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Meaning of the Numerology Numbers – Decoding Character Root Number 2

Having elaborated on Character Root Number 1 in my previous article, let me share with you how a person with Character Root Number 2 is like in this series of articles to explain the meaning of the numerology numbers.

If you have not read my earlier articles and managed to jump right into this page, I would recommend you also go through my other posts:

It will give you some further background and helps you to be familiar with the numerology calculation.

So let’s get right into it to understand Character Root Number 2. Are you ready?

Overview of Character Root Number 2

A person with Character Root Number 2 is defined as the Communicator. The below list shows an overview of the core positive and negative characteristics.

Positive Characteristics

  • Eloquence
  • Strong communication skills
  • Persuasive
  • Patience
  • Compassionate

Negative Characteristics

  • Talkative
  • Blunt
  • Indecisive
  • Hesitation
  • Easily Influenced
Character Root Number 2

Positive Traits of Character Root Number 2

Communicator-Positive Traits of Character Root Number 2

The Character Root Number 2 represents communication. To remember this, think in terms of the phrase, “It takes two hands to clap.” And you should then be able to correlate this easily to a Communicator. Furthermore (and perhaps somewhat of a cold humour), a communicator likes applause after his speech (if you know what I mean.)

If you belong to Character Root Number 2, chances are you are naturally eloquent and enjoy a conversation. You are probably a person seen as someone who would listen first and then be heard later. You are persuasive when you talk, and people are more willing to buy in what you said. And you display the qualities of patience and compassion, which complements the persuasiveness that lets people trust you.

People feel good listening to you. It is because your inner character is one that is prone to look at things in other people’s shoes. Instinctively, you can relate to them more. In Stephen Covey’s ‘The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People’, the 5th habit, “Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood,” sits very well with this Character Root Number.

A person with Character Root Number 2 is also better able to enjoy her work in a team setting and be successful in it. And this would be innately true given her tendencies to like to communicate.


It is unlike a Character Root Number 1, who prefers to be alone. Refer to my earlier article, Meaning of the Numerology Numbers – Decoding Character Root Number 1, if you want to know more or recap.

Negative Traits of Character Root Number 2

On the flip side, a person with Character Root Number 2 may over-communicate, a.k.a. Talkative. It’s a double-edged sword. The desire to over-communicate can turn people away. It could get even worse if she is also one who talks bluntly.

Indecisive-Negative Traits of Character Root Number 2

She might also display the characteristics of being indecisive or hesitant to take action, or seem unsure on what to do if she is left to work on her own and not in a team, or she may need more time to complete a task.

Having said this, she can, therefore, be affected easily, since ultimately, she is not one who is naturally a decision-maker like Character Root Number 1. She is more of a listener and a follower first and will not usually insist firmly on her stand. In other words, she is reliant on others to make decisions.

Depending on how and who she portrays herself to and the situation she is in, it can reflect poorly on her, being seen as someone with a lack of independence, judgment and needs constant hand-holding.


If you are a Character Root Number 2

If you belong to Character Root Number 2, learn to play your positive traits to your advantage. While being a great communicator, you need to remember to rein yourself back as you always enjoy a conversation. Be mindful of the body language on whether your counterpart is still comfortable listening to you.

With the potential tendency to be indecisive, if this is the case for you, try to overcome this with more training and preparation on the things you are working towards to complete. Practice makes perfect, and we can only get better each day, is what I believe.

Your compassionate nature may also lead you to feel shy to bring up more sensitive topics. For example, if someone needed to borrow money from you, you are more than willing to lend. But if he/she did not return the money to you, you may find it hard to ask for it back. In essence, you want to maintain peace with everyone, but in the end, you will feel hurt within. It feels like an irony, but learn to speak up from within. The compassionate attribute that helps you to connect with people can also backfire to hurt you. Learn to control it.

If someone is a Character Root Number 2

If you know someone who is a Character Root Number 2, you need to remember that they are natural communicators, just whether they are more on the positive or negative side.

If she is more on the positive side, congratulations, you might want to assign her as your spokeswoman. It should win hearts for your team or group. Such a person can be a leader too, but she will need support from her team.

But if she is more on the negative side, seek first to understand, then try your best to remind her and help her along. Let her know how you feel and help her to improve. She needs that, and she should not have difficulty listening to your advice.

Do you have any thoughts about this? Do leave a comment, and we can discuss. There are so many more possibilities or scenarios, and I’m very much keen to hear about them.

Famous People

I’m not sure whether I was surprised or not when I did this, but it didn’t occur to me outright that this person I admire belongs to Character Root Number 2. He is born on 4th August 1961, and he is none other than Barack Obama.

The below diagram shows the calculation.

Barack Obama Character Numerology

Have a look at President Obama’s best speeches. I don’t know if you can feel the connection after watching this video. I do, and I believe he fits perfectly into all the positive characteristics of Character Root Number 2. What do you think?

9 thoughts on “Meaning of the Numerology Numbers – Decoding Character Root Number 2”

  1. I am a character root 2, but I don’t seem to have either of the positive or negative traits. People just do not listen to me at all, and I have problems speaking (psychological block).

    I am a Life Path 11 (38 = 11/2) like Obama, which is so weird. I’m nowhere near him.
    4 + 8 + 1 + 9 + 6 + 1 = 29 = 11/2

    Would you be able to interpret why mine is so?

  2. Amazing article. I’ve ve always been somewheat intrigued but skeptical about numerlogy, I would like to know more about it though. I would really be interest i decoding my character, is it through date of birth ?

    • Hi Mohammed, it is through your date of birth indeed. You can calculate by following through my other post if you like: Numerology Calculation – The Pythagorean Method. 🙂

  3. When assessing people around me, I usually employ the Myers-Briggs approach. I find this alternate approach of using character root numbers very fascinating and I will defintely try it out and compare.

    Learned a lot of new information.

  4. This is all new information to me, but at the same time extremely interesting to learn about from you. This is the first time I have ever heard of The Numerology Numbers Decoding Character Root Number 2, but this is something I have found very interesting.


  5. What interesting stuff. I am going to need to go back and read your previous post. I need to find out how you use the chart above and discover how I fit in the numbering system. Sparked my interest none the less 😀

  6. Very interesting article. Thanks for sharing. I had no idea that you can relate numbers with a person’s character. You have a very interesting website over here, keep up the good work.


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