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Nine of Diamonds meaning​

9 of diamondsNine of diamonds is a bad card without a clear meaning of its own. It just spoils everything that is nearby. Next to a heart it announces troubles in love. Next to another diamond it means a dispute. Nine of diamonds close to a club signifies financial difficulties. Finally, by a spade it means sad news.

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Detailed meanings for the Nine of Diamonds​

09 of diamonds meaning french deck


Bad card.

Dispute, break-up, news.

The Nine of Diamonds, isolated, says only one thing: Delay. It has no real value except from the cards that come with it.

Having on the right a

Spade: News that will cause grief.

Heart: Friction in love.

Diamond: Small annoyance.

Club: Loss of money.

Having on the left a

Spade: Lost trial.

Heart: Rupture. – Sorrow of love.

Diamond: Adversity to your interests.

Club: Losses in trade or investments.


Between two cards of the same value: A party postponed.

Between two nines: Field trip.

Between two hearts: Good news.

Between two diamonds: The card is null; it does not speak.

Between two spades: Mourning.

Between the Nine of Spades and the Queen of Spades: Death or inevitable disaster.

Between two clubs: The card is null; it does not speak.

09 of diamonds

Nine of DiamondsUpright.  

When coming forth in its natural position, this card is one of particular good omen, as it foretells great success in business operations and consequent gain. Its primary meaning comprehends the grand mainspring to human exertion, enterprise, while at the same time it assures you of the desired result, advantage or gain. Viewed as such its synonyms are, as to enterprise in the first instance:

To undertake; to commence; to usurp; to take possession of; audacity; boldness; hardihood; impudence; rashness; speculative; speculation; fearless in trade; in love.

When taken to represent advantage, the synonyms are:

Gain; profit; lucre; success; thanks; favor; benefit; ascendency; power; empire; authority; government; rule; glory; reputation; happy results; profitable end; victory; cure; fulfillment; termination; satisfaction.

Nine of DiamondsReversed.  

We have the other side of the picture, for this card, coming up reversed portends the occurrence of dire mishaps and abject despoliation with its concomitant poverty. In view of this immense difference in the value and signification of this one and the same card in its two positions, too much care cannot be taken to mark the way in which it emerges.

In its modified signification of delay, its synonyms are:

Disarranged; sent back; suspension; variation; wavering; slowness; relenting; obstacle; impediment; misfortune; adversity; accidental injuries; miscarriage.

But viewed in its more bitter light as spoliation and poverty, its synonyms are:

Destitution; violence; ruin; victim of robbery; a fall; ruined honor; bankruptcy; privation; violated chastity; defrauded; swindled; victimized; separation; sold out by the sheriff; cast upon the town; hopeless.

Nine of diamonds English Cartomancy meaning

Nine of Diamonds

This is the Unlucky Red Card if figuring as Master Card; meaning a personal Event of importance going awry; a Subtraction that must be admitted to others.

But if influenced by like suit, it is a favorable card and indicates a pleasing Journey, or Meeting.

By a Heart, an Enemy or evil opinion altered in your favor.

By a Club a Proposal of tempting kind.

By a Spade, a Plan that in success is doubtful and partial, or troublesome to another.

Sibylle des Salons cartomancie meaning 9 of diamonds

9 of diamonds Card title – Frustration, displeasure.

Divorce, separation, break-up of a relationship.

If reversed – Temporary quarrel in love relationship or family.

Nine of Pentacles meaning tarot


A woman, with a bird upon her wrist, stands amidst a great abundance of grape-vines in the garden of a manorial house. It is a wide domain, suggesting plenty in all things. Possibly it is her own possession and testifies to material well-being.

Divinatory Meanings: Prudence, safety, success, accomplishment, certitude, discernment.

Reversed: Roguery, deception, voided project, bad faith.

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Nine of Diamonds meaning in a card spread

9 of diamonds meaning

Cartomancy is never based on the interpretation of a single card. It is the interplay of the cards that creates the most interesting insights.

Go ahead and try the card reading below.

If you get the 9 of diamonds on the first go – that’s a sign of good luck. The Fortune  will smile gently and generously upon You.

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Today’s card reading is the Three Free Fortunes. It is based on the traditional French cartomancy. It is good for people who would like to get a quick, but serious reading of the day. 

If you are looking for more personal and intimate cartomancy experience – try Spirits in My Head  oracle. Be careful though, because the unstable arcana cards might be nasty and sometimes gang up on you. They are like human beings – some are nice and friendly, some are jealous and mean. Some are outright evil. That’s how those cards are, because that’s how life is.

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