Questions For Lenormand Cards

If you’re just learning how to read Lenormand cards, I recommend that you jump in and start making predictions as soon as possible. The only way to really learn how to read Lenormand is to get stuck in! One way which you can get used to the Lenormand system is to ask your cards simple questions, and make small, no pressure predictions. 

You should ask your Lenormand cards simple questions, interpret your answers and refer back at a later date. For the best results, I would ask my deck a mix of predictive questions, holistic questions, and questions that have both short and long-term outcomes. 

Below, I have written a beginner’s list of low-pressure questions that you can ask yourself, record the answers and look back on in the future. Once the future happens, you can compare and contrast your results with your predictions and see how you did!

However, so that you can measure their accuracy,  remember to record the answers to these questions after you perform your Lenormand reading! 

Plus! If you’re eagle-eyed enough, you can see that each of these questions is inspired by the corresponding Lenormand card (have a think about how the question fits the interpretation). Good luck! 

1. Who will be the next visitor to come to my house? 

2. What will be the next lucky event to happen to me? 

3. What country would my personality be most suited to? 

4. What is the character of the next family member I will bump into? 

5. What do the next six weeks hold for my health? 

6. Where in my life is my judgment impaired? 

7. Where will I next encounter an exotic animal? 

8. What will be the nature of my next illness? 

7. What will be the next gift I will receive? 

10. In my life, what is about to end? 

11. Will the team which I support win at their next match? 

12. What is the next exciting thing I will see on social media? 

13. Who will be the next child I will see? 

14. Which job would suit me the best? 

15. Will I stick to my next health kick? 

16. This is where I can inspire others.

17. Who in my life is going to get pregnant next? 

18. Which one of my friends will I next bump into? 

19. This is a club/organization/group which would be good for me. 

20. The date of the next event I get invited to will be….

21. What does my long-term future hold? 

22. What will be the nature of my next dilemma? 

23. This is the most stressful thing in my life….

24. What do the next six weeks hold for my love life? 

25. Who in my life will be next to walk down the aisle? 

26. Which subject matter should I devote myself to mastering? 

27. What time will the post arrive today? 

28. What do I look for in a partner? 

29. What does a partner look for in me? 

30. Will I retire? Should I?

31. The next major event to happen to me during the day is…..

32. The next major event to happen to me during the night is…..

33. This is the most important thing to me in my life. 

34. What will be my next unexpected purchase? 

35. I will find an item on my next beach stroll. What will it be? 

36. What do the next six weeks hold for my spirituality? 

That’s all for my list of questions for Lenormand cards! If you have enjoyed this post, feel free to download my 100% free Lenormand for Beginner’s guide.

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How To Read Lenormand Cards

Do you want to learn Lenormand cards? Are you dying to read Lenormand cards but you do not know where to start? Would you like a step by step guide for how to read Lenormand cards so that you can start making predictions about your life, love, and relationships? Well, do not worry because I am going to explain step by step what you need to do to learn how to read Lenormand cards! 

Below is a step by step guide to learning how to read Lenormand. I have based these steps on exactly how I learned Lenormand almost 5 years ago. 

There is not a wide range of Lenormand reading information available, so sometimes it can be a bit hard to know where to start on your Lenormand journey. However, don’t worry, I have got you covered!

It is entirely possible to learn how to read Lenormand cards in only a few days from a very minimal number of resources. I learned Lenormand in only 2 days by reading instructions online and watching other card readers practice in Facebook groups. Learning Lenormand is only as difficult as you want to make it. 

Steps For How To Learn Lenormand Cards

There are only a few steps to learning the basics of Lenormand cards: 

Step One: Get A Deck

Your first step on your Lenormand journey is to purchase a deck. However, you can start learning how to read Lenormand cards before you even own one. I began to learn the meanings, combinations, and basics of Lenormand reading before I actually owned a deck, but ideally owning your own deck would be a great place to start.

When you’re first learning how to read with Lenormand cards, you may be tempted to get a super modern, pretty deck but I recommend against this. Modern decks often include extra cards which can be stressful and confusing. I recommend that you purchase a historical deck because they tend not to include lots of shit you don’t need. 

I think that Lo Scarabeo’s Lenormand cards, or Blue Owl Lenormand cards are a great place to start. You can see examples of Lenormand decks on my Instagram.

Step Two: Familiarize Yourself With The Structure Of Lenormand

Your Lenormand deck will include 36 cards. As I said, some decks will include extra cards, but when you’re just learning how to read Lenormand I recommend that you remove these cards and only work with the standard 36 during the learning process. 

Through this post, you can see a list of 36 cards in a Lenormand deck. 

Step Three: Learn The Basic Lenormand Card Meanings

If you want to start reading Lenormand, you need to learn the very basic meanings of all 36 Lenormand cards. Do not worry, it is not that difficult. After all, there are only 36 cards to learn (unlike with Tarot when you have to master 78!) 

Most of the meanings of Lenormand cards are pretty obvious and standard. For example, Clover represents luck and Snake can represent temptation. Plus, Lenormand cards can appear as literal things, so the Snake could symbolize someone’s real pet snake or Clover could represent clovers in your garden. 

Here, you can learn the Lenormand card meanings. 

Step Four: Check Out Some Combinations 

In readings, two or more Lenormand cards are combined together to form one basic meaning. So, if you pull a Boat and a House card, this can represent a houseboat. If you draw the Key card and the House card, this can represent a house key. 

It is a good idea to go over a list of Lenormand card combinations so that you get a general idea of what the Lenormand combinations look like. Check out the list of Lenormand card combinations

I should say, try not to memorize all of the Lenormand card combinations. First of all, it is impossible. Secondly, you want to use your intuition and ‘flex’ your brain. Every reading will be different, so look to other reader’s combination interpretations as examples and inspiration NOT something you should be memorizing. 

Step Five: Learn A String

The most basic type of Lenormand reading is called a String. String’s are lines of 2, 3, 5, or 7 Lenormand cards placed in a line. 

To perform a String reading, all that you have to do is ask a question and pull your designated number of cards. Once you draw your Lenormand cards you can interpret their meanings. 

You can see how to perform Lenormand String readings on this website. 

Step Six: Learn Nine-Card Spreads

Nine-card spreads are sometimes called Squares. Squares are pretty much a step up from String spreads as they are slightly more complicated (because they use 9 cards). As the name suggests, Squares appear as squares, not in lines as Strings do. 

For Lenormand Square spreads, you will interpret the rows and the columns of a square of nine Lenormand cards. Sometimes you will use a Square for a specific question (for example, does Arran love me?) but other times you can use a Square for a general life area (for example, what is the future of my love life?)

Here, you can check out Lenormand Nine Card Spreads.

Step Seven: Learn A Grand Tableau

The Lenormand Grand Tableau uses all 36 cards from a Lenormand deck. Because it uses all of the cards, most Lenormand teachers will tell you that you should learn how to read a Grand Tableau a long time after you have learned how to read Lenormand. However, I disagree. 

Ideally, you should be learning how to read a Lenormand Grand Tableau while you are starting out reading Lenormand. Learning how to read one early on will get you used to reading with all 36 cards. 

And, trust me, reading GTs are not difficult; most Lenormand readers I know (myself included) find it easier to read a Lenormand Grand Tableau than they do to perform a 9 card reading! Once you know all of the card meanings, you will know what each of the positions in the houses (spread positions) mean.

Discover here How to Read a Lenormand Grand Tableau.

So, that’s it! Once you learn all of the things in this post, you will be a Lenormand reader and will be able to read yourself and others with Lenormand cards. And yes, you should be reading friends and family quite early on in your journey as this will give you practice. 

How To Read Lenormand Cards Recap

To recap, if you want to learn how to read Lenormand cards you should: 

1. Get a deck. 

2. Familiarize yourself with the structure of Lenormand. 

3. Learn the basic Lenormand card meanings. 

4. Check out some Lenormand combinations. 

5. Learn the String Spread.

6. Learn the Nine Card Spread.

7. Learn the Grand Tableau. 

8. Sign up for my newsletter where you can receive a free Lenormand for Beginner’s guide and be notified of when my online Lenormand course opens for enrolment.

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List of Lenormand Cards

If you are brand, spanking new to reading Lenormand cards, you probably do not know which cards should be in your Lenormand card deck and what it is you should be learning. Therefore, I am including a list of cards which should be in your Lenormand card deck plus special notes about these cards so that you know which 36 cards are the true Lenormand cards, and which ones are extras. 

It’s a sad fact, but I have had to write this list of Lenormand cards because most modern Lenormand deck creators like to include extra cards with their Lenormand decks. I don’t want to stamp on anyone’s creativity, but as a teacher, I have discovered over the years that including extra cards in your Lenormand or Tarot decks (or renaming the cards different things) is the fast track to confusion for beginners. 

And, if your customers are confused, they won’t use your deck. 

Anyroad, here is the list of Lenormand cards which should be in your Lenormand deck with a little extra information plus any additional names this card has. Hopefully, this card will be the Sun to your Cloud of Lenormand confusion: 

List of Lenormand Cards

01. Rider – Also known as The Cavalier or The Horseman; it represents messengers. 

02. Clover – Represents luck and good fortune. 

03. Ship – Also known as Boat; it represents travel. 

04. Home – Also known as House; it represents the home. 

05. Tree – Represents health and blood relations. 

06. Clouds – Represents confusions. 

07. Snake – Represents enemies. 

08. Coffin – Represents slow endings. 

09. Bouquet – Also known as Flowers; it represents appreciation. 

10. Scythe – Represents quick endings. 

11. Whip – Represents things that happen repeatedly. 

12. Birds – Represents gossip. 

13. Child – Also known as Children; it represents children. 

14. Fox – Represents work. 

15. Bear – Represents authority figures. 

16. Stars – Represents what you will become known for. 

17. Stork – Represents change and fertility. 

18. Dog – Represents friends. 

19. Tower – Represents the government. 

20. Garden – Represents how you socialize. 

21. Mountain – Represents long-term problems. 

22. Crossroads – Represents choices. 

23. Mice – Represents stress and things that are deteriorating. 

24. Heart – Represents love. 

25. Ring – Represents commitment. 

26. Book – Represents secrets. 

27. Letter – Represents paper. 

28. Man – Also known as Gentleman; represents the seeker or the most important man in their life. 

29. Woman – Also known as Lady; represents the seeker or the most important woman in their life.

30. Lily – Represents peace. 

31. Sun – Represents success. 

32. Moon – Represents emotions. 

33. Key – Represents what is important. 

34. Fish – Represents money and business. 

35. Anchor – Represents what is stable. 

36. Cross – Represents burdens. 

How Many Cards Should Be In My Deck?

There should be a total of 36 cards in your Lenormand deck; you do not need the extra cards. If you’re just learning how to read Lenormand, I recommend that you remove the extra cards and only work with the 36 which are listed above. 

Extra Woman And Man Lenormand Cards

In modern Lenormand decks, it is very common for you to get two Woman and Man cards in your deck. However, you’re only meant to read with one Lady and one Man card. Therefore, for your Lenormand readings, you should remove the extra cards which you do not need and only read with the original 36. 

When choosing which Woman or Man Lenormand cards to keep, be sure you pick ones which have the figures on the cards looking in opposite directions of each other. The directions which the Woman and Man look will impact things like the past, present, future, and whether or not your significators are in agreement or not. 

If your Lady and Man cards appear on a Grand Tableau facing each other they are getting along in real life; if they are back to back they are in conflict in real life. You can only tell this if the significators (these two cards) look in opposite directions, so it is best if you use significators which face different ways. 

Can I Use The Extra Cards?

Once you feel confident with reading Lenormand, then yes you can use the extra cards in your Lenormand card for readings. But, to begin with, I recommend you first learn how to read your standard Lenormand cards which appear on the list above, then see how you get on. 

That’s all for my list of Lenormand cards that should be in your Lenormand deck! On this site, I also have a free Lenormand for Beginners Guide. You can download that guide here

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Lenormand Time Frames And Dates

In Lenormand reading, there are specific time frames and dates associated with each card. Sometimes these Lenormand time frames and dates can be literal (precisely one day, exactly one week) or symbolic (soon, quickly, etc.) but timing events are generally much more straightforward and simple with Lenormand than it is with other divination systems, such as Tarot.

Each Lenormand card can have many possible time frames associated with it. In fact, timing in Lenormand is an entire sub-division of the system; for some cards, there are as many timing meanings as there are interpretations! Therefore, you will have to use your intuition to know which one is the appropriate prediction for your situation.

Below are the most common time frames and dates for each Lenormand card. Feel free to utilize each one in your reading practice or to change things up depending on your understanding of the card meanings. 

01. RIDER

Literally, the Rider card predicts that something will happen on the first of the month, or in one day, one week, one month or January.

In the figurative sense, the Rider card means that something is going to happen very soon. Often, the card represents the approach of something (or someone) significant whether that is a new lover coming into your life, a new job on its way, etc. In general, things happen quickly with Rider.

02. CLOVER

Like Rider, the Clover is also a relatively fast card. For literal time frames, it represents the second of the month, two days, two weeks, two months or February.

The Clover is a card of surprises. Therefore, in a timing context, it can mean that the event will happen somewhat unexpectedly.

03. SHIP

The Ship card is associated with the number 3 so it can symbolize a date in the month of March. Ship can also mean that events will take place on the 3rd of the month or in 3 days, three weeks or 3 months.

In the metaphorical sense, Ship marks a period of time when things begin to take shape and move in a particular direction. While it can mean that a situation will progress for the better, it can also mean that it will change for the worst so be mindful of this when designing your interpretation.

04. HOME

Literally, Home can represent four days, four weeks, four months, the 4th of the month or the 4th month (April).

Although Home is a neutral card, in some timing context, it can appear somewhat negatively, especially if you desire to change. Home can mean that a situation is too comfortable and that the parties involved are happy with the way things are. So, for example, if you have asked when your man is going to pop the question, and Home comes up, this might be a sign that he is in a rush to take the next step and will not any time soon.

05. TREE

In Lenormand, the Tree card is associated with the number 5 and dates of this number. So, May, the 5th day of the month, five days, five weeks and five months all fall under the domain of Tree.

Tree is the card of family and inheritance. In some instances, it can predict that a situation is inevitable or that you have been predisposed to something happening, especially if the question is concerning health and wellbeing.

06. CLOUDS

Clouds are the card of the number 6. Therefore, in literal timing readings, Clouds can predict that an event will happen in 6 days, six weeks, six months or during June or the 6th of the month.

However, although Clouds is a card associated with particular time frames around the number 6, it is also the card of confusion. Usually, in a timing context Clouds can mean that the date of an event is uncertain or not yet clear.

07. SNAKE

When it comes to Lenormand time frames and dates, Snake is the card of July or the 7th date of a month. Other times, it can symbolize a period of 7 days, seven weeks or 7 months.

Because Snake is associated with enemies and other people, it can mean that a situation will play out once that another person is ready to make their move. Therefore, when and if an outcome happens will be in that individual’s hands.

08. COFFIN

Lenormand readers associate the Coffin card with the number 8 so, when dating, it can predict that an event will take place on the 8th or a month or during the month of August. Coffin can also represent a period of 8 days, eight weeks or 8 months.

Coffin is the card of endings and adverse situations. Sometimes the Coffin card can mean that the matter you are reading on will not happen because it is not meant to be. Other times, it can mean that something is coming to an end or on the road to failure. 

09. BOUQUET

If you’re timing literally, the Bouquet is assigned to all things number 9 such as the month of September, the 9th of a month, nine days, nine weeks and nine months.

Seasonally, The Bouquet is often associated with Springtime because this is when flowers bloom. I will say though that some readers read Bouquet as a Summer card because flowers remind them of this season, so it really does depend on what your preferences are.

Because the Bouquet card is a symbol of appreciation, it can also mean that an event will take place once the parties involved are deserving of it. For example, you will get a job once you work hard and earn it.

10. SCYTHE

Scythe is the Lenormand card of dates associated with the number 10. Therefore, October, the 10th day, ten days, ten weeks and ten months will all appear as Scythe.

In the figurative sense, Scythe means that a situation will play out quickly, possibly even before you’re ready. Scythe strikes when you least expect it.  

11. WHIP

Lenormand readers assign the number 11 to Whip so – when timing and dating an event – the Whip card will represent the 11th of the month, the month of November, 11 days, 11 weeks or 11 months.

Metaphorically, Whip can mean that an event will take place repeatedly. So, if you’re asking if you will get a job offer the Whip card says that you will get more than one within short proximity of each other.

12. BIRDS

Traditionally, Birds is associated with the number 12. If you’re dating an event and Birds comes up, it can mean that the situation will happen on the 12th of the month, during December or in 12 days, 12 weeks or 12 months.

If I am dating something and Birds appear, I might be inclined to read this as symbolizing a time when birds are in the sky. For example, Birds can predict an event will happen early hours of the morning or the time of year when birds migrate and/or come home.  Sometimes, Birds can predict that something will happen on social media (Instagram, etc.)

13. CHILD

The Child can represent a period of 13 days, 13 weeks or 13 months. Want an exact date? Well, Child can predict that the 13th of a month will be important.

Traditionalists assign the month of May to Child, and I think this is a strong association. I am also inclined to read Child as representing the time an average pregnancy takes (9 months) or the time a child has developed into a full-grown adult (18 years).

Sometimes, Lenormand cards can be symbolic of a significant milestone, anniversary or event. Therefore, Child can mean that a situation will come to a head around the time of a child’s birthday.   

14. FOX

The number 14 is assigned to the Fox card so it can symbolize 14 days, 14 weeks, 14 months or the 14th of a month.  

Fox is the card of creativity and opportunity. When it comes to timing, Fox can mean that something will happen when you make it happen. You must act quickly and take action.

15. BEAR

When it comes to Lenormand time frames and dates, Bear represents the number 15, so it can be assigned a time frame of 15 days, 15 weeks or 15 months. Bear can also mean that an event will take place on the 15th day of the month.

Metaphorically, Bear is a funny card. The Bear is powerful and forceful but bears like rest. Bears are often associated with hibernation. Therefore, I would say that Bear can mean that an opportunity will come your way but only after a period of TLC and self-care.

16. STAR

Literally, Stars is the card of July or the 16th date of a month. Other times, it can represent a period of 16 days, 16 weeks or 16 months. Symbolically, the Stars Lenormand card can mean that an event will take place during night-time.

17. STORK

Sometimes, the Stork card will symbolize a period of 17 days, 17 weeks, 17 months, or a date which includes the number 17. However, there are more traditional associations for Stork.

Most Lenormand readers agree that Stork events often take place around the times seasons are changing. So, you can predict a situation will happen when Summer is going into Autumn, Winter is going into Spring and so on.

Because Stork is a pregnancy card, it can also be assigned a period of 9 months. If you’re asking a question such as, “When am I going to sell my house”? Nine months will be a realistic time frame if you have received the Stork card.

18. DOG

In Lenormand, the Dog card is associated with number 18 and dates of this number. So, the 18th day of the month, 18 days, 18 weeks and 18 months all fall under the domain of Dog.

If the appearance of Dog in a timing context is symbolic, then this can mean that an event will take place around a friend’s birthday. Alternatively, Dog can also represent the fact that you may have to wait until a friend is ready before you can progress with a matter.

19. TOWER

Literally, Tower is the card of the 19th date of any month. Other times, it can symbolize a period of 19 days, 19 weeks or 19 months.

Also, I often take Tower to be representative of the government or bank holidays. For some reason, the 4th of July celebrations in America reminds me of the Tower card, but this is a personal association I have.

20. GARDEN

In Lenormand, fortune-tellers assign the Garden card to the number 20. When timing with Lenormand, Garden can represent the 20th of a particular month, or a period of 20 days, 20 weeks or 20 months.

Sometimes, the Garden card can predict that an event will take place in the afternoon. Alternatively, a situation can be dated to a vital celebration such as around the time of a birthday, wedding or baptism.

21. MOUNTAIN

Mountain is a funny card to time within most readings which it appears. Granted, it can predict things will happen on the 21st of the month or in 21 days, weeks or months. However, the very nature of Mountain makes this very unlikely.

Mountain is the card of the long-term future. Usually, when Mountain comes up in a timing context, you can expect something to take years not mere days or weeks. Mountain can also mean that there are too many obstacles in your path for the situation to progress at all. Therefore, Mountain is not a positive card to receive in any spread which looks at a time unless you’re reading about something you do not actually want to happen.

22. Crossroads

There are two schools of thought when it comes to Lenormand time frames and dates with Ways (AKA Crossroads). On the one hand, Ways can represent the 22nd of a month, 22 days, 22 weeks or 22 months.

That being said, traditional Lenormand readers associate Crossroads with the number 2. Therefore, if you’re timing an event and Ways comes up, this means that it will happen in 2 days, two weeks or 2 months.

Metaphorically, Ways are the card of choices. Ways often warn that a situation will not change until you do. You must make clear-cut decisions before more of a situation can be revealed by reading your cards. 

23. MICE

Just like the Ways card, there are two approaches which Lenormand readers take when they date an event with the Mice card. In a similar fashion to the other Lenormand cards, Mice can symbolize the 23rd of a month, 23 days, 23 weeks or 23 months.

However, traditionally Mice is a card of quick action, and it has a lot of anxiety attached to it. Therefore, many Lenormand readers take Mice to represent things which can happen in seconds, hours, minutes and certainly no more than a week.

24. HEART

The Heart is the Lenormand card which diviners associate with dates and time frames including the number 24, so you can expect to see the 24th of the month, 24 days, 24 weeks or 24 months as being relevant.

Also, Heart is the card of love. Therefore, I would date an event to round about the time of an anniversary (if you have a partner) or Valentine’s Day (February the 14th) if the Heart appears in a timing spread.

25. RING

Ring corresponds to the number 25, so it can symbolize the 25th day of a month, 25 days, 25 weeks or 25 months.

The meaning of Ring can influence the interpretation in a timing context. Ring can mean that something is an ongoing commitment. Therefore, it is not a desirable card to receive if you’re wanting to know when a situation is going to end. Ring warns that something needs to change if you wish to make any type of progress.

26. BOOK

The Book card is associated with the number 26 so can symbolize the 26th of the month, or a timescale of 26 days, 26 weeks or 26 months.  

However, although technically Book can represent ‘26’ dates, it is also the card of mystery. Therefore, the Book card often means that the exact date or timing is not known. Or Book is telling you that you’re not yet meant to know when and if something will happen. Expect the unexpected and go with the flow.

27. LETTER

Like other Lenormand cards, Letter corresponds to its number so can symbolize the 27th day of the month, 27 days, weeks or months.  

When reading figuratively, I would guess that the Letter advises patience, simply because letters and packages are a slowish form of communication. Letter can mean you must reach out first, then wait for a reply.

28. MAN

The Man, or Gentleman card, can represent the 28th of a month. It can also predict that an event will take place in 28 days, weeks or months.

The Man card is not typically a card which is heavily associated with timing. However, if you are using it to date an event, I would say that it is likely to happen around your birthday (if you are male) or around the birthday of a prominent man in your life (such as a boyfriend or husband).

If you’re waiting on an event to take place, the Man card means that all will come together when you’re ready (if you’re a man) or when the most important man in your life is ready.

29. WOMAN

In literal readings, The Lady or Woman card is associated with the 29th day of any particular month, 29 days, 29 weeks or 29 months. Sometimes, it is the card of the leap day of a leap year. 

Like the Man card, Lady is not a card which Lenormand readers readily assign a time frame to. However, if you have used it, I would say that an event is likely to take place around your birthday (if you are female) or during the birthday of an important woman in your life, such as a girlfriend or wife.

Also, like the Man card, if you’re waiting on an event to happen, the Woman card means that all will come together when you’re ready (if you’re female) or when the most important female in your life is ready.

30. LILY

When it comes to Lenormand time frames and dates, the Lily symbolizes the 30th of the month. Alternatively, it can represent 30 days, 30 weeks or 30 months.

Traditionally, Lily is the card of Wintertime. I would also say that it can mean that an event will take place during a time that is significant to an older male (such as a birthday or anniversary).  

31. SUN

The card Sun, hypothetically, can represent the 31st of a month, 31 days, 31 weeks or 31 months. However, it is much more common for Sun to be symbolic of summertime. Sometimes, the appearance of Sun can mean that a situation will happen during the day or in the afternoon.

32. MOON

The Moon card in Lenormand can symbolize a period of 32 days, weeks or months. However, this is not the time frame that is most frequently associated with Moon.

Typically, the Moon card will predict that an event will take place within the next 28 days. Naturally, this interpretation comes from the fact that the moon has a 28-day cycle.

Another possibility is that the Moon card means that the moon will be important to the situation at hand. Things may come to a head during an eclipse, during the night, on the day of a new moon or the night of a full moon. Whether you associate Moon with being full or new is up to you.  

33. KEY

Hypothetically, the Key can represent the number 33 so you can predict with Key that an event will happen in 33 days, 33 weeks or 33 months.

It is much more common for the Key to be symbolic of something which is already happening and has been put into motion. The Key card implies something will take shape soon, or it warns that you must quickly take action otherwise an opportunity will evaporate.

34. FISH

The Fish card is associated with the number 34 and can mean that something will happen in 34 days, weeks or months. A more traditional interpretation is to say that an event will take several months or an entire season.  

35. ANCHOR

Like the other Lenormand time frames and dates, the Anchor has a number associated with it, 35, which can be used to time an event to 35 days, 35 weeks or 35 months. If you’re reading timeless literally, Anchor can mean that an event will either take place in or last a very long time.

Let’s say you’re in a situation that you enjoy, such as a relationship. You have done your reading based around the question of whether your lover is going to stay or not. Anchor, in this case, is a positive omen meaning that your love for each other will remain consistent.

By contrast, if you’re unhappy with an area of your life, crave change, or are waiting on the action being taken, the Anchor card is not desirable. In a reading of this type, Anchor predicts an inability to move forward. For the foreseeable future, you are stuck where you are.  

36. CROSS

Literally, the Cross is associated with the number 36, so it can mean that an event will take place in 36 days, weeks or months. However, Cross is a card that includes a sense of urgency so it can mean that the event will happen soon, almost, uncomfortably soon.

Cross can symbolize spirituality and religion, so I do read it as representing Easter time. You may choose to assign a different holiday to it such as Christmas or a non-Christian holiday depending on your preferences.

That is it for the Lenormand time frames and dates! Remember, if you want to know more about timing with Lenormand, check out the Lenormand Timing Methods or download the free Lenormand for Beginner’s guide here.

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Lenormand Timing Methods

What are some of the timing methods in Lenormand? How is it possible to read time with a Lenormand deck? Do you use one card or a range of cards to set a time frame with Lenormand card divination? If you’re asking these timing questions and more this article is for you! 

(Psst. If you’re looking for what time frame each Lenormand card represents then check out our Lenormand Card Times Frames and Dates post!) 

One of the benefits of reading Lenormand is the fact that it is a very detail orientated system. You can get lots of information from only one spread which makes it especially useful for making predictions.

Many readers can make easily make predictions but find timing with Lenormand a challenge. Therefore, I am going to go over a couple of techniques for telling the time with Lenormand. Feel free to select which one you think is best for your practice.

A Set Time Frame

Once you have been reading for a while, you’ll realize that your readings will only look so far into the future.

When I perform a Grand Tableau reading, I know that the vast majority of the things I discuss will take place within two years. I’m unsure why this is, but my readings seem to fall within this particular period.

Although I read with the time frame of near past – 2 years into the future, other readers will be different. For example, I know one reader who cannot read more than six months into the future and another reader who can read up to 5 years into the future using Lenormand cards. You should experiment with time frames and see which one is most accurate for you.

One Card Or Strings

Another Lenormand timing method is to ask your cards how long something will take to happen and then pull a card or a string of 3 cards for a time frame.

For example, let’s say you would like to know when someone you love is going to contact you. You could ask our cards, “When will Steven get in contact”? And pull The Rider; this would mean that Steven is going to contact you soon, within the next day, week or month.

If you suspect that something is going to take a little longer to play out, you can pull a ‘string’ of 3 cards. So, let’s say you would like to know, “when am I going to sell my house”? And you pull Rider, Clover, and Moon; this would mean that you’re going to sell your house within one month (Rider) + two months (Clover) + 28 days (Moon), so around four months altogether.

For these types of Lenormad timing methods, you have to use your intuition. Just as there are many Lenormand card interpretations, there are also many different Lenormand card time frames. Your intuition will tell you if Moon means that something will happen in 28 days, during an eclipse, during the night, on a new moon or full moon.

Because this method requires you to use your intuition, I recommend that you pull as little cards as possible to time an event so that you do not confuse yourself. I suggest that you only use one card or three at the most, no more than that.

Lenormand Timing Methods With A 3×3 Spread

If you have used a 3×3 (Nine Card) Spread, then telling the time is very simple. Basically, all that you do is take the middle card in the spread and assign the corresponding time to it. So, Sun in the middle of a 3×3 can predict that the events are going to play out during summertime.

The Literal Lenormand Timing Methods With A Grand Tableau 

The final two Lenormand timing methods I would like to share involves using a Lenormand Grand Tableau. There are a couple of ways you can use a Grand Tableau for timing; one consists of using the houses as literal time frames, and the other involves using both literal and figurative interpretations.

If you decide to time the Grand Tableau literally, then all that you do is assign the corresponding time frame to each house.

Using this method is super useful because you’re not playing guessing games about timing. You pretty much are going into a reading knowing that each House symbolizes a literal moment in time. Therefore, timing an event can be done quickly and effortlessly.

The first step in this method is to decide if you want to read days, weeks or months into the future. Once you have chosen your time frame, you shuffle, lay out your cards and read them as though they are a calendar for the future.

You might decide that you want each house to represent a particular time frame whether that be days, weeks or months. House one could represent one day, one week or one month. Or, house 15 could represent 15 days, 15 weeks or 15 months.

So, if you decide you want to read weeks into the future the House of Heart will symbolize something which will happen 24 weeks from now, The House of Ring will represent something which will happen in 25 weeks and so on. Rider in The House of Heart, in this context, means that you will receive news in 24 weeks.

It is up to you if you decide that the House will take on both its traditional meaning and its timing meaning or that it will only be used for timing. You may want the House of Heart to represent your love life AND something which will happen in 24 weeks. However, I advise against this.

If you decided that a House represents timing and its traditional interpretation you are assuming that your life is going to play out like a pack of Lenormand cards. So, you will predict that this week you will receive news, in two weeks you will get some luck, in three weeks you will travel, etc. However, life doesn’t work like that.

Therefore, I recommend that if you are using a GT for timing with Lenormand literally, you only take the houses to represent timing, nothing more or less. So a Rider in the House of Heart will only predict that you will get news in 24 weeks, but that news is not necessarily romantic just because it appears in the Heart House.

Literal And Figurative Timing With The Grand Tableau 

Another way to utilize the Grand Tableau for timing is to use both literal and figurative interpretations. For this method, you would say that the House of Tower could symbolize something which will happen in 19 days, 19 weeks, or 19 months but it may also predict something which is going to happen during a government, public or bank holiday.

Using both figurative and literal timing interpretations in one reading has its challenges. Essentially, you are going to rely on your intuition to know if a house represents literal timing or something more abstract. In this method, your intuitive and spiritual development is important because it will tell you which interpretation to use.

Even though it is more challenging to use literal and figurative timing meanings in the same reading, I feel this is a more accurate way to time with a Grand Tableau than if you assign a set time frame to each house. Using this method means that, if a time frame doesn’t seem quite right, you have something to work with and can adjust it a little. 

All that being said, the most accurate way to set your own time frames, is to record your readings; doing this will ensure that you can refer back in the future and measure your readings for accuracy. You can record your string, nine card, and Grand Tableau readings using the Lenormand Journaling Worksheets.  

That’s it for my Lenormand timing methods! If you would like to know more about timing with Lenormand, be sure to check out the Lenormand Time Frame and Dates post and my free Lenormand for Beginner’s Guide.

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Lenormand Meanings and Combinations

Do you want to know what all 36 Lenormand cards mean? Well, welcome to Lenormand Oracle’s  list of Lenormand fortune-telling card meanings and combinations! Below, you can find links to all of the Lenormand card meanings and combinations for divination on matters of love, career and more!

Not only can you find links to all of the Lenormand card meanings and combinations but below I have included my top tips for learning how to read Lenormand cards for beginners. Enjoy!

Lenormand Card Combinations

Rider  |  Clover  |  Ship  |  Home  |  Tree  |  Clouds  |  Snake  |  Coffin  |  Bouquet  |  Scythe  |  Whip  |  Birds  |  Child  |  Fox  |  Bear  |  Stars  |  Stork  |  Dog  |  Tower  |  Garden  |  Mountain  |  Crossroads  |  Mice  |  Heart  |  Ring  |  Book  |  Letter  |  Man  |  Woman  |  Lily  |  Moon  |  Sun  |  Key  |  Fish  |  Anchor  |  Cross 

Lenormand Card Meanings

Rider  |  Clover  |  Ship  |  Home  |  Tree  |  Clouds  |  Snake  |  Coffin  |  Bouquet  |  Scythe  |  Whip  |  Birds  |  Child  |  Fox  |  Bear  |  Stars  |  Stork  |  Dog  |  Tower  |  Garden  |  Mountain  |  Crossroads  |  Mice  |  Heart  |  Ring  |  Book  |  Letter  |  Man  |  Woman  |  Lily  |  Moon  |  Sun  |  Key  |  Fish  |  Anchor  |  Cross

Learning The Lenormand Meanings And Combinations

Learning Lenormand should not be difficult, challenging or a pain in the ass. It is possible to master all 36 card interpretations quickly, especially if you are already well versed in another method of divination (which most would be Lenormand readers are). However, even though it will help experience with another type of fortune-telling isn’t essential; you can still kill it if you’re a newbie.

I do have some tips which will make your Lenormand journey easier. Follow these, and you’ll be sure to be reading Lenormand in no time!

Stay Away From Busy Decks

Lenormand is a very symbolic method of card reading. You’re trying to combine one symbol with another symbol; that’s the goal, and that is how you are going to design your Lenormand meanings, interpretations and combinations.

If you have a deck that is too busy, it is hard to concentrate on the one symbol you’re trying to interpret. Stay away from decks that have a lot going on in one image. You do not want a cat here, a bird there, a house over there on one card. Busy decks can get very confusing, very quick.

Instead, try to go for decks which are as minimal as possible. Minimal decks will not depict a scene, just the symbol. OR if they do depict a scene, the symbol you have to interpret is obvious. Purchase decks which only feature a woman on the lady card, not a woman eating ice cream, walking along the beach getting peaked alive by a crow, being followed by a dog.

Put Yourself In The Hot Seat

There will be divination teachers online who will tell you that you should be practicing a method of reading for months, even years before you read other people with that system. In most cases, these people are full of shit.  

One of the fastest ways you can learn is to throw yourself into the hot seat. Even if you do not feel like you have mastered all of the cards correctly, it is best to get experience performing real readings with a system ASAP. If you wait until you ‘feel ready’ you’ll never be ready. You have to jump in there before you’re comfortable.

Watch Other Readers

Spying on how other Lenormand readers read the cards and make combinations is probably your best bet when it comes to learning Lenormand.

When I first started reading Lenormand, I joined many Lenormand Facebook groups and watched how the readers interpreted different types of readings. I genuinely believe that this was one thing that helped me make sense of the meanings and how to put combinations together correctly.

Having other people to watch did assist in my Lenormand. Therefore, on my social media platforms I often post practice readings that my followers can interpret. Doing this is good practice, not just for the participants but also for newbies who may just be lurking until they have the confidence to join in. We interpret Lenormand, dreams, Tarot, whatever! Check us out on Facebook and Instagram.

Take A Course

There is a lot to learn with Lenormand. You don’t just have the interpretations to learn but also HOW to combine cards and other things such as houses, knighting, timing, etc. It can all get a bit overwhelming, confusing and expensive if you’re buying books which turn out to be a waste of time (I once bought a Lenormand book and paid an additional £8 for delivery which turned out to be a piece of shit.)

If you’re a visual learner and wish to master Lenormand from start to finish completely, I have a Lenormand course. Through my course, you can discover scores of Lenormand reading information, with new content every week for ten weeks. You can receive updates when the course goes live by signing up to my newsletter. Just sign up for one of my free guides and you’re all set!

Keep Going

As with all methods of divination, it is essential that you do not get discouraged and keep pushing towards your fortune-telling goals.

You might look at your favorite diviners in awe and wonder why they are so amazing, how they come up with such perfect interpretations, how their brains and intuition seem to work differently. The secret is, there are no secrets, they keep going and never give up.

You may be tempted to put your Lenormand cards down and stop reading. You might get discouraged from a shitty reading, or think there are too many interpretations to learn. Trust me when I tell you: you can do this!

If you keep going, you will come out on the other side. If you master Lenormand, you will be able to predict, with accuracy, the past, and the future in love, business, career, health, family and a total of 36 life areas. You will be able to knock your seeker’s socks off with your knowledge of their life in its entirety. Now, isn’t that worth pushing for?

That is all for the Lenormand meanings and combinations list! On this site, I also have a free Lenormand for Beginners Guide. You can download that guide here

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Grand Tableau Spread

How do you read Lenormand Grand Tableau Spread? In this blog post, we look at how to interpret this Lenormand divination spread for beginners, including the house meanings. This 36 card layout is suitable for beginners, and fortune-tellers who are experienced in reading with this thirty-six-card reading system.

Grand Tableau spreads are Mount Everests of the Lenormand world. If you climb the summit, which is the Grand Tableau spread, you can be confident that you can perform any other type of Lenormand spread. I recommend that you dive into reading with this spread. Even if you’re learning and are a beginner, you can master a Grand Tableau spread.  I learned Lenormand in two days, so there’s no excuse for not jumping into the deep end of fortune-telling and predicting the future with this spread.

A Grand Tableau spread is a table of cards which is used in Lenormand. You can construct a table of 9×4 (which I will use here) or of 8×4 cards plus 4 ‘extra’ cards lined along the bottom of the Tableau. Because I nearly always use a 9×4, I am going to discuss this method here. Don’t worry as the positioning (or houses) mean pretty much the same no matter if it is a 9×4 or 8×4+4. For more info on this check out What Should my Grand Tableau Look Like?

A Note On Where The Cards Are ‘Looking’

Firstly, it should be noted that traditionally the direction which the cards are facing matter. Anything behind a significator represents the past. Anything in the direction which the significator is looking is the future. When placed on a Grand Tableau spread, my Lady card looks to the right. Therefore, the columns to the left of the card are the past, and anything in the columns to the right is the future.

When reading for a man (and using this deck) anything to their right is the past because the card looks left. Anything to the left is the future. Some people don’t bother with which direction the cards as facing as this is quite an old-fashioned method of reading. For a fuller reading, however, I recommend it.

Ways To Read A Grand Tableau Spread

The Grand Tableau can be read in several ways and is a matter of preference and what you would like to achieve. Each method of reading a Grand Tableau has its strengths and limitations, and you don’t necessarily need to stick to one way of reading; I use both options depending on who I’m reading for. It is essential to decide what style you are going to read the Grand Tableau before shuffling. Don’t change your mind if you don’t get what you want!

There are other ways of conducting a Grand Tableau, but this is the way that I use. These general rules need to be clarified before I explain the house meanings, so if you don’t understand don’t worry!

Option One

Option one of reading with a Grand Tableau spread involves the use of a significator which represents the seeker. The gentleman card represents the seeker if they are male, the lady if they are female.

This option looks into the seeker’s past, present and future depending on where the significator lands. Anything at the left-hand side of the seeker (because this seeker is female and facing right) is their past, the column which the seeker is found is their present, and the cards to the right of the significator is the future. Here is an example of how to read a significator in a Lenormand Grand Tableau:

I have highlighted what I mean. The lady card is found in column 5 of our seeker’s Grand Tableau spread which we will use for this post. The pink overlay represents anything in the present. The mint overly is behind the significator; these are in the past. As the yellow overlay is to the right of the significator, these are things in the future that are yet to come into being.

For reference, here is the Man as a significator:

It should be noted that also if the significator card is placed ‘high up’ on the Grand Tableau spread (in the example the lady is in row 2 of the four rows), then they are in control of their life. If the significator is ‘low down’ on the Grand Tableau spread (if it was in row 3 or 4) then at present the seeker is easily influenced by events and other people.

I often ask what happens if the significator is to the extreme left (column 1) or extreme right (column 9). If it is to the extreme left, then the seeker is going through a time of significant change, if it is to the extreme right, then they are too heavily influenced by their past.

If performing this reading for a client and they get their significator in column 9 then I let them decide if they would like the reading or would like to come back at a later date. A reasonable waiting period is six weeks.

Unfortunately, randomness is one of the weaknesses of this option of doing a Grand Tableau spread. Many seekers want to know the future, and if their Grand Tableau discusses the past because of where the significator is positioned it can be pretty annoying!

The thing is, the fact this option looks into the past (as long as the significator is not in column 1) is what makes this option an excellent way to read. I use this method of performing a Grand Tableau spread for people whom I haven’t read for before as looking into someone’s past is what convinces them you are a good reader. If someone wants to know something which doesn’t come up in your Grand Tableau spread, you can use a nine-card Lenormand spread after your Grand Tableau spread. After reading someone more than once, I tend to use option two as a way of performing readings.

Option Two

Option 2 pretty has and is similar to doing a regular Tarot reading where you purely look into the present and future. Before the shuffling you can decide if you would like to look from the present into the year ahead, six weeks ahead, etc. You can even ask if there is anything in your life right now you should know about.

The limitations of this option are the fact that timing is not mapped out and you’ll have to use your intuition to tell the difference between the past and future. If you are reading for yourself or an established seeker, though, this doesn’t matter too much. Next, I am going to discuss the houses.

How To Read The Grand Tableau Spread Houses

The different positions of a Grand Tableau are known as ‘houses.’ It is in each of the houses where we find information on finances, love, etc. We can use the techniques (mirroring) which we have learned about previously to gain more knowledge for each of the cards.

The good thing about the Grand Tableau (GT for short) is that each of the house’s meaning reflects the card numbers. For example house 7 is the house of the snake, here you can find information about potential enemies and false friends. Therefore, if you get stuck on what a house represents, you can just find the card and jog your memory.

Here is a breakdown of each of the house’s general meanings.

1: The House of Rider: This house reflects any messages you have or will receive.

2: The House of Clover: This house reflects where the seeker can find their luck lie or any gambles which they have taken.

3. The House of Ship: This house reflects any travels which the seeker has or will undertake. It can represent a significant event in anything from a bike journey to a trip around the world.

4. The House of Home: This house reflects anything socialized going on around the home.

5. The House of Tree: This house represents the seeker’s health and sometimes family traditions.

6. The House of Clouds: This house is anything that has or will confuse the seeker.

7. The House of Snake: In the house of the snake, we can find false friends and enemies.

8. The House of Coffin: This house foretells of previous or upcoming deaths and losses. Like the Death card in Tarot, it can in some cases be a symbolic death such as the end of a meaningful relationship or career.

9: The House of Bouquet: In this house, we can find where the seeker is appreciated or where they are due appreciation to someone else. It can also symbolize gifts they may give or receive.

10. The House of Scythe: This house represents quick endings and anything that needs to be or has been ‘cut out.’

11. The House of Whip. This house represents where the seeker (or someone in their lives) repeats the same thing over and over again, such as a mistake. It can also represent self-punishment and guilt.

12. The House of Birds: This house reflects chatter and gossip in the seeker’s life.

13. The House of Child: This house can represent children and young people in the seeker’s life. It can also be where they find enthusiasm and where they display a child-like an attitude.

14. The House of Fox: This house can reflect the seeker’s working life but also where they are cunning and sly.

15. The House of Bear: This house represents any authority figures in the seeker’s life such as bosses and parents.

16. The House of Stars: Reflects the seeker’s dreams and anything which may affect the seeker reaching them.

17. The House of Stork: This house foretells any significant changes which have or will happen.

18. The House of Dog: In this house, we can find information about the seeker’s friends and any roles which they are playing.

19. The House of Tower: In this house, we can find the seeker’s ambitions and where they stand apart from other people. If they have had any official trouble, such as with the government, it will show here.

20. The House of Garden: This house reflects anything related to socialization. It can be parties, gatherings and anywhere where people meet.

21. The House of Mountain: The House of Mountain foretells any long-term problems for the seeker.

22. The House of Crossroads: This house reflects any choices which the seeker has to make or will make in the future.

23. The House of Mice: In this house, we can find things that are causing the seeker stress. It can also reflect anything which deteriorates slowly over time, such as a relationship or a physical item such as a home.

24. The House of Heart: This house is self-explanatory. It represents love and relationships.

25: The House of Ring: This house reflects any commitments which the seeker may have.

26: The House of Book: In this house, we can find any secrets which the seeker or those around them may be harboring. This house can also represent education which the seeker has or will undergo.

27. The House of Letter: This house represents any messages which the seeker will receive. This house is often news that is received in the traditional sense (through the post) or any critical letters or documents.

28. The House of Man. If the seeker is male, then house 28 represents what their main focus is or what is significant. If the seeker is female, here we can find information about their soulmate.

29. The House of Lady: If the seeker is female, then house 29 represents what is their primary focus or what is significant. If the seeker is male, here we can find information about their soulmate.

30. The House of Lily: In this house, we can find anything related to the family.

31. The House of Sun: This house reflects the seeker’s successes and anything which affects them gaining the best which they have hoped for.

32. The House of Moon: In this house, we can find information about the seeker’s reputation. It reflects an image that the seeker is putting out into the world with or without being aware of it.

33. The House of Key: This house reflects things of great importance that need addressing. It can be what you need to open up in yourself and what is shut off from yourself.

34. The House of Fish: This house represents the seeker’s finances and resources.

35: The House of Anchor: This house reflects anything which the seeker will find is stable in their life for an extended period, such as their family, friends or relationships.

36. The House of Cross: Some modern diviners read this house as representing the seeker’s religion. However, traditionally The House of Cross represents any ‘crosses’ you bear and burdens which you have.

The Interpretation of the Grand Tableau Spread

Now I am going to interpret the full Grand Tableau spread we have used based on option two as this is the most complicated option which we have learned in this blog post, plus everything we have learned in previous posts, such as card meanings and mirroring. I will include the image several times in this post so that you don’t have to keep scrolling back and forward! 

I will note that some of these details seem a bit strange and obscure to come up in a reading about someone’s life. They are, however, great because they work as good convincers for the seeker (that is if your reading is correct). I am aware my interpretations are quite old ‘fortune teller’ style readings. I suppose it is the difference in style; gypsy fortune teller’s readings tend to be about 90% prediction and 10% advice and self-development whereas a lot of gorges tend to sway more to the self-development side nowadays.

When conducting your own readings though always stick to your instincts: I am interpreting a Grand Tableau to show you how it works. You should not memorize these combinations as combinations will change for every one you read for. That’s the challenging but rewarding part of Lenormand.

The Past 

House 1: Moon mirrored by Tower and Tree: In the past, the seeker received news involving their reputation, possibly from a relative. They were surprised to discover that they have quite a high standing in the community and within their family.

House 2: Whip mirrored by  Ring and  Anchor: Previously, the seeker has been repeatedly lucky with their commitments. A recent commitment (possibly a marriage) has proved to be stable after repeated negatively.

House 3: The Rider mirrors House and Mountain: The seeker enjoys travel, like The Rider. The seeker may also prefer to visit mountainous regions and a holiday or home by mountains is essential. It is possible that the seeker has often moved home.

House 4: Fish is mirrored by Sun and Key: The seeker has spent a lot of money and resources on their home and takes great pride in it. Because of the seeker’s job and her husband’s job, they can afford their family the lifestyle which they want. They have also recently got their locks in their home changed. The changed locks could be on doors or windows.

House 10: Cross is mirrored by Gardens and Crossroads: The seeker has cut out any burdens to themselves in the past. Sacrifices came after much decision making and wasn’t a straightforward choice. I’m taking the gardens to assume it was a friend or group of friends whom they previously socialized with which caused them much grief.

House 11: Fox is mirrored by Child and Scythe: I take this combination to mean that previously, the seeker had repeatedly been stood on by others who were only out to get what they want. Betrayal is a pattern which repeated itself since childhood. The seeker is wiser to this now and has cut this out of her life.

House 12: Lily is mirrored by Snake and Stork: The seeker is aware of a piece of family gossip. These rumors involve a male relative (Lily) who possibly has an illegitimate child (Snake + Stork).

House 13: Ship mirrors Heart and Bouquet: The seeker is enthusiastic about travel. Previously they have taken children on holiday but have also gone on ‘couples only’ holidays, which brought the seeker joy. The seeker appreciates the fact that she has the kind of lifestyle to live out her love of travel.

House 19: Crossroads is mirrored by Cross and Clover: The seeker has previously made decisions that affect her ambitions. She has chosen wisely, however (Clover) instead of the other decision which would have been a heavy burden and a lot of hard work. I predict she made the right choices because of the Clover, as this is the card of luck. Due to the ‘cross’ and ‘crossroads’ being in the same place, I’m keen to bet she was brought up in a fundamentalist Christian type of household.

House 20: Scythe is mirrored by Clouds and Fox: As touched upon before, the seeker has cut a person or group of people out of her life. In this case, this person or people is represented by The Fox. There may be some regret and confusion overdoing this, though.

House 21: Snake is mirrored by Mice and Lily: The seeker has previously had long-term trouble with a sly relative. Their relationship has deteriorated over time.

House 22: Heart is mirrored by Ship and Gentleman: In the past, the seeker has made some decisions regarding moving across a vast distance with her husband. We know that she has often moved because this has been touched upon earlier.

House 28: Tower is mirrored by Moon and Bear: I will describe the seeker’s soulmate. He probably has an ‘official’ type of job, such as with the government or council (Tower) where reputation is important (Moon), so he deals a lot with the public. He is most likely in a position of authority, and his mother will play a significant role in his life (Bear).

House 29: Anchor is mirrored by Whip and Letter: The seeker has probably visited a fortune teller because she is concerned about stability; this is of utmost importance to her. I take it from the Whip that there is something which has happened in the past which she is afraid will be repeated. I would guess her anxiety stems from unwanted communication with an individual. We will look into the future later to see if there is anything she needs to worry about.

House 30: Mountain is mirrored by The Rider and Dog: There are barriers with the family which is hard to overcome. I am keen to think that this obstacle may be distance as the Mountain is mirrored by The Rider and The Rider may have to ride across the mountains to get to the seeker (ain’t it fun how Lenormand works!). I would take Dog mirroring the family position to mean that the family pet, is one of the family. I would also take this pet to be older; they are established within the family home.

House 31: Sun is mirrored by Birds and Fish: The Sun in its own house means that the seeker has gained what it is she wanted from life and is enjoying her successes. There have been many resources to go around. Although she may be wealthy, she still likes a bargain. Recently, the seeker may have been on holiday after an excellent last-minute deal was spotted (birds = eagle eyes, eyes for detail, also birds move quickly hence why it is last minute).

The Present

House 5: The Coffin is mirrored by Book: The seeker has recently received knowledge of a family illness. The seeker may be contemplating if she has inherited this illness.

House 14: Lady is mirrored by Stars: At present, Lady is highly concerned with her work. She may have hopes and aspirations to be more well known in her field. Because Lady is in The Fox house and is mirrored by Stars, I am keen to believe her job is more emotional and ‘softer’ than her husbands ‘official’ position because of the nature associations.

House 18: Stars is mirrored by the Lady: Being in The House of Dog (the house of friendship), I would guess that the seeker is comparing her life with that of her friends. Her friends may have some things which she wishes to aspire to (Stars). There is a bit of friendly competition going on there.

House 27: Book is mirrored by Coffin: I would read this as the seeker has recently received a book in the post. The book, unless like me she reads about burial customs, will be a sorrowful story which contains a lot if death or is the last in its series (the Coffin can represent a final ending).

The Future

House 6: Key is mirrored by Birds and Fish: The seeker will find that shortly she will have trouble with her direction and what is important to her in life. I take it by the fish this is related to her career. She may hear a bit of gossip which starts off this questioning (we have already touched upon the fact she compares herself to others so it could be centered around that).

House 7: House mirrors The Rider and Dog: Here we will warn about false friends. I’m going to take a different spin on this interpretation to give the reader (yourself) an example of the different ways Lenormand can be read. Because this is the house of the Snake (an animal) and it mirrors The Rider (a horse rider) and also Dog (another animal), it can be taken that this ‘false friend’ maybe a pet. Particularly a family pet (this is because the ‘false friends is a member of the home or family, implied by the House card). I would warn the seeker about a possible upcoming accident involving a family pet; watch they do not bite a child or the seeker.

House 8: Ring is mirrored by Letter and Whip: The seeker may see the end to a commitment in the future which has caused her suffering. I take by the letter that this commitment is not a relationship as such but something ‘official’ such as a contract.

House 9: Tree is mirrored by Moon and Bear: In the future, the seeker will show her appreciation to her family, in particular, her parents. I’m guessing this will be no surprise to the seeker as she already has a reputation for being grateful to her relatives (Moon mirrors Tree).

House 15: Bouquet is mirrored by Ship and Gentleman: In the house of authority we find a bouquet, which is mirrored by the gentleman. I read this to mean that in the seeker’s marriage her husband wears the trousers, but he is also the romantic type. The relationship is old-fashioned but in a good way. In the future, her husband will show her appreciation by taking her on holiday abroad.

House 16: Stork is mirrored by Mice and Lily: In the future, the seeker will find herself longing for grandchildren (Lily often mean older relatives and the Stork, of course, can be read as a new baby). She may feel that slowly time will run out which will cause her stress.

House 17: Child is mirrored by Clouds and Fox: There are going to be some significant changes which are to do with a child. These changes cause confusion. I will take the child to represent one of the seeker’s children. There will be a ‘cunning’ fox-like character that enters their life which causes change and confusion.

House 18: Garden mirrored Clover and Cross. The future holds good socializing outdoors (Clover) with friends. I will note though that in some ways these will be burdensome to the seeker. This burden though could be as insignificant as a needs so I wouldn’t worry too much with the Clover in the mix!

House 24: Gentleman is mirrored by Heart and Bouquet: The seeker needs not to worry about her marriage (unless of course, the previous description of him does not match in which case she will meet her soulmate in the future). There are enough love and kindness there for the relationship to hold up into old age in the future.

House 25: Mice is mirrored by Snake and Stork: The seeker in the future will find herself very stressed by her multiple commitments and also changes happening around her. She may also be stressed by another woman who is in some way related to her responsibilities (I guess a workmate). The Snake is not too much of a concern though as storks are known to eat snakes in the wild. I take this to mean she will make changes necessary before this ‘snake’ becomes a severe problem.

House 26: Clouds mirrored Child and Scythe: In the future, the seeker will feel confused about secrets which her child (or a child) may be harboring. This secret will either be about something violent (scythe), or the seeker may decide to cut this person out of her life.

House 27: Clover is mirrored by Garden and Crossroads: The seeker will be quite lucky with her letters and posts, there will be no delays. She may also find herself ordering gardening books. Another possibility is that she will receive an invitation to a social gathering through the post and possibly have to decide if she can attend or not.

House 33: Birds is mirrored by Key and Sun: The Key mirrors the Key position, so this message is of utmost importance! The seeker needs to get out and network a bit to improve her success. This socializing may be on social networks such as Twitter (like the birds). She has been told this information before but hasn’t listened. I guess that (because her relationship is fine), it is probably connected to work and to find business contacts.

House 34: Dog mirrors House and Mountains: In the future, the seeker’s loyalties will lie to her resources and money. I’m sure she will find herself taking an enormous financial risk with her money (mountain of debt). She may take out a loan secured on her home.

House 35: Letter mirrors Ring and Anchor: The seeker will find her communications with other people will be stable, as well as her commitments.

House 36: Bear is mirrored by Tree and Tower: The seeker may find that in the future she will take on much burden of her family members and be seen as an authority figure. This doesn’t sound too negative, but she may find that she will have to give up much of herself to please her family. She may also find herself caring for her parents in their later years.

Well, folks that how you interpret a full Lenormand Grand Tableau spread! If you would like more guidance on how to read Lenormand cards, you can grab my free Lenormand for beginner’s guide here.

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Lenormand String Spreads

String readings are the most basic form of Lenormand spreads and what you will typically learn when you begin to perform readings. Once you attempt the Lenormand String spread, you will know if learning Lenormand is something you are going to stick to because you can gauge how quickly you will master bigger layouts, such as Grand Tableaus. Today, we are going to look at Lenormand string spreads!

Lenormad String spreads are readings that use lines of, most popularly, two, three, five or seven cards. The cards in the string are ‘put together’ to form one general meaning.

String readings I find are best for daily practice as they are easy to perform. It is not necessary to ask a question when performing string readings. I’m going to show how we can come up with different interpretations. Hopefully, this lesson will highlight how the cards can be taken literally or symbolically which is the most fun part of Lenormand.

Because Lenormand pictures different physical things which someone might come across in day to day life, the cards can be read literally to represent a real event. Here I am going to give an example of how this is done using a reading which I did for a male volunteer seeker/client this morning. Here are the steps I took to perform the reading and interpretation:

Firstly, I decided that I prefer strings of five. Five-card strings are not too simplistic for this post but also not too detailed either. I shuffled the cards thinking of the day at hand (I always shuffle for the seeker or client as they are also known) and this is what I came up with:

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For a literal interpretation, we could say something like:

The Lady (woman) has a letter (Letter) which she wants to deliver to the seeker’s house. Once she gets to the home (Home), the family pet (Dog) then decides to bite her (Scythe).

However, we can also take the cards to mean something symbolic which of course the most in-depth way to perform readings.

The sex of the seeker is important because if he were female, the woman would could represent him.

Secondly, it is essential to know that generally the string is read from left to right, but in some European countries, it is read from right to left. As everything, do what you feel comfortable within your practice. Here is my interpretation:

A woman in the seeker’s life (Woman) will bring him news (Letter). This information will be given at the seeker’s house (Home) and will be about a close friend (Dog). The friend will have made some significant decisions about their life (Scythe).

It also should be noted that some readings ‘add up’ the numbers on the cards to come to the overall energy of the reading or add more detail to it. The sum of all the cards is 87 which then (when adding 8 and 7) adds up to 15. The 15th card is the Bear, symbol of authority and power. Therefore there may be a bit of a power struggle going on between this woman and the friend for the seeker’s attention. It isn’t necessary to use the adding technique, but some find it adds a different dimension to their reading.

Although I have interpreted the cards this way, other Lenormand readers will have read this and said to themselves “I didn’t get that interpretation at all.” There will always be disagreement because interpretations are a very personal thing. Although everyone has the same general idea about what one card means (such as a dog being a friend), their thoughts of what it means when two cards are combined can range widely. The great thing is that you will gain the right answers for you through practice and through developing your Lenormand predictions.

I recommend anyone serious about learning Lenormand should practice string readings a couple of times a week at least. In the morning time perform the reading then record what cards came up. Once your day is over, you can go back and relate your day to the cards to give yourself different ideas about how the cards can be interpreted. You may have understood the Garden to mean a trip to the park when it was a chance to go out and socialize with friends.

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Nine-Card Lenormand Spread

How do you read a nine-card Lenormand spread, also known as 3 x 3s? In this blog post, we look at how to interpret this Lenormand spread for beginners. This nine-card layout is suitable for beginners, and fortune-tellers who are experienced in this nine-card reading system. 

These squares, I believe, are the best way to get answers when you ask a specific question. It will involve everything we have learned so far in previous posts and also some techniques such as mirroring and the role of significators which we have not yet covered. Firstly, let’s look at signifiers as this is an excellent place to start.

Significators in Your Nine-Card Lenormand Spread

Anyone who knows my style of readings knows that when using Tarot, I tend not to use Tarot significators too much as I save them for spreads which require them only such as The Celtic Cross. However, in Lenormand, I believe that significators are essential, especially in 3×3 Squares and in Grand Tableau Readings.

Using significators in Lenormand is easy. All you do in 9 Card Squares is place the significator in the middle of the square (other readers may do it differently). The significator you use is based on the thing you want an overview of and is pretty straightforward. Here are some examples to give you an idea:

A question about love: the heart card is used.

A question about finances: the fish card is used.

A question about career: the fox is used.

A question about a woman: the lady is used.

It really is that straightforward. Now let’s look at mirroring.

Mirroring

Mirroring is a technique that is used to get more information out of a spread, including your nine-card Lenormand spread. To find out what cards mirror a particular card, you just have to look at a card directly opposite the one of interest. For example, in a reading where you get key – house – rider, the key would mirror the rider, and you can read these as a pair.

In 3×3 squares, you can use mirroring to get more detail in your Lenormand reading (which is always a bonus). 

Now that the basics are covered, below I will now show you how to perform a 3×3 square reading in a question that involves my volunteer seeker’s potential boyfriend.

Choosing a Significator For Your Nine-Card Lenormand Spread

In our example nine-card Lenormand spread, the seeker wants to know if a particular man would make a good mate. Some would use the heart card to signify the relationship but seen as this question is just related to the man I’m keen to use the Gentleman card as my significator. If it was a question that involved them both “How can we make our relationship improve” then I would use the heart.

I located the Gentleman card and placed it to one side. I shuffled the cards as usual (I always shuffle the seeker’s cards). With the significator pre-placed in the middle (the significator is always placed in the middle). I got this:  

Notes On Placement

I always put cards from left to right, top to bottom. I understand that others may place their cards from top to bottom then left to right or even just randomly. Anyway, it is entirely expectable; there is no right way. The main secret to being a good fortune teller isn’t a secret; it is just that you do things in your own way and own style. As long as the reading speaks to you, this is fine.

The Interpretation

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I’m going to show how we can get different interpretations from the various rows and columns. I will give a couple of examples of how mirroring works also.

Rows

(CrossChildClover): Firstly I would point out that this male carries significant burdens from his childhood (Cross – Child). I would say though that in recent years, this is something which luckily he has improved on (Clover).

(StorkGentlemanMice) Being directly next to the Gentleman signifier, I would argue that Stork and Mice (as well as Ring and Child) are the things about this man which are either most critical or evident in the first meetings of this man. I would say that family and travel (Stork) is of utmost importance to this man. He probably has family spread across a considerable distance. 

However, this man has problems with his family. He probably has relationships with his relatives which have deteriorated over time (Mice). This will be obvious in the first couple of meetings with this man; it bothers him enough to bring it up and causes him stress. If this is significant enough to come up in a reading, chances are the seeker may find herself involved in future family disagreements.

(BouquetRingHeart) Luckily for the seeker, this man is the romantic type. He will be the dates and flowers type. He will also appreciate (Bouquet) a commitment from the seeker (Ring) which is the key to his heart (Heart).

Columns

(CrossStorkBouquet): Again, the man carries burdens from his past which are related to his family but lately he is dealing with this. However, because of his past, he likes to be made to feel important in a relationship. This is achieved by a woman doing little things to show her appreciation for him (Bouquet).

Also in relationships, the man is the type of person to sacrifice his happiness to make a potential lover happy (cross mirrors the bouquet).

(ChildGentlemanRing) As with the Stork and Mice, the Child and Ring reflect what is apparent from this man during first meetings. The seeker may have his own child from a previous relationship (the seeker confirms he does). The man is committed to his relationship with his child (Child – Ring). In relationships, he probably expects this woman to be committed to his child also.

(CloverMiceHeart) Luckily we’ve saved the most challenging interpretation for last. Because of the Clover and Mice, I will argue that the seeker and the man have already had a previous relationship as friends which have developed into something more with time (Heart). The seeker confirms this, though she says that she always wanted more from him but until recently he was reluctant. 

However, the seeker doesn’t realize that this has worked in their favor (Clover). I informed the seeker that without the friendship base and without knowing her better, the relationship might not have developed at all. I tied this in with the rest of the reading by guessing that his reluctance to jump into a relationship with a stranger is probably due to family issues. Because Clover mirrors the Heart card, for now, the future looks promising for the couple.

Giving More Accurate Nine-Card Lenormand Spread Readings

You should have a way of recording your Square spreads, especially if you want to learn how to read Lenormand like a pro. 

Journaling your Lenormand readings and interpretations means that you can measure them for accuracy. If you have previously written down your nine card readings, you can refer back to them in the future and assess one combination would have been better, or if you should have used another meaning and so on. 

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Lenormand For Beginners

There’s a fortune-telling system which you probably don’t know about. This system allows you to read the future, give literal interpretations and look at up to 36 different areas of a seeker’s life. In a flash, you can get a snapshot of someone’s love, career, and spirituality. The system which I speak of is Lenormand. This is how to read Lenormand for beginners! Let’s get learning!

Lenormand cards are similar to Tarot in that they are used for fortune-telling. However they are read in a different way. In my next post, I will discuss how Lenormand cards are read. In this post I will: give a quick history of Lenormand; I will provide an overview of how you can perform readings; and the general interpretations which I use for the cards. 

History of Lenormand For Beginners

Lenormand cards are a deck of 36 images of different things that you would come across in day to day life and nature such as a house, a child, and a fox. Lenormand cards were named after the fortune teller Mlle. Marie Anne Adelaide Lenormand. However, they were invented after her death from the 1850s and became popular in Germany and France. Originally they were used as both a game and also for fortune-telling.

How Lenormand Cards Are Read

Unlike Tarot cards, Lenormand cards do not have multitudes of spreads associated with them. Typically, they are read in ‘strings’ of 3,5 or 7 cards, in a table of 3×3 which uses nine cards and in something called a Grand Tableau which uses all of the cards in the deck. The interpretations of 2 cards or more cards are combined to form one detailed interpretation.

After you learn the interpretations, you will have the skills to be able to read a Grand Tableau for yourself (which is the most complex spread).

Meanings of Lenormand For Beginners

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My Lenormand deck – The Diviner’s Lenormand.

Here are the interpretations I use for each card. As everyone has their style of readings, you can build on these using your impressions of the cards to make them personal to you; this is the best way to learn. Just as I have my interpretations, other fortune-tellers may have different ideas of how they should read the cards. In these posts, I will refer to the person getting the reading as the seeker.

1 Rider: Diviners association the Rider with messages and news. Sometimes, the rider can represent a person, a messenger who will come into or leave the seeker’s life.

(Lenormand for beginners tip: Do not confuse the Lenormand Rider with the Knights in Tarot as they are not the same thing!)

2 Clover: The Clover is associated with luck (see how easy this is!). It can mean anything where the outcome will be in the seeker’s favor, especially good investments and gamblings — also, things happening by fate and destiny; such as a chance meeting with a future lover.

3 Ship: The Ship symbolizes travels. These can be trips abroad or even trips back to the seeker’s place of origin. The Ship can also show anything long distant, such as in love and work and also anything which is foreign. The ship can also bring new opportunities.

4 Home: The Home/House is associated with the home and family. On a more personal level, it is what makes the seeker feel secure. It can also mean structures as in real-estate.

5 Tree: Usually The Tree is associated with health but also family and traditions. Tree can also symbolize personal growth and growth of businesses and relationships.

6 Clouds: The Clouds are anything that causes your seeker uncertainty and confusion. In a Grand Tableau, the reason why the seeker has visited a fortune teller can usually be found in the house of the clouds.

7 Snake: The Snake is quite a devious card and represents anyone in the seeker’s life who has a manipulative nature, is two-faced or wishes evil on them. Usually, it is not who they think it is. The Snake is also associated with sexualization and sometimes ‘the other woman.’

8 Coffin: The Coffin is anything that has or will soon come to an end. The end of this may cause sadness. In some cases, it can symbolize a real death. This card usually is anything that has come to an end slowly (there’s another card for when it happens quickly).

9 Bouquet: The Bouquet basically appreciation. It can be an appreciation from others, or the seeker may be the recipient of the appreciation. In relationships, it can be receiving the little, simple things which make a relationship special.

10 Scythe: Usually The Scythe symbolizes anything which comes to an end quickly and fast decisions. The Scythe can also be a warning of something which needs your attention and should be dealt with. In the literal sense, it can be surgery, cuts, and accidents.

11 Whip: The Whip is anything that seems to happen repeatedly in your life and patterns you go through. It can also signal discussions, arguments, and at worst abuse. This can be abuse from others or abuse or self-abuse. The whip is anything that causes the seeker stress.

12 Birds: The Birds are communications that seem to spread quickly such as gossip and small talk. In the modern world, these communications can represent social networking like Twitter and Facebook but also online dating and forums. In the family, it can represent an older couple, twins, and siblings.

13 Child: The Child can be either children or the seeker’s childhood. The positive aspects of this can be anything small, fun, young or innocent but negatively it can reflect a childish and stroppy attitude.

14 Fox: The Fox can symbolize cunning. Positively it can be someone who can rise above others and stand out in the workplace. Their commitment to the job at hand comes before any emotional attachments to people. The Fox represents anything that is unconventional in some way. Negatively, it can represent there are lies and trickery at play in the seeker’s life.

15 Bear: The Bear symbolizes personal finances. In other aspects, it can be associated with authority figures, such as bosses, teachers and sometimes parents.

16 Stars: The Stars are associated with the seeker’s hopes and dreams. It may also be where they ‘shine’ and also where they can do with some encouragement.

(Lenormand for beginners tip: Do not confuse the Lenormand Stars with The Star in Tarot!)

17 Stork: The Stork symbolizes changes and sometimes travel, movement and where the seeker finds comfort. The Stork is a good omen for questions related to expanding the family.

18 Dog: It is evident that the dog represents friends. In other aspects, it can represent loyalty and where the seeker keeps their loyalty. Sometimes it can symbolize family pets.

19 Tower: If you’re learning how to read Lenormand for beginners (and are coming to Lenormand from Tarot) you should know that unlike in the Tarot, The Tower in Lenormand is firm and stable. The Tower represents protection and also where our ambitions lie. Sometimes it can represent the government and official matters; the seeker may need to get their formal affairs in order, or they may work for an official body.

20 Garden: The Garden signals social events, parties, networking and places where people meet. It can also represent parks, barbecues, and real gardens. The Garden can reflect our place in society and any social groups we may be apart of.

21 Mountains: The Mountains reflect any long-term problems which are a challenge to overcome. In readings, they can represent delays to our plans. In the literal sense, they can represent real mountains.

22 Crossroads: Sometimes called ‘Ways’ this card reflects decisions which the seeker may have to face. These choices can be many things, and the path may be uncertain. In the literal sense, they can represent someone who is active and goal orientated.

23 Mice: The Mice represents anything that is causing the seeker stress. They also represent anything that is being ‘eaten away at’ overtime. A mouse can nibble an entire home given enough time to do so. Sometimes mice can be a warning of loss and theft.

24 Heart: The Heart is pretty self-explanatory. It represents, love, relationships, and romance. Other times, it represents anything which the seeker has put their heart into such as their children or career.

25 Ring: The Ring symbolizes commitments. These are engagements but can also be contracts, agreements, and mortgages. In the literal sense, The Ring represents jewelry and anything small but of monetary or sentimental value.

26 Book: Book represents education, skills, and lessons which the seeker is or must learn. Usually, books reveal secrets and knowledge which may or may not be known to the seeker.

27 Letter: The Letter card symbolizes letter-like forms of communication, and also news. These can appear as a physical letter, document, package and also in modern terms emails and electronic type messages.

28 Man: In Lenormand, The Man can represent the seeker themselves if they are male. For a woman, The Man can be a husband, boyfriend, son, male friend, etc.*

29 Lady: The Lady can represent the seeker if they are female. For a male seeker, it can represent a wife, a girlfriend, daughter, female friend. *

30 Lily: The Lily represents the seeker’s family but also sex and the seeker’s sexual drive. In some cases, it can represent an older male but also the seeker’s retirement.

31 Sun: The Sun is a good omen for success. The Sun card can represent anything that has been accomplished and also the seeker’s happiness. (When learning how to read Lenormand for beginners, remember that the Sun in Lenormand is different from The Sun in Tarot).

32 Moon: Moon represents the seeker’s reputation and the image which they put out to others, basically where they find fame. Another interpretation of the moon is that it reflects the seeker’s emotions and also intuition. (When learning how to read Lenormand for beginners, remember that the Moon in Lenormand is different from The Moon in Tarot).

33 The Key:  Key can flag up anything which is important in a reading and needs the seeker’s attention. It can be anything which they must concentrate on. The Key also represents what not only needs unlocked within themselves but also where they shut themselves off from others.

34 Fish:  Fish represents the seeker’s finances, resources, and business. The Fish are related to anything to do with money and how the seeker gets money. In the literal sense, it can represent lakes, canals, and oceans. Watch out for common cards surrounding the fish; the seeker may enjoy drinking like one!

35 Anchor:  Anchor represents anything in the seeker’s life that is both long-term and stable. It can represent their commitments which they are tied to. In the literal, day to day since it can represent trips to the beach.

36 Cross: Usually, Cross represents burdens which the seeker carries. These strains may cause the seeker pain either physically and emotionally. Sometimes, it can represent the seeker’s fate and destiny and also the influence of established religion within their childhood home.

** If the seeker is homosexual there are several things which you can do to represent their lover. Firstly, you can have two Man or two Lady cards from different decks, but I find this confusing. Personally, I just keep it as it is and use the Lady or Man to represent the seeker’s man or woman. It is up to personal preference, though.

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