Symbol: A finger held over your mouth stands for silence.
Vision: Seeing a large finger in a dream: you have an unconscious hankering for love and sexual contact (particularly in women’s dreams).
A dirty finger announces quarrels and unpleasantness. Cutting yourself means mishaps or gossip. Are you missing a finger in your dream? Is one finger too thick, too thin? The interpretation of such images depends upon which finger is involved.
The thumb stands for courage, self-confidence, and a fighting spirit.
The index finger stands for goals, patience, ambitions, pride, and intellect.
The middle finger stands for success, profession, business, long-term plans, work ethic, and caution.
The ring finger stands for art, beauty, music, sense of community, emotions, and empathy.
The little finger is a phallic symbol and represents sexual needs. Is a finger raised to admonish you? Is it a warning? Is it pointing at something? If a finger is missing, you are cither missing the above- mentioned character traits or exaggerating them. Looking at fingerprints suggests you pay more attention to your individuality.
(Hand) Fingers help one’s worldly needs or craft and serve one’s benefits in the hereafter by identifying and pointing at what is true and identifying what is wrong. In general, fingers in a dream represent one’s children, wife, father, mother, money, property, wealth or craft. Positive looking fingers or increase in their number in a dream represents growth, while deformed fingers in a dream mean the opposite. One’s five fingers in a dream also represent the five daily prayers. Thus, if the fingers are interpreted to mean the five daily obligatory prayers, then the fingernails represent the supererogatory (arb. Nafl) prayers. Ifthe fingers are interpreted as money, then the fingernails represent the due alms tax (arb. Zakiit), If they are interpreted to represent an army in the dream, then the fingernails represent their weapons. Fingers in a dream also represent the days, months or years. When fingers are interpreted to mean money, and ifsomeone cuts off his finger in a dream, it means that he will suffer from financial losses. Long fingers in a dream are regarded as greed. (Also see Body’; Five fingers; Thimble)
Psychological / emotional perspective: When we become conscious in dreams of the fingers on a hand we are often being given important information.
A beckoning finger is encouragement, whereas if the fourth or ring finger is more noticeable, love of a selfless kind is suggested.
If the little finger is crooked traditionally there may be some deviousness around.
Material aspects: When the fingers are splayed, this can suggest openness and honesty; when curled towards the palm, information is being hidden.
If bunched into a fist there is aggression against us.
If the fingers on both hands are interlaced, some self-control is necessary. You might also like to consult the entry for hand in body.
Manual dexterity. According to conventional psychoanalytical theory, a phallic symbol.
Folklore: Suggests that looking at your own fingers, in a dream, means you want to fight.
Fingers have their own language; see “fingernails” and “pointing”
To dream of pointing a finger is to blame, scorn, look for fault, or put your finger on the answer. Your finger may be symbolically pointing you toward a particular direction to move toward in life.
If you dream of an injured finger, then you are processing your hurt feelings for having been blaming, shaming, fault finding or rigidly decisive. See Hand.
To dream of a finger pointing at you means that you have done something underhanded and are afraid of being found out.
A hand with a finger pointing the way signifies the spiritual direction to be taken. When the thumb and middle finger are held together it suggests suppression of the ego (the conscious self ).
To dream of losing one, trouble (Gypsy). A dream due to physical stimuli, probably gout, etc.
To point a finger or see someone else pointing is calling your attention to whatever other symbol in the dream the finger is indicating.
If you view the symbol in question as a positive one, then good fortune lies ahead - soon.
If you view the symbol as a negative image, then caution is called for in any business, financial or romantic matters.
If the finger points at a specific person whom you know, that person - or someone who reminds you of that person - is not to be trusted, and any dealings with him or her call for a great deal of caution.
A cut, broken, or bandaged finger is a dream of contrary, indicating significant successes after a great deal of effort.
If you are aware that the finger is of a left hand, you are being warned that any shady sort of dealings, whether business, financial or romantic, will not go the way you hope, and could have upsetting consequences.
see Hand in Body