Rooster (zodiac)

The Rooster (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: /) is the tenth 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 symbol . The name is translated into English as Chicken.

In the Tibetan zodiac and the Gurung zodiac, the bird is in place of the Rooster.[1][2]

People born in the Year of the Rooster

Years and the five elements

People born within these date ranges can be said to have been born in the "Year of the Rooster", while bearing the following elemental signs:[3]

Start dateEnd dateHeavenly branch
22 January 19099 February 1910Earth Rooster
8 February 192128 January 1922Metal Rooster
26 January 193313 February 1934Water Rooster
13 February 19451 February 1946Wood Rooster
31 January 195717 February 1958Fire Rooster
17 February 19695 February 1970Earth Rooster
5 February 198124 January 1982Metal Rooster
23 January 19939 February 1994Water Rooster
9 February 200528 January 2006Wood Rooster
28 January 201715 February 2018Fire Rooster[4]
13 February 20292 February 2030Earth Rooster
1 February 204121 January 2042Metal Rooster
19 February 20537 February 2054Water Rooster
5 February 206525 January 2066Wood Rooster
24 January 207711 February 2078Fire Rooster
10 February 208929 January 2090Earth Rooster
21 January 210116 February 2102Metal Rooster

Basic astrology elements

Earthly Branches:酉 Yǒu
The Five Elements:water
Yin Yang:Yin
Lunar Month:Eighth
Lucky Numbers:5, 7, 8; Avoid: 1, 3, 9
Lucky Flowers:gladiola, impatiens, cockscomb
Lucky Colors:gold, brown, yellow; Avoid: white, green
Season:Autumn

See also

References

  1. ricardobaddouh (28 January 2014). "Tibetan Astrology – Table of Year-Animal-Element". AHMC. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  2. Arina Sherchan (11 July 2010). "Tamu (Gurung) Losar Festival". ESC Nepal. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  3. "Chinese Zodiac - Rooster (Chicken)". Your Chinese Astrology. Retrieved 14 March 2018.
  4. "Year of the Rooster - 2017". Retrieved 9 June 2017.

Further reading

  • Donna Stellhorn (2017). Chinese Astrology: 2017 Year of the Fire Rooster. ETC Publishing. p. 300. ISBN 978-1-944-622-16-9.
  • Neil Somerville (2015). The Rooster in 2016: Your Chinese Horoscope. 2017-02-22 (1st ed.). Thorsons/HarperCollins. p. 320. ISBN 9780008138165.
  • Neil Somerville (16 June 2016). Your Chinese Horoscope 2017: What the Year of the Rooster holds in store for you. 2017-02-16. Thorsons/HarperCollins. p. 320. ISBN 9780008144531.
  • Peter So (1 November 2016). Kaori Working House (ed.). Your Fate in 2017 - The Year of the Rooster. Translated by Jay Lowe. p. 457. ISBN 978-962-14-61-71-1.
  • Ted E. Bear Press (2016). 2017 Year of the Rooster. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. p. 196. ISBN 9781542711012.
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