Vision: Filing your finger nails: you are very bored. See File. Fingernails are breaking off: deep down you hope that a certain matter does not succeed. Cutting your finger nails: you want to cut a person down to size. Seeing two hands with extremely long fingernails: a sign of powerful, aggressive emotions (conscious or unconscious). This dream may be a warning to you to hide those sharp “claws” or you may be bothered by someone else’s sharp intellect.
If these fingernails scratch anyone, beware—you are in danger of getting seriously hurt.
Depth Psychology: The fingernail usually symbolizes the “intellectual weapon” used to defend yourself against the attacks of others. Scratching someone means working off unconscious aggression. See Cat.... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream that your fingernails break indicates that you are struggling to stay away from some circumstance or responsibility.
To dream that you are polishing your fingernails represents beauty.
To dream that you are chewing your fingernails suggests that there is a situation you feel is beyond your ability to deal with. You don’t know how to handle this circumstance.
To dream that your fingernails are growing quickly indicates your wish to connect with someone. You would like to reach out to others in some way.
To dream that a man has long red fingernails indicates that he is connected to his emotions and is sensitive to the needs and feelings of others. This dream may also represents sexual desires and sensuality.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Long fingernails signify difficulties with the opposite sex; short ones predict an unexpected gift; to polish (or varnish) your nails is a warning against impulsive behavior which could lead to a scandal; to (painfully) bend back or damage a nail indicates a rather long season of discontent; to cut your fingernails signifies achievement in prestige; to file your nails signifies achievement through your own efforts; if you dreamed of biting your nails or of nails bitten to the quick, a medical checkup would be advisable.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Fingernails are often adorned to draw attention to them, but they can also be a place where anxiety is expressed in the biting of them. Either way, the creative expression associated with fingers as a symbol has the added distinction of adornment when fingernails are featured in a dream, even if that adornment is the evidence of a nail biter.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
(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)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
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.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
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.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
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.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
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.... The Complete Dream Book
A staple in building and construction, the nail is the ultimate tool for keeping the separate pieces of any structure together.
A nail is the element that is introduced into an environment in such a way as to join disparate segments together, and herein lies its symbolic meaning. To see or use nails in a dream is to have access to that which will keep the thing you are building together in strength and integrity.
The thing you are building represents a new idea in consciousness, and the nails ensure that it will take proper form.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
To dream of a snail implies that you are easily riled up or upset. You shouldn’t allow yourself to get annoyed so easily. You want to express your individuality, but something seems to be holding you back. It may also indicate that you are slowly reaching your objectives. Travel at a speed that feels comfortable for you.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Toenails in dream represent personal things about you that you are secretly proud of. You may dream of painting your toenails when you are in love with someone who sees “the real you”. Or this dream may come when you are feeling very confident in yourself.
A dream of cutting your toenails represents how you are taking care or protecting a certain aspect of your life that is very important to you. This dream is about how you maintain your personal reputation and make sure that others don’t see your flaws.
To dream of having long toenails may suggest that you have been neglecting yourself in some way. Someone might be distracting you from what’s important in your waking life. Or you may need to get more motivated about some situation.
A dream that your toenails become infected or fall off, means that you are worried about the disapproval of others. You may be worried about a secret coming out.... My Dream Interpretation