Dream Interpretation Tongue | Dream Meanings
(see Face, Mouth, Teeth)
Ability to communicate, express yourself.
If cut off, watch your words. Also, a sharp tongue does not turn away wrath.
In general, to dream of a tongue means that you talk too much.
If you bite it, it should be read as a call for prudence. this type of dream tends to indicate that you are starting to realize your failures and regret some things.
If the tongue stutters, it denotes that you don’t know how to express your needs in a coherent manner.
If it hurts, the dream probably alludes to the fact that you have been speaking badly of someone or telling lies. For Freud, the tongue had a clear sexual meaning. Because of its shape and erotic function, he compared it to the penis. (See TALKING and MOUTH)
if the tongue you dream about is your own, it means that you will tell lies.
If it’s someone else’s, others will lie about you. To dream that you don’t have a tongue denotes the inability to defend yourself against slander. Finally, an infected tongue means that you speak too carelessly.
A tongue is used for communicating, nourishing the body, and giving or receiving physical pleasure. After considering the details of your dream, see into what category your dream message may fall. Are you afraid of gossip or a “harsh” tongue, or do you have other concerns in regard to this body part? The extended tongue can be a symbol of mockery, lustfulness, exhaustion, or thirst. Consider your current needs and see if any of them are being addressed in this dream.
To dream of seeing your own tongue, denotes that you will be looked upon with disfavor by your acquaintances.
To see the tongue of another, foretells that scandal will villify you.
To dream that your tongue is affected in any way, denotes that your carelessness in talking will get you into trouble.
Dreams of a tongue signify expression, speech, taste, your preferences, likes and dislikes. Also, dreams of a tongue represent your feelings about expressing yourself. See Taste, Talk and French Kiss.
2. Language and communication.
3. Indiscreet gossip, chatter.
4. Manipulative, malignant character (“deviltongued,” “serpent’s tongue” or “forked tongue”).
Unlike the Throat, it is an unfavourable omen if you dream of any trouble with your Tongue.
To see your own tongue in your dream, signifies the things you say and express. You have either said too much, or you need to express yourself more.
If you dream of being chased by a giant tongue, this symbolizes a scandal that is theatening you in real life. You are seeking to escape from a situation where someone is saying things that are unfair or untrue.
Language, intellectual creativity, communication.
The tongue always refers to the throat chakra and thereby to the honesty of your communication, or the lack of it. See Speech, Giving a; and Lecture
(Interpreter; Pen; Speech writer; Stinger; Translator) In a dream, one’s tongue represents his translator or his business manager. One’s tongue in a dream also represents the chief cause of sin. Moving one’s tongue without speaking in a dream means committing a sin. Seeing an increase in size, width, or length of one’s tongue in a dream means strength and overcoming one’s enemy. Ifone’s tongue becomes elongated with no cause for dispute or argument in a dream, it means having a bad tongue, or backbiting others, speaking ill about others, or using base and despicable language. Having a long tongue in a dream also could mean clarity in one’s speech and eloquence in one’s expressions. Having two tongues in a dream means acquiring a second language or a second trade, using a proof other than one’s own in a court of justice, or winning victory over one’s enemy.
If one finds his tongue tied in a dream, it means stagnation of his business, or it could mean poverty.
If black hair grows over one’s tongue in a dream, it means a fast coming evil.
If gray hair grows over one’s tongue in a dream, then it means a slow coming adversity. Hair growing over one’s tongue in a dream also means writing or reciting a poem. One’s tongue in a dream also represents the perfect alibi, the beauty and eloquence of one’s presentation, a professional presentation, good fame and good conduct.
If a governor’s tongue is cut off in a dream, it means the death of his interpreter or his speech writer.
The human tongue in a dream also represents his pen and his signing authority.
If one’s tongue becomes long and reaches the skies in a dream, it means that he will be impeached or deposed from his leadership position following his tyranny and injustices.
If the tongue of a leader or a ruler becomes long in a dream, it also signifies the expansion of his power and the infallibility and effectiveness of his commands. One’s tongue in a dream also symbolizes a milk suckling baby, a lion in his den, or an intelligent warrior. Thus, if one lets a lion out of a lair in a dream, it denotes his tongue, or hurting people’s feeling or reputation with one’s tongue. Ifone sees himself without a tongue in a dream, it may mean the death of an infant.
If one has to appear in court and sees his tongue cut off in a dream, it means that his proof will be rejected by the judge.
If only the side of one’s tongue is cut off in a dream, it means that he has doubts about the testimony of his witness.
If he is a merchant, it means that he will lose an important business deal.
If he is a student, it means that he will not complete his schooling.
It is also said that when one’s tongue is cut off in a dream, it means that he is a forbearing person.
If the wife’s tongue is cut off in a dream it means that she is a chaste and a pious woman.
If a wife cuts off the tongue of her husband in a dream, it means that she will flirt with him and show him tenderness and love. Cutting off the tongue of a poor person in a dream means giving something to an impudent person to shun offhis evil. Ifa poor person cuts off the tongue of another poor person in a dream, it means a fight between them. Ifone’s tongue sticks to his palate in a dream, it means that he will deny or reject someone’s right, refute the truth, or lie about a trust he received to keep for a time. Eating one’s tongue or biting on it in a dream represents an act one will regret.
If a governor sees that in a dream, it means that he swindles people’s money and receives bribes. Biting on one’s tongue in a dream also means remaining mostly silent, withholding one’s advice, or controlling one’s fury and anger. Biting one’s tongue in a dream also could denote gluttony. Cutting off one’s tongue in a dream means invalidating one’s argument or proof, or preventing him from asking for anything.
The cutting off of a poet’s tongue in a dream means giving him money for his recitation. Seeing one’s tongue black in a dream means that one may preside over his own people. Ifhe is a wretched person, it means that he is a liar.
If someone who is scared of something sees his tongue in a dream, it means that he will lose his battle and become subject to defamation and humiliation.
If a wretched person sees himself having many tongues in a dream, it means that he will have a large family. Having many tongues in a dream also means speakingmany foreign languages. Ifone’s tongue is split in half in a dream, it means that he is a liar. Having many tongues and of many colors in a dream means telling different and contradictory stories, or it could represent a music writer.
If people touch one’s tongue or suck it in a dream, it means that they are acquiringhis knowledge. It also represents people toadying or lobbying in official business. One’s tongue in a dream also represents a hidden treasure, a hidden knowledge, a toadying servant, an employee, one’s house, a vehicle, a skilled enemy, a seedling of a fruit bearing tree, a bad wife, a barren woman, one’s spoken and irretrievable words, earnings, collecting garbage, following someone’s traces, a policeman, or a prisoner.
An animal’s tongue in a dream represents one’s life or death, because for an animal, his tongue is like a hand through which he takes things.
If a scholar’s tongue is cut offin a dream, it means that he will lose his argument, or it could mean the death of his assistant, student or son. Losing one’s tongue in a dream represents the malicious joy of one’s enemy, family, or neighbors for one’s losses, or it could mean the death of a beloved, severing a relationship, or a plant disease that will affect one’s fruit bearing trees. Perhaps losing one’s tongue in a dream could mean separation between husband and wife, divorce, losingone’sjob, or moving to a new town. Having two tongues in a dream also means backbiting others, or having two faces with people, for people say that so-and so has two tongues or two faces.
If the second tongue does not impede the person from speaking in the dream, then it denotes his truthfulness, love and affection toward others. One’s tongue in a dream also may represent something one fears, such as the collapsing of a roof over his head, or it could represent an enemy. It also means isolating oneself from people of knowledge and wisdom, or it could mean remaining mostly silent, minding one’s own business, or offering devotion and being grateful to God Almighty for His gifts and blessings. One’s tongue in a dream also represents a captured prisoner of war, or a snake hiding in its pit. Looking at one’s tongue in a dream means controlling what comes out of it.
(Also see Body’; Exhaustion from speaking; Language; Spell out)
To dream of seeing your tongue indicates that you need to be more outgoing.
A dream in which your tongue is afflicted shows that you’ve engaged in too much meaningless chatter.
A dream in which you see another person’s tongue has carnal implications.
The tongue can mean a sex act or penis.
The tongue in dreams often signifies our ability to know when to speak and when to remain silent. It may also be to do with our own understanding of information that we wish to pass on to other people. We may have deeply felt beliefs we wish to share. Another explanation that is much more basic is that of the symbolism of the serpent and the phallus, and hence sexuality.
A dream of actually holding onto your tongue with your hand, or with your teeth, is an admonition that you could be tempted to reveal too much, and it’s time to “hold your tongue.”
To see someone sticking their tongue out at you means that you are more highly respected than you think.
To dream of licking or tasting food depends on the nature of the food involved. See Taste.
If the dreamer sees a snake with its tongue flickering in and out, someone in his aura “speaks with a forked tongue,” or, in other words, isn’t being totally up front with him.
To see an animal panting with its tongue hanging out indicates that the dreamer has been moving too fast, working “hot and heavy,” and needs to stop and take time out.
Dreaming of the tongue of a shoe implies that there are issues going on with you now that you don’t really understand, and thus you should reserve any comments about them until you do.
Represents speech, i.E.
An enlarged tongue is exaggeration; excessive gossip; see “gossip”
Anything involving the tongue relates to your ability to articulate in the world of communication. Conversely, the tongue could also relate to the sense of taste and the quality of life that taste brings to the experience of eating.
The tongue is symbolic of our innate human desire to be understood and relates to issues around communication. This can reflect everything from being soft- spoken to possessing a sharp tongue.
If communication is too passive, the speaker may be rendered ineffective.
If it is too pointed or overly direct, wounding can occur, often in opposition to the communicator’s intention.
A damaged tongue could indicate a need for you to examine how effective you are in this area.
If your tongue is paralyzed, you may not be speaking powerfully enough to achieve your intentions in your waking life.
A split, cut, or missing tongue is symbolic of confusion and perversion, Ps. 55:9, Prov. 10:31
(1) Have you been saying too much / too little? Is there some part of you that ought to have been given expression but hasn’t?
(2) The tongue may represent the penis.