[Part 4] The Grand Lenormand (…in rough translation)

In this, the fourth part of my attempt at translating from the original French, I present the cards from the 8 of Clubs to the King of Clubs. In my next installment, I will begin working on translating the next suit; Diamonds. Until then, Enjoy! Nine of Clubs [Group: The Golden Fleece & The Zodiac] This card represents good financial prospects. Richness in all areas and particularly in associations with a prosperous partner. The Letter I Represents: Passion, Idealism, & Inspiration Floral Arrangement: Red Clover, Hellebore (Lenten Rose), Moss Interpretation: … Continue reading

[Part 3] The Grand Lenormand (…in rough translation)

In this third part I present the translations as best I can from the original French pertaining to the 5 of Clubs to the 8 of Clubs. I hope you will find the information useful, enjoy! 5 of Clubs [group: The Trojan War] Founded on solid financial footing, this card represents hope for the future. A partner could help you make some money, unless they’re an heir [of yours]. The Letter T Represents: Emotion, Imagination, Duality Floral Arrangement: Pistil [Lit: pistil of a flower – Hibiscus?], Etamine [Lit. stamen of … Continue reading

[Part 2] Grand Lenormand (…in rough translation, continued)

[Part 1] – [Part 2] – [Part 3] This is a continuation of my (rough) translation of a French book concerning the Astro Mythological Lenormand, AKA “Grand Jeu de Mlle. Lenormand.” I’m posting this directly from MS Word, so it may not look terribly pretty, but hopefully it’s at least functional. Once the project is complete (in the far distant future, lol), I hope to post it as a singular PDF file. This posting covers the Ace-Four of Clubs. Interpretation of the cards: Ace – 4 of Clubs Ace of … Continue reading

[Part 1] The Grand Lenormand (…in rough translation)

[Part 1] – [Part 2] – [Part 3] Finding information in English on the unique deck known as “The Astro Mythological (Grand Jeu) of Mlle. Lenormand” is quite difficult. However there are several books out from France that do cover this particular (and peculiar) deck. I’ve decided to put my decades old minor in French to the test to try and render a passable translation of one of the more popular books out there on this subject: Le Livre du Grand Jeu de Mlle. Lenormand; Les 54 cartes et leurs … Continue reading