Uncover Hidden Dream Meanings

The swallow represents hard work.

It also indicates that you have already made a choice of some importance, and this simply indicates the question of whether the decision you have made is a good one. If this bird appears to be timid in any way, then this is a message to encourage you to think seriously about new opportunities and the events which are likely to present themselves in the near future. Dreaming about a swallow foretells annoyance and troubles ahead, but the swallow can also be a happy sign portending that you will be successful in whatever you do in your life. A swallow’s nest in your dream means that you will have happiness in life. If you dream that a swallow enters your house, it indicates that you have good friends.

Swallows are wonderful birds. They spiritually represent a new phase of life and I bet you are wondering what the dream of a swallow means. The swallow in dream lore indicates success and great luck. They are of course, focused on many different folklore and superstitions. But, most of these birds in dreams can indicate a fresh start. Many of these wonderful birds have contrasting dark breasts and can be metallic blue or even green. The intriguing thing about these birds is that they build their nest out of mud - the ground and the earth. Spiritually this might mean that you may need grounding.

As the swallow is often absent from the deep forests but normally found along rivers, villages and cities the swallow is a human bird that enjoys being by water. To see a black-collared swallow in a dream denotes someone will offer advice. The swallow is almost 50 million years old and in dreams the swallow could also be one of it’s relatives such as sylnividd warblers, white eyes, tits, bushtits and chickadees. In fact, the swallow is one of my favourite birds. The sounds of the swallow is wonderful and they dive into the grassland frequently. If you are unable to define the type of bird seen in the dream with the distinctive breast of a swallow indicates the same meaning. There is many different swallows for example (bank, barn, red chested, angolan, rough winged, white throated, wire tailed) but the barn swallow is mostly found in America. Anyway, here are all the dream meanings connected to this wonderful bird so scroll down.

What is the detailed dream interpretation of a swallow?

In one dream book, the swallow can be an omen of sadness for your family. If you dream of swallows on a wire, this foretells happiness and joy ahead. Hearing swallows chirping means that you will hear pleasing words. If you see swallows building a nest in front of you in a dream you might enjoy real happiness in your family. The nest of a swallow means happiness and blessings for the house where the nest is made - even in real life. Dreaming about a swallow entering your house indicates that you might receive good news or some news from a friend of yours. If you see a swallow in your window, this means purity, peace, nostalgia, and happiness. Lots of swallows in your dream foretell good news ahead.

If in your dream you see a dead swallow, this portends lost affection. If you kill a swallow in your dream, this means ingratitude. Dreaming about swallows departing indicates that you might be involved in a trip in the future while dreaming about swallows arriving means that you might receive news from your lover. Seeing a flock of swallows in your dream suggests that you might receive some unexpected and unpleasant news. Seeing swallows in your dream omen an honest woman will come into your life, but also some affectionate proposals ahead. If you dream of only one swallow, this means solitude, fecundity, and annoyance. If the swallow flies away, this means your wish will soon come true.

What is the spiritual meaning of a swallow bird in a dream?

I have already touched on the fact that a swallow is quite a spiritual animal. There is ancient folklore about the fact that this bird denotes a new start, marriage, new possibilities and that business will be profitable. There were many different types of folklore that I have read - especially in Scotland. Much of these superstitions are connected with seeing swallows drifting in and out of the grassland. Swallows are supposed to represent our hopes and dreams and prospects of the new future. If you notice a dead swallow in real life it can often signify other people are going to expect a lot from you. If you see more than one swallow then this indicates a new love will be on the horizon. Obviously, these superstitions are taken from ancient textbooks.

What does Sigmund Freud say about seeing a swallow in a dream?

Sigmund Freud is a famous dream psychologist from the 1930s he believed that if we saw birds and dreamed of a swallow it was connected to our inner feelings. That we want freedom in life. The bird in dreams is associated with our complex makeup from a dream psychology point of view. Birds are generally positive omens and denote our own transferable subconscious mind. It could be that you are looking to escape a difficult situation and that the bird itself is a good look omen and denotes freedom with problems. Swallows are notoriously associated with good luck.

What does a swallow flying mean in a dream?

A flying swallow represents a hidden agenda. Do you have one? Flying in the sky can denote new possibilities in life. A new start as I have already mentioned.

What is the superstitions around swallows?

If you see a nest in the dream then this represents great luck and the nest in folklore is suppose to protect the house. Swallows denote spring and they leave in fall so it can represent a new start in spring.

Feelings that you may have encountered during a dream of a swallow

Content. Amazed. Curious. Enjoying. Admiring. Happy. Surprised. Mellow. Soft. Relaxed. Loving. Kind.

Your dream

  • You see a swallow = bouncing joy.
  • Swallows on a wire = new tomorrow.
  • Swallows chirping = happiness and family gatherings.
  • A swallow building its nest = great luck as below.
  • A swallow entering your home = great luck.
  • A swallow at your window = a bright start.
  • Lots of swallows = wonderful luck (as below).
  • A dead swallow = problems.
  • Swallows departing = delay.
  • Swallows arriving = a message.
  • A flock of swallows = wonderful luck.
  • A swallow = hope, happiness and luck.
  • Swallows flying = news.
  • A nest of swallows = good luck.

By Florance Saul
Oct 16, 2012