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Salmon, Dream Interpretation


One who is fighting hard to keep their head above water in an uphill battle in the sea of life

A potent image in mythology is the salmon of knowledge, which signifies knowledge of other worlds (the lands beneath the sea) and of other­worldly things. This conforms to shamanistic belief that creatures have the ability to visit other dimensions.

Psychological / emotional perspective: In common with most fish when they appear in dreams, the salmon signifies our basic urges – most often the need for survival. By being able to put in effort we reap the rewards of our actions.

Material aspects: In modern medicine the omega 3 oil that is in salmon is a powerful brain food. When the salmon appears in dreams we may need such a substance or be being warned that we need to pay attention to our intellectual pursuits.

Gives gender - specific: The salmon signifies abundance and masculinity and is also phallic. In its fight to mate by swimming upstream it can also symbolize the sperm and may do so in men’s dreams. Often a salmon can appear in a woman’s dream as a symbol of her wish for pregnancy, whether this is a conscious wish or not.

To dream of salmon suggests that you possess great determination to prevail over any trials and challenges you may face in the pursuit of success. Communicating and managing your feelings are tasks that you find relatively effortless.

May be a phallic symbol, but, as with all fish symbols, it usually points to the attitude of the dreamer toward his emotions.

Folklore: Family squabble.

Family troubles.

1. Wisdom, insights.

2. Determination.

Dreams of salmon represent that you trust your gut instinct and inner knowing, even if it is against all odds and against the tide of conventional paradigms. Alternatively, this dream might be giving you the message to go back to your roots, back to the beginning, to understand how you arrived at this place in your life.

If you dream of the silver on the salmon, then this represents wealth and riches is within your grasp. See Fish.

The salmon signifies abundance and masculinity and is phallic. In its fight to mate by swimming upstream it can also symbolise the sperm. Often a salmon can appear in a woman’s dream as a symbol of her wish for pregnancy.

In common with most fish when they appear in dreams, the salmon signifies our basic urges most often the need for survival. By- being able to put in effort we reap the rewards of our actions.

In mythology the salmon signifies knowledge of other worlds (the lands beneath the sea) and of other-worldly things. This refers principally to the subconscious.

Dreaming of salmon, denotes that much good luck and pleasant duties will employ your time.

For a young woman to eat it, foretells that she will marry a cheerful man, with means to keep her comfortable.

To dream of salmon leaping up a swift stream, is a sign to a young unmarried woman that her future husband will be happy-go-lucky, and as fortunate in business matters as he is in social affairs.

A dream denoting division and strike in the family (Gypsy).



Salmon | Dream Interpretation

Keywords of this dream: Salmon

Gypsy Dream Dictionary

Bacon: To slice bacon indicates the coming death of a loved one.

To eat bacon means triumph over enemies.

If you are smoking or curing bacon, someone close to you will become ill.

Biscuit / Cookie: There will be great rejoicing.

Boiled or Roast Meat: You will tend to be melancholy and dwell a lot on the past.

Brandy: Indicative of living “high off the hog with little thought for tomorrow and little regard for your friends.

Bread: To smell bread means you will be given an opportunity to make some money.

A loaf of bread handed to you could mean a new child on the way.

To slice bread is to divide up your luck into small amounts.

To eat fresh bread is to enjoy good friendship.

To eat stale bread is to open yourself up to possible sickness.

Butter: You will have good fortune mixed with sadness. Wealth to come, but at a price.

Cabbage: To dream of eating cabbage means you will receive good luck.

To dream of cooking cabbage means you will go into debt.

Cake: Eating cake means good luck. Strangely, if a woman dreams she is eating wedding cake, it means she will have a period of bad luck.

To make and bake a cake means you will bring your own luck.

Capon: You have been deceived in your affections.

Champagne: Symbolizes money.

A bottle of champagne is the chance to make money.

To drink champagne is to receive money.

To toast a newly married couple with champagne is to be assured of success in business.

Cheese: Vexation; frustration, but final success.

Chocolate: Eating or drinking chocolate means that you will soon be going through an illness, though not a serious one.

Coffee: To drink or smell coffee is a sign of long life.

Corn: Corn on the cob indicates coming financial gain. Corn growing in a field means you will have a good and happy marriage. Popcorn means a sudden, unexpected windfall.

Cream: If you are drinking cream, you will receive an unexpected gift.

If you spill cream, you will have to pay an unexpected bill.

Eeels: Malicious enemies.

Egg: A wealth of family love.

Flour: To see flour, either packaged or at the mill, means it is a good time to invest, but don’t put all your money into one thing.

Ham: You will meet a very jolly person.

Honey: You are being falsely sweet to someone and it shows!

Jam / Jelly: To dream of putting up jam preserves means you will develop good friends among your neighbors.

Lettuce: To dream of lettuce is good, according to the Gypsies.

For a woman, it signifies a wonderful time to come with her lover(s).

For a man, it signifies the attention of a number of beautiful women.

Liquor / Liquers: You may do something you will very much regret afterwards.

Macaroni: A symbol of great distress.

Milk / Milking: To dream of drinking milk indicates you will be very lucky in love.

To dream of milking a cow means you will have to work at winning the person you desire, but you will eventually be successful.

Millet: A sign of poverty

Mustard: There will be a number of family quarrels.

Oysters: To dream that you are eating oysters is a very favorable sign, usually signifying a large family.

If you are married, your spouse will be very much in love with you and you will have several children; if you are not married, you soon will be and then will go on to have children.

Pancakes: Seeing, cooking, or eating pancakes means that some of the things you presently think of as curses in your life are going to turn out to be blessings.

Pastry: To be eating pastries means you will miss an important appointment. You could suffer illness at a most inconvenient time.

Rice: As with millet, a sign of poverty.

Salad: Various embarrassments.

Salmon: A sign of deceit.

To eat salmon means you will discover the deceiver.

Salt: You will be recognized for great wisdom.

Sausages: You will be accused of interfering in some one else’s love affair.

Soup: You will return to good health.

Vinegar: You will labor in vain for a while.

Wine: To dream that you are drinking wine is a good omen. It prognosticates health, wealth, long life, and happiness.

If you are in love, you will marry the person you adore.

If you are married, you will draw especially close to your spouse.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary

The Language of Dreams

(see Animals, River)

Miracles, especially those of providence, as portrayed in the story of Christ and the loaves and fishes.

Determined procreativity. Some fish, like salmon, fight their way against water currents to mate.

According to Edgar Cayce, ugly fish represent evil. Hooking a fish: Seizing a spiritual or personal quality.

Hindus regard fish as representative of charity and timely rescue, especially from the emotional nature.

The first incarnation of Vishnu was a fish that saved humankind from the flood.

In China, this symbolizes prosperity, renewal, and peace.

The word for fish in Chinese is actually a homophone for abundance.

An alternative icon dream, because fish coincide with many savior figures, including those of ancient Babylonia and India.

Among Buddhists, the symbol of separation from desires and attachments.

In Japan, the carp specifically is an emblem of the masculine nature (see Men).

Potentially a play on words that warns against a “fishy” situation.

Seeing yourself fishing indicates a search. Watch your catch, however, as your hook can snag an old shoe as easily as it might the prize you seek!

Casting nets for fish reveals a person who is liable to accept all received information as truth, without discriminating good information from bad (see Webs).

Each type offish can become a distinct symbol within your dream.

For example, a flounder indicates someone who is constantly wavering and unable to make a decisions (e.g., “floundering around”). On the other hand, a piranha reveals a biting personality, or one that is anxious for success at any cost.... The Language of Dreams

Strangest Dream Explanations

Fish, because they are aquatic, represents the feminine essence and are the symbol of the Christ.

A fish is also a sign of the creative element in life and going with the flow. Also fish can represent sperm and perhaps the subconscious desire for a baby, as well as for unconscious wisdom that you have yet to understand.

For a better understanding of the significance of this dream, consider its feeling tone and context. See Swim and Salmon.... Strangest Dream Explanations

Dream Meanings of Versatile

Psychological / emotional perspective: Dreaming of fish connects with the emotional side of ourselves, but more our ability to be wise without being strategic. We can often simply respond instinctively to what is going on, without needing to analyze it.

The salmon symbolizes wisdom; a cooked fish is a completed task and other fish represent prosperity.

The fin of a fish signifies positive movement and ‘going with the flow’.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

Little Giant Encyclopedia

See Angel, Ocean. Living life from the depths of the soul and emotions, because fish live in the depths of the sea. Feeling like “a fish in water”—being in one’s element. One feature of fish is their wholeness, since they live exclusively in water (the emotional sphere). Fish are usually voracious eaters and immensely productive. They have no eyelids, sleep with their eyes open, and are always attuned to the world around them. Some fish change their colors according to the circumstances. They are creatures of high sensibility, but they are also cold and can’t be held. In a broader sense, the symbolism of the astrological sign of the fish is also relevant here, where oceanic feelings, trust and mistrust, and the contradictions of willpower and self-defense are at issue. Also, chaos and the absurd belong here, as well as faith—including superstition and disbelief.

If you see yourself fishing, what did you catch? A small fish indicates small Booty: a big fish, big booty.

The fisherman is trying to catch the content of the soul. Since ancient times, in China fish have been a sign of fertility. As far back as Babylonian times, fish appearing in dreams were considered phallic symbols. According to 2nd century dream interpreter Artemidorus, a dead fish represents lost hope.

The fish is also a Christian symbol.

The point when Spring entered the constellation of the fish coincided with the beginning of Christianity.

The salmon of wisdom is part of Irish mythology.

In psychoanalysis, the fish is a symbol of male sexuality- According to Jung, if you are the fish, you can renew yourself in the Water (emotions). Also, according to Jungian psychoanalysis, the fish is the symbol of wholeness. It symbolizes the total person of the dreamer and, more to the point, the emotional side of sexuality. Jung also believed that fish are like thoughts and hunches, which surface from the unconscious. (In the fairy tale “The Fisherman and His Wife,” we find the 44 wishing-fish.”)... Little Giant Encyclopedia

Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreams of swimming upstream signify that you are following your instincts and boldly asserting your beliefs regardless of the flow of the rest of the world. Consider whether or not your struggle is worth the price you pay. Alternatively, this dream may reflect that you are being rebellious just for the sake of it. See Salmon.... Strangest Dream Explanations

New American Dream Dictionary

1. Determined (salmon upstream).

2. Dead. ... New American Dream Dictionary

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