Signs of the Chinese calendar

What does your Chinese zodiac mean about you?

Rat - (1936,48,60,72,84,96,2008) The Rat symbolizes wit, imagination and curiosity. Rats have keen observation skills overall are full of energy, talkative and charming but they have a tendency to become aggressive.

Ox - (1937,49,61,73,85,97,2009) Oxen possess dependability, strength and determination. Oxen believe that the road to success involves hard work. They favour strong, life-long alliances to casual acquaintances.

Tiger - (1938,50,62,74,86,98,2010) The Tiger symbolizes bravery, competitiveness and unpredictability. Tigers will accept any challenge if it means protecting a loved one or protecting their honour. Tigers are extremely generous, intelligent and always on alert.

Rabbit - (1939,51,63,75,87,2011) The Rabbit symbolizes creativity, compassion, and sensitivity. Rabbits are friendly, outgoing and prefer the company of others. They also prefer to avoid conflict.

Dragon - (1940, The Dragon is the mightiest of the signs and symbolizes dominance and ambition. Dragons prefer to live by their own rules. They’re driven, unafraid of challenges, and willing to take risks.

Snake - (1941,53,65,77,90) The Snake symbolizes intelligence, gracefulness and materialism. Snakes don’t jump into situations. They are effective at getting the things they want, even if it means they have to scheme and plot.

Horse - (1942,54,66,78,91) The Horse symbolizes strength, energy, and an outgoing nature. Extremely animated, Horses thrive when they’re the centre of attention. Always in search of a good time, Horses keep the crowds happy with their humour and their wit.

Goat - (1943,55,67,79,92) The Goat (or Sheep) symbolizes creativity, intelligence, dependability, and calmness. Comfortable being alone to ponder the workings of their inner minds, Goats enjoy being part of a group, but prefer the sidelines rather than the centre.

Monkey - (1944,56,68,80,93) The Monkey possesses curiosity, mischievousness, and cleverness. Forever playful, Monkeys are the masters of practical jokes.

Rooster - (1945,57,69,81,94) The Rooster symbolizes confidence, pompousness and motivation. Roosters are loyal, trustworthy individuals who are blunt when it comes to offering their opinions.

Dog - (1946,58,70,82,95) The Dog symbolizes loyalty, compatibility and kindness. Dogs frequently offer kind words and useful advice, always listening and lending a shoulder when necessary.

Pig - (1947,59,71,83,96) The Pig symbolizes diligence, compassion, and generosity. Pigs enjoy life and because they are entertaining, others enjoy their company. Honesty is what Pigs give and what they expect.