that indian supertiscion is here too, if my grandma saw a black cat on the street she would return home immediately
I only know a few, do not sell salt at night
If you see a black cat.
White cat brings you luck tho, hahaahhaha
In Mongolia people believe if you see a fox or wolf with strange color in the mountains its not just a fox. Its god (spirit) of that mountain who defends the nature of intruders. If you kill the animal your entire family and bloodline will be cursed.
if you lost pistol, you lose game, gg
And theres lot of legend say that birds have powerful cursing ability if you kill their chickens or smash their eggs mother bird will curse your entire bloodline and eventually every one of your family and relatives will die.
If you walk below stairs, break a mirror or see a black cat, 7 yrs of bad luck, women don't leave their purses on the ground cuz it means they'll lose money, but there's much more superstitions
is thought to mean people think or talk about you
We got something called "Nazar Amulet" which is rumoured to protect people and households from evil eyes and misfortunes. Religious or non-religious, spiritual or non-spiritual, you'll see that shit on every single house in Turkey.
It even has an emoji right here: 🧿
Singing in night attracts witches.
In the Nordic countries. If you don't drink all of your alcoholic beverage and leave some to be thrown away, you are an asshole!
Don't ever put your foot on books. Ever.
Indians will know the pain.
it's huge here, especially in South Italy.
touching your balls is something common if someones talks about certain subjects, for example death or makes a prediction
I know certain cultures have a tradition to "Knock on the wood" or "touching the wood", we have touching iron for some reason, originated from horseshoes
zero,we are actually not dumb and are scientific
you shouldn't leave purses with no money in them cause that means you'll have none
don't whistle inside or your money will "fly away"
You should never point or mention when you see a shooting star because it's seen as death omen
Bad luck to see a lone magpie 2 is fine tho
Writing someones name in Red ink js considered a death threat and is very rude to do so.
If a woman witnesses the brewing of the beer, the whole beer will be ruined.
A stranger must not be let in the pantry - or they'll put an evil eye on it. Likewise they must not be allowed to praise one's poultry nor livestock, or they'll be put under evil eye and become poorly and stunted. Supposedly the same applies to children.
Breadcrumbs may not be wiped off the table with a bare hand, or it will bring poverty into the house.
A sewing woman should not take more thread than is needed, or she'll fetch herself a lazy man.
Before exiting the house, one has to make sure they have everything they need - because entering the house again to pick up something forgotten just to leave again will bring disaster. Likewise, just before leaving, one must not sew anything shut, nor drop their keys.
If you put your shirt on inside-out you'll get beaten up or have bad luck.
Items must not be exchanged between people over the threshold of the house.
One should not cut their own hair, or they'll invite poverty.
A stranger should not be allowed in the stables/barn, or they'll put the evil eye on the animals.
Sheep shears must not be hung on the ceiling, or you'll lose both your eyes.
Getting out of the bed with left foot first will bring misfortune for the whole day.
You and your friend must not pass a street post from opposing sides, or you'll plant the seed that will ruin the friendship. To avoid the curse, one has to greet their friend again.
Nothing should moved out of the house after sundown.
Found buttons should not be picked up off the ground.
Goblets/wine glasses should not be exchanged between people at a party table, or it will bring misfortune.
One shouldn't leave empty bottles on the table. At night, one shouldn't leave knives on the table.
If someone dies in the house, the mirrors must be covered for 40 days.
If you have a wart, then show it to the Moon on a Thursday night with a waning moon crescent, and say: "I have, and you don't". The Moon will get jealous and take it away.
Cutting nails in evening or night is badluck
if your knife falls on the ground, you need to scratch a cross sign 2 times with the knife or you'll have bad times
- Don't wear green in south coasts of java, a deity waiting will take you using the water and eat you
- Say a greeting before doing anything with a tree so that its guardian does not see you as a threat and curse you
Here in Sweden we have manhole covers with "A" or "K" written on them. "A" is said to stand for "Avsked" (Or any other negative thing) which means Parting or a Farewell. But "K" stands for "Kärlek" which means Love.
So, don't step on the A-manhole covers but do step on the K-manhole covers.
Superstitions triggers me... imagine thinking like Medieval people in 2021
if a cat crosses your way, just stop there
it's not a superstition
No superstitions but traditions that remained from our Shamanic times.
Binding colorful clothes to the treed for good luck for example.
lmao, those black cat things r so fucking 3rd world mentality, living with 2 black cats since 2011 and life never been better, animals dont hurt you, you hurt yourself with that stupid mindset
EDIT: who got rejected from art school and are now depressed
world wide , going under a ladder means bad luck in bulgaria some places also pasing under lamp of a lamp post :D (probably because is closer to the street )
Putting your baguette upside down is bad luck
Tuesday the 13th is considered a bad luck day
Im pretty sure in china, people believe cutting fingernails at night will bring evil spirit
I dont tihnk this is that supertitious, but old people in Venezuela tihnks they can cure everything with lemon juice and bicarbonate of sodium.
Peoples somehow believe i can do something with my life
If you look at a person for a long time, mostly kids bcz they seem cute to you or smth, you have to spit on them, if u dont they ll get sick, yea everytime as a kid when I threw up my grandma said that this is the reason, lmao. Also when u spit on them you got to say some words, cant really translate them.
And this is probably only in my region, not the whole Romania.
Another one is that when its a storm outside you shouldnt stand by the window or by the door bcz you would get hit by lightning. Also after a lightning some people make a cross sign.
Pretty sure this is with all countries but walking under a ladder or construction can cause bad luck.
not shaking hands in threshold