Some languages have many words for snow, as reported on The Language Blog. For example, Swedish differentiates between snow that can be easily shaped into snowballs and snow that has gone slushy due to salt.
Seeing a roach, also known as a cockroach, in your dream can be troubling. What might be more troubling, though, is all the well-hidden roaches you don’t see in your life.
This is just one of many associations that people may have with a drinking glass. As is typically the case, what objects in your dream mean has a lot to do with what you have been taught throughout your life that those objects mean.
Many people have never seen a wolf, a classic predator animal, in waking life. The need to defend yourself from one threat or another never entirely goes away no matter how modern a city you live in, though. Dreaming of a wolf may therefore show you where you are on your local food chain.
Turtles are animals with a few striking qualities. They have big shells on their backs, and they move very slowly. These quirks of turtles are well known in human cultures around the world. This makes turtles rich in dream symbolism.
If you dream of death or dying, does that mean you are going to die soon? Everyone will die eventually, but dreams of death and dying are far too common for everyone who has them to be imminently on death’s door.
Book dreams can include the quality of intellectual seriousness that makes book ownership increase your value on the dating market in waking life. Here’s how a dream about books might be intepreted
Humans around the world, whatever their differences may be, have some common experiences with the weirdness of teeth. They grow in and fall out and grow back in just as a normal part of development.
Like many dreams, killing dreams take your emotional experiences and cast them in the most dramatic imagery possible. Even if you have no desire to actually kill anyone, your emotions around things as simple as allocating scarce resources or making decisions could trigger a killing dream.
How a demon dream looks to you might be influenced by your religious or cultural background. What many religions and cultures have in common, however, is the idea that there are demons, supernatural creatures that have bad intentions toward humans.
When is a dream more than just a dream? Many dreams involving loved ones who have died feel like any other dream, but some people report having dreams of their dead loved ones, whether human or animal, where it feels like more than that is going on – where it feels like their dead loved one is actually trying to contact them.
Dreams can be very social experiences, in terms of interacting with other people in your dreams. Many of them may be people you know in your waking life, but their role in your dream may be more complex than your relationship with them in waking life.