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12 Chinese zodiac animals
鼠牛虎兔龍蛇馬羊猴雞狗豬
5 Chinese elements 金木水火土

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12 Chinese zodiac animals

鼠, 牛, 虎, 兔, 龍, 蛇, 馬, 羊, 猴, 雞, 狗, 豬

shǔ, niú, hǔ, tù, lóng, shé, mǎ, yáng, hóu, jī, gǒu, zhū

Rat

shǔ

Birth Year:

2008, 1996, 1984, 1972,
1960, 1948, 1936, 1924

*Your birth year is based on the birthday of the
Chinese lunar calendar, each new zodiac animal year
starts from the Chinese New Year of the lunar calendar,
usually around January/February.

Ox

niú

Birth Year:

2009, 1997, 1985, 1973,
1961, 1949, 1937, 1925

*Your birth year is based on the birthday of the
Chinese lunar calendar, each new zodiac animal year
starts from the Chinese New Year of the lunar calendar,
usually around January/February.

Tiger

Birth Year:

2010, 1998, 1986, 1974,
1962, 1950, 1938, 1926

*Your birth year is based on the birthday of the
Chinese lunar calendar, each new zodiac animal year
starts from the Chinese New Year of the lunar calendar,
usually around January/February.

Rabbit

Birth Year:

2011, 1999, 1987, 1975,
1963, 1951, 1939, 1927

*Your birth year is based on the birthday of the
Chinese lunar calendar, each new zodiac animal year
starts from the Chinese New Year of the lunar calendar,
usually around January/February.

Dragon

lóng

Birth Year:

2012, 2000, 1988, 1976,
1964, 1952, 1940, 1928

*Your birth year is based on the birthday of the
Chinese lunar calendar, each new zodiac animal year
starts from the Chinese New Year of the lunar calendar,
usually around January/February.

Snake

shé

Birth Year:

2013, 2001, 1989, 1977,
1965, 1953, 1941, 1929

*Your birth year is based on the birthday of the
Chinese lunar calendar, each new zodiac animal year
starts from the Chinese New Year of the lunar calendar,
usually around January/February.

Horse

Birth Year:

2014, 2002, 1990, 1978,
1966, 1954, 1942, 1930

*Your birth year is based on the birthday of the
Chinese lunar calendar, each new zodiac animal year
starts from the Chinese New Year of the lunar calendar,
usually around January/February.

Sheep

yáng

Birth Year:

2015, 2003, 1991, 1979,
1967, 1955, 1943, 1931

*Your birth year is based on the birthday of the
Chinese lunar calendar, each new zodiac animal year
starts from the Chinese New Year of the lunar calendar,
usually around January/February.

Monkey

hóu

Birth Year:

2016, 2004, 1992, 1980,
1968, 1956, 1944, 1932

*Your birth year is based on the birthday of the
Chinese lunar calendar, each new zodiac animal year
starts from the Chinese New Year of the lunar calendar,
usually around January/February.

Rooster

Birth Year:

2017, 2005, 1993, 1981,
1969, 1957, 1945, 1933

*Your birth year is based on the birthday of the
Chinese lunar calendar, each new zodiac animal year
starts from the Chinese New Year of the lunar calendar,
usually around January/February.

Dog

gǒu

Birth Year:

2018, 2006, 1994, 1982,
1970, 1958, 1946, 1934, 1922

*Your birth year is based on the birthday of the
Chinese lunar calendar, each new zodiac animal year
starts from the Chinese New Year of the lunar calendar,
usually around January/February.

Pig

zhū

Birth Year:

2019, 2007, 1995, 1983,
1971, 1959, 1947, 1935, 1923

*Your birth year is based on the birthday of the
Chinese lunar calendar, each new zodiac animal year
starts from the Chinese New Year of the lunar calendar,
usually around January/February.

5 Chinese elements

金, 木, 水, 火, 土

jīn, mù, shuǐ, huǒ, tǔ

metal

jīn

wood

water

shuǐ

fire

huǒ

earth

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