Ace of Swords :-



The Root Air : ? : Air of Fire

Triumph, the excessive degree in everything, conquest, triumph of force. It is a card of great force, in love as well as in hatred. The crown [see illustration, left] may carry a much higher significance than comes usually within the sphere of fortune-telling.
Additional Meanings:
Great prosperity or great misery.
The same, but the results are disastrous; another account says — conception, childbirth, augmentation, multiplicity.
Additional Meanings:
Marriage broken off, for a woman, through her own imprudence.
The Ace of Swords means developing a sense of identity, causing separation. The birth of ideas and concepts.
The Ace of Swords is the primordial Energy of Air, the Essence of the Vau of Tetragrammaton, the integration of the Ruach. Air is the result of the conjunction of Fire and Water; thus it lacks the purity of its superiors in the male hierarchy, Fire, Sol and the Phallus. But for this same reason it is the first card directly to be apprehended by the normal consciousness of Mankind. The errors of such cards as the 7 and Ten of Cups are yet of an Order altogether higher than the apparently much milder Four of Swords. The study of the subtle and gradual degradation of the planes is excessively difficult.
In nature, the obvious symbol of Air is the Wind “which bloweth whithersoever it listeth”. It lacks the concentrated Will of Fire to unite with Water: it has no corresponding passion for its Twin Element, Earth. There is indeed, a notable passivity in its nature; e
The Radix of the Powers of Air
Great energy called to do good. Stationary forces are roused and called into action.
Triumph, Fecundity, Fertility, Prosperity.
Embarrassment, Foolish and Hopeless Love, Obstacle, Hindrance.
Fructification, Extreme, Big, Excessive. Extravagant, Fierce, Carried Away. Exceedingly, Passionately, Inordinately. Vehemence, Animosity, Momentum, excessiveness, Wrath, Fury, Rage. Extremity, Bounds, Border, Limits. Last Breath, Utmost Extremity. Quarrel.
Pregnancy, Beginning, Seed, Sperm, Matter, Impregnating, Fathering, Conception, Fructification, Labor, Childbirth. Fertilisation, Growing, Formation. Expansion, Augmentation, Multiplicity.
The extreme or excessive, triumph, force. “It is a card of great force, in love as well as in hatred.” (W.) Vehemence, fury, etc. Limits, extremity, frontier, confinement. Reversed: Conception, pregnancy, childbirth, fructification, production, enlarging, augmentation.

Initiative, force, masculine activity, seed, germ, commencement in matter, decision, starting point, emphasis; fructification. Execution, affliction, pain, but annihilation of doubt and uncertainty. Courage, firmness, integrity. May denote great passion or intense enmity. Fury, vehemence.