Chinese zodiac, is an important part of Chinese traditional culture, due to the nature of the 11 species of animals and a national totem: rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, chicken, dog, pig, for dating.
What sign were you born under?
The characteristics of the twelve zodiac
People born in the Year of the Rat are noted for their charm and attraction for the opposite sex. They work hard to achieve their goals, acquire possessions, and are likely to be perfectionists. They are basically thrifty with money. Rat people are easily angered and love to gossip. Their ambitions are big, and they are usually very successful. They are most compatible with people born in the years of the Dragon, Monkey, and Ox.
People born in the Year of the Ox are patient, speak little, and inspire confidence in others. They tend, however, to be eccentric, and bigoted, and they anger easily. They have fierce tempers and although they speak little, when they do they are quite eloquent. Ox people are mentally and physically alert. Generally easy-going, they can stubborn, and they hate to fail or be opposed. They are most compatible with Snake, Rooster, and Rat people.
Tiger people are sensitive, given to deep thinking, capable of great sympathy. They can be extremely shorttempered, however. Other people have great respect for them, but sometimes tiger people come into conflict with older people or those in authority. sometimes Tiger people cannot make up their minds, which can result in a poor, hasty decision. They are suspicious of others, but they are courageous and powerful. Tigers are most compatible with Horses, Dragons, and Dogs.
People born in the Year of the Rabbit are articulate, talented, and ambitious. They are virtuous, reserved, and have excellent taste. Rabbit people are admired, trusted, and are often financially lucky. They are fond of gossip but are tactful and generally kind. Rabbit people seldom lose their temper. They are clever at business and being conscientious, never back out of a contract. They are most compatible with those born in the years of the Sheep, Pig, and Dog.
People born in the Year of the Dragon are healthy, energetic, excitable, short-tempered, and stubborn. They are also honest, sensitive, brave, and they inspire confidence and trust. Dragon people are the most eccentric of any in the eastern zodiac. They neither borrow money nor make flowery speeches, but they tend to be soft-hearted which sometimes gives others an advantage over them. They are compatible with Rats, Snakes, Monkeys, and Roosters.
People born in the Year of the Snake are deep. They say little and possess great wisdom. They never have to worry about money; they are financially fortunate. Snake people are often quite vain, selfish, and a bit stingy. Yet they have tremendous sympathy for others and try to help those less fortunate. Snake people tend to overdo, since they have doubts about other people's judgment and prefer to rely on themselves
People born in the Year of the Horse are popular. They are cheerful, skillful with money, and perceptive, although they sometimes talk too much. They are wise, talented, good with their hands, and sometimes have a weakness for members of the opposite sex. They are impatient and hot-blooded about everything except their daily work. They like entertainment and large crowds. They are very independent and rarely listen to advice. They are most compatible with Tigers, Dogs, and Sheep.
People born in the Year of Ram are elegant and highly accomplished in the arts. Ram year people are often shy, pessimistic, and puzzled about life. They are usually deeply religious . Sometimes clumsy in speech, they are always passionate about what they do and what they believe in. Ram people never have to worry about having the best in life for their abilities to make money for them Ram people are wise, gentle, and compassionate. They are compatible with Rabbits, Pigs, and Horses.
People born in the Year of the Monkey clever, skillful, and flexible, they are remarkably inventive and original and can solve the most difficult problems with ease. There are few fields in which Monkey people can't be successful but they have a disconcerting habit of being too agreeable. Although good at making decisions, they tend to look down on others. Having common sense, Monkey people have a deep desire for knowledge and have excellent memories. Monkey people are strong willed and their anger cools quickly. They are most compatible with the Dragon and Rat.
People born in the Year of the Rooster are deep thinkers, capable, and talented. They like to be busy and are devoted beyond their capabilities and are deeply disappointed if they fail. People born in the Rooster Year are often a bit eccentric, and often have rather difficult relationship with others. They always think they are right and usually are! Rooster people? ? s emotions like their fortunes, swing very high to very low. They can be selfish and too outspoken, but are always interesting and can be extremely brave. They are most compatible with Ox, Snake,
People born in the Year of the Dog possess the best traits of human nature. They have a deep sense of loyalty. They are honest, and inspire other people, They can be somewhat selfish, terribly stubborn, and eccentric. They care little for wealth, yet somehow always seem to have confidence because they know how to keep secrets. Dog people make good leaders. They are compatible with those born in the Years of the Horse, Tiger, and Rabbit.
People born in the Year of the Pig are chivalrous and gallant. Whatever they do, they do with all their strength. For Boar Year people, there is no retreat. They have tremendous fortitude and great honesty They don't talk much but have a great thirst for knowledge. They study a great deal and are generally well informed.No matter how bad problems seem to be, Boar people try to work them out.
They don't make many friends but they make them for life, and anyone having a Boar Year friend is fortunate for they are extremely loyal. . Boar people are quick tempered, yet they hate arguments. They are kind to their loved ones. They are most compatible with Rabbits and Sheep.