Nails are used to hold wood together in a construction project. Thus, they may remind you to nail things shut with regard to a business deal. They may also symbolically represent feeling crucified; they offer the message to quit being a martyr.
(Capture; Fingernails; Strength; Victory) Fingernails in a dream represent victory over one’s enemy. Having long fingernails for someone who needs them for his or her work in a dream means prosperity. Long fingernails in a dream also mean a trend that opposes what is common and practical. Long fingernails in a dream also mean strength, power and protection from one’s enemy. Long fingernails in a dream also denote shame. Losing one’s fingernails to a sickness in a dream means losing one’s wealth, or reaching a dead end. Clipping one’s fingernails in a dream means following the common norms, lending money, or collecting gold jewelry. White fingernails in a dream mean understanding, vigilance, or memorizing things. Fighting someone with nails in a dream represents a cunning person. Long and beautiful fingernails in a dream mean money, or business.
If the length of one’s fingernails reaches near breaking in a dream, it means losing to others what otherwise could remain under one’s own control, or it could denote the need to pay alms tax or to distribute charity. Seeing one’s fingernails broken or chipped in a dream means loss of money, status or health.
If one’s fingernails become claws in a dream, it means that he will triumph over his enemy. (Also see Body’; Claw)
They symbolise a persons’ ability, capability and position – since he uses his finger –nails to scratch his body.
It is a very good omen when you find your Nails grown long in your dream; it denotes prosperity in business, success in love.
To see nails in your dreams, indicates much toil and small recompense.
To deal in nails, shows that you will engage in honorable work, even if it be lowly.
To see rusty or broken nails, indicates sickness and failure in business.
Depending on the content of the dream, hammering might represent feelings of anger and hostility or you may be reflecting on hard work and honorable endeavors. Additionally nails may have some sexual connotations.
A man may be expressing some repressed anxiety about sexual potency while a woman may be expressing her unconscious abhorrence of sex.
To dream your nails are grown long is very good, and denotes riches, prosperity, and happiness, great success in love, a good industrious husband or wife, and dutiful children; it also foretells that you will suddenly receive a sum of money that will be of great use to you.
If you are hammering you may be either expressing some violent feelings, or you may be reflecting on hard work and honor (depending on the content). Bright nails means you will nevertheless enjoy the work. Bent or dull nails will show sickness and disorder entering your life shortly.
To drive nails shows you will complete a deal and ‘drive’ a hard bargain.
If you injury yourself with a nail you should be careful of careless talk and sharp words. Additionally nails may have some sexual connotations.
A man may be expressing some repressed anxiety about sexual potency and a woman may be expressing her unconscious abhorrence of sex.