The year of the Ox
Chinese animal signs and their characteristics
Year of birth: 1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996
People born in the year of the Rat are imaginative, charming and very generous towards their loved ones. Rats are said to be aggressive, ambitious, distrustful, power-seeking and honest. They have a tendency to be hot-tempered and overly critical. The most suitable occupations for Rats are salesperson, critic or writer. The best partners for Rats are the Dragon and the Monkey, but they should stay away from Horses.
Year of birth: 1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997
Oxen are perfect leaders and parents. They are also considered honest, inspirational, carefree and conservative people. Oxen are strong individualists, who can at times be very persistent and even stubborn. The best careers for Oxen are surgeon, general or hairdresser. The most compatible partners for Oxen are the Snake and the Rooster, and they should avoid Goats.
Year of birth: 1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998
Tigers are generally sensitive, aggressive, unpredictable, charming, emotional and brave. They like taking risks and leading a carefree life. Tigers are good leaders, explorers, car racers or bullfighters. The most compatible partners for Tigers are the Horse and the Dog, but Monkeys can mean trouble.
Year of birth: 1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999
People born in the year of the Rabbit are friendly, talented and conscientious. Rabbits appreciate tranquility and security, and have a very pleasant disposition. Rabbits may have a tendency to be too emotional and superficial. They avoid conflicts and are afraid of becoming deeply involved in a relationship. Rabbits are conservative and careful in their actions, and they do not like taking risks, which makes them excellent business people. Other suitable professions are lawyer, diplomat or actor. The best match for a Rabbit is the Goat or the Pig, but they can encounter trouble with Roosters.
Year of birth: 1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000
Dragons are often intelligent, talented, domineering, loud, cocky and capricious, but also popular and successful. They are enthusiastic people who are full of life. Dragons often seem outgoing, but are in reality very tender-hearted. The best professions for Dragons are artist, priest, politician or leader. Roosters and Snakes are the best partners for Dragons, while a relationship with a Goat can be troublesome.
Year of birth: 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001
People born under the Snake sign are witty, passionate, determined, romantic, intense, charming and wise, but also vain. Snake women are often physically attractive. Snakes tend to listen to their intuition and make a lot of money, but also try to be thrifty. Best professions are teacher, philosopher, writer or psychiatrist. The most compatible matches for Snakes are the Rooster or the Ox. Pigs are not ideal partners for Snakes.
Year of birth: 1918, 1930, 1942, 1954,1966, 1978, 1990, 2002
Horses are hard-working, intelligent, friendly, positive and popular, but impatient. Horses often tend to consider themselves better that other and they should pay attention to not becoming overly egoistic. The best occupations for Horses are adventurer, poet, politician, scientist. The best companions for Horses are Tigers or Dogs, but not Rats.
Year of birth: 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003
People born in the year of the Goat are creative, artistic, passionate, elegant, warm-hearted, charming and honest. On the flip side they can also be pessimistic, shy, unorganized and fragile. They are easy-going, easy to complain and susceptible to stress, but also good problem solvers. The best occupations for Goats are actor and gardener. The most compatible partner for a Goat is either the Rabbit or the Pig, but not the Ox.
Year of birth: 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004
Monkey people are intelligent, resourceful and entertaining, but also unpredictable and easily discouraged. Thanks to their extraordinary and magnetic personalities, Monkeys have a large circle of friends and they are well-liked by everyone. But are they reliable? Monkeys can sometimes be opportunistic and distrusting of others. Monkeys can succeed in any profession. The best partners for Monkeys are the Dragon or the Rat. Tigers should be avoided.
Year of birth: 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005
People born in the year of the Rooster are hard-working, courageous, smart, arrogant, reckless, egoistic and eccentric. They have a hunger for knowledge, are enthusiastic about their work and are strong decision-makers. Roosters are skillful in their work and attentive to details, so much so that they can be considered boastful by others. The best professions for Roosters are restaurant manager, writer, soldier or world-traveler. The best partners for Roosters are either the Ox or the Snake, but Rabbits can bring trouble.
Year of birth: 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994
Dogs are calm, intelligent, honest, generous, persistent, loyal and true to those they hold dear. Dogs are good listeners, enthusiastic, but also cynical and they can easily be overcome by anxiety. Dogs are constant worriers, are sharp-tongued and have a tendency to find flaws in everything, which makes life sometimes hard for Dogs. But, Dogs are successful people by birthright. Dogs make excellent business people, activists, teachers and even secret agents. The most compatible partners for Dogs are the Tiger or the Horse, but they should keep their guard when dealing with Dragons.
Year of birth: 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995
People born in the year of the Pig are generally honest, reliable, devoted, tolerant, shy, affectionate, kind and impulsive, but they have a short fuse! Pigs make the perfect partners and are intellectual and very persistent when trying to reach a goal. On the other hand, they can be very naive. Pigs have a hunger for knowledge that helps pave their way to success, but their materialistic ambitions often make them frustrated. Pigs can devote entire their lives to a good cause. Pigs are successful in the fields of finance, entertainment or law. Goats, Rabbits and other Pigs make the best partners for people born under the Pig sign.
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