Dream About Nails. Symbolism Of Nails In Dreams And Their Spiritual Meaning.

Nails in a dream are a symbol of human health, his social status and physical abilities. In order to get the correct interpretation, you should remember the dream details and emotions you felt.

Cutting nails in a dream.

According to the dreambooks, cutting nails can symbolize a lot of accumulated tasks that you have to do in short period of time. Such plot can also mean that the person is too much worries about his image and reputation. If you were cutting someone’s nails, this dream means you will have to work hard in order to provide your family.

    The dreambooks give brief interpretation for the plots depending on whose nails you happened to cut in a dream?
  • cutting your grandmother's nails - health problems in older family members;
  • cutting nails of a pregnant woman - predicts easy childbirth;
  • to your loved one's nails - means boredom and loneliness;
  • cutting girl's nails - the emergence of an additional source of income;
  • to cut the nails of a young girl - means a temporary truce with an ill-wisher;
  • cutting your daughter's nails - difficulties in communicating with children;
  • cutting your male friend's nails - making an expensive purchase;
  • cutting your wife's nails - means changing the place of residence;
  • cutting woman's nails - means treason;
  • cutting cat's claws - meeting with a friend;
  • cutting baby's nails - means dismissal;
  • cutting your mother's nails - an unpleasant conversation with parents;
  • to cut boy's nails - predicts reconciliation with old friends;
  • if you cut man's nails - this means moving abroad;
  • a cut of your husband's nails - the emergence of an influential patron;
  • cutting off your female friend's nails - an exacerbation of chronic diseases;
  • cutting the nails of the deceased - means long-term rehabilitation after an illness;
  • cutting your son's nails - means great joy;
  • cutting off your own nails in a dream - means ruin and poverty;
  • cutting your boss's nails - receiving a reprimand from him;
  • cutting your relative's nails - means opening your own business soon.
    Depending on how you trim your nails, the dreambooks provide the following meanings:
  • cutting nails with scissors - means empty chores;
  • cutting nails short - family disagreements;
  • cutting nails with a knife - means committing rash acts;
  • completely cutting off the nails - the loss of trust of a loved one;
  • cutting nails with blood - the risk of being injured in an accident.

If a man was cutting his own nails in a dream, this means he can rely on himself only. His friends and relatives will not be able to help him in the nearest future and he will have to solve all his problems alone.

If you were watching another person cutting his nails in a dream, this means that you have to accept that you can not influence the current circumstances. You need to come to terms with your own powerlessness to influence current affairs and try to get a benefit or a lesson from this.

Cutting your own nails in a dream is a symbol that you are trying hard to arrange your feelings and thoughts.

Cutting your own toe nails is a symbol of as forced movements. This can mean changing a city or even country or unwanted work position changes. Cutting another person’s toenails symbolizes making a very hard work for minimal payment. If someone else cut his toe nails in a dream, this means you will find a person who will agree to make the most dull and routine work.

Cutting child’s nails in a dream means that you will be absorbed in household chores soon. Such a dream may also mean that the excessive pedantry and correctness of the dreamer interferes with the natural development of the child, which may in the future greatly harm him.

    What are the Top-5 negative meanings of cutting nails in a dream?
  • Cutting beautiful long nails is a dream predicting trouble and sadness.
  • Cutting off rotten nails - means forced communication with a two-faced person.
  • Cutting yellow nails - warns of the emergence of bad habit.
  • Breaking one nail and cutting off the rest is a sign of insult by your partner.
  • If you dreamed that the nail fell off during cutting, this plot predicts dismissal.
    Can a cut nail bode well in a dream? Here are the Top-5 positive meanings.
  • Cutting your nails covered with nail polish predicts a bonus.
  • Cutting sharp nails - means achieving the goal quickly.
  • Cutting white nails - reconciliation with a loved one.
  • Cutting and removing the dirt from under them - means making the right decision.
  • To dream how the baby's nails are cut means a long-awaited meeting with relatives.

Finger nails and toe nails dream meaning.

The most common interpretation of a dream about fingernails is that you will have to work hard and put a lot of efforts in order to achieve what you want. If you had short fingernails in a dream, you should be ready for melancholy and bad mood. Long fingernails in a dream may be a warning that in the near future, quarrels and open conflicts should be avoided.

Dreams about toenails have similar interpretation to the ones on fingers. Long toenails in a dream symbolize long-term labor commitments that will bring considerable income, but physically (or morally) will be very difficult.

    What were you doing with nails in your dream?
  • Dream of pulling out nails - means stagnation in business;
  • Gnawing nails - the risk of being in an awkward situation;
  • Tearing nails off - predicts sadness and tears;
  • Dreaming of removing nails - an injury at work.

Bad nails spiritual meaning in dreams.

What is the spiritual meaning of nails in a dream? The condition of the nails also plays an important role in dream interpretation. Broken nails mean that you shouldn’t take the work that you will not be able to cope with. You can lose not only the payment, but respect of others as well.

If you saw another person’s nail break in a dream, this is a sign of temporary difficulties in communication. If you watched the nails break, this is considered a good sign: you will achieve great success in work thanks to your efforts, patience and endurance.

Breaking nails on purpose means that you are choosing the path of trials and difficult achievements for yourself. A torn off nail can be a warning that you should be more careful about your health.

Dirty nails in a dream warn the dreamer that he should be alert and not to talk too much even to his closest friends, because all the information can be used against him. This plot can mean losing your good name and reputation.

Broken and neglected nails are interpreted by dreambooks as the unfavorable position of a family. Also, such a dream can lead to a feeling of shame for your relative, whose behavior will be discussed for a long time behind your back.

Sick nails seen in a dream are warning the dreamer about illness of someone from his family. The same plot can also symbolize negative emotions and quarrels in the family.

If another person’s nail got off, this is a sign that you should pay attention to your family.

If your nail fell off in a dream, this plot means you will soon get rid of relations that have lost their relevance long ago and only bring you extra trouble.

Biting nails in a dream promises disappointment in a person who aroused your sympathy. You should not give in to the charms of this person, otherwise you will regret about it.

A dream in which you paid attention to someone else's nails means envy from people whom you barely know.

Scruffy hands, with exfoliating nails, are cause for concern. This dream can mean appearance of a rival for a woman. The dream predicts business problems for men because of secret competitors.

    What are the Top-5 negative meanings of dreaming about nails?
  • Rotten nails seen in a dream warn about loss of reputation.
  • Broken nails - symbolize failures in personal life.
  • Scratching someone with your fingernail - predicts the appearance of enemies.
  • Cutting nails off - means deterioration in well-being.
  • Seeing that the nails flake off means loss through your own fault.

Painting nails in a dream.

Dreaming about painting nails is a good sign that symbolizes the prosperity and well-being of a person. Besides that a dream about nail polish can be interpreted as the dreamer’s unconscious wish to get into highest society and enjoy a beautiful life. A dream about painting nails with nail polish can also be a reminder that material is not the only sphere of life; it is important to develop your spiritual sides as well.

Polished nails and their color influence the interpretation of the dream. If a young woman was wearing red nail polish in a dream, she can be expecting the temptation of passion and erotic wishes. If the plot was seen by a married woman, it represents fighting with temptation.

Red nails and well-groomed hands in a dream indicate reconciliation with family and friends, as well as good relations with your soulmate.

Black nail polish seen in a dream represents the dreamer’s negative thoughts. If you don’t get rid of bad thoughts, they can result in feeling badly or depression.

Buying nail polish in a dream predicts a great event, to which you will be invited. Besides that such plot may indicate extramoney waste and unforeseen expenses, which will almost completely empty your wallet.

To do manicure in a dream, to cut nails and remove dirt under the nails, according to the dreambooks, means willingness and desire to devote time to your family and reconcile with your husband. If a young girl was cleaning her nails, this means she will be able to acquit herself from slander spread by ill-wishers.

A dream about false nails means that all your efforts will be evaluated. False nails are also a symbol of unnaturalness and pretense.

Beautiful nails and well-groomed hands are the symbols of love and peace in the family. Seeing such a dream, a young woman can be expecting a marriage proposal; as for married women, this is a sign that lets you take a vacation and relax travelling with your husband.

Dream about painting toenails is a symbol of travelling. If you painted only one nail in a dream, this is a warning about problems due to interference in someone else's life.

    The dreambooks give brief interpretations depending on the nail polish color seen in a dream:
  • white nail polish - successful resolution of the conflict;
  • colorless/transparent nail polish - problems in communicating with relatives;
  • burgundy nail polish - means career growth;
  • cherry polish - increase in wages;
  • blue nail polish - unnecessary worries about the health of a relative;
  • yellow polish - means temporary separation from a loved one;
  • green nail polish - unexpected profit;
  • red nail polish - business success;
  • orange nail polish - successful completion of the working project;
  • dark-blue nail polish - employment in low-paying jobs;
  • lilac polish - means the end of the period of failures;
  • multi-colored nail polish - wages increase;
  • pink nail polish - emergence of an additional source of income;
  • light polish - means reconciliation with relatives;
  • dark nail polish - unexpected appearance of obstacles on the way to achieving the goal;
  • black nail polish - misfortune;
  • bright nail polish - happiness in your personal life.

Choosing nail polish in a dream is a symbol of unjustified money waste. Buying beautiful nail polish - predicts a fun holiday with your family; removing nail polish from long nails - may be a sign of ruin and poverty.

Dream about long nails.

Long nails seen in a dream symbolize profit. Too long nails seen in a dream predict a disastrous financial situation, and real and close friends will help you get out of it. Long nails also predict obstacles and tests that you will have to pass on your own.

Very long nails are a sign of cowardice and cruelty of the dreamer, the dreambook of the 21st century states. If you were cutting them off, you should be ready for quarrels and misunderstandings.

According to the Moon dreambook, long nails in a dream mean deceived hopes; short ones – haste that will result in badly done work. Dirty nails mean that you do not trust your partner and will have conflicts in the family.

Nails in other dreambooks.

According to the Esoteric dreambook, nails are a symbol of testing for strength and willpower on your life path. Breaking nails means choosing your own way to pass the life tests. Long nails predict a thorny path of tests; according to dreambooks you will have to “make your way through dense thickets”. Dirty broken nails of unpleasant shape symbolize a number of problems and you will have to solve them remembering about your spotless reputation.

According to the Dreambook of the 21st century, long nails with nice shape predict respect and high possibility to get inheritance. Very long nails are a sign of cruelty and cowardice, cutting them off predicts offenses and quarrels.

If a man noticed woman’s bright and original manicure, this plot is considered a warning about danger. If a woman was doing her nails herself, this is a symbol of buying new outfit and expensive items.

According to Miller, hands in bad condition, with the cracked or exfoliated nails, or nails with other irregularities, can mean shame and disgrace, which can permanently settle in your home. Dirty nails are a sign of worsening of business situation.

According to Italian dreambook, thanks to their shape nails are phallic symbol. If men see nails in a dream, this shows that they are ready for sexual adventures. The dream predicts incredible sexual experience for women.

    What dreams about nails bode well? Top-5 positive dreams about beautiful nails.
  • Dreaming about red nails are a symbol of respect and recognition in society.
  • Pink nails in a dream promise mutual feelings.
  • Polishing your nails - means profitable cooperation.
  • Cleaning nails in a dream promises unexpected wealth.
  • If you dreamed that someone was painting their nails, this image predicts an interesting event.

According to Freud, the symbolism of nails seen in a dream is a warning about dangerous situation. According to Vanga's dream book, such a dream portends fatigue from household chores. If a woman dreams about short nails, this image means a period of troubles and losses; long nails speak of a favorable coincidence.

According to Tsvetkov's dream book, a nail in dreams speaks of bad mood. According to Loff's dreambook, seeing nails in a dream is a promise of solving an old conflict. If a man dreamed that his nail became black, he should be careful so as to avoid misfortune. If the nails sharpened in your dream, this image is a warning about public insult.

As the English dreambook states, if you dreamed that the nail fell to the floor, this plot means stagnation in business.

According to the Modern Dream Book, a dream about nails warns of the loss of a large amount of money. Dreaming of beige nails speaks of bankruptcy; purple nails - mean intrigue on the part of envious people; blue nails - mean overcoming obstacles on the way to the goal; green nails- mean getting rid of disturbing thoughts.

According to the Islamic dream book, dreaming about nails predicts victory over the enemy.

Sergii Haranenko

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