You see a swallow: you’ll have a guest from afar
(bird) symbolic of blessing, peace, or finding the right place to live, Ps. 84:3
The swallow seen in a dream represents hope and the coming of spring, a time of new beginnings and fecundity.
(zool. Starling) A swallow in a dream represents money, a blessed man, a blessed woman, or an intelligent and a learned boy. Catching a swallow in a dream means seizing what is unlawful for one to take.
A house filled with swallows in the dream represents lawful earnings.
A swallow in a dream is also interpreted to represent a man of good character, and who is pious and amicable. Helping a swallow in a dream means that one may assist a kind person in his life. Catching a swallow in a dream also means being unjust toward one’s wife. Eating a swallow in a dream represents a fight. Ifone sees swallows flying away from his house in a dream, it means that his wife or a relative will abandon him, or separate from him and travel away from that town. In general, swallows and starlings in a dream represent people who are financially comfortable, or they could represent death, grief, or good deeds, movement, chanting, benevolence, or weddings. Seeing a swallow in a dream also may mean marriage to a trustworthy woman, or it could represent a good household manager.
If one is transformed into a swallow in a dream, it means that thieves will rob his house. Seeing a dead swallow in a dream is a warning to revert one’s actions and to engage in doing good.
Domestic bliss and Spring, announcing the end of winter. Great speed and mobility. According to Physiologus, the most widely read book of the Middle Ages, the swallow reproduces only once and possesses great knowledge about herbs.
Domestic happiness and faithful friends.
To dream of swallows, is a sign of peace and domestic harmony.
To see a wounded or dead one, signifies unavoidable sadness.
News from afar is forecast by this dream: a swallow’s nest, domestic happiness (Gypsy).
(see Birds, Feathers, Wings)
The arrival of this bird in spring makes it an envoy of hope and new opportunities.
In heraldry, the swallow represents conscientious attention to duty.
China: A symbol for daring and fearlessness. Also a stern protector of marital fidelity.
Biblical (Old Testament): Communications, sometimes those with little meaning. In this setting, the swallow is called a chatterer.