Rabbit (zodiac)

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

In the Vietnamese zodiac and the Gurung zodiac, the cat takes the place of the Rabbit.[1]

Years and the Five Elements

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:[2][3]

Start dateEnd dateHeavenly branch
29 January 190315 February 1904Water Rabbit
14 February 19153 February 1916Wood Rabbit
2 February 192722 January 1928Fire Rabbit
19 February 19397 February 1940Earth Rabbit
6 February 195126 January 1952Metal Rabbit
25 January 196312 February 1964Water Rabbit
11 February 197530 January 1976Wood Rabbit
29 January 198716 February 1988Fire Rabbit
16 February 19994 February 2000Earth Rabbit
3 February 201122 January 2012Metal Rabbit
22 January 20239 February 2024Water Rabbit
8 February 203527 January 2036Wood Rabbit
26 January 204713 February 2048Fire Rabbit
11 February 20591 February 2060Earth Rabbit
31 January 207118 February 2072Metal Rabbit
17 February 20835 February 2084Water Rabbit
5 February 209524 January 2096Wood Rabbit


Sign Best Match/ Balance (4th Trine Group) Average No Match/ Rival-Enemy-Obstacle (Opposite Sign)
RabbitRabbit, Goat, PigDog, Tiger, Horse, Dragon, Monkey, Rat, Snake, OxRooster

Cycle: (Trine Group) Rabbit needs Goat, Goat needs Pig, Pig needs Rabbit; (Opposite Sign) but her rival opposes the Rooster.

Basic astrology elements

Earthly Branches of Birth Year:Tree
The Five Elements:Wood
Yin Yang:Yin
Lunar Month:Second
Lucky Numbers:3, 6, 9; Avoid: 1, 7, 8
Lucky Flowers:flower of fragrant plantain lily, nerve plant, snapdragon
Lucky Colors:black, pink, purple, blue, red; Avoid: brown, yellow, white

See also


  1. "Tamu (Gurung) Losar Festival". ECS Nepal. 11 July 2010. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  2. "When is Chinese New Year?". pinyin.info. Retrieved 13 March 2018.
  3. "Chinese Zodiac - Rabbit (Hare)". Your Chinese Astrology. Retrieved 13 March 2018.
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