The meaning of Crow in dream | Dream interpretation
Invariably ill-omened is this dream. Artemidorus holds it the dream of an adulterer. Raphael labels it the sign of a funeral. Cicero was warned of his own death by a number of crows circling about his head.
To see a crow in your dream represents darker aspects of your character that need to be managed. Traditionally, crows are symbols of approaching death or bad news but they can also represent wisdom and or deviousness.
This black fellow is an unhappy omen.
He’s usually a forerunner of sadness though not necessarily grief.
Because of its black color, it is tied to the ideas of beginning (mother night, primeval darkness, etc.); for its flight, the chosen messenger. Formerly, it was believed that the crow was the “messenger” of the gods, which gave it a great cosmic significance. Over time, most people associate this bird to the ideas of misfortune and death. In oneiric terms, and taking into account the latter, the crow can be the messenger of your unconscious. First it frightens you, but then it reveals its spiritual wealth.
Associated with witchcraft and oneiric prophecy, some superstitions believe that dreams in which crows appear foretell the future.
If it flies above the dreamer, it predicts hazards and bad news. Dreaming that a loved one transforms into a crow predicts strong pains.
To dream of seeing a crow, betokens misfortune and grief.
To hear crows cawing, you will be influenced by others to make a bad disposal of property.
To a young man, it is indicative of his succumbing to the wiles of designing women. See Raven.
Dreams of this bird that is known for flying between the worlds of life and death reflect your feelings and attitudes about death, your shadow, change and transformation. See Bird.
1. Bad omen.
2. Something magical is coming.
4. Removal of unwanted feelings, as the crow consumes carrion.
The sinister colour, BLACK, makes this bird an omen of grief, and misfortune.
If more than one Crow is seen, the matter becomes very serious.
To see a crow in your dream, represents your annoying habits and the darker part of your character.
A crow in a dream may serve as a messenger from your unconscious.
Symbolizes misfortune or death because of its black color. See Darkness. It may also be a symbol of an aggressive woman. It was an Early Christian symbol of faithfulness. See Bird.
(Carrion crow; Cheat; Hooded crow; Jackdow; Raven; Swindle) A crow in a dream means adultery, narrow-mindedness or concealing one’s evil actions or intentions. In a dream, a crow also represents a stingy, proud, ostentatious and an arguing person. Hunting crows in a dream means earning unlawful money through deceitful actions and corruption. Seeing a crow in a dream also means a bad omen and particularly if seen in the fields. Seeing a crow standing over the roof of one’s house in a dream means that one’s wife is having a secret affair with one of his friends.
If a crow speaks to someone in his dream, it means that he will beget a son who will grow to be a corrupt person.
If one sees a crow speaking to him in a dream, it could mean suffering from depression, then feeling better thereafter.
A crow in a dream also could signify migration, or separation between beloveds. Eating the flesh of a crow in a dream means receiving money from thieves. Seeing a crow standing before the courthouse in a dream means committing an offense and paying the price for one’s crime, or it could mean killing one’s brother, then regretting it.
If one sees a crow digging the earth in a dream, then it becomes a stronger indication of such a crime.
If a crow scratches someone’s face in a dream, it means dying from an illness or freezing to death from being lost in a forest during the winter. Receiving a crow as a gift in a dream means happiness.
A hooded crow in a dream represents longevity, a wealthy person, elderly people or it could represent wonderment about something when awakened.
A crow in a dream is also the messenger of winter, cold weather and adversities. Seeing a crow descending upon a noble house means that a corrupt person will marry a noble woman from that house. Seeing a piebald crow in a dream means an affliction that will befall one’s son. Owning such a piebald crow in a dream means having a bad son. Slaughtering such a crow in a dream means receiving news from a distant place. In that sense, if a piebald crow speaks to someone in a dream, it means begetting a son who will grow to be a despicable and a corrupt person. Seeing a flock of crows inside one’s house in a dream means gaining wealth and honor up to the end of one’s life. It also could represent people who speak ill of others or backbite them.
A crow in a dream also represents a vicious fighter who fights just for himself and who is keen at acquiring what he wants, or it could represent a grave digger or bad news, a bad omen, mismanagement of one’s life or business, a long journey, trouble, adversities or calling a curse upon someone, adultery or it could represent someone who mixes good with bad qualities. Seeing a jackdaw in a dream means a bad crop. Fighting a crow in a dream means fighting someone of such character. Holding a crow in one’s hand in a dream means self-deception and pride.
A crow inside one’s shop in a dream means a corrupt person in that company. Hunting crows in a dream means gains from unlawful sources. Seeing a crow standing over a grave in a dream means that one will die in that place, or that one will discover something about which he had no knowledge.
(Also see Baby crow; Carrion crow; Raven)
It represents a mischievous person who is a great liar and an impostor. He has no religion.
The same is the interpretation of an old eagle and magpie. Imaam Ibne Sireen (RA) says that if a person sees an old eagle in his dream during the day, he will suffer from some serious illness.
This indicates a sorrowful funeral ceremony.
Vision: Seeing a crow in a dream alludes to someone’s death. Seeing several crows in a tree: a family reunion is planned. Catching a crow: the future is going to be sad and fraught with conflict. Hearing a crow screeching: bad news to come.
Depth Psychology: The crow always represents a fear of failure. It also predicts bad luck or the death of a close relative.
Dreaming of a crow can have two meanings. Traditionally the crow warns of death, although today it is more likely to mean great change. It may also represent wisdom and deviousness.
see Dream Dictionary: Birds
A boastful “know it all” with an oppressing message; see “bird”
The black crow flies toward the four directions as a guide through life’s journey.
For the spintual seeker. Crow can come to represent the spiritual guidance that is available when you attune to nature.
The caw of the crow can announce a message of affirmation to a significant question in your life. In general, the crow is a mediator between your conscious mind and your higher self, helping you to navigate in a positive direction.
(1) A crow may symbolize death or misfortune. See also Dead / Death.
(2) Possibly, it may represent something in your psyche that can enrich or renew your life. (Crows sometimes fly high, and have therefore been regarded as messengers of the gods; or as emblems of fertility.) This might be true even if the crow in the dream frightened you: wc are often afraid of those dark parts of our psyche that nevertheless contain all that wc need for a fuller life.