Association: - big strength, - concealed danger, - size. Question: - How do I hide my forces? In general: By a Nile horse in the dream one embodies by the external appearance and appearance a certain authority, however, inside one stands on rather unsafe legs. Psychologically: The slow animal is a symbolic shape for 'ungainly desires' and developing-destitute forces - also for the 'devouring unconscious'. After C.G.Jung a Nile horse often means the 'internal monster', the Bad one which wants to devour the dreaming in the dream. Popular: (arab).: see: an unexpected event. (See also animals)