Fish Dream Explanation
— There are contradictory views about the sight of fish
in a dream. In many cases, it means money and abundant means; for certain interpreters, it means worries, sorrow, disease, saddening news, and death where the fish
was seen in the dream, in view of a fish’s unpleasant smell, high cost, and lifeless body. But in the opinion of the author of this book, this could not apply to fish
seen alive in the water, just caught and fresh, or well cooked. In general:
symbolize the ruler’s minister (s), because the sea is a king and the fish
a huge fish: The tyrant will perish.
• Catching big
fish: Welfare and benefit.
small fish: The end of pleasure and benefits or sorrow of all kinds, because small ones have more bones.
• If the number offish could be identified: Women.
• According to Al-Nabulsi, up to four fish
mean women, more than four acquisitions and money.
• Fishing in the water: Will hear something pleasant.
from the sea or anywhere and eating it: Will score benefits.
• Catching fish
from the seabed: (1) Will excel in one’s craftsmanship or art, achieving windfall gains and reaping all kinds of benefits. (2) Will receive money from kings and sultans or become a spy.
• Finding in one’s custody big
and small fish: The dreamer cares for marriage ceremonies and other happy occasions as well as funerals and whatever brings people together, be they good or bad.
• Finding in one’s custody fish
with a human or birdlike appearance. Will be acquainted with merchants, people who come and go by road or by sea, translators who have mastered many a foreign language, or persons with high morals. However, their character will depend on the beauty or ugliness of the creatures seen in the dream.
• Owning fish
or similar animals of the type that are raised at home for decoration or other purposes, such as the tortoise or the sheatfish or catfish: Will be good to orphans and strangers and shelter them.
• Many, innumerable fish: Snatched money or war spoils or money earnt the hard way.
• Seeing in the sea or near riverbed an assembly of big
and tender fish
, eating, or distributing them at will: Plenty of financial conquests inasmuch as the dreamer has caught something and will do with it exactly as he did in the dream: eating, dividing, hoarding, et cetera.
plenty of big fish
with tender meat: Wealth and booty.
• For Al-Nabulsi plenty of fish
means an ugly booty or acquisition and abundant wealth from a king, dangerous to accept in view of that king’s difficult accountability.
• Seeing a gathering of big
and small fish: Good dream, which heralds welfare.
• Finding pearls in a fish’s stomach: Woman will give the dreamer a male child or two or more, as many as there were pearls.
• Finding a ring in a fish’s stomach: Will obtain a high position and have abundant means.
• Taking grease from the stomach of a fish: A woman will give money and other benefits to the hero of the dream.
one or two tender fish: Will conquer the heart of one or two women.
, especially small ones: Trouble and worries emanating from kings or powerful parties.
• Catching fish
with plenty of bones and scales: Silver or gold that is well guarded, unattainable, or inaccessible.
that has a natural weapon: (1) Will triumph over enemies. (2) Will befriend evil people.
invaluable fish: Goods belonging to merchants.
• Eating salted fish: Trouble and hard times.
• For some people, dreaming of salted fish
translates into money and other benefits, as salt is a preserving substance.
• Grilled salted fish: A journey in search of knowledge or wisdom, in view of the verse in the Holy Quran that says: “And when they reached the point where the two met, they forgot their fish
.” (“Al-Kahf’ [The Cave], verse 61.)
• Tender grilled fish: (1) Gains and benefits, in view of the story of Jesus Christ and the fish
. (2) Prayers will be heard. (3) Enormous welfare, in case the dreamer is a pious person; otherwise it means punishment.
• Grilled fish
falling from the sky: A sign that prayers will be heard and that the dreamer will beat his enemies and be promoted.
• Rolling small fish
in wheat and frying them in melted grease: Will enter a useful business, spend honest money on it, and make a profit through hard work, then savour the particular taste of such money.
• Fried fish: Prayers will be heard.
• Eating live fish: Will become a ruler or get a kingly position.
• Eating, together with one’s servant, from both sides of the same fish: The servant is a traitor and a thief.
• A fish
coming out of the dreamer’s mouth: Will say something wrong about a woman.
• A fish
coming out of the dreamer’s penis: Birth of a girl.
• A living, tender, and lively fish: A slave or a maiden.
• Fishing on land: (1) Will commit a grave sin. (2) Good tidings or prosperity.
• Fishing in clear, pristine water: (1) Welfare. (2) A son will be born happy.
• Fishing in troubled water: Strong pain and sorrow.
• Fishing in a container with troubled water: Nothing good anyway.
• Catching fish
from a well: (1) The dreamer is or will become a sodomite. (2) The dreamer will run after someone’s female servant or maiden girl.
• In general, fish
with tender scales means complications and slowness in whatever is being processed in people’s favour.
• For a deceiver, fish
with tender scales: Successful designs. Deceit will be concealed and he will wickedly and stealthily get hold of people’s assets.
• Long fish
without scales (or any similar creatures): Bad or unsuccessful deeds or endeavours, fatigue, and desires that are not fulfilled, because such fish
is slippery and eerie.
in water sources or springs: Good augury.
• Dead fish
in the sea: Bad omen. It specifically means that a plea will not be responded to.
• A dead fish
in one’s bed: Bad omen for a sailor.
in one’s bed while travelling by sea: A rough voyage is ahead during the course of which the dreamer might drown (because he has shared the fish’s bed).
• Barbel fish (Cyprinus bynni): Good omen for someone seeking marriage or partnership.
• A patient seeing fish: Hardships (as humidity and water exacerbate pain).
• Buying a fish
from a merchant: Will buy a slave girl or marry.
• Eating a rotten fish
and leaving aside sound and tasty food: Will have prohibited sex and turn away from legitimate women.
• Trying to catch fish
from a basin or a pond, which ultimately escape: The dreamer’s rival or adversary is coveting and trying to deny his claim to his own money, and it will take a very vicious dispute to re-establish the dreamer’s rights.
• Seeing a fish
in a pond with its mouth wide open: Will go to jail.
moving from sea water to fresh water and vice versa: (1) Hypocrisy, intrigue, or a rebellion in the army. (2) Public controversy over unclear events. (3) Innovation or heresy.
floating on the water surface: (1) Things will go easier. (2) Someone far away will come closer. (3) Whatever is concealed will appear, even if it is an inheritance.
• The sea opening itself, exposing its bed, and the hero of the dream taking whatever fish
or jewels he wants from it: The doors of God’s hidden sciences will be open, ajar to the dreamer; he will be acquainted with the unknown and the secrets of religion and follow the right path, to his great advantage. If the fish
jump back into the sea, he will familiarize himself with the rulers, who will uncover their secrets exclusively to him. If he intends to travel, he will find the best companions and have a safe journey both ways.
• Seeing fish
that look like an island (whales?): Will achieve gains through Jihad (holy struggle) under the leadership of a good prince (or commander), especially if the dreamer had extracted some grease from the eye of that fish
or if he had eaten from its meat.
• Eating fish
before it is properly prepared: Will slander people, embezzle, become an adulterer, or contract a serious disease without fever, such as paralysis or hemiplegia.
• Finding fish
on the ground: (1) Will no longer earn one’s living by plying the seas, but by travelling by land. (2) Will have durable wealth and useful knowledge and enjoy self-sufficiency. (3) Will bring together his family and relatives or will have a family reunion.
• Any fish
with a human appearance: A reference to those who earn their living in the water, such as professional swimmers, divers, sailors, bath attendants, et cetera.
Fish Dream Explanation
— (Sea Life; Human being) In a dream, if their number is known, fish
represent women, but if their number is not known, then they represent money from a doubtful source. If one sees a fish
colony gathering at seabed, where he is fishing, bringing them up and eating them raw as he pleases, or if he places them into baskets and divides them into lots in the dream, it means that he will prosper and invest his wealth in different ventures and savings plans. A whale in a dream represents the minister of sea life, while the sea itself represents the king or the country. A whale in a pond with his jaws opened in a dream represents a prison. A large fish
colony in a dream represents despised earnings, or earning a large amount money one is accountable for its expenditure. Fishing in a well means homosexuality, or it could represent someone who tries to tempt his servant or his assistant to indulge in a loathsome act. If one sees himself fishing in murky waters in a dream, it conveys evil, sorrows, or distress however it may happen. If one sees himself fishing in clear waters in a dream, it means money or hearing nice words or conceiving a son, while fishing in salty waters in a dream means difficulties. If one sees himself fishing with a fishhook in a dream, it means excitement, pleasure or losing benefits. A soft skin fish
in a dream means benefits for someone intending to trick or to swindle people's money. Mostly fishing with a pole and a fishhook in a dream means difficulties or slow coming benefits, or a slow and loose business. Any large cyprinoid freshwater fish
or a barbel fish
(cyprinus bynni; barbus) in a dream denote positive benefits for someone intending marriage or to enter into a business partnership. Seeing a herring or any of its clupeid type fish
in a dream represent evil work or toiling for something one will never get. A fish
in the pond in a dream is also a sign of benefits, though may be little benefits. Seeing dead fish
floating in the water in a dream has an ominous connotation, or they could represent a hopeless case. Taking fish
from the water and eating them alive means profits, or an appointment to a high raking position in wakefulness. In a dream, if a sick man or a traveller finds fish
in his bed it also connotes bad or a painful sickness or suffering from arthritis, or he may drown because he would be sleeping with them. Seeing sea fish
covered with salt in a dream means lasting richness, because fish
are preserved in salt, or it could mean burdens. If one's wife is pregnant and he sees a fish
coming out of his male organ in a dream, it means that his wife will beget a son. If a fish
comes out of his mouth, then it means speaking ill of a woman. A fried fish
in a dream means that one's prayers will be answered. A broiled fish
in a dream means travels or seeking knowledge. A large fish
in a dream means money, while a small fish
means difficulties, burdens and stress, because it carries more spikes than meat, beside, small fish
are more difficult to eat. Mixed sized of different kinds offish in a dream represent money, trouble, liking social events or mixing with all types of people, the good and the bad ones. Buying a fish
in a dream may mean marriage. Eating a rotten fish
in a dream means pursuing adultery and avoiding a lawful marriage. If one sees himself attempting painstakingly to catch a whale in a small pond in a dream, it means money that he will fight for, though he cannot get hold of it without having to cross major obstacles. If one finds a pearl or two in the belly of a fish
in a dream, it means that he will marry a rich woman and conceives one or two sons with her. If he finds a ring in the belly of the fish
in a dream, it means that he will gain authority and might. Finding fat in the belly of a fish
in a dream means acquiring money from a woman. Seeing oneself fishing on a dry land means committing adultery, a sin, or it could mean hearing good news. Catching
with excessive bones and scales denotes the necessity to pay one's dues or to distribute alms tax on one's liquid assets, because one cannot enjoy his catch unless he first cleanse it. Seeing sea fish
swimming toward sweet waters, or river fish
swimming toward the sea in a dream means hypocrisy, falsehood or the rise of an innovator or an impostor. If one sees fish
swimming on the water surface in a dream, it means ease in attaining his goals, exposing secrets, unveiling hidden past, reviewing old books or redistributing an old inheritance. If one sees fish
that have the look of human beings in a dream, it means business, trading or meeting with an interpreter, or a translator, or associating with people of good character. If such fish
with a human face look beautiful, then one's companions are good. Otherwise, if the fish
look ugly in the dream, then it means that he has associated himself with evil companions. If one sees an aquarium in his house filled with all types of catfish, or angelfish or similar fish
that live in a home aquarium in a dream, it means being charitable or taking care of orphans or adopting children. If one sees himself reaching with his hand to the bottom of the seabed to catch fish
in a dream, it means that he will acquire extensive knowledge in his profession and prosper from his trade. Otherwise, it could mean that one will become a spy. If the sea opens and unveils its treasures, and if one catches a goldfish from its belly in the dream, it means that Allah Almighty will reveal new spiritual knowledge to him in order to help him understand his religion and to receive guidance. If the goldfish leaves his hand and returns to the sea in the dream, it means that he will join the company of righteous people and saints from whom he will learn about the inner spiritual knowledge, or that he will find a good companion for a journey he intends. If one eats a fish
without cleaning or cooking it in a dream, it means that he will speak ill of his own friends, slander his associates, commit adultery, acquire money from trickery and falsehood, or become inflicted with a dangerous disease or suffer from a stroke. If one sees fish
on the shore rather than in the water in a dream, it means that he may change his profession. The different types of fish
in a dream represent human beings and their professions. A fish
in a dream also could mean that death will take place where it is found, because of the departure of its soul, its stench, weight and one's responsibility to bury the deceased. Eating a fish
in a dream also means receiving easy, lawful and enjoyable earnings. (Also see Meat)
Fish Dream Explanation
— If a person sees a specific number of fish
in his dream it suggests that he will come into contact with a woman or he will marry a woman.. But if its number or quantity is unknown it means he will acquire wealth or booty.
Salted Fish Dream Explanation
— Salted fish
whether small or big
symbolise grief and sorrow caused by a perbond servants, subordinates or brother.
Fresh Fish Dream Explanation
— If they are huge and many they symbolise wealth and assets from the one who acquires them. If small and many it means he will be afflicted with grief and sorrow. If one or two, they represent one or two women from who he will derive benefit.
Fish restaurant Dream Explanation
— (See Seafood restaurant)
Stuffed fish Dream Explanation
— (See Stuffed turkey)
Fillets of Fresh Fish Dream Explanation
— If the fillets, fat or skin of fresh fish
is eaten or acquired by a person it means he will acquire wealth and assets from someone. Perhaps from some authority or woman.
Fishery Dream Explanation
— (Fresh seafood) A fresh fish
salesman in a dream represents a jeweler, one who earns lawful money, knowledge, strive, trickery, exposing secrets or defamation. To buy a fresh fish
in a dream also may mean getting married. (Also see Seafood restaurant)
Partridge Dream Explanation
— (Francolin; Genus; Mountain quail; Woman) In a dream, a partridge represents a beautiful but a non-amicable woman. Catching
a partridge in a dream means marrying such a woman. Catching
many partridges in a dream means prosperity. A flock of partridges in a dream represents women. A partridge in a dream also represents smiling people. Eating the flesh of a partridge in a dream means buying new clothing, or storing food for one's family. If a married person sees himself catching
a male partridge in a dream, it means that he will beget a blessed son. If a pregnant woman catches a partridge in a dream, it means that she will give birth to a daughter. Slaughtering a partridge in a dream means committing adultery. Driving or pushing a partridge in a dream means rebuking a woman. Owning a partridge in a dream means marrying an Asiatic or a Persian woman, or meeting with a wealthy woman, or marrying a woman who will betray him and bring no benefits to him.
Aquarium Dream Explanation
— (See Fish)
Trout Dream Explanation
— (See Fish)
Incident Dream Explanation
— A man said to Imam Ibn Seerin: "I saw a big
bull coming out of a small rock, and I shook hands with him in a dream. The bull then wanted to return inside the rock, but he couldn't." Ibn Seerin replied: "Indeed; sometimes a man may say a big
word, then regrets what he had said, though he cannot change it."
Whale Dream Explanation
— (Fish; Jonah; Sea life) In a dream, a whale represents an oath, the temple of righteous people and the prayer mat of the devotees. Seeing a whale in a dream also means strains, depression, loss of rank, or a growing anger. Seeing the whale which swallowed Allah's prophet Jonah (uwbp) in a dream means dispelling one's fears, prosperity for a poor person and the coming relief for someone in distress. In a dream, a whale also represents the chief minister of sea life, while the ocean represents the king or the ruler. (Also see Fish)
Shark Dream Explanation
— (Fish) A shark in a dream represents high spirit, or it could mean belonging to the upper class or to a noble lineage.
Seafood restaurant Dream Explanation
— (Fish) In a dream, a seafood restaurant represents adversities, fights, evil, stress, depression, or relief from difficulties. (Also see Fishery)
Mountain goat Dream Explanation
— (Ibex; Oryx; Sasin; Wild goat) In a dream, a mountain goat represents a foreigner who will be passing by one's town. Catching
a mountain goat in a dream means receiving money from a king or from a wealthy and a powerful person, for the mountain in a dream represents such a person and the goat represents the prize. Looking at a mountain goat in a dream means slandering a person who holds an important position in the government and who is well connected with the ruler. Catching
a mountain goat in a dream means harm and sufferings, though eating its meat in a dream means that one will receive money from such a person. (Also see Oryx)
Butterfly Dream Explanation
— The butterfly is a weak person with a big
Market Dream Explanation
— The unspecified market refers to the mosque and vice versa, because man trades and earns in both.39 It also refers to the battlefield, where some people win and others lose. In the Holy Quran, God has used the word commerce as a synonym for Jihad (holy struggle): “O ye who believe! Shall I show you a commerce that will save you from a painful doom?” (“Al-Saff’ [The Ranks], verse 10.) Likewise, the souk or marketplace could allude to the person’s luck commensurate with the size of the market; the learning institution; the asylum; and the pilgrimage season. The meat market, in particular, symbolizes the war zone. The jewel and the cloth markets represent commemoration ceremonies and learning establishments. The money changers market is a reference to the ruler’s court, where people weigh what they say and matters are evaluated carefully. Sometimes souks represent lies, injustice, worries, and misery. They allude as well to the sea, where the big fish
eat the small fish
, and to compulsory spending, as often brought about by spouses, or marriage itself, and the birth of new children. Indeed, each specific market has a different interpretation. But it is noteworthy that the Muslims Holy Prophet was said to consider the souk as the abode of devils. He advised Muslims always not to be the first to step into or the last to leave the marketplace.
• Missing a transaction or failing to achieve benefits in one: (1) If involved in Jihad, will turn back and miss the opportunity to die as a martyr in the holy war. (2) If planning to go on a pilgrimage, will miss that chance or something will spoil that religious duty after it has been performed. (3) If a student, something will hamper the dreamer’s efforts; he will miss a lecture, or he will learn something for evil purposes, turning away from God. (4) Will miss the collective prayer at the mosque.
• Stealing or cheating in buying and selling: Will indulge in the worst kind of theft, like that involving people’s bread. If a mujahid—involved in Jihad—will be caught and chained. If a pilgrim, will conquer the heart of a woman and enjoy making love to her. If a scholar, will give bad counsel, will pray the wrong way, will prostrate himself before the imam does, et cetera.
• Seeing a specific market full of people but with fire in it or a spring in its midst or seeing a nice breeze blowing in it or its shops filled with chopped straw: Good earnings for the merchants, but hypocrisy as well.
• The market looking empty and its people dead or the merchants feeling sleepy or looking dormant or the shops closed and cobwebs appearing here and there, even on the commodities: Stagnation and recession.
• Seeing a quiet market: Unemployment for its people.
Hoopoe - Also Called In English Coffin Bird Dream Explanation
— The hoopoe symbolizes a man of vision and foresight in his work, a writer and a critic who goes into every detail but who has little religion and does not enjoy a good reputation, in view of that bird’s stinking smell. Catching
a hoopoe means one will hear news.