Tiger (zodiac)

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The Tiger () is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. The Year of the Tiger is associated with the Earthly Branch symbol .

Years and the Five Elements[edit]

People born within these date ranges can be said to have been born in the "Year of the Tiger", while also bearing the following elemental sign:[1][2]

Start date End date Heavenly branch
13 February 1926 1 February 1927 Fire Tiger
31 January 1938 18 February 1939 Earth Tiger
17 February 1950 5 February 1951 Metal Tiger
5 February 1962 24 January 1963 Water Tiger
23 January 1974 10 February 1975 Wood Tiger
9 February 1986 28 January 1987 Fire Tiger
28 January 1998 15 February 1999 Earth Tiger
14 February 2010 2 February 2011 Metal Tiger
1 February 2022 21 January 2023 Water Tiger
19 February 2034 7 February 2035 Wood Tiger

Chinese Zodiac Tiger[edit]

Sign Best Match Average No Match
Tiger Pig, Dog & Horse Tiger, Rabbit, Goat, Snake, Rooster, Ox, Dragon, Rat Monkey

Basic astrology elements[edit]

Earthly Branch of Birth Year: Yin
The Five Elements: Wood (Mu)
Yin Yang: Yang
Lunar Month: First
Lucky Numbers: 1, 3, 4; Avoid: 6, 7, 8
Lucky Flowers: cineraria
Lucky Colors: blue, gray, white, orange; Avoid: golden, silver, brown, black

See also[edit]