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What Is Your Chinese Zodiac Animal Sign?

Updated on January 7, 2012

Chinese Zodiac is one part of Chinese culture. At first, some ancient Chinese used 12 different animals to count the year. After a long time, people used these 12 kinds of animals to name the year when someone was born. Chinese Zodiac is based on the circle of 12 years, each of which is named after a animal. And after you reading, you will get a better understanding about origin, your Chinese Zodiac amimal sign and what that animal mean.

How did this came?

There is a old myth about the beginning of Chinese Zodiac. The emperor of the heaven wanted to choose 12 animals to serve as 12 palace guards for him. The fastest 12 animals would win the game and have this honor. The innocent cat asked the rat to help him to sign up, but the rat forgot it completely, and therefore cat has no chance to run the race, and after that the call will chase the rat and swallow it when they meet. The rat went into the nose of the elephant and so the elephant gave up the race. In fact, the ox should be the first to touch the finish line, but the crafty rat sat on the head of the ox and got ahead of the ox in the last second. So the rat came the first, followed by the Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and lastly, the Pig.

Rat

1900、1912192419361948196019721984199620082020203220442056206820802092210421162128

Ox

1901、1913192519371949196119731985199720092021203320452057206920812093210521172129

Tiger

1902、1914192619381950196219741986199820102022203420462058207020822094210621182130

Rabbit

1903、1915192719391951196319751987199920112023203520472059207120832095210721192131

Dragon

1904、1916192819401952196419761988200020122024203620482060207220842096210821202132

Snake

1905、1917192919411953196519771989200120132025203720492061207320852097210921212133

Horse

1906、1918193019421954196619781990200220142026203820502062207420862098211021222134

Goat

1907、1919193119431955196719791991200320152027203920512063207520872099211121232135

Monkey

1908、1920193219441956196819801992200420162028204020522064207620882100211221242136

Rooster

1909、1921193319451957196919811993200520172029204120532065207720892101211321252137

Dog

1910、1922193419461958197019821994200620182030204220542066207820902102211421262138

Pig

1911、1923193519471959197119831995200720192031204320552067207920912103211521272139

The strengths and weaknesses of Chinese Zodiac Animals


NO.1 Rat: attractiveness, social skills, influence, intelligence, frugal, charm, tension, lust for power, stress the,Cunning, greedy, intervention.
NO.2 OX:integrity, innovation, purposeful, hard-working, stable, good words, stubbornindifference, prejudice, slow, revenge.
NO.3 Tiger: enthusiasm, good luck, courage, charity, charm,authority, impulsive, boasting, irritability, indulgence, disobedience, floating.
NO.4 Rabbit: witty, obsessive, care, skill, longevity, agility, virtue, secretamateur, toocautious, depression, self-hyun, kindness, hope,.
NO.5 Dragon: strength, enthusiasm, success, courage, health, passionate, stiffness,confusion, distrust, boast, dissatisfiedmuch to say.
NO.6 Snake:intuition, wisdom,attractive,smart, careful, sympathetic, cover up, toogreedy, extravagant, arrogant, lazy, narcissistic.
NO.7 Horse:convincingfashion, autonomousforce, sensitive, popular, achievements, selfish, short, arrogant, impatient, resistance,conceited.
NO.8 Goat: invention, fantasy, sensitive, polite, perseverance, taste, dependent, pessimistic, lack of vision,not practical, slow, worried.
NO.9 Monkey: improvisation, leadership, witty, intelligent, stable, loyal, cunning, self-confidence, with the meter, stupid, rap, speculation.
NO.10 Chicken: elastic, conservative, enthusiastic, beautiful,honest, humorous, arrogant, self-hyun, boast, idolatry, debauchery.
NO.11 Dog: persistent, responsible, heroicatmosphere, intelligent, loyal, honorable, moral sense, anxiety, ridicule, criticism, poorsocial, self-righteous, smooth
NO.12 Pig: prudent, pleasures, brave, culture, sincere, honest, gullible, materialistic, anger, indecision, fool.

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      Anton Stserba 4 years ago

      people born in the year of the DRAGON may do what ever they want very tarific love for monkeys.

      Years; 1988,1940,2012,2024,and 1976

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