictionary meaning resonated with you, explore it further by looking for more clues in the dream that point to something parallel in your real life.

5. Write your conclusions about the symbol’s meaning in your dream journal, along with any other realizations about the dream.”

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A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Even in everyday life, the way we hold and position our body, the inclination of chest and head, the movement of hands, are a means of com­munication.

The apparently intuitive information in some dreams, when investigated, can be traced to an unconscious insight into the language of the living body. We all have this ability to understand body language, but it seems to be some­thing which is inherited from past times before verbal lan­guage. It therefore remains a largely unconscious ability. In our dreams, however, it is a major factor in how the dream is structured.

If you cannot find a satisfying description below, imagine yourself making the movement or posture in the dream to see if you can define what the feeling quality is, or what you are saying non-verbally. It can often be of value to make the movement or take up the posture physically instead of in the imagination. By comparing the movement/posture with an­other one, it can help to clarify its quality.

Example: Marilyn was expenencing emotional pain con­nected with her impending divorce. Marilyn had dreamt of seeing a dinosaur standing in her path, devounng all who approached it. We explored it by having Marilyn find a body posture and movements which for her expressed the feeling of the dinosaur. In doing so Marilyn did not sense anger or aggression, but she did feel like a predator which always had to take to gain her own needs. This feeling immediately re­minded her of her family life as a child. She remembered when she was sent shopping as a very young child of three or four; as well as buying what she had been asked, she pur­chased some sweets for herself. When she arrived home she was treated as if she had done a terrible thing, and that was where she began to feel like a predator. It seemed to her as if her own needs were always gained at the expense of someone else.

‘With this awareness, she could now see that the dinosaur standing iti her path clearly related to her present situation. Bargaining to gain a realistic share of the house and property jointly owned by her husband and herself, felt to her as if she were gaining her needs at his expense, like a predator. That made her feel so awful, she was almost ready to allow her husband to take all, leaving her without house or money to start again. Her awareness of where the feelings arose from, and the unrealistic pan they played in her life, allowed her to relate to the situation with less pain and more wisdom’ (from Mind and Movement, Tony Crisp). ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

My Dream Interpretation

To dream that you are deaf and communicating by sign language, indicates that you are feeling secluded from the world, You may be closing yourself off from new experiences.

To dream that you are communicating with a deaf person through sign language, suggests that someone close to you is withdrawn, or maybe they are not communicating what you want to hear.... My Dream Interpretation

Islamic Dream Interpretation

(See Language)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

New American Dream Dictionary

1. Reverse: happiness, contentment.

2. Feeling as if a friend has been lost.

3. Domestic difficulties. ... New American Dream Dictionary

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