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The language of numbers is universal -- not only is it rooted in mathematics and science, but it has a greater spiritual meaning as well. In this way, the power of numbers transcends spoken language.

Numbers are very objective -- their immediate meaning is clear, and they are the language of science. To most people, there isn't any particular emotional meaning attached to numbers. Numbers are also perfect for communicating dense or abstract ideas.

But numbers are also like highly scientific tools that get to the essence of the words and names we use. Even though it's obvious to say that words have meaning, they truly do -- something even deeper than we might first catch. Each word and name has an almost subliminal feeling and soul. Numerology can get to the heart of this. To see just how Numerology reveals the deeper meaning of words, we'll look at some important (and basic) names -- for emotions, for everyday objects and for creatures.


The Expression number of "love" is 9, the humanitarian sign that shows love's universal nature. Qualities associated with the number 9 include generosity and compassion -- this is a number that encourages personal sacrifice for the sake of others. 9 is healing, and this unconditional number also encourages gentle teaching.

The Heart's Desire number of the word "love" is 11 -- in this sense, 11 is sensitive and has a great sense of intuition. 11 seeks harmony and spiritual connection with a higher power. Numerology experts often call 11 "the Channel" or "the Illuminator." With a Personality number of 7, "love" shows a need for self-knowledge and great sensitivity. 7 also shows that "love" is naturally wise.


Love's opposite, "hate," has a Karmic Debt number as its Expression number (16/7). This means that it attracts painful lessons and is inherently destructive. This Karmic Debt number shows that this word and all associated with it is isolated, an outcast. That's because 16/7 is a frigid number that is very intellectual and also extremely unfeeling. This number shows that "hate" has no patience for emotional matters.

The Heart's Desire number of "hate" is 6, showing that it has a powerful emotional impact on those around it. Every number has a light and dark side, and the dark side of 6 is an overwhelming need for control. After all, the concept of hate is that it fixates and tries to stamp out the object of its obsession. With a Personality number of 1, "hate" embodies the dark sides of 1 by being insensitive and aggressive, selfish and unwilling to compromise. This is why "hate" is so often associated with isolation. Simply put, 1 keeps this word from seeing beyond the negativity and having any kind of tolerance.