Rabbit (zodiac)

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The Rabbit ( ) is the fourth in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. The Year of the Rabbit is associated with the Earthly Branch symbol .

In the related Vietnamese zodiac, the cat takes the place of the Rabbit.

Years and the Five Elements[edit]

A nest containing baby rabbits

People born within these date ranges can be said to have been born in the "Year of the Rabbit", while also bearing the following elemental sign:[1]

White rabbits sold in Yangzhou on one of the first days of the year of the Rabbit
  • 9 February 1891 – 29 January 1892: Metal Rabbit
  • 29 January 1903 – 15 February 1904: Water Rabbit
  • 14 February 1915 – 2 February 1916: Wood Rabbit
  • 2 February 1927 – 22 January 1928: Fire Rabbit
  • 19 February 1939 – 7 February 1940: Earth Rabbit
  • 6 February 1951 – 26 January 1952: Metal Rabbit
  • 25 January 1963 – 12 February 1964: Water Rabbit
  • 11 February 1975 – 30 January 1976: Wood Rabbit
  • 29 January 1987 – 16 February 1988: Fire Rabbit
  • 16 February 1999 – 4 February 2000: Earth Rabbit
  • 3 February 2011 – 22 January 2012: Metal Rabbit
  • 22 January 2023 – 9 February 2024: Water Rabbit
  • 8 February 2035 – 27 January 2036: Wood Rabbit


Basic Astrology Elements[2][edit]

Earthly Branch of Birth Year: Mao
The Five Elements: Wood(Mu)
Yin Yang: Yin
Lucky Numbers: 3, 4, 9; Avoid: 1, 7, 8
Lucky Flowers: flower of fragrant plantainlily, nerve plant, snapdragon
Lucky Colors: red, pink, purple, blue; Avoid: dark brown, dark yellow, white

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