The meaning of Nail in dream | Dream interpretation
(see Hammer, Tools)
Someone who is being, or trying to be, impenetrable and rugged (e.g., “tough as nails”).
The ability and wherewithal to hold things together. What objects get nailed together in this case is quite significant.
Being unjustly accused and sentenced (as Christ) by those around you, often a peer group. Alternatively, being caught in an untruth or illegal activity (e.g., “getting nailed”).
Discovering an underlying, fundamental truth or reality (e.g., “nailing it down”).
Correctly interpreting something that your Higher Self, others, or the Universe has been trying to communicate (e.g., “hitting the nail on the head”).
Nails have a piercing quality that can be useful or harmful. Is there a relationship in your life right now that seems painfully binding?
Nails that are not flush with the woodwork represent those unseen snags in life. These can delay progress until you free yourself.
Protection for tender parts of self. Growth taking place. Depending upon how used, may represent a holding together, building strength and support; or, if chewing nails you are making life much harder than it needs to be, not seeing clearly; also hitting the nail on the head means the right perception, headed in the right direction.
Nails announce little reward after a lot of work. However, if they are new and shiny, it means that the dreamer will have better means to carry out her task. If, on the contrary, they are old, broken, or corroded, then they indicate diseases and poor emotional relationships with others. Working with nails announces participation in a task that will give you great satisfaction; to find them, fulfillment of your desires; and to nail them, murmurings of someone who despises you.
Since the Romans, iron has been considered a sacred metal.
Dreaming of a rusty iron nail augurs good fortune.
1- Dreaming of nails, as in woodworking. suggests our ability to bond things together.
The holding power of the nail may also be significant. Finger and toe nails usually suggest claws or the capability of holding on.
2- The penetrative power of the nail may be significant if the dreamer is having difficulty with issues of masculinity or sexuality.
3- Spiritually the nail represents necessity and fate. In Christianity; nails also signify ultimate sacrifice and pain.
Dreams of a nail represent that you are attempting to hold something together or to bond with something or someone. Perhaps this dream is telling you that you are right in your assessment of your current situation, and that you have hit the nail on the head. See Fingernails.
1. Sexual intercourse.
2. Final resolution to a situation (“hit the nail on the head”).
3. Failure in business or industry (bent, broken or rusted nails).
4. Joining two thoughts or ideas.
A dream of hammering nails predicts that if you work very hard, you will be able to achieve something you thought was beyond your reach.
To see shiny or new nails in your dream forecasts unexpected news. Dreams about bent or rusty nails signify minor delays or slow progress. Also see “Fingernails”.
Similar to Needle, or “hitting the nail on the head.”
A nail symbolises a person who assists people in solving their problems.
(Fastener) In a dream, a nail represents a commander or a governor.
A nail in a dream also represents attainment of one’s goal. Fastening a nail to a piece ofwood in a dream means getting married. Nails in a dream also could represent an army, and they could signify strength and benefits. Swallowing nails in a dream means swallowing one’s anger. Nails in a dream also represent someone who associates with evil people.
interpreted upon 4 sides: interpreted upon 4 sides: brother & child, friend, marriage.
A nail holds or binds objects together that need to be fixed or repaired. To “get nailed” is to get caught at something. Another slang expression, “hit the nail on the head,” may indicate that an accurate appraisal may repair a problem or relationship.
This symbol may be seen as a fingernail or toenail.
If a fingernail is pointing at something, a new direction or viewpoint is being created.
If one stubs a toenail, carelessness may have caught up with the person.
Spiritually the nail represents necessity and fate. Nails also signify ultimate sacrifice and pain and may suggest instruments of torture, either spiritual or physical.
Psychological / emotional perspective: The penetrative power of the nail may be significant when we are having difficulty with issues of either masculinity or of sexuality.
Material aspects: Dreaming of nails, as in woodworking, suggests our ability to bond things together.
The holding power of the nail may also be significant. Fingernails and toenails usually suggest claws or the capability of holding on.
Gives gender - specific: In a man’s dream nails may signify his own sense of self or his assertiveness, whereas in a woman’s dream the same things are likely to be much more representative of the masculine around her.
Painfully restrictive in the flesh; a surety bond if used as a means of attachment
Bonding; holding power, male sexuality. Nail in bor*,. consciousness painfully bound to physical reality. Idioms; hit the nail on the head; tough as nails; nailbiting; bed of nails; nail in ones coffin.