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Chinese New Year

Posted 27/01/2022 : By: Jamie Titmarsh

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Happy Chinese New Year!

2022 is the Year of the Tiger

The Chinese Zodiac is represented by 12 Zodiac Animals. These being:

Rat | Ox | Tiger | Rabbit | Dragon | Snake | Horse | Goat | Monkey | Rooster | Dog | Pig

Chinese zodiac years begin/end at Chinese New Year (in January/February). Each year in the repeating zodiac cycle of 12 years is represented by a zodiac animal, each with its own attributes.

Chinese people believe that a person's horoscope, personality, and love compatibility are closely associated with their Chinese zodiac sign. This is determined by a person's birthday.

Which Chinese Zodiac Sign are you?

Use the table below to determine which Chinese Zodiac you are. It is determined by the year in which you were born.

Rat - 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020…
Ox - 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021…
Tiger - 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022…
Rabbit - 1939,1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023 ...
Dragon - 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, 2024 …
Snake - 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, 2025 …
Horse - 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014, 2026 …
Goat - 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015, 2027 …
Monkey - 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016, 2028 …
Rooster - 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029 …
Dog - 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030 …
Pig - 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031 …

Chinese Zodiac Signs' Personality

Chinese people associate each Zodiac sign with certain characteristics. Is yours accurate?

Rat - People who were born in the Year of the Rat are said to be quick-witted, resourceful, and smart but lack courage. Due to their work ethic, however, they are thought to be wealthy and prosperous. Lucky colours: blue, gold, green.

Ox - An Ox is said to have an honest personality. People born in the Year of the Ox are known for being diligent, dependable, strong, and determined, though find it difficult to communicate. Lucky colours: white, yellow, green.

Tiger - People born in the Year of the Tiger are brave, competitive, unpredictable, and confident. Confident, charming and well-liked they sometimes possess a stubborn personality too. Lucky colours: blue, grey, orange.

Rabbit - Rabbits tend to be of a gentler nature. Quiet, elegant, kind, and patient, rabbits have many positive characteristics but can also be known to be superficial. Lucky colours: pink, red, purple, blue.

Dragon - Hot-headed with a sharp tongue, people born in the Year of the Dragon are also said to be confident, intelligent, and natural leaders. Lucky colours: gold, silver, grey.

Snake - Intelligent and wise, goal-oriented and hate to fail, people born in the Year of the Snake are supposed to be the most intuitive and a symbol of wisdom. Lucky colours: black, red, yellow.

Horse - People born in the Year of the Horse are said to be active, animated and energetic. A lover of mass gatherings - sports events, live concerts, parties - horses crave the spotlight. Lucky colours: green, yellow.

Goat - A thoughtful animal, people born in the Year of the Goat are generally thought of as being gentle, mild-mannered, shy, sympathetic and incredibly kind-hearted. Creative and tough under the surface. Lucky colours: brown, red, purple.

Monkey - Monkeys are sharp, smart but also have a mischievous side to their personality. Thought to be masters of practical jokes, due to their playful nature, they are also fast learners and prefer urban life to a rural one. Lucky colours: white, blue, gold.

Rooster - Always active, amusing, and popular within a crowd, roosters are talkative, outspoken, frank, honest, and loyal. Roosters expect to be listened to and their achievement acknowledged. Lucky colours: gold, brown, yellow.

Dog - Loyalty and honesty are two personality traits of those people born in the Year of the Dog. Kind, cautious, and prudent though communication is where they fall down, leading to others thinking they have a stubborn personality. Lucky colours: green, red, purple.

Pig - Pigs are diligent, compassionate, and generous. One of their strengths is their ability to concentrate and forge ahead to achieve their goals, though they are easily fooled. Lucky colours: yellow, grey, brown, gold.

Is your horiscope accurate?

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