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significator Syllabification: sig·nif·i·ca·tor
Pronunciation: /siɡˈnifikādər/

Definition of significator in English:


1(In a horary chart) the planet that signifies the inquirer, or the subject of the question.
Example sentences
  • Planets which are parental significators in the chart are not only descriptive of parental patterns.
  • In this turned chart, which planet becomes the significator of the mother's illness?
  • Venus is a secondary significator in most relationship charts.
1.1A card chosen to represent the inquirer in a tarot reading.
Example sentences
  • As far as I can tell, significators are all court cards and based on date of birth.
  • Gemini ascends, representing the querent, so Mercury is her main significator.

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