Islamic Interpretation of Dreams (Ibn-i Sirin):
(Interpreter; Pen; Speech writer; Stinger; Translator) In a dream, oneâs tongue represents his translator or his business manager. Oneâs tongue in a dream also represents the chief cause of sin. Moving oneâs tongue without speaking in a dream means committing a sin.
Seeing an increase in size, width, or length of oneâs tongue in a dream means strength and overcoming oneâs enemy.
Ifoneâs 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 oneâs speech and eloquence in oneâs expressions. Having two tongues in a dream means acquiring a second language or a second trade, using a proof other than oneâs own in a court of justice, or winning victory over oneâs 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 oneâs tongue in a dream, it means a fast coming evil.
If gray hair grows over oneâs tongue in a dream, then it means a slow coming adversity. Hair growing over oneâs tongue in a dream also means writing or reciting a poem. Oneâs tongue in a dream also represents the perfect alibi, the beauty and eloquence of oneâs presentation, a professional presentation, good fame and good conduct.
If a governorâs 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 oneâs 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. Oneâs 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 peopleâs feeling or reputation with oneâs 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 oneâs 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 oneâs tongue is cut off in a dream, it means that he is a forbearing person.
If the wifeâs 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.
Ifoneâs tongue sticks to his palate in a dream, it means that he will deny or reject someoneâs right, refute the truth, or lie about a trust he received to keep for a time. Eating oneâs 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 peopleâs money and receives bribes. Biting on oneâs tongue in a dream also means remaining mostly silent, withholding oneâs advice, or controlling oneâs fury and anger. Biting oneâs tongue in a dream also could denote gluttony. Cutting off oneâs tongue in a dream means invalidating oneâs argument or proof, or preventing him from asking for anything.
The cutting off of a poetâs tongue in a dream means giving him money for his recitation.
Seeing oneâs 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.
Ifoneâs 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 oneâs tongue or suck it in a dream, it means that they are acquiringhis knowledge.
It also represents people toadying or lobbying in official business. Oneâs tongue in a dream also represents a hidden treasure, a hidden knowledge, a toadying servant, an employee, oneâs house, a vehicle, a skilled enemy, a seedling of a fruit bearing tree, a bad wife, a barren woman, oneâs spoken and irretrievable words, earnings, collecting garbage, following someoneâs traces, a policeman, or a prisoner.
An animalâs tongue in a dream represents oneâs life or death, because for an animal, his tongue is like a hand through which he takes things.
If a scholarâs 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 oneâs tongue in a dream represents the malicious joy of oneâs enemy, family, or neighbors for oneâs losses, or it could mean the death of a beloved, severing a relationship, or a plant disease that will affect oneâs fruit bearing trees. Perhaps losing oneâs tongue in a dream could mean separation between husband and wife, divorce, losingoneâsjob, 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. Oneâs 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 oneâs own business, or offering devotion and being grateful to God Almighty for His gifts and blessings. Oneâs tongue in a dream also represents a captured prisoner of war, or a snake hiding in its pit. Looking at oneâs tongue in a dream means controlling what comes out of it.
(Also see Bodyâ; Exhaustion from speaking; Language; Spell out)