Rooster (zodiac)

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The Rooster (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: /) is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. The Year of the Rooster is represented by the Earthly Branch character .

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Years and associated Five Elements[edit]

Persons born within these date ranges can be said to have been born in the "year of the Rooster," while also bearing the following elemental sign:[citation needed]

  • 26 January 1897 – 11 February 1898: Fire Rooster
  • 22 January 1909 – 9 February 1910: Earth Rooster
  • 8 February 1921 – 27 January 1922: Metal Rooster
  • 26 January 1933 – 13 February 1934: Water Rooster
  • 13 February 1945 – 1 February 1946: Wood Rooster
  • 31 January 1957 – 17 February 1958: Fire Rooster
  • 17 February 1969 – 5 February 1970: Earth Rooster
  • 5 February 1981 – 24 January 1982: Metal Rooster
  • 23 January 1993 – 9 February 1994: Water Rooster
  • 9 February 2005 – 28 January 2006: Wood Rooster
  • 28 January 2017 – 15 February 2018: Fire Rooster
  • 13 February 2029 – 2 February 2030: Earth Rooster

Basic Astrology Elements[1][edit]

Earthly Branch of Birth Year: You
The Five Elements: Metal(Jin)
Yin Yang: Yin
Lucky Numbers: 5, 7, 8; Avoid: 1, 3, 9
Lucky Flowers: gladiola, impatiens, cockscomb
Lucky Colors: golden, brown, brownish yellow, yellow; Avoid white green

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